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La Cigale

4 Place Graslin, 44000, Nantes, France
+33 2 51 84 94 94
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good42%
  • Average19%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“oysters” (16 reviews)
“steak tartare” (9 reviews)
“creme brulee” (5 reviews)
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly
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4 Place Graslin, 44000, Nantes, France
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very nice brewery on a square to spend a typical Nantes evening, in a beautiful decor punctuated with faience illustrated with cicadas and enjoying an excellent Mennetou Salon.

Thank LaBoi6469
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

it is a must visit because of the special decoration and setting. Food is OK but it's only part of the entertainment. they are open until late hours at night so we started our meal after 22.00, which is good after a busy day of...More

Thank xipto
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stunning Art Nouveau interior in this historic restaurant that serves typical French brasserie dishes such as seafood platters, and various meat and fish dishes. There is also a large selection of deserts that are excellent. It is preferable to book, or to come early, in...More

Thank pasc
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great setting and very atmospheric. Decorated in Art Deco period and left untouched. Staff were excellent as was the food. Recommend that you book for dinner. We went on a Monday night and the restaurant was full.

Thank Robert K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The restaurant is extremely busy, so that we were unable getting a table for dinner without reservation. Thus we decided have breakfast inside just to enjoy the marvelous Art Nouveau style décor of the dining room. And it was really worth doing. The service is...More

Thank Gianni B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is an incredible restaurant .. reminiscent of one in Paris. The decor is the ornamental de l'epoque Modern style. Quite overwhelming and extremely interesting. But, whilst the restaurant was extremely busy with tables being re-filled time and time again with a continual flow of...More

Thank lebarail
Reviewed 16 September 2017

The building is definitely worth visiting. This brasserie was famous for its seafood but the quality of the main dishes is not as good as it used to be, but we liked the desserts. So, next time we take friends there, we'll go for a...More

Thank JackieNantes
Reviewed 10 September 2017

We loved everything about this restaurant. From the moment you walk through the door it's obvious you are in a special place. The exceptional Art Nouveau decor takes your breath away and after we were shown to our table I couldn't stop taking photos! The...More

Thank RosyB52
Reviewed 8 September 2017

Very impressed by all the desserts listed on the website but when we turned up, there was a couple of uncovered, dry looking cakes on display and a very limited menu! Tables were not cleared and the place was half empty but we still had...More

Thank Travvvvvel
Reviewed 6 September 2017

A sensual experience, for all the senses; sight- magnificent tuileries and chandeliers; the murmur of French conversations, centred around food; the freshness of the seafood; the scent of the fine silex Loire wine and the sea; the touch of the starched white tablecloths and napkins,...More

Thank Peter D
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Questions & Answers
22 July 2016|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from J_de_la_Fontaine | Property representative |
Hi, We do not take reservations for the afternoon tea session. Best Regards
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9 November 2015|
Response from PedroTom_Tom |
We book by email - in English. Never had a problem
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$59
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
07:30 - 00:00
07:30 - 00:30
07:30 - 00:30
07:30 - 00:30
07:30 - 00:30
07:30 - 00:30
07:30 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Place Graslin, 44000, Nantes, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Pays de la Loire  >  Loire-Atlantique  >  Nantes>  > Graslin - Commerce
  • Neighbourhood: Graslin - Commerce
  • Phone Number: +33 2 51 84 94 94
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