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Le Grand Bleu

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French, Gastropub
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8 rue Jean Pierre Avron, 62100, Calais, France
+33 3 21 97 97 98
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Abingdon, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I rarely give a 5-star rating but it was thoroughly justified in this case. My wife and I had lunch here on a day trip to Calais. We enjoyed the 32 and 43 euro menus. The food was well-prepared and beautifully presented - it was amazing the flavours that were drawn from good-quality ingredients. All three courses were good, but... More 

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Warwick, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A good restaurant, probably equal best in the area. Its quayside setting informs the menu. If there for lunch you should be able to wander across to the fish stalls and buy ultra fresh Dover Sole, Mussels, and much else.

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Thank robert c
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited for my husband's birthday, wonderful meal (€32 menu is very good value, even with the current abysmal exchange rate) and excellent service. We all enjoyed the food we'd ordered and were delighted by the many 'amuse bouche' that appeared at every turn! Best of all was the maitre d's suggestion for our autistic son, who has real issues... More 

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Cork, Ireland
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

Arrived unannounced on my own yesterday Saturday Oct1st at 1.50 pm aware that "Service" finished at 2.00pm most likely ( at that juncture on the road driving/ sailing Driving & Eurotuunel having left Cork 22 hours previously) . How wonderful to meet a smiling face, a nice carte de vins, great service, A glass of Pascal Jolivet Pouilly Fume from... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

We have been dining out in Calais for well over 30 years but had never been to Le Grand Bleu.......on Tuesday we discovered what we had been missing for all those years.......our lunch was simply wonderful and ranked amongst one of the best meals we have ever had in France ........we can't wait to go back there!!!

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Calais, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

A very good service, excellent food, innovative and with a nice location at the harbour in Calais. Prices are very reasonable.

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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112 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

this small restaurant is well placed for cross channel visitors, food was excellent, we had the gourmet meal and could not fault it at all, my french isnt great but they were very patient with me Thanks!!!

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Portishead, United Kingdom
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133 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

Second time we have eaten here (4yrs ago) it is still a great place to eat. Wise to book at the weekends. When ordering remember they will give you 3 small dishes I between your courses only 1 is mentioned, all very welcomed. The wine list is very good and well priced. The only place to go in Calais for... More 

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Stanmore, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

Never thought of Calais as offering much in the way of dining excellence but now we are converted! Went on a day trip earlier this week to do the usual hypermarket visit for cheap beers and lovely French goodies, and this time took the trouble to check out Tripadvisor for good restaurants in Calais. Le Grand Bleu came out top... More 

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Kinver
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016

We have wanted to come to this restaurant for a while. Last time we tried was in December when we came to France for Christmas to stay with family but the restaurant was closed for the Christmas period. The food is superb so is the service. Efficient completely stressed free! Gorgeous glasses and cutlery, can't find anything negative to say.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French, Gastropub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 rue Jean Pierre Avron, 62100, Calais, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Hauts-de-France  >  Pas-de-Calais  >  Calais
  • Phone Number: +33 3 21 97 97 98

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?