survey result

Summary

£51
   ££
3
Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Established in 1994, Corsican Stéphane Luiggi’s “authentic” (down to the Gallic staff) homage to La Belle France, spanning a café, deli and shop, remains “the perfect place to relax with good food and wine after a long shop in town”; bien sûr “you have to be a bit of a Francophile to get the most out of it!”

Summary

£51
   ££
3
Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Established in 1994, Corsican Stéphane Luiggi’s “authentic” (down to the Gallic staff) homage to La Belle France, spanning a café, deli and shop, remains “the perfect place to relax with good food and wine after a long shop in town”; bien sûr “you have to be a bit of a Francophile to get the most out of it!”

Summary

£43
    £
3
Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Good honest French cooking” has been the approach at this “lovely” homage to all things Gallic for 25 years: a restaurant, café, deli and boutique in the heart of the city-centre run by Corsica-born owner Stéphane Luiggi; “very swillable wine by the carafe, helps keep things more affordable”.

Summary

£42
    £
3
Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

It’s “nice to find French gastronomy in the heart of Nottingham” and a visit to this “authentic” bistro is “enriched by the hands-on approach of the ever-present owner”: a “great venue for all occasions”“be it an intimate evening à deux, or in a larger group”.

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Restaurant details

Highchair,Menu,Portions
No dress code
88

Prices

Availability 2 courses 3 courses coffee included service included
Lunch £14.95 £17.95
Pretheatre £14.95 £14.95
  Cost Availability Courses
Menu1 55.00 Dinner only 5

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Veggies Pudding
£8.00 £18.40 £3.00 £6.95
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £17.95
Filter Coffee £2.00
Extras  
Service 12.50%
27 King St, Nottingham, NG1 2AY
Opening hours
MondayCLOSED
Tuesday10:30 am‑2 pm, 5 pm‑9 pm
Wednesday10:30 am‑2 pm, 5 pm‑9 pm
Thursday10:30 am‑2 pm, 5 pm‑9 pm
Friday10:30 am‑2 pm, 5 pm‑9 pm
Saturday10:30 am‑2 pm, 5 pm‑9 pm
SundayCLOSED

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