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Summary

£53
   ££
3
Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“A Nottingham lunch place of choice” – Corsican Stéphane Luiggi and local wife Louise’s relaxed city-centre Gallic fixture is a real local treasure; they “also do good dinners and speciality evenings” where you can explore a specific region of France through more elaborate six-course dinners with matching wines.

Summary

£53
   ££
3
Good
3
Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“A stalwart of the Nottingham restaurant scene” for almost 30 years, “it can feel like you are eating in France” at this city-centre outfit with a “constantly changing menu, strong on unfamiliar but interesting dishes”. It’s still run by its founders, Corsican Stéphane Luiggi and his Notts-born wife, Louise.

Summary

£53
   ££
3
Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“You feel you could actually be in France when eating here” at this Nottingham fixture, established in 1994, with “excellent food and an unchanging French ambience”. (Stéphane Luiggi, its Corsican founder, and his team made a lot of new friends as the city’s “star performer for takeaway food during lockdown”.)

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!”

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27 King St, Nottingham, NG1 2AY

Restaurant details

Highchair,Menu,Portions
No dress code
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French Living Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of French Living Restaurant in NG1, Nottingham by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of French Living restaurant.
Breffni W
What a find !! An unassuming frontage in a ...
Reviewed 9 months, 1 day ago

"What a find !! An unassuming frontage in a busy retail part of Nottingham leads into a french bistro par excellence. There's a great value menu du jour until 6.30 . We arrived later and had a salads to start - Landaise, and Delice Bourgogne. Followed by monkfish gougons, and chicken supreme , both come with delicious potatoes, spinach and ratatouille. Ingredients are super fresh, portions are large , seasoning is delicate. Puddings are good. Service is very personable. Affordable wine list and none of those annoying hidden costs for sides, bread etc. Nottingham is very lucky ."

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Prices

Availability 2 courses 3 courses coffee included service included
Always £18.00 £22.00

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Veggies Pudding
£11.00 £18.50 £0.00 £7.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £30.00
Filter Coffee £4.00
Extras  
Bread £0.00
Service 10.00%
27 King St, Nottingham, NG1 2AY
Opening hours
MondayCLOSED
Tuesday12 pm‑2 pm, 5 pm‑12 am
Wednesday12 pm‑2 pm, 5 pm‑12 am
Thursday12 pm‑2 pm, 5 pm‑12 am
Friday12 pm‑2 pm, 5 pm‑12 am
Saturday12 pm‑2 pm, 5 pm‑12 am
SundayCLOSED

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