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Hotel Brasserie des Arenes

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4 B boulevard des Arenes, 30000 Nimes, France
+33 4 66 67 23 05
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London UK
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53 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

We have been going to this restaurant now regularly for eight years, Spring, Summer and Autumn, not least because my daughter loves the Magret de Canard that they do. Over the years the food has been fine, if not outstanding, but one has to realise that it is a Brasserie and is not trying to do fine dining. One of... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

The food (we ordered pizza) was edible but not great. The coffee was awful. Service was pretty bad too. I guess they don't have to try being right in front of the arena.

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Thank SerenaHami
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108 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

While the mussels were good, the service was poor. We had to keep asking for things they had forgotten. Forget the pudding as it is obviously not homemade. Good position in relation to the Arenes but they obviously do not feel they have to try too hard.

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Thank Ariane122
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19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

This would have to be the very worst food I have eaten in my world travels. Perhaps it was my fault for ordering poorly but the calamari was presented in an inedible, tastelessly bland thick coating. The eggplant dish was also a massive disappointment, it left a predominately burnt taste in your mouth. The setting is perfect, with the arena... More 

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Thank Sue L
Manchester, United Kingdom
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33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Short and too the point this review. I went to this restaurant for the moule frites and they were excellent! Up there in my top 3.But staff are awful, really ignorant and not engaging at all! Go for the moules and ignore the staff!

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NYC
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19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

We went after a concert at the Arena. There was only one waiter working in our half of the outdoor area and so service was really slow. The wine was forgettable, the steaks chewy, and the fries were greasy, but the chocolate truffle dessert was good.

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Thank MaxieNYC
Tampa, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

Given this restaurant's location on the edge of the Arênes, they know, like a number of other places nearby, that they can rely on an influx of tourists to fill their terrace for lunch, so don't expect anything great--other than the view. Service was slow and not particularly attentive. Food was average. I asked for my beef skewer medium rare... More 

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Thank Patricia C
London, United Kingdom
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19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

Inside and outside seating with good view on passing pedestrian traffic & bang opposite the arena. Food, service and prices were okay and quite adequate. Not rushed which was nice.

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Thank Larry H
Lewes, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2016

Just went in for drinks .Sadly children could not have the ice creams that they really wanted.Drinks were served quickly and efficiently

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2016

We were a group of 10 people and as the lower level was pretty full we were directed upstairs, it was empty but we were soon followed by a local family group. Some of our members had eaten there before at Easter last year and enjoyed it. The menu looked interesting, I chose the moules and my wife a steak... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French, European
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 B boulevard des Arenes, 30000 Nimes, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Occitanie  >  Gard  >  Nimes
  • Phone Number: +33 4 66 67 23 05
  • This restaurant is at Hotel Brasserie des Arenes
Description
La Brasserie des Arenes vous propose une cuisine traditionnelle aux saveurs du sud. Vous pourrez y deguster les meilleures specialites provencales telles que la brandade de morue "Maison", les aubergines a la provencale, le fameux pave de toro grille ou bien la gardiane de toro..."LE SPECIALISTE" a Nimes des Moules Frites.Notre etablissement est ouvert 7 jours sur 7 midi et soir.Situe au plein coeur de la ville, en face des Arenes avec sa terrasse d'ete ombragee par des platanes centenaires.Pour la partie Hotel, nous avons 11 chambres dans la plus grande simplicite sans television mais WC et douche dans chaque chambre. Certaines chambres ont une vue imprenable sur le monument historique des Arenes des Nimes.A bientot dans notre etablissement

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