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Le Grand Bleu

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Rue Du Marche | 6 Rue du Marché, 49400, Saumur, France
+33 2 41 67 41 83
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Perth, Australia
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965 reviews
423 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,292 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A group of friends went to Le Grand Bleu for a seafood dinner and we were not disappointed. We sat out side on the terrace and the staff were prompt, friendly and helpful. We all enjoyed our entree's especially the salmon tartare and oysters. The curry mussels in white wine were delicious as was the huge seafood platter. over all... More 

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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited this restaurant as a treat, as it had the rare Zander on one of the menus which I have never seen in England and only ever had in France a few times. It's delicate and slightly perfumed (think Turbot). The restaurant also had Mouclade, a Charentaise/Bordelaise speciality. Well, both were exquisite, and the accompanying vegetables gorgeous. Wines were... More 

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Maidenhead, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The grilled lemon sole was very good and the menu as a whole was OK. The accompaniment however of pasta with all the fish dishes was a bit samey and maybe more imaginative accompaniments would be appreciated. Small selection of half bottles of wine.

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Walsall, United Kingdom
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255 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2016

We were unfortunately distracted whilst eating here owing to news of yet another French train strike threatening our travel arrangements so did not really give the place the intention it deserved, but I think it only fair to try a review anyway. It is a fish restaurant and the dishes were very good and service was excellent. It certainly ticked... More 

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Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

We try to call at the indicated number , we got in touch with private answering machine. Impossible to reserve.

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Saumur, France
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Decided to take two dear friends of mine to this Restaurant on a Saturday night. The service was slow, and when I asked for a bottle of Pelligrino they gave us a bottle of Badoit at room temp !!!. When I said something, the waiter replied that it was all they had !!!. I will not be going back.!

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Thank David H
London
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Could be a lovely place but spoiled by the attitude of the owner which clearly rubs off on the staff too. We left after our starters due to the objectionable waitresses and downright rude owner.

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Great Falls, Virginia
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373 reviews
170 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2016

If you like seafood (especially oysters), Le Grand Bleu is the place to go. Everything is done to perfection. The service is excellent, and the ambiance is ideal. Although one goes for the seafood, we found the creme brulee one of the best we have ever had. The restaurant is small and very popular, so we would recommend reservations. Most... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Visited at lunchtime on market day so very busy. Specialists in seafood and fish but some meat dishes too. Dish of the day was Choucroute but we had the €18 3 course set menu with fish main courses. All the food was excellent and service was good too. Get there early or book. Highly recommended.

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Farnborough, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2016

A good honest French restaurant serving good food with even better service. Reasonably priced you will leave happy and well fed. We have eaten at Le Grand Blue on several occasions. During the summer months you should consider booking a table in advance so as not to have to wait.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Digital Payments
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Cheap Eats, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rue Du Marche | 6 Rue du Marché, 49400, Saumur, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Pays de la Loire  >  Maine et Loire  >  Saumur
  • Phone Number: +33 2 41 67 41 83

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