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Bel Oeil

12 rue Emmanuel Philibert, 06300 Nice, France
+33 9 80 33 08 38
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good36%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
21 Jan 2017
“Admirable : 50 meters from The Port of Nice: good food, thoughtful service, everything seems to work right.”
23 Oct 2016
“Well worth a visit”
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French, Mediterranean, European, Delicatessen, Vegetarian Friendly
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12 rue Emmanuel Philibert, 06300 Nice, France
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1 - 10 of 34 reviews

Reviewed 21 January 2017

Light and attractive furniture, admirably spaced, so you can conduct a conversation at normal voice levels. There were 4 of us at 8:30 pm on a Saturday evening. By 9:15 pm the restaurant was full. Very efficient: a young couple, owners, run the kitchen, which...More

Thank boondoggie
Reviewed 23 October 2016

The food is very good, the atmosphere is quite nice. Nice selection of wine. However, it is a tad on the expensive side.

Thank HungryHates2Cook
Reviewed 2 April 2016

It is cosy, pleasant and familial restaurant, that offers a short and unconventional menu, far from the tourist formulas abused along the Riviera. The cuisine is fressh, simple (but not simplistic, I would rather say minimalisti), definitely good and characterized by a feminine, gentle touch...More

3  Thank skardanelli
Reviewed 28 February 2016

Limited menu (a good idea) reasonable prices nice simple decor and excellent food and service. My wife's dish of beef with chocolate and mine of seared Red Tuna were superb, entrees too, Celeriac with a remoulade sauce, the white wine we ordered "White Sprirt" was...More

2  Thank Borme
Reviewed 9 January 2016

Homely food at reasonable prices. We tried the risotto St Jacques and the risotto Marsala, both excellent. The Charlotte pudding and the chou à la crème de café were delicious and freshly baked. The wine list was a bit limited. The restaurant is nicely designed,...More

2  Thank daffodil06
Reviewed 30 December 2015

have visited bel oeil several times and enjoyed its homely food and quirky atmosphere but on this occasion the meal was a little disappointing - the creme du barry with boudin noir was cold and the pudding was mushy - rather unappetising - the slow...More

2  Thank whoopsidoneitagain
Reviewed 22 September 2015

One of best in the Port. Every dish was special,and priced very reasonable. Nice interiors, I've recommended to all my friends.

1  Thank 25red
Reviewed 13 September 2015

I've heard several friends mention this place and finally wondered in. Its a good size and very well designed. A welcoming and warm place, somewhere that makes you feel at ease, as do the proprietors. Perfect place to share a quite evening. A fine 3...More

3  Thank Naim S
Reviewed 22 August 2015 via mobile

Three of us came here for dinner on the recommendation of our friends. Bel Oeil is located just off the cool Port quartier, where we live. The welcome was warm, the decor modern eclectic, the service excellent and the food very tasty and original. The...More

2  Thank Keith J
Reviewed 1 August 2015 via mobile

We arrived without reservation, but the owners managed to make a table available. Good food. Well prepared. Relaxed atmosphere. All in all a very good experience.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 11 - US$ 40
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 12:00 AM
7:00 PM - 12:00 AM
7:00 PM - 12:00 AM
7:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 rue Emmanuel Philibert, 06300 Nice, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur  >  French Riviera - Cote d'Azur  >  Nice
  • Phone Number: +33 9 80 33 08 38
  • E-mail
From wednesday to saturday dinner from 7Pm Every sunday, brunch from 11am to 3pm
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