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#19 of 1,119 Restaurants in Nantes
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125 boulevard des Poilus, 44300, Nantes, France
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Brisbane, Australia
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

For a bit more money that you would spend in a standard restaurant in Nantes cbd, you can have a beautiful gastronomic dinner close by, at L'Abelia - my favourite restaurant in Nantes with 'Le manoir de la Regate' further north (both in the notable restaurants of Nantes of the Michelin guide). There is no english version of the menu,... More 

1 Thank Cédric D
Nantes, France
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2016

We were 12 people and we booked a table. They gave us a privare room. We loved it. We ordered the menu degustation and it was really really good. Me and my familly we were impressed. The service is very professional. I fully recommend the place.

Thank eaggel86
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2014

Have visited l'Abelia before and it was just as good this time. Lovely dinner with my daughter and son in law who live in Nantes. Service was friendly, efficient but not obtrusive. Excellent wine list reasonably priced. We had a table in the conservatory area with a view of the garden. Can't wait to go again!

1 Thank seasideknitter
Ljubljana, Slovenia
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44 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 July 2014

I do not know how this restaurant is rated as only #43, since it is ABSOLUTELY SUPERB! This is definitely one of the top restaurants in the city! The place itself is just amazing.. It is not located in the strict center of the city, but a bit in the suburbs.. The place is a former home of a local... More 

Thank Boza G
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226 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2014 via mobile

I have visited Nantes on many occasions, for business with our Client Tipiak. I think this has to be one of the top restaurants in the City. On this occasion we all had the Truffle Menu; Starter, Main and Dessert a real delight - if you like Truffle!

Thank GFwarrior
Menton, France
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93 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2013

Located in the northern limits of the city center, this restaurant is accomodated in a former private typical townhouse of Nantes. If you're looking for a dinner better than average, if you have a car, and not willing to drive into the city center that becomes almost inaccessible for cars, then L'Abelia is a nice option. A car park has... More 

Thank Claude M
Nantes, France
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46 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2012

superb, both the food, atmosphere and the service. This is probably one of the best restaurants in Nantes, there aren't many, perhaps four or five at most, and this place is consistently excellent, I can't recommend it too highly

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$37 - US$74
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 125 boulevard des Poilus, 44300, Nantes, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Pays de la Loire  >  Loire-Atlantique  >  Nantes
  • Phone Number: 02-40-35-40-00

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