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L'Atelier d'Alain

#381 of 1,119 Restaurants in Nantes
Certificate of Excellence
Madeleine - Champ de Mars
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24 rue des Olivettes, 44000, Nantes, France
+33 2 40 84 38 66
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
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Mon - Sat 19:00 - 23:00
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London, England, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2015

I ate here for a second time and the meal was outstanding. If you like oysters, Alain has his own way of preparing them that is sensational. I also had the best-ever steak tartare which was sublime. My wife's dessert of white chocolate, raspberry macaron and paile d'or was also perfection. And Alain is a very warm and welcoming host.

Thank digitaldique
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160 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 April 2015

A delightful restaurant, fine dining with decent size meals. I had wonderful scallops and followed it up with a very interesting and great dish of pigeon. There was also a very nice cheese and desert. This is a very high quality traditional French restaurant with a modern twist. I strongly recommend a visit if you are in Nantes.

Thank Lazylime
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40 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2012

This is a fairly small owner run restaurant. We tried it after the recommendations on Trip Advisor and we were not let down. Menu is relatively short but manages an excellent choice with a monthly and daily choice menu. Extensive wine list. Food excellent one of the best meals we have had in France for a long time. The kitchen... More 

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Tokyo, Japan
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38 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2012

Couple for lunch - had set menu and champagne / dry white as recommended to match the main course fish. Starter and main very good. Dessert was extremely good and it seems there is a specialty pastry chef in-house. This isn't in the main area and is towards the river heading from the centre - though at this time there... More 

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Belem, PA
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2012

Alain is a maestro of cuisine. Very friendly atmosphere. Superb wine choices.

Thank Peter N

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
19:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24 rue des Olivettes, 44000, Nantes, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Pays de la Loire  >  Loire-Atlantique  >  Nantes>  > Madeleine - Champ de Mars
  • Neighbourhood: Madeleine - Champ de Mars
  • Phone Number: +33 2 40 84 38 66

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