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Fred L'Ecailler

Place de l'Etang, Cannes, France
+33 4 93 43 15 85
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good38%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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“fresh fish” (4 reviews)
“seafood” (9 reviews)
“octopus” (4 reviews)
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French, Seafood, Mediterranean, European
$$ - $$$
Place de l'Etang, Cannes, France
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1 - 10 of 54 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Everything great from start to finish. Buy all the all the shellfish you can afford. All locals my guess best scene in town!

Thank Andrew K
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Uncharacteristically for me I went here without checking first solely on the advice of my concierge at Majestic. I am glad I did. Wonderful terrace, fresh fabulous fish, owner operated and friendly. Not cheap but you get what you pay for. Without doubt a "must"...More

Thank charlesp
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

We went for an early dinner at Fred's without knowing that an amazing experience was about to begin. First of all we were received by Fred himself! A great funny and friendly chef!!! He showed us his fresh fish selection, he showed us the fishes...More

Thank Dashgreen
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

The best and most confidential fish restaurant In cannes. Only for those who want the best ! Traditional French service

Thank Stephanie A
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

Service; Excellent but a little slow Food; Perfect (especially the dessert chef and fish) do not order the calamari. Atmosphere; semiformal quiet family type atmosphere (outdoor seating after sunset is a delight) should spend a few hours there and enjoy the night Price; Mid range

Thank tarekhamzah
Reviewed 10 June 2017

The setting is delightful, outdoors, clean, low key, The staff are friendly & helpful, extremely pleasant. The food is as well prepared & fresh and anywhere I've enjoyed.

Thank James_MF5552YT
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

I have been going yearly to Fred l'écailler, and it is a pleasure every time. The Fritto Misto is exceptional, and the catch of the day is always a treat. The waiters are very friendly, and Fred, the owner, delivers on his promise on giving...More

Thank E B
Reviewed 19 May 2017

I went to Fred L'Ecailler because of the good reviews - but I had a bad oyster which I left in the shell and told the waiter, but the restaurant did not offer a replacement, just an apology by the waiter. I sat in the...More

1  Thank Lydia T
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is an absolute MUST! Outside terraces in a wonderful square. You can soak up the true French atmosphere as it is next to Pétanque fields where all the locals meet. The staff are absolutely brilliant, friendly and professional. Best in The Côte d'Azur...More

Thank ReneeEG
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

If you are a seafood lover Fred is the place to go to. Oysters, fish, shrimps - best in town. Everything is fresh, just out of the sea. Book in advance, this place is usually packed. If you stay close to the Croisette you can...More

Thank sashaboot
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
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12:00 - 14:30
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12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Place de l'Etang, Cannes, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur  >  French Riviera - Cote d'Azur  >  Cannes
  • Phone Number: +33 4 93 43 15 85
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