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L'Oursin Bleu

11 quai Amiral Courbet, 06230 Villefranche-sur-Mer, France
+33 4 93 01 90 12
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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French, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
11 quai Amiral Courbet, 06230 Villefranche-sur-Mer, France
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely restaurant.... we are there several times over the last 7 years.. Waiters very helpful, the Nemes were amazing.. good Rosè, lovely outlook.. a must if you are in Villefranche Sue Mer..

1  Thank C2556YLlisaa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went here with my wife for lunch after getting a recommendation from some half drunk British expats in Nice. I had the seafood degustation and my wife had a fish stew. Both dishes were absolutely fantastic. We also had a seat next to the...More

1  Thank David G
Reviewed 25 October 2017

Rude even by French standards hard to do but they were. Thankfully due to this poor business practice we went next door to Travestera and had a wonderful meal

Thank joan k
Reviewed 18 October 2017

This must be at least our 5th visit here - we try to come every time we are in Nice. The food was excellent as ever - sardine starter was sensational and the scallop risotto was as good as ever. Only disappointment was that the...More

1  Thank Persephone20
Reviewed 27 September 2017

We had a table for 6 near the front door under an awning outside, so people watching was good..Service top class, food good and good wine list..

1  Thank JulianZ21
Reviewed 18 September 2017

Although we did not have a reservation, we were warmly greeted and given an outdoor table with a view to the sea. The food was delicious and elegantly served. The chef knows how to prepare fish, tender and not overcooked.The crepes Suzette were classically prepared...More

1  Thank SurreyGoldfinch
Reviewed 10 September 2017

We loved our dining experience here. The proprietor was gracious and politely spoke french with us throughout the evening despite the fact that our french is only at an intermediate level. It was appreciated. You only get better if you try! The food was very,...More

2  Thank travelandtrain
Reviewed 5 September 2017

The restaurant had few guests, despite that it was Saturday night, but we had ordered a table so we decided to stay. This is of course a sign we should have taken into consideration. We ordered filet boeuf to the price of €35,-. I told...More

2  Thank HelleSty
Reviewed 30 August 2017

A perfect spot by the harbour, this restaurant provides warm and friendly service with a good varied menu at reasonable prices. The English language is well spoken here so no need to worry about conversing in French. Staff are very helpful and have a good...More

1  Thank WStravel11
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Divine meal service friendly helpful and efficient felt very comfortable there on my own and no problem with my lack of feencb language definitely going back

1  Thank jptnz
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, View, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
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7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 quai Amiral Courbet, 06230 Villefranche-sur-Mer, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur  >  French Riviera - Cote d'Azur  >  Villefranche-sur-Mer
  • Phone Number: +33 4 93 01 90 12
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