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U Fanale

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Route d Ajaccio, 20260, Calvi, Corsica, France
+33 4 95 65 18 82
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

Nice restaurant with terrasse and view to the lightening tower. Great food, place nicely decorated, but very slow service. It was a busy night though and the restaurant was fully booked.

Thank 129karinw
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138 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

Very good and popular restaurant around 20 minutes pleasant walk along the sea from Calvi city center. Reservations are a must. The location inside and outside is very idyllic. Food is Corsican and French. Romantic atmosphere at night.

2 Thank Dag W
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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82 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

The people running it are very welcoming. If you arrive before 7, you will have to wait, but with drink in hand, hats the rush. The view was great and food better. They have a la crate as well as a fix price 3 course masterpiece. We will return.

1 Thank Eric_W844
Southampton, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

Very pleasant lunch in lovely surroundings. Friendly staff. The 3 course lunch menu is very good value.

Thank Chrissy878
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Very good course proposals and red beet selections. Very fast service and to the point red wine. Beautiful view to the breezing mediterranian sea

1 Thank Anita W
Turin, Italy
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66 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

I tried to call the restaurant but I couldn't have any contact,so I went there.Wonderful food but our table was "parking view" and far far away the sunset and the sea...Quite expensive,excellent food.

1 Thank Carla P
St Albans, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

Very nice restaurant, a little way out of the town centre but close to where we were staying. We had the set menu which was all very good and good value too. There was a good choice and everything was beautifully presented. Wine was also good although a little on the pricey side.

Thank glassart2014
Leuven, Belgium
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463 reviews
247 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 167 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

After our first visit here, we couldn't resist coming back for more. U Fanale really is an outstanding restaurant which offers high quality food. For only 28 euro's we enjoyed a four course meal with typical Corsican dishes. Every dish was beautifully presented and tasted even better. We asked for advice on which wine to drink with our meal. The... More 

2 Thank CarolienBAC
Lausanne, Switzerland
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Let's be honest, the food is good and the dishes are very well presented, however the service is very slow (we arrived at 9:30, got the table 20min later, get the starters at 11 and finish at 12:30am!), and the price is quite high: we pay around 55euros per person, including drinks. My advice: try to go during low season... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Stunning view watching the sunset over the bay. Food delightful and staff very friendly. One of the nicest meals in corsica, without exception. Only because we were in calvi for 4 days did we not return.

2 Thank bethyb87

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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
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Free Off-Street Parking, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Route d Ajaccio, 20260, Calvi, Corsica, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Corsica  >  Haute-Corse  >  Calvi
  • Phone Number: +33 4 95 65 18 82

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