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Le Grand Bleu

) #1 of 124 Restaurants in Calais $$$$ French,
8 rue Jean Pierre Avron, 62100, Calais, France
+33 3 21 97 97 98
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good19%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“amuse bouche” (13 reviews)
“tempura” (2 reviews)
“macaroons” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
French, Gastropub
8 rue Jean Pierre Avron, 62100, Calais, France
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Found this place on TripAdvisor and so pleased to have gone. It is in a strange area where you would expect to find an establishment of this calibre. Really lovely menu and extensive wine list. Service was excellent too and talk about commitment, the owners...More

Thank uktreehugger
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having been visiting Calais for 55 years, somehow this little restaurant had passed me by. I shall make up for it in future. The place looks unpretentious - a few yards from one of the fishing docks. There is a covered verandah - which means...More

Thank spaddockuk
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The unimposing front doesn't give much away here. But as soon as you walk in you are greeted with a smile. We had booked a week in advance and during our dinner many people walked in and were turned away as there was no space...More

Thank Russell F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Food, service, decor, and atmosphere is first class. The food is so inventive, well served and delicouse, probobally the best in have had. Reasonable priced, excellent parking. Staff really friendly.

Thank Alan R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had lunch here yesterday which was our first visit to this restaurant - it certainly won't be our last. We had reserved a table and were greeted warmly on arrival. We both had the €32 menu. For starters my wife had the tourteaux canneloni...More

1  Thank Michael P
Reviewed 10 May 2017

this is by far the best restaurant in calais - others are good (see other reviews) but this is a step above

Thank anarov56
Reviewed 18 April 2017

We had a truly lovely meal here. Very French. Slightly limited menu choice, but the food was delicious. We had the three course set menu, but with pre-starters and pre-deserts thrown in, plus Pettit's-fours afterwards we left very full indeed. I had the boeuf tartare...More

Thank CompulsoryHoliday
Reviewed 24 March 2017

We had the €42 set menu and it was really good. Unusual yet delicious fois gras starter In a broth was unique and delightful. The beef was 10/10 as was the white chocolate desert. The snails were ok, we would return I think it is...More

Thank 780Phil
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Having 1st reviewed this establishment last October (2016) I have had occasion yet again to frequent on 4 subsequent visits in the interim , the latest being yesterday march 20th for lunch. It being a Monday, a slack day in the Restaurant World there was...More

Thank Derrycullen
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

An absolute treat! Friendly staff, warm and inviting atmosphere and food that will leave you bubbling with happiness. If you enjoy good food of high niveau visit le grand bleu. You will not be dissappointed!

Thank Saya L
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8 April 2017|
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Response from CathySB17 | Reviewed this property |
You can walk easily - we walked back at 10pm with kids and it was all fine.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
French, Gastropub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 rue Jean Pierre Avron, 62100, Calais, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Hauts-de-France  >  Pas-de-Calais  >  Calais
  • Phone Number: +33 3 21 97 97 98
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