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La Mere Besson - CLOSED

13 rue des Freres Pradignac, 06400 Cannes, France
+33 4 93 30 07 00
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good42%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
22 May 2017
“Disappeared into history...”
16 Jan 2017
“Parisenne Ambience”
Restaurant Hours Closed
French, European
$$ - $$$
13 rue des Freres Pradignac, 06400 Cannes, France
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1 - 10 of 33 reviews

Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Ate here the first time as a boy in 1963, remember how much my parents liked this authentic spot and still have the business card with a pic of la mere herself. I'd stop in every so often when here for work, and the place...More

4  Thank Harlan J
Reviewed 16 January 2017

This is a wonderfully quirky restaurant in the centre of Cannes that resembles a Parisienne bistro. The ambience is perfect. The menu is a set price menu including drinks (a different drink with each course) but incorporates a wide choice on each course. I've been...More

Thank davidtleonard
Reviewed 18 October 2016

It is quite a good place. Not so big and always crowded. Excellent French cuisine. The fois gras cooked was delicious, the warm chocolate cake was very good.

Thank Talgat D
Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

Very popular with conference attendees, and luckily the kitchen was still serving when we arrived for a late supper at 10pm. The endive salad with bagna cauda was excellent.....the sauce buttery and laden with crushed anchovies. The scorpion fish with mussels was just ok....didn't really...More

Thank AlanLondon_UK
Reviewed 6 October 2015

Very good french food at good prices. I had lamb and my wife had duck and both were delicious. We really recommend it. It's one or 2 blocks away from Promenade de la Croisette but still in the very nice quiet street.

Thank Harry A
Reviewed 18 August 2015 via mobile

Really good french food at a reasonable price in Cannes. I really recommend it. An excellent service, it was busy and she worned us that they might be slow, found that so kind.

Thank Eva A
Reviewed 16 August 2015

Well run by husband and wife team. Superior service , top notch cooking and although it's not cheap ( and it should not be) it was well priced. Stayed 5 nights and visited it twice .

Thank AABereket
Reviewed 17 July 2015

Hard to find good service in France but this place takes the cake. Important to specify you want a "carafe" of water (tap water) because they will not ask you ans will just come with it and then its too late. Service very slow and...More

Thank Stef A
Reviewed 9 July 2015

This is a family run restaurant and they take great pride in their food. We were there for the Cannes Film Festival and were trying to find a restaurant that was not tacky and touristy. This place is great, it is always full after a...More

Thank Carola P
Reviewed 27 March 2015

Food was excellent, and the location is very nice: good atmosphere, could be ideal for a romantic evening. Very good service, we had a very long chat with the owner of the restaurant, who was a very nice person and very willing to discuss of...More

Thank Pascal J
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
USD 35 - USD 59
Open Hours
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13 rue des Freres Pradignac, 06400 Cannes, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur  >  French Riviera - Cote d'Azur  >  Cannes
  • Phone Number: +33 4 93 30 07 00
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