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Le grand balcon

#208 of 1,529 Restaurants in Nice
Certificate of Excellence
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10 rue Saint Francois de Paule, 06300 Nice, France
+33 4 93 62 60 74
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Hitchin, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We ate inside at this recommended restaurant. We found a number of options to choose from in the traditional French menu... beautifully presented food.... The wine list was a little limited for my taste, but offered a good selection by the bottle rather than by the glass which is what I wanted. Many of the guests were French, adding to... More 

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Warsaw, Poland
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55 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited this restaurant 3 times during 5 days. I was very satisfied each time. Food was really good, the owner and the whole team were very nice and interior was ok - quite reach, but not overwhelming. They also have a nice selection of alcohols. Whole staff spoke English so I didn't have to try to use my poor... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely setting and enticing menu. My big issue with this restaurant was that I had to send both my starter and main back, although once replaced the food was delicious. The pan fried foie gras on my first course was over cooked to the point that it was dry and rubbery (I could tell just from looking at it, so... More 

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Thank David M
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We booked Le Grand Balcon well in advance as we has such a large party. The only option we had was to have a set menu. The food was tasty, but overpriced. We had very fresh tomato with mozzarella and pesto to start, followed by a fairly standard sea bream with mashed potatoes and veg, and for dessert a very... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

Kitchen is so slow preparing food, waited over an hour, waiters couldn't even get the beer correct either. never again

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4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

Food was ok but not excellent. We were almost 90 persons which of course had an effect on quality. Main course was a bit too cool.

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Thank Pasi V
Greater London, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

It looked OK ,many people dining there so I sat down at a table.The service is slow and sloppy and I ordered two of the "chefs suggestions" and was looking forward to Rognons de Veau sauce Armagnac.What eventually arrived was a disaster. Tough and gristly kidney with a few grapes in a sauce which may have seen a bottle of... More 

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Antibes, France
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43 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Good address, nice "balcony" out to the street. The kitchen is indeed fine and the waiters nice. This would have been very good if the service would have been faster AND if the air inside the restaurant would have been fresher. It feels a little bit damp and and that unfortunately takes down the whole experience.

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1 Thank Trippthoughts
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74 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

We were extremely satisfied with our meal. The food was delicious, however the service wasn't the best. We had a two hour dinner because it took the waiters so long to take our order and then bring us our dishes. I believe this is due to the restaurant being understaffed. We'd return for the food.

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West Calder, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

Fabulous meal at this restaurant, as Nice is not the cheapest of places to visit, stay and eat in this was a treat to have a good priced set menu with great food and generous portions. Good service and wines were not overpriced either. Would recommend and would revisit in a heartbeat. We visited on a Saturday evening and there... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 rue Saint Francois de Paule, 06300 Nice, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur  >  French Riviera - Cote d'Azur  >  Nice
  • Phone Number: +33 4 93 62 60 74

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