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Le Grand Bleu

Certificate of Excellence
French, Gastropub
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8 rue Jean Pierre Avron, 62100, Calais, France
+33 3 21 97 97 98
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Pevensey Bay, United Kingdom
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93 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

We went for lunch and had read a lot about this place, I was really disappointed with the food not sure really what the Chef is trying to do. The place was very busy and the service was really good. I would give it a chance again but would not rush.

Thank Tony C
Windsor, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

Superb value for money lunch with inpeccable service. Had both the 22 and 32 euro menus. In a residential area near the fishing port. Well worth a detour. I will certainly return to this restaurant on my future visits to Calais and recommend it to anyone wanting a Michelin star quality meal but not at Michelin star prices. 10 out... More 

Thank 4Nige
Abingdon, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

I rarely give a 5-star rating but it was thoroughly justified in this case. My wife and I had lunch here on a day trip to Calais. We enjoyed the 32 and 43 euro menus. The food was well-prepared and beautifully presented - it was amazing the flavours that were drawn from good-quality ingredients. All three courses were good, but... More 

Thank ashmike48
Warwick, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

A good restaurant, probably equal best in the area. Its quayside setting informs the menu. If there for lunch you should be able to wander across to the fish stalls and buy ultra fresh Dover Sole, Mussels, and much else.

Thank robert c
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

We visited for my husband's birthday, wonderful meal (€32 menu is very good value, even with the current abysmal exchange rate) and excellent service. We all enjoyed the food we'd ordered and were delighted by the many 'amuse bouche' that appeared at every turn! Best of all was the maitre d's suggestion for our autistic son, who has real issues... More 

Thank CathySB17
Cork, Ireland
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

Arrived unannounced on my own yesterday Saturday Oct1st at 1.50 pm aware that "Service" finished at 2.00pm most likely ( at that juncture on the road driving/ sailing Driving & Eurotuunel having left Cork 22 hours previously) . How wonderful to meet a smiling face, a nice carte de vins, great service, A glass of Pascal Jolivet Pouilly Fume from... More 

Thank Derrycullen
London, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

We have been dining out in Calais for well over 30 years but had never been to Le Grand Bleu.......on Tuesday we discovered what we had been missing for all those years.......our lunch was simply wonderful and ranked amongst one of the best meals we have ever had in France ........we can't wait to go back there!!!

1 Thank Paul F
Calais, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

A very good service, excellent food, innovative and with a nice location at the harbour in Calais. Prices are very reasonable.

Thank 4KerstinL
Guildford, United Kingdom
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113 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

this small restaurant is well placed for cross channel visitors, food was excellent, we had the gourmet meal and could not fault it at all, my french isnt great but they were very patient with me Thanks!!!

Thank mary m
Portishead, United Kingdom
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135 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Second time we have eaten here (4yrs ago) it is still a great place to eat. Wise to book at the weekends. When ordering remember they will give you 3 small dishes I between your courses only 1 is mentioned, all very welcomed. The wine list is very good and well priced. The only place to go in Calais for... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
French, Gastropub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?