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Les Magnolias

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Place Esclafidous, 30000 Nimes, France
+33 4 66 21 64 01
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Derby, United Kingdom
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174 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

What a wonderful experience from start to finish. Our hotel, Marquis de Baume, recommended this restaurant and we were very grateful that they had. The service was top class, water and crisps arrived almost as soon as we had sat down and the waiter was very friendly and attentative. My wife started with melon and ham and commented that it... More 

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Surfers Paradise, Australia
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016

Attentive waiters both wine and food. Good atmosphere. Good selection of menu items, well presented and cooked . Recommend the lamb.

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Reading, United Kingdom
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77 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2015 via mobile

Great starters, mussels and a prawn cocktail! Brandade more like baby food, puréed but tasty. Excellent entrecôte, thicker than usual, not too many chewy bits for once, good herb butter, salad and chips. Desserts good, Colonel sorbet and peche Melba. Service good although had to ask to pay. Wine list ok but not much under 20€, pichet very good. Bottles... More 

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Marbella, Spain
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2015

We were reccomended this restaurant, from many in the square, by the hotel Marquis de Baume We arrived 9.50 and previous consultation with the Chef we were seated in the lively square by the waiter who was lovely and funny. The menu isnt huge but everything we had was great. My husband had the Canard a l orange which was... More 

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Tildonk, Belgium
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2015

The staff were quite friendly and quickly seated outside - they even took note that one seat was not totally sheltered from the sun! The menu offered us sufficient choice with a set meal for our smallest and classic French (duck and beef) plus a scallop lasagna. Service was efficient but not hurried nor did we feel rushed. The servings... More 

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Lyon, France
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45 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2015 via mobile

Great service and delicious! My first intuition was 4 stars but then I said what would make it better? Our hotel recommended this lovely restaurant nestled under the trees with a lively Spanish quartet. I had delicious joules prepared escargot style with a perfectly grilled sea bass with homemade mash potatoes and a zucchini flan. The house wines were not... More 

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England, United Kingdom
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171 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2015 via mobile

Sitting in a quiet square slightly away from the tourist trail, Les Magnolias is a pleasant little place for dinner. We sat outside underneath the magnolia trees and enjoyed the sounds of the fountain. We were very early so had the place to ourselves. The menu offers meat and fish, but not masses of choice. To me, this is a... More 

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Godalming, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2015

We had arrived in Nimes after a long drive from Geneva. Even as we drove in we had a sinking feeling from the shabbiness which contrasted so strongly with opulent Switzerland. Our hotel was a disaster (will not name and shame here) and we had not realized we were arriving at a BULL-FIGHT weekend which gave the whole city an... More 

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London
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69 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2015 via mobile

The restaurant is set in a little square with a fountain behind and we sat outside. I ordered the eggs florentine and steak. The eggs came in an earthenware pot with the salmon which was unusual but delicious. The steak was large and we were both completely stuffed and satisfied afterwards. The only downside was that the waiters were a... More 

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Swansea, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 April 2015

We arrived early before official opening time, but were welcomed. Choice of starters and main courses very good. We were too full to eat a dessert! We will have to return for that.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$25
Cuisine
French, European, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Cheap Eats, Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Place Esclafidous, 30000 Nimes, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Occitanie  >  Gard  >  Nimes
  • Phone Number: +33 4 66 21 64 01

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