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50 rue Henri Poincare | 50 Rue Henri-Poincare, 54000, Nancy, France
+33 3 83 35 24 57
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11:30 - 23:00
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Sun - Mon 11:30 - 23:00
Tue - Sat 11:30 - 00:30
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Brussels
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347 reviews
191 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Brasserie Excelsior (now owned by Les Grandes Brasseries de l'Est) is one of the most beautiful brasseries we have ever seen. Upon arrival in Nancy we had a drink there - it’s almost opposite the railway station - and went back for breakfast another day. Each time we were overwhelmed and didn’t know where to look first. The facade (1911... More 

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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very good Brasserie. The staff is very nice and professional. You feel very welcome when you arrive at the restaurant. It is a real French Brasserie with good service, and very good quality. We had a menu from 49 euro starting with champaign. Starter trio of Foie Gras, Main choice af fish, or meat. The meat was tender and very... More 

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Thank Pim S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant looks amazing, you will feel like stepping into an impressionist painting. The food is good brasserie style, pricey but the location is worth it.

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Thank HQ1648
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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4 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

I visited Nancy with my partner to see the Art Nouveau heritage of the city, and so the opportunity of dinner in an Art Nouveau brasserie was one we didn't want to miss. I identified from the website that it was run by the Brasserie Flo group, who have a chain of beautiful and atmospheric venues (including one of my... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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41 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

The bistro is famous for it's Art Nouveau interior and it is worth going to see it. The food was good, but not worth what we paid and the service was very slow.

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Thank Margot N
London, United Kingdom
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72 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Art nouveau decor is the star at Nancy's iconic Excelsior restaurant. And while the cuisine is good, it comes second to the beautifully preserved interior. The experience of finding oneself in the 1900s is helped by friendly and speedy service. The menu features the French traditional brasserie and regional dishes you might expect, from a seafood bar to choucroute. Wines... More 

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Kent
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Beautiful restaurant but service atrocious. Waiter came to take our order, left his pad on our table and then promptly went and cleared another table and made up their bill... he then sent someone else to take our order who didn't write it done so not surprised they got our order wrong. It took 20 minutes for our order to... More 

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Sorel, Qc, Canada
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

If you travel to Nancy Fr, you have to eat at this place, we were served by Gerard Depardieu (real name) with grace and pleasure, the oysters are so good, and everything they serve is good. Of course the wine selection is great.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Had the set Breakfast Excelsior on a sunny Sunday morning when most other places were closed.As expected the room itself was beautiful in an understated Art Nouveau style. Service was excellent and the breakfast was exceptional value- 2 breads, a crisis ant, pain au chocolate, jam, butter, yoghurt, orange juice and coffee (with a free second cup). Too much to... More 

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Staggered approach to serving parents and kids: parents first, kids had to wait. Not good. The food was mediocre. The venue is very nice, but all in all, I would not return.

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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
Average prices
US$30 - US$60
Cuisine
French, European
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 23:00
Monday
11:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 00:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 00:30
Thursday
11:30 - 00:30
Friday
11:30 - 00:30
Saturday
11:30 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 50 rue Henri Poincare | 50 Rue Henri-Poincare, 54000, Nancy, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Grand Est  >  Meurthe-et-Moselle  >  Nancy
  • Phone Number: +33 3 83 35 24 57
Description
The Excelsior, the flagship of the School of Nancy, never experiences a quiet moment. Carrying the crown of Nancy's finest historic brasserie, it offers French cuisine bursting with flavours against a stunning Art Nouveau backdrop, located just opposite the train station.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?