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50 rue Henri Poincare | 50 Rue Henri-Poincare, 54000, Nancy, France
+33 3 83 35 24 57
11:30 - 00:30
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Sun - Mon 11:30 - 23:00
Tue - Sat 11:30 - 00:30
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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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4 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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London, United Kingdom
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71 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 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 

Thank Eugene B
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 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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31 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 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.

Thank ReneSheridan
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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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
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.

Thank TheObserver352
New York City, New York
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

Great food, great atmosphere, great service. I have been there several times and will certainly return.

Thank jak231
Delfgauw, The Netherlands
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146 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

This restaurant has A great ambiance. The staff is correct and the food is fantastic. The price/quality is good, and the wine by bottle has a average price. If you want to eat in Nancy you must visit this restaurant.

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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585 reviews
305 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 452 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

Even if many are coming just to see the interior design here you will also notice the food with all the french classic perfectly executed. Friendly and professional service. Pricey for Nancy mais bon... No WIFI strange...

Thank Marini M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$60
French, European
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 00:30
11:30 - 00:30
11:30 - 00:30
11:30 - 00:30
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
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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