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Le Tire bouchon

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Old Town / Vieux Nice
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19 rue de la Prefecture, 06300 Nice, France
+33 4 93 92 63 64
11:45 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:30
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Sun - Sat 11:45 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:30
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St Ives, United Kingdom
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84 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Excellent, friendly, small restaurant. Fairly short menu & wine list which meant that the restaurant knew what it was doing & did it well. Very friendly, knowledgeable & helpful service. The "Gambas with Vegetables Exotique" was particularly good. Only criticism would be the laughably small & uncomfortable plastic red chairs-they may have appeared chic when chosen but in reality they... More 

Thank Ian J
Tavistock, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A small (32 covers in Winter) but cosy and atmospheric restaurant in Old Town which we will definitely visit again on another Nice visit. Delicious scallops in a mushroom sauce and excellent pork for Jan. Not a long menu as one would expect for a small restaurant but plenty of variety.

Thank davjan2015
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We stumbled upon this restaurant on a Saturday night and they were able to fit us in. I had king prawns that were sublime and my husband had steak. The décor and lighting was welcoming and I would highly recommend this restaurant.

Thank GillyCross
Neutral Bay, Australia
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557 reviews
350 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 173 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's always tempting to go where the big crowds are ......and in Nice they're all around the old town market but few get consistent reviews for food ......walk a couple of streets back and you'll find better value and much much better food as we found at The Tire Bouchon. Cute, and cosy setting, nice décor, and charming waitress made... More 

Thank David R
Great Northwest
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261 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate dinner here the Night of Candlelight (Dec 22, when only candles lit the room). We had the special night set menu for 40 euro, which included a glass of sparkling and a 3-course menu. I had the house terrine, and a prawn risotto that was amazing. The food and ambience were outstanding. Highly recommend if you are looking... More 

Thank cool_jonez
Como, Italy
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157 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

We had got into the habit of going here every time we visit Nice recently and always sat in the small part at the front, which is candlelit, quite narrow but very romantic. This time we got put at the back of the restaurant in the less romantic larger part. Not a problem though, as we had not specified. The... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

The atmosphere in the restaurant is amazing, and the food is very good too. A memorable family meal. I would definitely recommend the lamb and polenta - yummy! Friendly service and some great choices on the menu. Thank you.

Thank feco465
London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

Recommended by our hotel maitre d' we chose to sit in the main area rather than the candle lit 'romantic room'. We just had a main and bottle of red wine. Fillet steak and grande gambas cooked to perfection, wine 27€ and reasonable value. Overall you could spend a lot in here but also easy to have a good value,... More 

Thank Kit P
Brecon, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

This restaurant is in the old part of Nice. When we turned up on a Sunday evening, we were asked if we had reserved a table, which we hadn't. I took this as a good sign as it indicated popularity. The maitre d took us round the back of the restaurant to another room. Here we enjoyed a really lovely... More 

Thank lenharvey911
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234 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 188 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

The le Tire Bouchon is a nice small place with 2 different wings/entraces. The food was really good, service was OK, but not to enthusiastic (my wife speaks French). Good wines, but rather on the really expensive side (Whites around 40€). In a nutshell not bad, but no reason to go back again

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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$18 - US$35
French, Mediterranean, European
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:45 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:30
11:45 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:30
11:45 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:30
11:45 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:30
11:45 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:30
11:45 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:30
11:45 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 rue de la Prefecture, 06300 Nice, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence  >  French Riviera - Cote d'Azur  >  Nice>  > Old Town / Vieux Nice
  • Neighbourhood: Old Town / Vieux Nice
  • Phone Number: +33 4 93 92 63 64

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