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La Mere Germaine

7 quai Amiral Courbet, 06230 Villefranche-sur-Mer, France
+33 4 93 01 71 39
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“bouillabaisse” (39 reviews)
“fish soup” (25 reviews)
“sole” (20 reviews)
Open Now
19:00 - 22:00All hours
French, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
7 quai Amiral Courbet, 06230 Villefranche-sur-Mer, France
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Delicious food, and took the waiter's recommendation on the bouillabaisse and didnt go wrong. Very friendly, nice table on the water front! 1st choice when I'm back there next!

Thank NicholasFFisher
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the best spot for lunch. the port is crowded when a cruise ship is in but other than that we liked it very much.

Thank Doug K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very good and excellent service as you would expect. I would broaden the starter selection. Toilet Report: Fine Pricing: top end per location Comments to Owner: none. Comments to Chef: Smoked salmon starter is too thick and bulky. Maybe go for slivers. One or two...More

Thank ProximoMaximus
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ok, this is not a cheap eat....but if you want an entertaining, delightful evening " au bord de la mer", book a table here, on the quayside. Although the a la carte menu is pretty expensive, the " 3 course" menu at 48 euros was...More

1  Thank sessiagh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have came here as a family of 5, expecting a fine dinner, given all the reviews. While we were waiting for our dinner, we see that a bug was in our bottle. It wasn't covered with a towel or cork by the waiter. We...More

1  Thank youthtravel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were dissapoined. I love tartar. I ordered tuna and veal tartar. First time in my life raw meat was served cut in big chunks like this. Texture of raw meat should be very thin. I had to force myself to eat that. In octopus...More

1  Thank Anna W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful lunch setting by the marina, band playing some lovely French music while we ate and good service. Quite an extravagant lunch, not really what we'd set out for as we'd just finished snorkelling however we'd do it all over again if we had the...More

Thank katiem002
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped in for dinner our second night in town. Solid service. A broad menu full of traditional choices. The bouillabaisse was outstanding. Indoor and outdoor seating. Definitely make a reservation.

1  Thank Jon E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went here for Sunday lunch. As always a friendly welcome and attentive service. My wife had the Tuna tartare which she rated as being excellent. I went for the set menu; simple ingredients cooked and presented well. If you don't mind paying a little...More

Thank pjmccloy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came for lunch but upon being seated were given the dinner menu ( it was just before 2 PM) rather than leave, we decided to stay and just shift our major meal of the day to lunch. The service was efficient if not warm....More

1  Thank WilliamAllen54
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:00
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19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 quai Amiral Courbet, 06230 Villefranche-sur-Mer, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur  >  French Riviera - Cote d'Azur  >  Villefranche-sur-Mer
  • Phone Number: +33 4 93 01 71 39
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