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Lou Grand Caire

££ - £££Asian,
Quartier Vauban 20 rue Haute de Castres | ouvert depuis 26 Mai 2016 jusqu'au 3 novembre 2016, 05100 Briancon, France
+33 4 92 20 55 33
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
31 Jul 2016
“Half France/half Nepal/ 100% great”
26 Jul 2016
“Relaxed lunch in lovely peaceful location”
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Asian, Nepalese
££ - £££
Quartier Vauban 20 rue Haute de Castres | ouvert depuis 26 Mai 2016 jusqu'au 3 novembre 2016, 05100 Briancon, France
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Reviewed 31 July 2016

Had a wonderful lunch here on their terrace in this out-of-the-way spot. Lamb was excellent, as were kebobs we ordered. Their chocolate dessert with salted caramel whipped cream is to die for - I would go back just for that! Excellent service.

Thank s w
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Found by chance wondering the old town following a sign on the wall. Off the main streets with a sunny terrace overlooking rooftops. The cuisine is innovative, tasty and well worth the 100m detour. The family is from Nepal and they specialise in food from...More

1  Thank aquafambublish
Reviewed 1 September 2014

All the reviews suggested a great meal, and with only a Monday night in Briancon, we were delighted to see the signs all over the place advertising that this restaurant was open 7/7. Tricky to find, but at last we found it and were GUTTED...More

Thank Sue C
Nicole S, Gérant at Lou Grand Caire, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2014

I can understand your disappointment but aren't you never sick ? Don't you never have a problems ? us yes !!! Because we are humans . It's a pity that you have a sense of critical thinking without reflection.

Reviewed 27 August 2014

Don't be put off if it takes a while to find this place. It's well worth the effort but you might like to give yourself an extra few minutes to find the way as the old city of Briançon is a bit of a warren....More

Thank Doug B
Reviewed 9 July 2014

My partner and I stumbled upon this restaurant while strolling through Briançon. The menu sounded so appetising we decided to give it a try, and we were not disappointed! We love trying new food, and we sampled the Nepalese dishes. It was full of subtle...More

Thank Kit S
Reviewed 9 August 2013

Went to Lou Grand Caire as a meal out with friends. Off the Grande Gargouille which can seem a bit touristy sometimes. We sat inside as the was a chill in the air and had some lovely food. he meal of the day meat was...More

Thank Gavin C
Reviewed 11 March 2013

We ate at this little restaurant after reading positive reviews and although we weren't disappointed it didn't wow us. We arrived at around 7.30pm and the place was empty apart from the owners and a waitress who I assumed was their daughter. A party of...More

Thank David W
Reviewed 27 January 2013

Essentially this Restaurant has a a pretty traditional Savoyard Menu that is interspersed with Nepalese/Indian cuisine however each has been subtly influenced by the other. I'm not usually a great fan of fusion food however the quality and attention to detail of the dishes really...More

Thank AugustusTrout
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$12 - US$42
Asian, Nepalese
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
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Open Hours
12:00 - 13:30
19:00 - 21:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Quartier Vauban 20 rue Haute de Castres | ouvert depuis 26 Mai 2016 jusqu'au 3 novembre 2016, 05100 Briancon, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur  >  Hautes-Alpes  >  Briancon
  • Phone Number: +33 4 92 20 55 33
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Restaurant “Lou Grand Caire“ in Briançon (France)At the heart of Briançon fortifications of Vauban, under the bell of Serre and the rampart of the guards, spot of history and authenticity, the restaurant Lou Grand Caire welcomes you in a warm place with smile and friendliness.You will enjoy a real mountain cooking, known or to be discovered, with local and seasonal produce, combining inspirations from Provence and Nepal, highlighting the origins of the two owners Nicole and Dendi Sherpa.Restaurant open daily in season, lunch and dinner.Out of season, we are closed on Sunday evening and Monday.
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