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“The only restaurant on the Island”
Review of Escale

Escale
Ranked #454 of 845 Restaurants in Cannes
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed 3 October 2013

I am surprised to see so many negative reviews on this restaurant, the only one on the island, the only place where you can have a glass of wine. The food was not sophisticated but freshly cooked and the portions were generous the wine was good. The staff was friendly and helpful. The view over Cannes was stunning. This is a restaurant on a almost wild and uninhabited island and therefore we did not expect it to be sophisticated, especially as we spent about 3 hours hours walking around and across the island.

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Reviewed 20 August 2013

After ten days of lovely dining experiences in France at all price levels, this place stands out simply because it was truly awful! Arrived at 11.45 and there were only two tables taken, we were shown to a table and given menu's as the place began to slowly fill. Observing the many staff, they just seemed to be running round doing not a lot of anything as though lunchtime had come as a surprise! After an eternal wait and having to ask again, our order of just 3 pizza's was taken, then we waited and waited and waited whilst enduring the chain smoking group next to us. After nearly an HOUR the look on my face must have told the waiter something and he went to check the kitchen. After a further wait, the pizza's arrived. Two were the 'Cannibale' which I can only describe as cold mince meat on a pizza base....bleurgh!!!! and they have the nerve to charge €15+ each for this muck! We paid and left. Whilst all this was going on the numerous staff just ran around doing nothing or simply ignored people. Go to this place at your peril or you want to waste your life waiting for truly awful food and worse service or better advice is either get a sandwich from the stall near the ferry or better still bring a picnic!

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Reviewed 20 July 2013 via mobile

The staff is absolutely rude and inattentive. Bad food. Not worth the money. Don't go there! The second restaurant on the isle might be a better choice.

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Thank hungos
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Reviewed 22 May 2013

Im so surprised to see so many bad reviews here. I thought this restaurant was one of the top best in Cannes! Generous portions, food very tasty, came super fast, and service was not bad.

I had the Pizza Tuna, as i am an addict, and actually thought it was so tasty maybe the best i ever had! (And im not exaggerating)

I highly recommend it (both the island and the restaurant) :)

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Thank N-E-86
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Reviewed 13 May 2013

Had lunch here today which was better than expected for a restaurant with a captive audience. We both choose salads which were well served & tasty - & a generous portion. The dishes being served to other diners also looked good - so was surprised to see so many bad reviews here - although I note ours is the first one this year - may be it is under new management? Service was good & location/view beautiful. OK a tad pricey but again with the monopoly this is to be expected.

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Thank George A
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