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“Great little restaurant hidden in la port”
Review of Bel Oeil

Bel Oeil
Ranked #222 of 1,906 Restaurants in Nice
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$10 - US$38
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Restaurant details
Good for: Groups
Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Reservations
Description: From wednesday to saturday dinner from 7Pm Every sunday, brunch from 11am to 3pm
Melbourne, Australia
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162 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
“Great little restaurant hidden in la port”
Reviewed 16 August 2014 via mobile

Found this lovely little restaurant right by our hotel. The decor was so charming and the service very friendly. We had the tartare for entree followed by the beef cheeks and calamari & chorizo risotto to follow. The food was delicious, simple and fresh. Such a lovely find.

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  • Dutch first
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  • Korean first
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English first
Nice, France
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71 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
“Excellent Dinner Yet Again”
Reviewed 9 August 2014

We live with in walking distance of Bel Oeil and have gone there quite a few times since they opened. We have never been disappointed. On Wednesday night as my husband was on a business trip I went there alone for dinner. I had the gazpacho for a starter which was creative and wonderful with bits of watermelon in it. I ordered the salmon tartare next and it was amazing! I should also add that the presentation was beautiful. I usually am not a dessert person but was tempted by the panna cotto on the menu. When it arrived I was very happy I had not passed on having dessert. The panna cotto was topped with a mousse made from a cantaloupe type melon that also contained pieces of the melon as well. It was delectable! I usually only have a glass of Rose on summer afternoons but that is what I chose on this particular evening. It was was very good and I ended up having a second glass. We have always enjoyed their wines and found them to be to be very reasonably priced. I highly recommend Bel Oeil, not only is the food always done in a creative manner you can be sure that the ingredients and very fresh. The owners are very friendly and welcoming and we always leave happy. I might add that with the exception of summer months, Bel Oeil hold concerts in the restaurant which are most enjoyable!

  • Visited July 2014
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Stockholm
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10 reviews
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“Lovely delicious dinner”
Reviewed 19 July 2014 via mobile

A lovely little place with beautiful arty and clean interior. The dinner was superb. The wife cooked the food an the nice husband, gentleman was serving it. The cod was great. And not too pricey. One of our favourites.

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Thank Ulind
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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Yum yum yum”
Reviewed 13 May 2014

Great atmosphere and ambience, wonderful food which was great value for money and brilliant service.

Visited May 2014
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Thank C00pzz
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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303 reviews
260 restaurant reviews
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“a good find”
Reviewed 11 May 2014

a new restaurant in nice run by husband and wife team - she cooks he serves
cool and laidback and busy
the restaurant had several different areas - the restaurant proper where the ambience is cool with a bricabrac twist a loinge area with settees and a sideboard, where films are screened, and a little gallery area where various items are for sale
the menu is small as everything is freshly prepared - tomato and mozaella salad with rocket , tarte fine with onions , cod in garlic sauce with potatoes and vegetables and a super chocolate mousse
nice wine list friendly service p- the port area seems to be buzzing with new restaurants, certainly a step up in quality from the old town piza parlours

  • Visited May 2014
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