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#5 of 1 641 Restaurants in Nice
RRRRFrench, European,
12 rue Lascaris, 06300 Nice, France
+33 4 97 19 32 23
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good12%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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French, European, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
12 rue Lascaris, 06300 Nice, France
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I am truly sorry to write this report . We were a party of 5 and were given a lovely round table in the front corner of the restaurant. We were greeted with a hand washing ritual, and a fresh rose out of which we...More

1  Thank RVsculpteur
Reviewed 1 week ago

We came for lunch and chose the 5-course menu. In a comfortable décor of bygone days, we found the food outstanding, with unusual combinations of aromas, textures and tastes. The presentation was original and pleasing to the eye, with a lot of attention to detail....More

Thank sursocknicolas
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wauw ! What an experience ; First of al Jan is an awesome person , a good looking man with great talent and sure a story or two to tell ... his food is phenonomal ! We f you got to Jan the first time...More

1  Thank hekpoortheksie
Reviewed 1 week ago

Second time at Jan and we won't wait that long to come back. This was a great evening ! Everything perfect and great, lovely staff. You deserve a second star. Gault Millau score is ridiculously low. Typically french ...

1  Thank Jurgy B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a phenomenal experience.... To taste a bit of South Africa (with a big twist) in a beautiful City in France. It was also amazing to meet Jan (which was a bonus as we did not expect to see him around!!). Special mention to the...More

Thank SwampSavhannah
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the moment we entered the restaurant, it was evident we were in for something spectacular. The decor, the flowers, the music and table setting- all expertly chosen. And then the food began .... each plate was an artful creation, telling a story with origins...More

Thank Ali V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Only sous chef in kitchen but menu still great! Compliment in real and nice rose is signature here. Very good local (Gigondas) wine. And very very warm atmosphere. Deserts not best but who cares after so good dinner.

Thank sergeyshunyaev
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Combining classic French cuisine with South African influences - who knew it would work so well! Being lovers of both France and South Africa we were in heaven. The ambience of the restaurant was perfect - small but not too intense. The food was truly...More

Thank SimonAndAM
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I understand that everyone needs to have the same, 5 or 7 dishes, no problem. But if you are going to do this they need to be consistently cooked and preferably delicious. The inconsistency between the execution of the same dishes was all too apparent...More

2  Thank aprilsbhoy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were delighted to get a table at this restaurant because it is deservedly popular. We took the plunge for the 7 course tasting menu but in fact there were more than seven courses because the amuse bouche were plentiful. The first experience is a...More

Thank BindiB
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Shai B
19 September 2018|
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Response from Pottie69 | Reviewed this property |
Well,the menu that you will get has a South African flavour.South Africans are meat eaters and you are going to waste a 100euros + per person if you are a vegetarion. May be I am wrong,go on there website and see if they... More
27 June 2018|
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Response from Jan Hendrik v | Property representative |
Dear Charlotte, thank you for your message. Our prices and menus are on our website Looking forward to welcome you soon.
7 March 2018|
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Response from Jan Hendrik v | Property representative |
We are approximately 15 minutes walk from the old town. We recommend to ore-book as our restaurant is very small.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$46 - US$80
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
19:00 - 22:00
19:00 - 22:00
19:00 - 22:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:30 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 rue Lascaris, 06300 Nice, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur  >  French Riviera - Cote d'Azur  >  Nice
  • Phone Number: +33 4 97 19 32 23
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Situated just behind the old port of Nice, JAN is a small restaurant that welcomes locals as well as visitors from all over the world. JAN being from South Africa adds a touch of South African heritage both on the menu and the wine list. We welcome you to be our guests for an unforgettable experience. International staff, old and new world wines, South-African / French cuisine.
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