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Grand cafe de Moulins

49 Place D Allier, 03000 Moulins, France
+33 4 70 44 00 05
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good48%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“salad” (6 reviews)
“fries” (3 reviews)
“worth a visit” (4 reviews)
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French, Bar, European, Vegetarian Friendly
49 Place D Allier, 03000 Moulins, France
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I can't speak for the meals, as we only had drinks. We just had to experience this beautiful building in the idyllic town center. This is just too pretty to pass up. I think it's worth the risk of possibly getting just a " good...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank giebelghost
Reviewed 12 September 2018

A busy place in the middle of town. Service quick and efficient. Just the room itself is worth a visit. Went there just for a coffee and were not disappointed.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank 611manfred45
Reviewed 16 August 2018

We, like many others, were drawn in by the extraordinary fin de siècle décor. It was very busy but our service could not be faulted and the 28 euro 'formule' did not disappoint. Gesiers, salmon, confit de canard andrognons kept us both happy and desserts...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank voyagerSussex
Reviewed 18 July 2018

Splendid mirror effects made the room looks twice as large than it actually is. Comfortable sofa booths gave solace to tired legs and feet, and agreeably priced glasses of proseco revived flagging spirits.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Goeran S
Reviewed 22 May 2018

We ate here one evening and tried the burgers and fries. The fries were especially good and moreish! We enjoyed the surroundings, with it’s high, frescoed ceiling and wall art. It’s a beautiful building. The service was quick and friendly and our dog was allowed...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Michele T
Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

Very very bad welcome. Avoid at any cost this place. Just the location is valuable, the service is terrible.

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank Azureas
Reviewed 14 August 2017

This brasserie has a beautiful turn of the century decor. The food however leaves a lot to be desired. I started with marrow which came in a very large portion but was tasteless. The veal kidneys in the main course were good but were drowning...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

Beautiful cafe with indoor and outdoor seating. Sat out and had a lovely meal on a Sunday evening. Food and service both very good. Can't fault it. Ignore the bad reviews!

Date of visit: July 2017
1  Thank tcroundtheworld
Reviewed 27 July 2017

We were lucky to get a table on 21st June (France's Music Festival) let alone a table at the front with everything going on outside! It was extremely hot (during a heatwave) so we only wanted salad but this was very nice. The joy of...More

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank anncolly
Reviewed 24 July 2017

On our way from the Atlantic Lore Coast to Switzerland we paused in Moulins, which is about half-way, and based on the reviews and ranking in tripadvisor, decided to try the Grand Cafe. The minor detour was well worth the time, as the Grand Cafe...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank J H
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Mike S
21 August 2017|
Response from anncolly | Reviewed this property |
No idea but most French cafés/restaurants do! Phone them or ask on line.
19 October 2016|
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Response from Mahude748 | Property representative |
Bonjour Justine Merci pour votre message Oui nous pouvons faire des chèques cadeaux Par contre le restaurant est fermé jusqu au 5 décembre pour travaux Vous pouvez nous recontacter à la réouverture Cordialement L... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 49 Place D Allier, 03000 Moulins, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes  >  Allier  >  Moulins
  • Phone Number: +33 4 70 44 00 05
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