Savoring an amazing meal in a top-end restaurant can be really pricey… and addictive… so true foodies know that the best way to eat well without blasting the budget, it to take advantage of the bargain fixed-price lunch deals offered at the best restaurants. Here is our selection of the top deals for the very best meals in Nice for under 30€ (Michelin edition)
They many not be among the current crop of star holders, but each of these eateries was awarded their coveted Michelin star for a time, and continues to deliver a flawless product.
Among these formerly Michelin-starred restaurants in Nice, several offer a stunning lunch at a fraction of what you would expect to pay. And the winner is…
Former Michelin-starred Keisuke Matsushima! His Menu of the Moment wins the coveted Best of Nice award for best lunch deal. It includes an amuse-bouche, appetizer, main course, dessert and petite-fours for a bargain 30€, or 2 courses for 23€. The bang-for-buck, or shall we say, stars-per-euro ratio here is very high.
Le Bistro Gourmand in Old Nice won their short-lived star just a year after opening, but they’re still a star in our book. For lunch they offer the starter, main, and dessert du jour for just 27€, or just 23€ if you only want 2 courses.
L’Ane Rouge. I bet you didn’t know that the name of one of the Port’s best and oldest restaurants was Chagall’s play-on-words nickname for the original owner, his stubborn red-haired mistress. Here, Chef Michael Devillers offers an incredible 3-course Market Menu for just 27€. But best of all, it’s also available for dinner at the same price (but it’s not offered, you have to ask for it…it’s kind of a local secret)
Jan in the Port, is the only one of the current crop of Michelin star holders that has a lunch deal under 30. He offers a superbe 2-course Market Menu for lunch for just 30€.
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