Fodor's Expert Review Les Chants d'Avril

$$ Nantes French

It may not be the fanciest restaurant in Nantes, but Les Chants d'Avril is where the locals go for affordable "bistronomic" fare. Murals, dark-wood paneling, and leather banquettes lend a warm, traditional look; the attention to market-driven ingredients and interesting wines, however, puts it on par with the best modern bistrôts à vin. Labels aside, dishes like the excellent homemade foie gras, white-peach gazpacho, or lobster consommé speak for themselves. For dessert, the luscious caramel clafouti (when on offer) is a must. Although dinner is served on Thursday and Friday, it's best to come at lunch for the three-course menu—a great deal at €22.50.

French Casual Prix-Fixe Lunch Dinner Bistro $$

Quick Facts

2 rue Laënnec
Nantes, Pays de la Loire  44000, France

-02–40–89–34–76

www.leschantsdavril.fr

Restaurant Details:
Rate Includes: Closed weekends. No dinner Mon.–Wed.

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