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Musee Escoffier de l'Art Culinaire

3 rue Auguste Escoffier, 06270 Villeneuve-Loubet, France
+33 4 93 20 80 51
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Very interesting, thorough & Professional

A one hour visit became two. So much to see related to French cooking, its history and worldwide... read more

Reviewed 13 April 2018
Mike T
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Cochrane, Canada
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Escoffier: “The King of chefs and the chefs of kings”

If you ever studied in a French influenced cooking school you definitely heard of Auguste Escoffier... read more

Reviewed 5 March 2018
rannoy77
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The home of Auguste Escoffier is a now a museum with several exhibits on this famous French cook, considered by many the father of modern culinary art.
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM, 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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3 rue Auguste Escoffier, 06270 Villeneuve-Loubet, France
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+33 4 93 20 80 51
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Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

A one hour visit became two. So much to see related to French cooking, its history and worldwide fame as a result of Escoffier and chefs like him. After a month in various regions of France, this. Museum helps to explain why there is so...More

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Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

If you ever studied in a French influenced cooking school you definitely heard of Auguste Escoffier and his contribution to the French culinary world the way we know it now. It’s a wonderful little museum where he was born and grew up, so interesting to...More

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MuseeEscoffier, L'équipe at Musee Escoffier de l'Art Culinaire, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2018

Dear Rannoy, Thank you so much for your compliments and for sharing your experience of your tour. We are glad to know that you enjoyed the visit of the Museum and that our audioguide in English helped you.

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Reviewed 8 February 2018

If you are interested in the history of food and the evolution of French cuisine and the fascination with French restaurants, you should not miss this little museum situated at the heart of a lovely typical French village. interesting to see how much have changed...More

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MuseeEscoffier, L'équipe at Musee Escoffier de l'Art Culinaire, responded to this reviewResponded 13 February 2018

Good morning, Thank you for your recommendation and thank you for including the visit of the Museum in your French Riviera trip. It was a real pleasure for us to welcome you in the birthplace of Auguste Escoffier. We are glad to hear that you...More

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Reviewed 7 November 2017

Walk up a tiny winding street to this charming villa where Escoffier was born. This delightful museum houses a wealth of utensils, a Provencal kitchen, photographs and memorabilia of a man who revolutionised cuisine. A collection of more that 1,500 menus is displayed. A must...More

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MuseeEscoffier, L'équipe at Musee Escoffier de l'Art Culinaire, responded to this reviewResponded 13 February 2018

Dear Suzanne, Thank you for sharing your experience and for your description of the Museum. We hope that this will make people want to visit us.

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Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

Very nice and interesting visit at the small museum. Audio guide is very helpful and makes the visit more interesting. I was expected to receive and of the tour the Peach Melba ice cream, but didn't happened. I was a bit disappointed!More

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MuseeEscoffier, Responsable relations publiques at Musee Escoffier de l'Art Culinaire, responded to this reviewResponded 27 October 2017

Thank you very much for visiting the Museum and taking the time to share your experience on Tripadvisor. We are glad to learn that you appreciated your visit and the audioguide. We are however sorry that you thought that the Peach Melba was offered in...More

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Reviewed 12 October 2017

I loved this small but very interesting museum of culinary history, I visited yesterday with my French friend from Vence. Every detail was amazing. The audio guide was excellent and staff very helpful. The room of chocolate art was amazing to see with the wonderful...More

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Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Lovely little museum. Excellent staff. Audio guide essential. Fascinating insight into the man and the place where what we know as classic French cooking began.

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Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

Our French friends discovered the Escoffier Museum of culinary art for us. The small but pleasant museum with nice personnel is located in pitoresque streets of ancient village Villeneuve-Loubet. It provides insight in life of August Escoffier, the "father" of French culinary art, who is...More

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Reviewed 5 September 2017

We walked the 'Balade au fil du Loup' from Villeneuve Loubet Plage. Arrived in the village and had coffee at a cute cafe. Museum was easy to find and accessible. The visit was interesting and a good way to spend an hour. The chocolate sculptures...More

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Reviewed 4 September 2017

This is a very unique Museem in that it did had a good way to entertain and educate kids whilst visiting the various floors. Kids were admitted free of charge and had to do a " jeu de piste" that involved questions related to information...More

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Response from MuseeEscoffier | Property representative |
Dear Scottish Lady, You can take the train from Nice to Cagnes-sur-Mer (closer than the train station of Villeneuve-Loubet) and after you have a 30 minutes walk to the Museum. Then, we advise you to take the bus 500 from... More
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With the quality of museums in Paris, I'm not sure it's worth a trip to Villeneuve Loubet for the Escoffier culinary museum. You will need to travel to Nice via train (about 11 hours) or via airplane (1.5 hours - about 150... More
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