La Mère Germaine Restaurant : specialities of fish and seafood at Villefranche sur mer

Since 1936
Specialities of fish and seafood



In 1938...

No-one would have dreamed that a French woman would become a mother to the Sixth Fleet...

Coming from Saint-Nazaire, GERMAINE HALAP settled in Villefranche/mer in 1925 then, opened her restaurant facing the sea in 1938, with her husband Louis BRAU.

In her compassion and wisdom, she treated everyone alike officers, non-commissioned officers and sailors, as if they were her own sons. Dozens of touching and amusing stories are told about Germaine and her restaurant.

The Restaurant is Opened every day
Quai Courbet - 06230 Villefranche sur Mer
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