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La Cote Vermeille

Quai du Fanal, 66660 Port-Vendres, France
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Ranked #6 of 35 restaurants in Port-Vendres
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: French
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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82% Recommend
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English first
Port-Vendres, France
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

I visited this restaurant on 16 July with my husband. The service was poor. Staff were disinterested. We asked for a wine recommendation to go with our order and the wine was probably the worst we had on an otherwise wonderful holiday in Port Vendres. My husband ordered from the set menu..... which we had to ask for! His food... More

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Port-Vendres, France
2 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

We are unable to comment on the quality of the food as we did not stay long enough to find out. We were a celebratory party of four, booked for a friend's birthday, but found the reception frosty from the start. Even the taking of our coats seemed a chore. Our spirits were falling as we took our table. Not... More

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Collioure, France
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2013

Port-Vendres is a small village so unfortunately there is not a huge choice of restaurants so people tend to end up here by default. I've lived here for just over a year and wanted to go somewhere 'nice' for my birthday. Despite many warnings from other locals the thought of fresh seafood (it is a fishing port!) and the sunny... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013 via mobile

Overlooking the harbour from a raised terrace this restaurant and the fish market (around the corner) are the two best places in town to eat. Very good value and delicious lunch made with great flair and local ingredients.

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Perpignan, France
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

We had dinner here and shared a Dorade Royal between 3 as well as 2 other meals. The fish was excellent (30 Euros each) and very nicely served by attentive waiteresses. Very nice selection of wines and nice desserts. The menu choice is not extensive but is fair as they are not trying to be a lower end restaurant. Great... More

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London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

If you want really fresh fish overlooking a typical working French fishing port, then this place is for you. We had lobster salad so fresh and with large, succulent pieces of lobster; cabaillaud and more that melted in the mouth; and delicious desserts. Our first choice of rose was rather too dry, but was replaced without fuss or drama. This... More

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Top Contributor
106 reviews 106 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
208 helpful votes 208 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2013 via mobile

Foolishly I chose the beef in a fish restaurant and I've had far better quality in UK. My partners fish was excellent. Quite pricey but well cooked, well presented and on the terrace a superb environment c Most definitely the best in the area.

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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2013

Great food, good location, good service....consistently fine food served with flair and an eye for detail. Sort of a special night out venue... Will not disappoint ...

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Villefranche-de-Rouergue, France
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30 reviews 30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

We took the family to eat at this recommended restaurant and have to say we were disappointed. We always take our children with us for dinner, but our mistake was not checking in advance that they catered for children, as they clearly didn't. They were however obliging and allowed us to have smaller portions, but the options were too adventureous... More

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Nice, France
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2013

Maybe the best value for fine dining on the Cote Vermeille. Fine cuisine at reasonable prices - not the great views in the upscale restaurant, but refined setting on the back of the port. The more casual upstairs open terrace in summer is wonderful - reasonable, bonne cuisine, large portions and a view!! Worth the detour around the port. On... More

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