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La Cote Vermeille

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Quai du Fanal, 66660 Port-Vendres, France
0468820571
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Fish restaurant, keeping high level

I have been visiting this place during the last nine years. The food (basically fish from the fishermen outside the place) is getting better and better. And the service as well. They really deserve a star in Guide Michelin.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
Keivan A
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Stockholm, Sweden
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Stockholm, Sweden
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

I have been visiting this place during the last nine years. The food (basically fish from the fishermen outside the place) is getting better and better. And the service as well. They really deserve a star in Guide Michelin.

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Swindon
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62 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

A recommendation sent us to the Bistro part of this restaurant and we were not disappointed. We hadn't booked but were greeted in a friendly manner and a table was found for us. We chose the set menu and had to wait over half an hour for the entree to arrive as they were very busy, but aperitifs and nibbles... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Went in early September for Sunday lunch and had 2 courses from the a la carte menu since neither of us felt we could manage one of the fixed price menus. The starters looked so tempting though. Wonderful fish dishes .My mother was shown her sole before it was cooked and it was then expertly served at the table, this... More 

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Winchester
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

We visit Port Vendres 2 or 3 times a year and often choose La Cote Vermeille. We went with trepidation yesterday (24 Sept) after reading the recent poor reviews. I'm pleased to say that we had an excellent lunch on the Terrace with great service and no sign of any nasty waitresses. Normal service resumed as far as I'm concerned.

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Paris, France
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 495 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

The visit to this restaurant was eagerly awaited as our local guests were eager to take us there, but it soon became a very disagreeable experience. The restaurant has a very nice ambience but that is soon chilled to the bone with the attitude and rudeness of the waiting staff, in particular what seemed to be the lead waitress. Although... More 

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Port-Vendres, France
2 reviews
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
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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
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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
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4 reviews
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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
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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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Quai du Fanal, 66660 Port-Vendres, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Languedoc-Roussillon  >  Pyrenees-Orientales  >  Port-Vendres
  • Phone Number: 0468820571

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  • Cuisine: French

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