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L'Atelier

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18, rue de la Bergerie - Quartier St Charles, 64200 Biarritz, France
0559220937
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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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
Lunch for the visit

Had the set lunch menu (35€) that included excellent trout tartar as a starter. The main course was sea bass with coconut rice that was really nice as well, but not as good as tartar. Dessert was exotic fruit soup. They also served 2 extra dishes before the starter and one extra dessert The service... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 9, 2015
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Kauniainen, Finland
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Kauniainen, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Had the set lunch menu (35€) that included excellent trout tartar as a starter. The main course was sea bass with coconut rice that was really nice as well, but not as good as tartar. Dessert was exotic fruit soup. They also served 2 extra dishes before the starter and one extra dessert The service was ok, nothing spectacular. Definately... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Outstanding food and yet a good value for money. Service is cold and a bit arrogant, however professional. Ambience is very simple... So is the wine list. Overall it is a great experience as their food is exceptionally good - the Chef is talented indeed! Highly recommended.

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Vantaa, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Our family had the tasting menus today. We have been eating in more than 30 Michelin star restaurants all over the world and L'Atelier beats easily some of the 2 and even 3 star restaurants. The service was good and food excellent from the beginning to the end incl. each dish which is very rare. Can easily recommend!

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Oloron-Sainte-Marie, France
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

If you do not mind being treated with disdain by arrogant rude staff then this is a good choice. The food was fine - a bit pricey to be honest considering the lack of choice . We had lunch there recently and from entering the restaurant it was made clear we were something of a nuisance . There was a... More 

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Holywood, Co Down
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

We visited Biarritz for the first time in last week in April and went to L'Atelier for dinner. We had read several reviews, some quite unfavourable , but we had a very enjoyable evening with attentive polite staff and a very good tasting menu. The restaurant was fairly busy and service was excellent. The waitress carefully described each dish and... More 

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Swansea County, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

We ate here before Xmas and were well impressed with the food and the service provided. The hostess looked after us throughout and warmed to our Welsh humour! Prices were high but quality was faultless.

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

St Charles is definitely a nice "quartier" to shop, experience and enjoy great local basque food. This place is just superb with elaborate, tasty and innovative food which makes it a must to visit when in Biarritz. Prices are a bit hefty but the quality and the experience are worth it by far.

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

We had lunch at l’atelier today. The restaurant is not exactly situated Centre Ville, but a few kilometre out, on a nice street with mainly food shops, wine, bakeries, charcuterie and a few small supermarkets. We were the only guests for lunch, and got superb service. Two waiters plus the hostess/owner. All of them very attentive and kind. We had... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

We could summarize this review, like others, by saying eat at L'Impertinent if you have to choose. Many dishes at this restaurant are however excellent and insolite. The chef is excellent. The front of house isn't of the same calibre. The maitre d (female) was cold and distant at first but warmed as the evening progressed. The music is horrible... More 

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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

An uninteresting yet overpriced menu for a backstreet restaurant that has not yet reached even the first rung of the ladder of its aspirations or delusions of grandeur. Starters from 20 euro, entrees from 30 euro and puddings from 15 euros, with wines by the glass a rip-off at 20 Euro and a stratospheric rip off by the bottle. All... More 

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Additional Information about L'Atelier

Address: 18, rue de la Bergerie - Quartier St Charles, 64200 Biarritz, France
Phone Number: 0559220937
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Aquitaine  >  Pyrenees-Atlantiques  >  Basque Country  >  Biarritz
Average Prices: USD 27 - 77
Cuisine: French

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  • Address: 18, rue de la Bergerie - Quartier St Charles, 64200 Biarritz, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Aquitaine  >  Pyrenees-Atlantiques  >  Basque Country  >  Biarritz
  • Phone Number: 0559220937

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 27 - 77
  • Price Range: $ $ $ $
  • Cuisine: French

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