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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: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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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.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 21, 2015
Mikhail1970
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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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39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 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
2 reviews
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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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Canberra, Australia
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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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Manama
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

This restaurant seemed to have a good reputation with regards to food, food was average, definitively not worth the trip, but besides the food, which is of course important in a restaurant, was a rude and very disappointing attitude of the lady in charge of the customers. Being on a strict regime we did not order alcohol (no wine, no... 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 28 - 78
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 28 - 78
  • Price Range: $ $ $ $
  • Cuisine: French

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