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le clos basque

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French, Spanish, Basque
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12, rue Louis Barthou, 64200 Biarritz, France
+33.5.59.24.24.96
Sunday
Closed
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Tue - Sat 7:45 pm - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 17
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Fantastic Ambiance in the heart of Biarritz

Le Clos Basque, do not miss this incredible little restaurant! Great food, quality, presentation and service. The magret de canard, the plat du jour, the desserts are unbelievable... The Meyer Global Group had a memorable meeting about Keller Williams Realty France development in the South West.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Romantic
  • Dining on a budget
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Le Clos Basque, do not miss this incredible little restaurant! Great food, quality, presentation and service. The magret de canard, the plat du jour, the desserts are unbelievable... The Meyer Global Group had a memorable meeting about Keller Williams Realty France development in the South West.

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Bordeaux, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Lunch with friends (4 of us) cost 190 euros which was expensive for the area. Excellent quality, good sized portions and attractive restaurant, if a little tight. Probably more room in the summer when the terrace is open. Basque cuisine (although I'm not sure where Boeuf Bourgignon fits into that). Lovely rillettes de canard and delicious dessert. Special occasion restaurant.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Great value for a gourmet restaurant that you would not figure out if you just look at the entrance. The venue is warm and charming, service is attentive yet relaxed, perfect for a group of friend. Current menu with salmon and chipiron dish over risotto is just incredible, deserts are difficult to pick from and wine very reasonable in price.... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

We spent two weeks in France in November/December, in Paris and Pays Basque, and my husband and I both agree that this meal at Le Clos Basque was the best on the trip--and we ate at Le Comptoir in Paris--TWICE! (Not saying that wasn't an amazing place, too. It most certainly was!) There was, however, something about Le Clos Basque... More 

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Biscarrosse, France
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

My boyfriends family has been coming to this restaurant for a few years for lunch but it was my first time.There is a lovely terrace that is very private and the inside is cosy with very good art work that you can buy.My boyfriends mom likes quality food for her money so I knew we would have a delicious lunch... More 

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mansle
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Friends who live in Biarritz told us how wonderful this 'Michelin' restaurant was. Our friends are known here and as a result we were offered a glass of a Bordeaux 'sweet wine' on arrival. It was a kind thought but a disgusting wine which set alarm bells ringing. Our friends, who claim to eat out a lot, are obviously not... More 

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Wantage, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

We were expecting a classy meal with good food, wine and ambiance but were disappointed. There were too many tables packed into the room, our first 2 courses arrived very quickly and then service almost ground to a halt. Food was pretentious without being very good. Staff were very busy. Will not be returning

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

We booked for Sunday lunch during our six night stay in Biarritz and we were very glad that we had this experience. The place was packed (both inside and outside seating) and the two waiters did an amazingly good job considering how busy the place was. Its a place to take your time and savour the atmosphere, along with the... More 

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Chichester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

We went to La Clos Basque on our last night in Biarritz. I’d booked it earlier in the week and am glad I did as it was very busy with mostly locals & they were turning people away. We sat outside on the terrace as it was a very pleasant evening. The menu was entirely in French but with the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

We celebrated our anniversary at this restaurant, service and food was outstanding. Thank you for a lovely evening.

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Additional Information about le clos basque

Address: 12, rue Louis Barthou, 64200 Biarritz, France
Phone Number: +33.5.59.24.24.96
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Aquitaine  >  Pyrenees-Atlantiques  >  Basque Country  >  Biarritz
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm  7:45 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm  7:45 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm  7:45 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm  7:45 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm  7:45 pm - 9:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 31 - 39
Cuisine: French, Spanish, Basque

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 12, rue Louis Barthou, 64200 Biarritz, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Aquitaine  >  Pyrenees-Atlantiques  >  Basque Country  >  Biarritz
  • Phone Number: +33.5.59.24.24.96

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 31 - 39
  • Cuisine: French, Spanish, Basque

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Romantic, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
7:45 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
7:45 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
7:45 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
7:45 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
7:45 pm - 9:30 pm

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