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30, Boulevard Thiers, Saint-Jean-de-Luz, France
05 59 51 05 22
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Dining options: Reservations
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82% Recommend
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
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English first
Eastleigh, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2013

we were staying overnight on a long long drive down to southern spain, we arrived tired out, we had the set meal, excellnet value for St jean de Luz, this is an expensive resort . Our waiter was friendly, spoke little English- but we spoke no basque & a little french, we managed between us, had a fantastic venison terrine,... More

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Sydney, Australia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2012

Traditional basque menu. Very good. Good service. We particularly liked the extensive and historical family photo album that adorned the walls.

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Sydney, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2012 via mobile

Six of us were there at about 8:30 pm and left around 11 pm. We were in no hurry which was just as well as the service was at a gentle pace with a reasonably long gap between the entree and main course. Having said that, the food was excellent and the staff and owner were very friendly. The setting... More

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2010

The restaurant is pretty and calm, but our dining experience was negative. The lights in the restaurant were too bright (blinding), the waiter was indifferent, and while some dishes were fine, others were pretty ordinary or actually bad. Good desserts, mediocre main courses, poor appetizers, table wine very poor.

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