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La Vieille Auberge

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22, rue Tourasse, 64500 Saint-Jean-de-Luz, France
+33 05 59 26 19 61
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12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 83
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  • 105
    Very good
  • 27
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  • 14
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  • 15
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Delicious lunch

We had a lovely Sunday luch here early on in our basque holiday. Delicious paella which turned out to be the best of the few I had on this holiday. Friendly service

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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Durham, United Kingdom
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Dublin, Ireland
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

very busy restaurant, where the emphasis appeared to be on turning tables around quickly. Food was average and expensive.

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Wales
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Went back time and time again, great food, try the fish specials! Amazing! Great service, fantastic atmosphere. Well done la veille auberge! We will be back....

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London, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

A one night stay in Saint Jean de Luz after a 650 mile drive meant we wanted good food quickly - we got Great Food and Great Service from a very busy team. The team speak English well and were very helpful in choosing wine to go with the meal and suggesting menu items. The food was very fresh and... More 

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Durham, United Kingdom
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75 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

We had a lovely Sunday luch here early on in our basque holiday. Delicious paella which turned out to be the best of the few I had on this holiday. Friendly service

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Dublin, Ireland
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Very friendly staff good food. Proper tapas for lunch anyhow. Great meat dish, and black pudding was nice. The ham croquettes were nice.

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Hale, United Kingdom
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53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

We found this restaurant in a side street off the Place Louis. It had a lovely atmosphere with friendly staff. We decided to have the E19.50pp menu - very good value. G had soupe de poissons which was good, and I had the salade de chevre with white asparagus and bacon - very good. We shared the Paella and although... More 

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Horsham
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46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Wish we had found this one sooner. What makes this so special ? The ambiance for a start. Spacious, traditional old basque house with clean modern decor, comfortable cushioned chairs and wonderfully friendly English speaking owner and staff. The menu is one of the most varied you will find and the food is that much better. They are flexible too.... More 

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Surabaya, Indonesia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

La Vieille Auberge is ideally located at a footstep from the beach, in one of those streets where you may find thousands of restaurants per m². So why is it different from the others ? First of all, the food : generous, fresh, local receipes, and affordable prices. The menu offer a wide range of comfy and typically Basque dishes,... More 

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Hagetmau, France
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Since writing my original review, we have since been back several times in the past year and on each occasion, now we are regulars so to speak, the welcome gets even better. We are recognized on each occasion and even when the restaurant is very busy, they, the staff and the boss, always take time for a chat - Superb.... More 

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Dusseldorf, Germany
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111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Clearly insufficient man power, operated by three waiters for over 100 seats. In addition, only one toilet was provided with these customers. Since the meals, cost performance were good, I regret the shortage of workers and unplanned hardware.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 22, rue Tourasse, 64500 Saint-Jean-de-Luz, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Aquitaine  >  Pyrenees-Atlantiques  >  Basque Country  >  Saint-Jean-de-Luz
  • Phone Number: +33 05 59 26 19 61

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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