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Le Ponton

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Esplanade Francois Andre | La Plage, 44500 La-Baule-Escoublac, France
+33 (0) 2 40 60 52 05
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12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 67
    Excellent
  • 74
    Very good
  • 18
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Nicely by the seaside

we ate at three other beachside restaurants in la baule and found le ponton easily outshone the others. whilst obviously sharing the same locale, as a venue they made more effort with their space and in design alone it was a nice restaurant to walk into. it was also the only restaurant able to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Any
English first
Guadalajara, Mexico
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Great good surprise for not only quality food , le Bar is awsome , but the nice service from our waitress, but as well the kitchen staff responding so well to muy difficult daugter. So Thank you so much for that great moment in a great place. It was our first time.

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sydney
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

we ate at three other beachside restaurants in la baule and found le ponton easily outshone the others. whilst obviously sharing the same locale, as a venue they made more effort with their space and in design alone it was a nice restaurant to walk into. it was also the only restaurant able to offer us an english-version menu. the... More 

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Winchester
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Wonderful location on the beach and excellent menu and service. We had to return the next day for the perfectly cooked fresh fish. This was the best restaurant we found in La Baule. Very highly recommended.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Excellent value for money Food always good and very friendly and efficient staff Book if possible as seems very popular

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

A nice restaurant, very well located and reasonably priced for the quality of the menu. A lot of seafood and some good specials. For meat lovers the tartare de boeuf is great too. A good kids menu too. The restaurant is open on the beach so children can go and play between dishes which makes for a very enjoyable lunch... More 

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Roquebrune-Cap-Martin, France
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Food is not just about eating. But here get a glimpse of what civilised French people should look like- La Baule attracts them & Le Ponton is one of their preferred eating places - here you can enjoy such a social study but also enjoy decent seafood.

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Madrid
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47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

Apart from the normal croque-moussieur of beach cafés they ave a very interesting menu It is simple but very well done and if you consider that you are "on the beach" with one of the best views of the bay it justifies any penny Don't forget dessets they are very good

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Horsham, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Le Ponton does not achieve the same standards as the Eden Beach a short walk away, and it does not seem to know whether it want to be a top-class or a mid-class beach restaurant. Certainly most customers seemed to be looking for a mid-class experience with 'burgers, etc, but Le Ponton is attached to the Hotel Royal, so we... More 

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Guernsey, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

We came here for the first time last night and loved it so much, the kids asked us to come again as it was our last evening in La Baule and again, we were not disappointed. We had an excellent meal, the Risotto Homard is delicious, the service attentive and the children can play in the beach in front of... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

Considering the date is the 27th December, the quality of fish I had for my lunch was excellent. The slivers of chorizo on my meaty fish worked beautifully. To finish I had what I would call a floating island with perfectly poached meringues and a creme anglaise to die for. The service was attentive without being over bearing. I would... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Esplanade Francois Andre | La Plage, 44500 La-Baule-Escoublac, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Pays de la Loire  >  Loire-Atlantique  >  La-Baule-Escoublac
  • Phone Number: +33 (0) 2 40 60 52 05

Price and Cuisine

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

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