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Le Ponton

Esplanade Francois Andre | La Plage, 44500 La-Baule-Escoublac, France
+33 (0) 2 40 60 52 05
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Cuisines: French
Dining options: Reservations
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90 reviews from our community

85% Recommend
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Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Russian first
  • Any
English first
Horsham, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 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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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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
1 review
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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New Hope, Pennsylvania
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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013

This restaurant is probably rather nice in the summer when it is all open.It is more a brasserie than a restaurant.I was expecting a dinning room a bit more up to date. The food was good and the service OK if a bit slow.

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Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2013

Arrived here by chance as it was a short distance from our hotel and we hungry. Although busy at lunchtime we found a table. We find the French in these parts do not often speak English but the manager was able to translate the menu for us. Steamed mixed fish in a shellfish sauce was very flavoursome. Sitting right on... More

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