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Le P'tit Amiral

12 Rue de la Chaine, 17000 La Rochelle, France
05 46 52 29 13
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Ranked #17 of 330 restaurants in La Rochelle
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: French
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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91% Recommend
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English first
Exeter, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014 via mobile

Loads of places to choose from. Went for this one and really glad we give. Started with Salmon followed by veal,with carafe of house rose. Would go there again. Water really good and kept talking to us in French. Even though we know he could speak English. Just what we wanted. Great food and good value.

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102 reviews 102 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Chose this restaurant from a large number available in La Rochelle. We were not disappointed. The place has a very nautical air, pleasantly decorated and spotlessly clean. The staff are very efficient and attentive. The food was excellent. I had Salad des Gesiers followed by Moules/Frites my wife had Moules/Frites followed by Creme Caramel. All excellent dishes and well cooked.... More

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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72 reviews 72 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

Been an annual visitor to La Rochelle many years. It's a good overnight stop on our way to the Channel Ports. Dozens of very good restaurants and a lot of mediocre ones too. At last we have found 'our place' It's just wonderful. We haven't tried all the local restaurants but can say with absolute certainty that this is by... More

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Cleethorpes, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

We had been to this restaurant last year and remembered it as being really nice so had to try it again. We weren’t disappointed. What a lovely restaurant – nice decor, friendly staff and quality food. A nautical theme with some really interesting paintings gave a nice ambience to the place. The restaurant was busy with locals – always a... More

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Freistadt / Österreich
13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

During a business trip we visited this fish restaurant, caught by a view inside through the window. The right ambience to have fish in a harbour. Fishsoup for starter was one of the best I ever had and the main dish (Grondin filet) exactly the style we were looking for. Finally also a tasteful local dessert. All together for 23,50€,... More

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178 reviews 178 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

Saturday night in November - LR very busy. Had walked past this resto several times and decided to give it a try. So diffiicul to review - the starters (fish soup & prawn souffle) excellent - presentation really good as well. Mains - roast cod v good, but my wife has the steak and it wwas like a stack of... More

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3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

When a resort has 100s of restaurants why would you go back to the same one twice? Although not extensive the menu was varied. The waiter had a sense of humour, good English and a knowledge of food. The restaurant seemed to attract friendly clients and much amusement was had as a French couple watched as we ate snails, langoustines... More

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25 reviews 25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

Even in the gastronomic capital of this region the restaurant stands out . The menu though not large is excellent with some good meat dishes as well as fish. The staff are good humoured and helpful . A request to make one of the starters with different accompaniments and to serve as a main course was done with no fuss.... More

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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013

There are lots of restaurants in La Rochelle and most of them are very expensive, but not Le P'tit Admiral. We first came across the restaurant (after spotting the Trip Advisor sticker in the window) for lunch, where we enjoyed generous portions of moules and frites. We enquired about meals in the evening and found they offered a varied range... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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200 reviews 200 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
544 helpful votes 544 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013

We ate here on our first evening in La Rochelle. There are many restaurants, but this looked inviting and the menus were reasonably priced. The dining room is full of nautical ephemera, The service was welcoming (though I don’t think that the staff spoke much, if any English) and the food arrived quickly. We ate: Cassolette de escargots, and cocotte... More

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