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L'Amaranthe

Bletterie 14, 17000 La Rochelle, France
+33 5 17 83 07 21
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Ranked #6 of 333 restaurants in La Rochelle
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $20 - $47
Cuisines: French, Organic
Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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  • Danish first
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  • French first
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English first
Dunoon, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
92 reviews 92 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013

We had read the reviews and were not expecting to get a table however one became available when we were loitering around the area so we snapped it up. There is only probably room for about 20 people max inside this small and cosy restaurant and only one member of waiting staff and one chef but in saying that both... More

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Charentay, France
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72 reviews 72 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

We went on the basis of the TA rating, having booked in advance, This seemed essential as we lost count of the numbers turned away on the evening we were there. We sat on the "terrace" which meant the pavement, but no problem to us - it added to the atmosphere! We started off intending to have a 2 course... More

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Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

I contacted L'Amaranthe a couple of months in advance as we were a party of 10 going out for a 20th wedding aniversary and I wanted to make sure we found somewhere nice to eat. They were happy to take our booking. We chose our menus in advance via e-mail to help them with their preparation. On the night, the... More

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013

We were not disappointed in seeking out a restaurant different from the many ordinary tourist trap ones around the port. It is in a quiet road near the wonderful market. In fact we went on 3 separate occasions in May with different family members and friends. We had really positive experiences each time, no matter which day of the week... More

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east sussex
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013

Do not miss this wonderful little family run restaurant during your stay in La Rochelle. A great find for wine lovers!!! The food, the wine and most of all the service is just fantastic!!! all the product used are fresh and seasonal. It's a very special place!!! But you must book as they have only few table.

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1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

Took a look at trip adviser reviews and myself and my husband decided to visit this restaurant and were not disappointed... Our french is not great atal but the staff that served us explained the menu to us in english, the menu was limited but this only assured us that the food should be lovely, it was beautiful.. Favourite meal... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013

We went to this one as it was ranked in the top 5 and thought it sounded nice. When we got there it was completely empty and we asked if they were open or closed. He said they were fully booked yet there was no one there! We could maybe get a reservation for the next night 'if they had... More

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Lille, France
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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013

I had dinner here with four others on the basis of previous TripAdvisor reviews; we all liked the experience sufficiently to return a few days later, and were not disappointed. With just two choices each of entrée and main dish, one choice in each case being fish, the menu is very small, and it changes daily, so it might be... More

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Manchester
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95 reviews 95 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2013

Thanks to Trip Advisor we had the most delicious lunch. We were amazed how reasonable it was. Small though interesting menu. Very helpful staff who brought us a glass of wine when our table wasn't ready. Enjoyable & highly recommended.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2013

Had lunch in this restaurant today after reading some trip advisor reviews, got to say it was fabulous and amazing value for money. We loved it so much we have booked to go back on Saturday our last day before returning home.

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