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L'Amaranthe

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French, Organic
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14 Rue Bletterie, 17000 La Rochelle, France
+33 5 17 83 07 21
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12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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  • 293
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  • 116
    Very good
  • 21
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 3
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Excellent food from a limited menu

we visited this restaurant twice whilst on holiday. The menu is very limited but as we eat anything this didn't worry us. It is 22 euro for 3 courses; there was plenty to eat. Both times the food was very good and if we had been there longer we would have gone again. Inside the restaurant is... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 18, 2015
Linda C
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Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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143 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

we visited this restaurant twice whilst on holiday. The menu is very limited but as we eat anything this didn't worry us. It is 22 euro for 3 courses; there was plenty to eat. Both times the food was very good and if we had been there longer we would have gone again. Inside the restaurant is small, but there... More 

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Small inside but very cosy on a rainy evening so no outside tables. We have to thank Trip Advisor for leading us to this restaurant as it's location and exterior look would probably been bypassed. It was fully booked so our prior booking was essential and led to the best meal of our 10 day holiday.Our appetiser of fish mousse... More 

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Sutton, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

Really great food and service. The owner was lovely and cooks everything from scratch on location. It's worth booking a day in advance to not be dissapionted. Would highly recommend.

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74 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

After all the positive reviews, we thought we were in for a great meal. The service was good, wine was good, but the food was really pretty ordinary. Started with a very nice apertiser, the entrees were just ok, but the mains were a disappointment, a rather tasteless roast duck and the tuna which was overlooked with a strange sort... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Great food, excellent service and very pleasant terrasse. Amazing Costière wine recommendee by waiter. Cool cosy location

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New York City, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

This is a small restaurant with seating outside on a charming pedestrian street. There is just one very busy but extremely pleasant waitress/hostess serving all the tables. There is not too much choice on the menu but the dishes were really excellent. Delightful!

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Rugby
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Really lovely, beautifully presented food served by friendly efficient staff and at a reasonable price! Who could ask for more.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

This little gem of a restaurant really is one of La Rochelle's best kept secrets. Tucked away on the Rue Bletterie in the Vieux Port, this small eaterie uses organic produce to create superb meals artfully plated and served by the waiting staff of one (I told you it was small). There are only five or six covers and everything... More 

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Paris, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

When you enter this restaurant, with its 16 to 20 seats, large tables and furniture from another century you do not know what to expect. There is no a la carte choices and the menu gives one two entries and two mains to choose from. However, there are about half a dozen deserts. Once you settle and service starts you... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

This is a very pleasant restaurant serving thoughtful food. Not the usual steak frites and mousse au chocolate. A very pleasant woman did all the serving at tables. She was courteous and informative about the food. We would definitely eat here again. Good value too!!!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 14 Rue Bletterie, 17000 La Rochelle, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Poitou-Charentes  >  Charente-Maritime  >  La Rochelle
  • Phone Number: +33 5 17 83 07 21

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 13 to 29
  • Cuisine: French, Organic
Open Hours
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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