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1 rue de la Chaine, La Rochelle, France
+33 (0)5 46 41 32 51
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Ranked #47 of 350 Restaurants in La Rochelle
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $89
Cuisines: French
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night

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Stirling, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

As Tripadvisor has grown so the necessity to learn to read between the lines has become essential! If there are really 46 BETTER restaurants in La Rochelle then I'll happily retire to a monastery. The whole experience was brilliant. Obviously being a seaside town, fish and shellfish are going to be a mainstay but to prepare them in such imaginative... More

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Limoges, France
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

We were several times in this very nice restaurant just by the harbour and it was, as usual, a good choice. The restaurant is very elegantly decorated and the room sounds quite quiet. The food : fresh, tastefully presented and wonderfully cooked. It was a pity to eat : dishes looked like art masterpieces ! The service is professional and... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Not a very warm welcome and not very attentive. A number of the dishes were not well seasoned. My wife's two large prawns on a huge bed of tinned mashed pineapple was exceptionally poor especially at a price of 37 euros! The only good part of the meal was the two desserts. The wine list was nothing special apart from... More

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Singapore, Singapore
Top Contributor
184 reviews 184 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 via mobile

We tried a lot of oysters on our drive up along the Atlantic coast, and this place serves up the best oysters hands-down. The rest of the dishes are all good and we would not hesitate to return. Price point is slightly higher than the surroundings but you can see why. The ambience is definitely more formal than the other... More

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Paris, France
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

“Les Flots” is owned by Gregory Coutanceau, one of La Rochelle’s foremost restaurateurs. His brother, Christopher, took on the original, Michelin starred, “Coutanceau” restaurant from their father. The un-starred “Les Flots” is therefore apparently not in the same category as the brother’s place. We had tried to get in there, but it was full. The difference between the brothers is... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

We decided to treat ourselves to a meal here while staying in La Rochelle on our honeymoon. We turned up at about 8pm and despite the place being fully booked the staff managed to rearrange and find us a table outside overlooking the harbour. We both decided to go for the set menu which was real treat, we had delicious... More

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Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

This place was recommended to me and i was not disappointed.,but you have to have a full wallet.Staff were polite and although i speak reasonable french they were happy to speak english if i preferred. The starters were expensive at 27 euros so i went straight to the main course. The fish was superb and served with clever vegetables. Dessert... More

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Bellac, France
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

To start, the meal for four people with one bottle of average priced wine and two beers was 338 euros. Two of us ordered the sea bass, when it arrived, the waiter proceeded to tell us not to eat the pastry, and the green that was underneath it, as this was there to soak up the salt. I ate some... More

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Zurich, Switzerland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

it is easy to have full house in the middle of the crowd. if you don't mind paying 50 Euros for a three course meal then you find above average french cuisine. Female staff is polite, but not allowed to fully service the guests. forget about the male staff: unpolite, rude and incompetent. Care for wine? if you like it... More

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Warwick, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014 via mobile

If you are looking for the best then look no further, Les Flots Restaurant is simply stunning, staff are attentive, you will enjoy the best of everything. Menu is varied and caters for all tastes to a high level of sophistication and execution. You will pay for this though but it is worth it, every last centime!

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Herve_Brandt, Directeur général at Les Flots, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We would simply like to thank you for these words and for your support through Trip Advisor. We will be delighted to have the pleasure of welcoming you again very soon. Warm regards, Hervé Brandt - General Manager More

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Additional Information about Les Flots

Address: 1 rue de la Chaine, La Rochelle, France
Phone Number: +33 (0)5 46 41 32 51
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Poitou-Charentes  >  Charente-Maritime  >  La Rochelle
Average Prices: USD 0 - 89
Cuisine: French

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