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Le Grand Travers, 34280 La Grande-Motte, France
0467560214
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10:00 am - 2:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 2:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations
Description: Seasonal Trendy Beach Restaurant

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  • 34
    Excellent
  • 61
    Very good
  • 47
    Average
  • 32
    Poor
  • 55
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Relaxing beach but a bit expensive

Relaxing, great set up, nice bar, nice beach beds and service. Though it s a bit expensive, and the wifi there is for free but useless. I spent the day there thought I think it will be also great to spend the evening there at the bar.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 26, 2015
Dufour D
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Paris, France
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Paris, France
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Relaxing, great set up, nice bar, nice beach beds and service. Though it s a bit expensive, and the wifi there is for free but useless. I spent the day there thought I think it will be also great to spend the evening there at the bar.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

i've have been visiting Effet-Mer for ten years, starting off as one of the best places ever it has slowly deteriorated.I am happy to pay the high prices if the service and quality of food is good but its definitely not at Effet Mer. Are the staff briefed to be miserable to the customers? Ah well best start looking for... More 

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Sommieres, France
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25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

We've been going to this "paillotte" (beach restaurant) for the last 8 years. We have never been disappointed by the top quality food. We usually have a family outing to l'Effet Mer on a Sunday, for their buffet (all you can eat). We went last Sunday and had a fantastic meal, taking our time and great pleasure in returning to... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

We were there as a young family with two and four year old kids and we thought the whole experience was fantastic. We went there without having read the reviews on here and were surprised by the nasty comments. We found the food to be of excellent quality, service was very attentive and the beds were very comfortable. I am... More 

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Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Very friendly service, delicious deserts to enjoy as you're laying on the beach with a great cocktail. Good value for money.

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Cologne, Germany
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

Although the beach there is really nice (in general), the food & service is not worth a visit. The salad was completely taste-free, the asparagus was of very low quality, and the service unfriendly. Effet-Mer looks nice from outside, but that's it. High prices for low quality of food...

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

As I am not from the area i thought it would be great to check out the private beaches around Montpelier, Effet Mer was by far the superior of the beaches. Lovely fresh food, good service and an all ready cosy ambiance.

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Grenoble, France
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31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2013 via mobile

Our 2nd time to visit this restaurant on the beach. We were very surprised to see so many bad reviews. We had a great evening starting with a very friendly welcome and the entrance and from cocktail barlady. Cool lounge music while sipping cocktails on the beach. Good food and pleasant service for our group of 6. Only negative point... More 

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Montpellier, France
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3 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2011

Crapest place to go in the area! Bad service, poor hospitality...even the manager is rude, and his assistant is dumb DON' T GO THERE....Chose another place if you really want a good evening!

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Additional Information about effet-mer

Address: Le Grand Travers, 34280 La Grande-Motte, France
Phone Number: 0467560214
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Languedoc-Roussillon  >  Herault  >  La Grande-Motte
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 2:00 am
Monday 10:00 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday 10:00 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday 10:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday 10:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday 10:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday 10:00 am - 2:00 am
Cuisine: Mediterranean

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Le Grand Travers, 34280 La Grande-Motte, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Languedoc-Roussillon  >  Herault  >  La Grande-Motte
  • Phone Number: 0467560214

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mediterranean

Description

Seasonal Trendy Beach Restaurant
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 2:00 am
Monday
10:00 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday
10:00 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday
10:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday
10:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday
10:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
10:00 am - 2:00 am

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