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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: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Seasonal Trendy Beach Restaurant

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Visitor rating
  • 26
    Excellent
  • 40
    Very good
  • 31
    Average
  • 26
    Poor
  • 44
    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
Most recent review
An old favourite

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... read more

2 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2014
Daniel H
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London, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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167 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
London, United Kingdom
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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20 reviews 20 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 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
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 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 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 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
1 review
1 helpful vote 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
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
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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Restaurant Details

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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