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1 Quai Bellot, 17300 Rochefort, France
+33 5 46 87 31 77
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7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Fri - Sat 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Seriously ordinary

Three attempts to cook a small pave of salmon is not good enough for a supposed seafood restaurant. Seafood starters and desserts all appeared to be bought-in so I don't suppose the chef was that busy on a Sunday night. Waitress was friendly and helpful but kitchen needs to improve.

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2015
63Gillian
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Congleton, United Kingdom
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Congleton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Three attempts to cook a small pave of salmon is not good enough for a supposed seafood restaurant. Seafood starters and desserts all appeared to be bought-in so I don't suppose the chef was that busy on a Sunday night. Waitress was friendly and helpful but kitchen needs to improve.

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Wellesley, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Slow service but one of the few restaurants open on a Monday night and very good food. The restaurant is also easy walking distance from La Corderie, where we were staying.

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Chester, United Kingdom
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107 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

This was our last meal out of our holidays and we went with four good friends. The restaurant is situated next to the yacht harbour and currently there is a replica of Magellans ship at the Quay with a history alongside for a few Euros to visit. The Restaurant food was excellent at always although the service was a little... More 

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Coupeville, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 via mobile

i attended a business dinner here last week and it was very good. The food was excellent, they have a good mix of seafood, steaks available by weight, and other local items. The location is perfect as its right on a narrow channel heading to the harbor. I have seen it in the summer and it is very much a... More 

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Burke, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Dinner is served inside and outside on a square. Located at the entrance to the historical museum National de la Marine it is not presupposing in the approach but inside is trypical high class french - pressed tablecloths nd linen napkins. An extensive menu offers a wide variety of sea food from the area. The help is gracious and attentive... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 via mobile

Food is very good. Service was adequate, they were very busy and just coping. A good location by the marina - except. We had to sit outside and there was a cool breeze blowing. Blankets are provided so obviously a not an uncommon problem.

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Newcastle upon Tyne
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Arriving, with our French resident friends, a little late for lunch wec were nevertheless found a table quite quickly. There were a couple of dishes no longer available ,possibly testimony to the freshness of the food ,its local source and the bistrot's popularity at lunch time,but the alternative were cooked well and presented nicely. The staff were very friendly and... More 

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Guelph, Ontario
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

My wife and I spent a day exploring Rochefort. We visited the Musee National de la Marine (a most interesting museum). When we were finished we asked an employee at the desk where we could find a nice restaurant to have lunch. He recommended Restaurant le Cap Nell. We walked there and were very happily surprised. We are vegetarians and... More 

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Guildford
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Situated at one end of the port it's a very comfortable place to enjoy a meal al fresco in good weather. The food is good with reasonably priced set menus and a friendly service. It's arguably better than the alternative port restaurant O'Gabier but that's down to personal preference.

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Chester, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Annual pilgrimage again, discovered this restaurant many years ago and visit after I have seen the Frigate Hermione and The Cordery Royal. An excellent lunch, well served and Lavender Ice cream to die for. Loads of parking nearby around a pound for three hours and the yacht harbour and buildings are a feast for the eyes. A great day out... More 

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Additional Information about CapNell

Address: 1 Quai Bellot, 17300 Rochefort, France
Phone Number: +33 5 46 87 31 77
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Poitou-Charentes  >  Charente-Maritime  >  Rochefort
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm  12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Monday 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm  12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm  12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm  12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm  12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Cuisine: French, Seafood

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1 Quai Bellot, 17300 Rochefort, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Poitou-Charentes  >  Charente-Maritime  >  Rochefort
  • Phone Number: +33 5 46 87 31 77

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French, Seafood
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Monday
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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