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Le Petit Bouchon

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8 Quai Amiral Meyer, 17200 Royan, France
+33 (0)5 46 22 08 82
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Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good, but not my taste

One of the best restaurants in Royan. And the price is low for a sophisticated place like this. The food was not all to my liking, though it mostly wasn't the fault if the PB itself. The cod came with a green sauce and ratatouille. I'm not a fan of fish in general so missed much of this. The... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 25, 2015
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Halifax, United Kingdom
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Halifax, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

One of the best restaurants in Royan. And the price is low for a sophisticated place like this. The food was not all to my liking, though it mostly wasn't the fault if the PB itself. The cod came with a green sauce and ratatouille. I'm not a fan of fish in general so missed much of this. The main... More 

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Europe
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

The Menu prices starts at 16 euros at midday. I loved the choice of dishes, not only the classic oysters but also a cauliflower pannacotta, eels, salmon with citrus fruits, etc Very quick service, even when we arrived almost at the end of the official lunch time, the waiter immediately set us a table and served us. The wine selection... More 

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Tarbes, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Nice and quiet on the edge of the marina away from the road. Food was good, service was friendly excellent, many thanks

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

On a holiday ,with family in lovely Royan, our son enjoyed reading reviews of the huge amount of restaurants in Royan . When he found this one ,we all paid a visit . With people who enjoy fish , this was perfect . The position , right by the sea. T made if certain that the fish was fresh .There... More 

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Archiac, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

My wife and I decided to lunch here after reading the reviews on TA and we were not disappointed. We sat outside on the quay in clean conditions overlooking the Marina which was just a few feet away and the service was very good. The food and presentation was excellent and great value. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend it for... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 via mobile

Walking along the busy Royan Promenade on a busy summer evening trying to look for a decent restaurant - certainly a difficult undertaking considering the amount of restaurants located there. Luckily we found 'Le petit bouchon' whee we ended up having a delicious, innovative fish dinner. I can highly recommend to search for this restaurant while in Royan, everything was... More 

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Westmeath
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Stopped off in Royan whilst driving south to Bordeaux. It was approaching the end of lunchtime so we were pushing our luck to find somewhere nice to eat. Having checked out TA, we made haste to Le Petit Bouchon and were delighted that we did. I had a most delicious goats cheese and basil panna cotta at the recommendation of... More 

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Windlesham, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

We had an excellent meal in this restaurant. We booked ahead, and I would certainly recommend doing that as it was very busy in the evening. They have two sittings at the tables, so we were warned that we only had the table until 9.15. That said, the service was almost too quick and we were away well before the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014 via mobile

Having taken pot luck with another restaurant at the port for lunch, which was ok This restaurant was recommended by a local - I then checked it out Trip Advisor. We had dinner there having booked a table for the terrace. We were not disappointed, all three courses came promptly the starter, main course and sweet were all excellent (three... More 

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Weybridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

We searched out this little gem via recommendations on trip advisor and I'm glad we did. Simple but really beautifully cooked and presented fish and desserts to die for! Also very friendly, smiley service and a good option for children. Best meal of the holiday and I wish we'd found it last year to avoid having to eat in one... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 8 Quai Amiral Meyer, 17200 Royan, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Poitou-Charentes  >  Charente-Maritime  >  Royan
  • Phone Number: +33 (0)5 46 22 08 82

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  • Cuisine: French

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