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Plage de l'Hermitage, Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains, Reunion Island
02 62 33 94 36
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9:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Breakfast/Brunch
Reservations
Late Night

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  • 73
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  • 48
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  • 29
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
lovely place for a typical dinner

the menu is not the best original ever, but all the dishes with fish are good and the salads are big. the place is lovely with handmade wood seats near to the beach.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 17, 2015
Justine974
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Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains, Reunion Island
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains, Reunion Island
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

the menu is not the best original ever, but all the dishes with fish are good and the salads are big. the place is lovely with handmade wood seats near to the beach.

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Mbabane, Swaziland
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Right on the beach so the sunset view couldn't be better but otherwise a bit of a mixed bag. Some of the food was excellent, but some wasn't so great and for the price some of the portions were pretty small, whilst others were big. It wasn't predictable! The service was also pretty poor, we had to get up and... More 

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Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

A good choice of fish and meat dishes, generous portions, sevice was very kind if a bit slow. Which is not a real problem with a such great view to the beach from a lovely hut!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014 via mobile

location perfect! Food nice, service appalling! Non attentive, stressed and "didn't want to be there" attitude. Think it all stems from the owner/manager who looks miserable and fed up all the time and would rather drink and smoke at the bar rather than help his staff!! He doesn't care anyway, the location will always put bums on seats.....shame!!!

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Perth, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

We ate here twice on Our October 2014 visit to Reunion. Staff were friendly. They were helpful with some of my family requiring gluten free meals (although that seemed to dramatically reduce the selection beyond what we are used to). A few more gluten free options would be nice, but the staff were knowledgeable and accommodating Everyone had fish the... More 

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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102 reviews 102 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Went here twice with my wife during our short stay in saint-gilles-les-bains. The location is absolutely perfect, right at the ocean front facing sunset. The service is friendly and quitd a few of the personnel speak English. During the weekend the place is packed, so be prepared to wait a bit. The food itself is worth it and includes a... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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149 reviews 149 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

We were staying at the LUX hotel and we wanted to get out more, so based on tripadvisor reviews we walked to this great place right on the beach for breakfast. Breakfast consisted of yoghurt, fruit, toast, cheese, bacon, eggs, honey, jam, juice and coffee. Service was ok, I think the staff were very busy preparing for lunch later that... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

We are in La Reunion for 3 weeks on business and La Bobine was recommended by local colleagues after we had been complaining about the sub standard restaurants we had be experiencing in Hermitage. What a fabulous venue. We arrived without a reservation so couldn't get one of the spectacular banquettes right on the beach, but the table we did... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Perfect for vegetarians! They prepared a delicious off menu option for me. We ate like kings in a beautiful restaurant on the beach for a reasonable price. We loved it so much we went back the next week !!

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Brisbane, Australia
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3 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014 via mobile

What's not to love @ La Bobine: blue lagoon, sandy beach, private cosy shaded tables very discreet just above the beach with extensive views blending into the back drop with wooden stick decor sourced from Madsgascar & woven into the fabric of this beach front venue plus exemplary food & friendly service !

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Plage de l'Hermitage, Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains, Reunion Island
  • Location: Africa  >  Reunion Island  >  Arrondissement of Saint-Paul  >  Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains
  • Phone Number: 02 62 33 94 36
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?