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3 Quai Senac | Port de La Flotte, 17630 La Flotte, Ile de Re, France
0546095640
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Ranked #1 of 26 Restaurants in La Flotte
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night

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Winchester
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014 via mobile

We stumbled across this place after getting fed up sitting in a traffic jam waiting to enter La Rochelle. We just wanted somewhere to have a pleasant lunch before driving south wards towards Bordeaux, so an excursion to the Ile de Re seemed a good idea. We'd not read any reviews before arriving on the island and La Flotte seemed... More 

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Dorset, U.K.
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290 reviews 290 reviews
169 restaurant reviews
154 helpful votes 154 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Again a visit here on a trip to La Rochelle. Went by bus to La Flotte- but note it no longer goes into the town as it did two years ago but drops you a 10 minute walk away. This restaurant never disappoints- though if you do not want the sun on you, you will need to make sure you... More 

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bordeaux
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

The restaurant has been rewarded by the Michelin Guide, and lives up to that standard. Cosy, relaxing, quiet, pleasant, top professional and discreet employees, no rush and no "pushing" the beverage ( excellent wines ) consommation. The menu card is ,just what it should be : a nice variety and a convenient limited choice, guaranteeing that way that all food... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

This was a real find. I suggest making a reservation if you would like a table outside. The food was excellent. The staff very attentive. The bill for two was about £160...but worth it. There are equally good restaurants in St Martin de re and in Ars en Re, but without a doubt this is the best in La Flotte

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Horsham, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

The food and service are excellent at this restaurant. We started our meal outside, but as the evening cooled the staff were happy for us to move inside the cosy restaurant, nothing was too much trouble. It may seem expensive, but you get what you pay for!

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Dusseldorf, Germany
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327 reviews 327 reviews
195 restaurant reviews
168 helpful votes 168 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

I visited this restaurant with my wife for lunch. My wife heard from her friend that this restaurant was nicest three years ago, then we decided to visit there. As expected, the meals were nice, especially, I loved a kind of mixture of raw fish with vegetable. The mixture of grilled fish of today was also nice (red mullet was... More 

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Oxfordshire, UK
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

To celebrate a special birthday with friends whilst holidaying in La Flotte we booked into L'Ecailler. We have been to La Flotte many times but never dined here as it is on the pricey side for an everyday meal. However for a celebration - well worth it! Lovely ambience, we sat inside as still a bit breezy in May to... More 

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Le Bourg,France
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

Absolutely brilliant - you get what you pay for - excellent menu - creative dishes - attentive service - highly recommend you eat there

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Brighton UK
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33 reviews 33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

This is one of our favourite restaurants anywhere. Great ambience and attentive service. Specialising in fresh fish dishes. Last visit we had soufflés which were extraordinary. It is expensive but it isn't pretentious, just well done.

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Petworth, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013

Traditional French cooking in an attractive setting overlooking the port . There are set menus for lunch but dinner is a la carte only. The only meat on the menu was ris de veax with lotte . It is all fish . Very tempting dishes and beautifully cooked - light and subtle flavours. The service was correct. A jewel in... More 

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Address: 3 Quai Senac | Port de La Flotte, 17630 La Flotte, Ile de Re, France
Phone Number: 0546095640
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Poitou-Charentes  >  Charente-Maritime  >  Ile de Re  >  La Flotte

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