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L'Ecailler

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3 Quai Senac | Port de La Flotte, 17630 La Flotte, Ile de Re, France
0546095640
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Dining options: Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 18
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Delicious from Start to Finish

We ate here on a Sunday and what a treat. The food was so tasty and beautifully presented. The staff were friendly and attentive, The restaurant was in a great location and tastefully decorated. We paid €39 for 3 courses and each course was delicious and well worth every centime. If you want to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 31, 2015
Fozzies1973
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Moncoutant, France
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Moncoutant, France
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015

We ate here on a Sunday and what a treat. The food was so tasty and beautifully presented. The staff were friendly and attentive, The restaurant was in a great location and tastefully decorated. We paid €39 for 3 courses and each course was delicious and well worth every centime. If you want to treat yourself or someone else -... More 

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Thank Fozzies1973
Shropshire, UK
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50 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

After having several disappointing meals on our travels, it was wonderful to have exactly the type of food we had been looking for ~ superb flavours & presentation,served in a friendly professional way! Don't bother with the rest.. just go here & don't miss the caramel soufflé ..just heavenly!

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Thank twinkle88
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

A superior dining experience! A chilly September evening and Madame had kindly moved us from the Terrasse to an excellent table insiide without our asking. Wonderful food, friendly professional service and a warm ambiance. By far the best restaurant on the island.

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Thank Fiona S
Yeovil, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015

a superb evenings dining, exquisite food, helpful staff (non patronising), quality from start to finish

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Thank Kim E
London, UK
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74 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

L'Ecailler is THE seafood restaurant and should not be compared with any other in this delightful port. Everything exudes style but without the excessive complexity and nonsense that Michelin starred restaurants indulge in. The food is beautifully presented and interesting, combined with accomplished service. As such, you would not expect it to be inexpensive but it does represent good value... More 

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Thank LombardLondon_UK
London, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015

This was our fifth visit to L'Ecailler and was every bit as good as previous visits. From the greeting when you arrive, right through until the end of your meal, you feel good about being at L'Ecailler. We sat out on the terrace with our dog (L'Ecailler has the best quality dog water bowls of any restaurant on the island!)... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015

The sea food is really excellent with a wide choice and an interesting wine list .the welcome and service is everything you would expect from a top restaurant having tried several restaurants on the island I have no hesitation in saying this is the best .

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Thank Michael M
Dorset, U.K.
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347 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

Another visit here and it just gets better and better ! It is very slightly more expensive than others but the quality shines through. An excellent turbot beautifully cooked and presented was worthy of a Michelin star. Cannot recommend it highly enough- worth booking in advance. Internet booking not yet 100%- suggest telephoning till it is sorted out. Great staff... More 

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Esher
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20 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015 via mobile

This is one of the restaurants around La Flotte port . From the outside you would not necessarily think that this was as special as it is.I looks like a number of other restaurants around the square , almost Disney looking , port . The food though is exceptional and I am remembering ( as one does when it is... More 

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Thank EsherMarco
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015

Very good food but very very expensive. fine dining at its best Would recommend this restaurant as it is one of the better ones in the area and worthy of the trip

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?