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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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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Excellent food!

Excellent restaurant, with delicious food. If you want to try good fish on the island, try this place. The service is excellent and the establishment is well located with a view on the harbour of La Flotte.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 23, 2015
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Bath, United Kingdom
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Bath, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Excellent restaurant, with delicious food. If you want to try good fish on the island, try this place. The service is excellent and the establishment is well located with a view on the harbour of La Flotte.

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Congleton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

One of the very best meals we have had in France for years. To quote Michelin's Red Book, it's worth a detour but do be prepared to pay

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Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

We have just had a 8 days holiday in France and this was our best gourmet experience. Some restaurants are good, but this is exceptional! The seafood dishes were so delicious, no matter it was on children menu or 39 euro set menu which was a bargain if you consider the quality and tastes and experience. The assorted sorbet dessert... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

We had a fantastic family meal here on our recent visit. Great food and excellent service with a super location overlooking the quay. We would definitely recommend it.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

Very pleasantly surprised by the superb quality of the food. Have never eaten smoked salmon this good anywhere in the world! The charm and attention to detail by the waiting staff was notable and we loved the very attractive decor of the indoor restaurant space. We didn't order a starter, but were given a small gazpacho soup with shaved hard... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

My husband and I both claimed this meal to one of the best each of us has had, ever. Sublime seafood, cooked perfectly with the perfect balance of flavour and simplicity. Wine excellent, setting beautiful, service wonderful. I have no negative remarks whatsoever.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

We've now been visiting Ile de Re and dining at L'ecailler for five years. In our opinion, the food is the best on the island. Thus is gourmet style French seafood... Everything fresh and wonderful depth of flavour. I think the service is a bit friendlier, maybe they have gotten to know us well. If you're French isn't quite up... More 

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Henley-on-Thames, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

There are plenty of touristy quayside fish restaurants to choose from in La Flotte and Saint Martin. They all have a lovely view, but most serve very ordinary food. L'Ecailler has the lovely view of the port and serves outstanding seafood. It is a bit more expensive, but at €39 the set lunch is a bargain. The menu has a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

A bit gloomy today so thought a long lunch would be perfect so arrived at 12.20 with no reservation but were found a table in an already busy dinning room. We had the de jour menu @ €39 which is really epic value. We both had salads to start, one cod, chorizo and potato based and one langouste, crevette, cuttlefish... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

This is a beautiful resto with a terrace overlooking the charming port in La Flotte, although it was a bit chilly for al fresco dining.. Everything was perfect .... 2 amuses, a salmon tartare and a small asperges velouté. The entrees were amazing, one was a salad of small beautifully seared slices of fois gras, langoustines (two of my fave... More 

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  • 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

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