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L'Ecailler

3 Quai Senac | Port de La Flotte, 17630 La Flotte, Ile de Re, France
0546095640
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Ranked #1 of 25 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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English first
London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 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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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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205 reviews 205 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
96 helpful votes 96 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
16 helpful votes 16 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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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 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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London, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

It was very surprising to see that the write the name in a correctly. We had booked a few days in advance and we had spelled the name out for them. It seems the restaurant staff are just there to provide service on an automatic pilot. There is no chance for a client to be heard or ask for any... More

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Geneva, Switzerland
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16 reviews 16 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

A fairly formal restaurant with a wide range of fish dishes well located in La Flotte. The food is expensive with service a little stiff only lightened by the more senior lady in charge. Wine list was good but the food lacked some creativity and the desserts were over-priced. There is at least one alternative restaurant in La Flotte offering... More

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Woking, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013

Recommended by a friend, we visited L'Ecallier with my son and girlfriend and were not disappointed. La Flotte is very pictureseque and we ate on the terrace overlooking the harbour. We had the menu de decouverte which seemed expensive at 37€ but was actually good value given the quality of the food: tartare of fish to start, three fish from... More

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