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169, av. de la grande cote, 17420 Saint-Palais-sur-Mer, Royan, France
05 46 06 48 44
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  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Pleasant lunchtime stop with great views

We decided mussels for lunch were required and found this place on a dull day out of season, but still plenty of locals dining. The printed cards and bill call it "L'Escale Cordouan" now, and this huge lighthouse could be seen over the cliffs across the coast road, through the haze miles out to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 6, 2015
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Dartford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

First visit in April 14, then quite a few times throughout the year . On our return this year April 2015 it was the place we picked for our first evening out on Sunday 5th. Most restaurants seem to have a knew set of staff each season and sometimes the services goes downhill, we found although most of the staff... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

We decided mussels for lunch were required and found this place on a dull day out of season, but still plenty of locals dining. The printed cards and bill call it "L'Escale Cordouan" now, and this huge lighthouse could be seen over the cliffs across the coast road, through the haze miles out to sea. There is a scale model... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

First visit was in April this year, walking along the coast road it started to rain the nearest shelter wAs this restaurant so we ducked here,since then we came several times in April & May August & now September which I think speaks for its self, probably a couple of more times this year .

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

We first tried this restaurant in April 2014. The location, although being alongside the road, is lovely with great views across the sea to the Cordouan lighthouse. A good selection of menus, we chose the 16 euro menu and enjoyed a starter of mixed seafood, (comprising of bulots, langoustines and shrimps), followed by Aile de Raie, (Skate) and finally Tiramisu.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013

This restaurant is nicely situated with views across the estuary to the lighthouse from which it gets its name. We were a party of 8 people & we alll chose one of the set menus. The food was beautifully presented & tasted as good as it looked. The portions were quite generous, and the staff were attentive without being over... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 169, av. de la grande cote, 17420 Saint-Palais-sur-Mer, Royan, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Poitou-Charentes  >  Charente-Maritime  >  Royan  >  Saint-Palais-sur-Mer
  • Phone Number: 05 46 06 48 44

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  • Cuisine: Seafood

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