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La Cote Vermeille

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quai du Fanal, 66660 Port-Vendres, France
+33 4 68 82 05 71
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devon
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2016

My brother Glen and Margaret treated me to a lovely evening on the veranda overlooking the harbour. Service was very attentive. The starter; crab canelloni with large prawn was delicious. Then beef or veal? with a potato/pastry parcel and a fine sauce. Then a chocolate cake which was superb. Delicious wine. To me pricey but one of the best meals... More 

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Wien
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54 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2016

We were a group of 6 people with reservation. They showed us to the table and soon gave us the aperitif card, which had some interesting options. We chose a local one, and it sure was very fitting. The menu card wasn't that long but they had different combinations (entrée with main dish, with or without dessert). They also had... More 

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Hillsborough, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016 via mobile

Had one of the best lunches ever here today . On the terrasse a bit windy but worth it for the view and the nice breeze. Starters of tuna mains of monkfish cooked to perfection nice friendly staff. 70 euro inc 50 cal of house wine a real good deal.wish we could go back next week.

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Saint-Cyprien, France
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40 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 5, 2016

Location: Restaurant are located in Port-Vendres (15 minutes by car from Argesles sur mer) Type of restaurant: There is 2 choices for this restaurant. 1st floor: menu with different choices. 2nd floor: Ideally for BBQ (plancha) Food: We have tried both (on the 1st and 2nd floor) 1st floor is more varieties of food but both are good quality and... More 

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Stockholm
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48 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2016

We visit this place at least once per year and it's time to review it. It is very consistent and of high quality. It is important to know that there is the terasse/grill on top of the gastronique restaurant. The terasse is less formal but still fine dining and excellent attention to details. The staff is pretty much the same... More 

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Thank Erik D
West Sussex, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2016

We were told this restaurant was good but very expensive. We booked a table for dinner at 8.00pm. When we arrived, exactly on time, the door was opened and standing inside to great us were 3 staff. They blandly pointed us to a large downstairs room that was totally empty. When we said we had booked and asked why we... More 

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Bergen, Norway
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

We visited Port Venedres and decided to have lunch at La Cote Vermeille. The lunch was amazing. A calm waiter and a charming waitress served us two very good starters with thon tartare, local fish and vegitables. Paella as main was amazing. Very good wine and a speciality as dessert. Afterwards I read that Cote Vermeille is mentioned in ViaMischelin... More 

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Thank K T
London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 7, 2016

We had an excellent meal here last week, the scallops in particular were some of the best I've ever had, and my dessert - simply titled 'Le Chocolat' - was up there with the very best, pure decadence. My only niggles were to do with the service and the clientele, and I admit to being completely subjective if not a... More 

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Thank helene m
Paris, France
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14 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 9, 2016

Extremely tasty food, great wine & wonderful views, would recommend it to anyone in this area! Not sure if it is open over winter.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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118 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2015

We have eaten at this restaurant several times in recent years and quite simply, it never fails. The food has always been unpretentious, honest and wonderful. The staff are efficient, informal but appropriate. The building is on the quay right next to the harbour and less than 100 yards from the fish market. The food is fresh and in our... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French, Mediterranean, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: quai du Fanal, 66660 Port-Vendres, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Occitanie  >  Pyrenees-Orientales  >  Port-Vendres
  • Phone Number: +33 4 68 82 05 71

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?