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L'Ambre Marine

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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18 quai Augustin Descournut, 34140 Meze, France
+33 4 67 18 86 06
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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016 via mobile

Excellent food and good service. The food was delicious and well recommended. The restaurant had a great atmosphere.

Thank minniem125
London, United Kingdom
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275 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016

A nice charming 'port' restaurant with reasonably priced food and good atmosphere. The fish of the day was fresh and accompanied by an assortment of good vegetables. Servers were friendly, but service could be slow between courses. Not sure why, as there were plenty of staff on hand. Seemed popular with locals.

Thank Edward S
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016 via mobile

We come here every year and has always been a favourite of ours when we visit Meze. This year, however, we were not impressed. The food was fine but the service has gone seriously downhill. Our starter plates were left infront of us for so long I had to pick them up so that our main course could be put... More 

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Houston, Texas
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 8, 2016

My husband and I ordered a pizza and wine. The server, then owner, told us we had to order two entrees. No other pizzeria in France (or Italy) has required us to order 2 pizzas. Then when we paid, the owner said his credit card machine was (suddenly) broken, and we needed to pay in cash.

Thank MJM804
Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016

Clearly a popular place with the locals - always a good sign. Good food at the right price and speedily served.

Thank JohnRC120
Frederikssund Municipality, Denmark
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433 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

The moules were ok but not fantastic but the pizzas for the kids were awesome The drink card very limited but ok All in all an average experience Thomas

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Brentwood, United Kingdom
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156 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

Service a little iffy but we went here twice and food was really nice and with the set 3 course menu under €15 it is ridiculously cheap especially when the wine is also so reasonable six of us went last night and the bill was € 127. Definitely worth going.

Thank Tennisbanch
Lausanne, Switzerland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 19, 2015

The menu sounded like good value for money. It's in a great setting, right by the little harbour and there's a big car park next door. The food was average and the service well below average. We chose this restaurant as it offered a variety of food to suit everyone.

Thank Molnkn
Haywards Heath, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 15, 2015

We visited here on our first night in Meze, a busy Saturday, and felt that the service was good and the food good value and tasty. Pizzas were especially nice. Unfortunately on our return on the Friday before we left, we experienced ridiculously long waits for our drinks and food. Yes they were busy, but the waiters also did a... More 

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Angouleme, France
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81 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 14, 2015

This is rapidly becoming one of our favourite restaurants that has an increasing popularity with locals and tourists alike. Enjoy food and wine in a cosy setting on the port. A warm welcome from all the staff enhances the 'feel-good-factor'. The 3-course 'formule' menu, available lunchtime and evenings, is great value at 14.50€. Eric, the boss, caters for your every... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
French, Mediterranean
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 quai Augustin Descournut, 34140 Meze, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Occitanie  >  Herault  >  Meze
  • Phone Number: +33 4 67 18 86 06

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