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28 Rue Republique, 64500 Saint-Jean-de-Luz, France
+33 5 59 26 94 26
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Lennox Head, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed July 12, 2014

On a day trip to Saint John de Lux we happened upon this restaurant for lunch. Not long after sitting down and ordering, the restaurant filled up with locals for their lunch which created a great atmosphere. Good food, reasonably priced, warm, friendly staff

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed April 24, 2014

In common with many restaurants with a great view out of the window, this place sells you that and little else. The food is a disgrace to French cuisine and our lunchtime plate of Basque tapas was an affront to the Basque people! Deep fried frozen food items from a commercial caterer that could have been bought in Basingstoke not... More 

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North Kingstown, Rhode Island
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed December 18, 2013

We happened upon this restaurant on a recent visit to St. Jean-de-Luz. We found an excellent staff, good food and a great view of the beach. I don’t understand the negative reviews; we had an excellent experience here. The meal was very good, ambiance was over the top (lunch on the beach in the South of France, are you kidding... More 

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Limoges, France
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed September 11, 2013

The 20€ set lunch menu at this harbour-side restaurant is good value if predictable. There are plenty of local dishes - try the delicious tuna steak with a twist or the gateau basque, which is full of almond flavour. The staff and service are pleasant and professional – there's no outside seating but a good view.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
French, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28 Rue Republique, 64500 Saint-Jean-de-Luz, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Nouvelle-Aquitaine  >  Pyrenees-Atlantiques  >  Basque Country  >  Saint-Jean-de-Luz
  • Phone Number: +33 5 59 26 94 26

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