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Le Bistrot des Pecheurs

2 Place de la Chaine, 17000, La Rochelle, France
+33 5 46 41 25 16
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good49%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“oysters” (9 reviews)
“sea bass” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
French, Seafood, European
$$ - $$$
2 Place de la Chaine, 17000, La Rochelle, France
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Reviewed August 22, 2018 via mobile

Dropped in for lunch- a really pleasant experience. Great service, nice energy, succulent moules frites and decent wine list. Would go back!

Thank Susie B
Reviewed August 17, 2018 via mobile

The fruit de mer was not as expected, the salmon tartar and the tuna carpaccio where great! Perfect location with a parking only 200 m further.

Thank Rick K
Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

Can not understand previous reviews. We found the menu small. Mix starter was big but bland. Sea bass was just ok. Fish came with a sauce poured over it could not identify what it was ( not very nice). Would not recomend

Thank hughdeedaa
Reviewed July 4, 2018 via mobile

I hate to leave negative reviews, and I accept that this was La Rochelle on a very hot and very busy Saturday night, but this was the most uncomfortable and unsatisfactory dining experience for years. Our pre-booked table was a tiny folding garden table with...More

Thank StevefromSwindon
Reviewed July 1, 2018 via mobile

We decided to eat here based on the TA reviews and were glad we did. The mussels were delicious - the freshest I've ever had - and really reasonably priced bearing in mind the location (€15 incl. a glass of wine!). Service was great and...More

Thank Tom E
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

We went here on the recommendation of our hotel and had one of our best meals in France. The waiter was very personable, spoke English, and attended to all our needs. Everyone enjoyed their meal from appetizer to entree to dessert. The mussels were spectacular;...More

Thank acostajorge44
Reviewed June 9, 2018 via mobile

Saw this on tripadvisor and booked via the fork app as it said was best to book we arrived on time got seated and the waitress immediately brought out water for our dog as it was a warm evening the food was fantastic I had...More

Thank neil d
Reviewed April 4, 2018 via mobile

As has been described before, gray seafront location We were there - we booked on Easter Sunday. It was full Very friendly service , shown to indoor table by a waitress who spoke some English We ordered a la carte , and were not disappointed...More

Thank dandan17
Reviewed December 29, 2017 via mobile

Very nice seafood restaurant in La Rochelle near harbor nice waiting staff good food and wine with frites and bread

Thank HelennJames
Reviewed December 14, 2017

In La Rochelle for Wasps match and wanted a good fish restaurant. Searched Trip Advisor and this was nearby so off we went. Menu all in French so a few surprises! Not disappointed.

Thank Andybaz1961
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Scenic view, Families with children, Kids, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Place de la Chaine, 17000, La Rochelle, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Nouvelle-Aquitaine  >  Charente-Maritime  >  La Rochelle
  • Phone Number: +33 5 46 41 25 16
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