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L'Amaranthe

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14 rue Bletterie, 17000, La Rochelle, France
+33 5 17 83 07 21
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12:15 pm - 2:00 pm
7:15 pm - 9:30 pm
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Tue - Sat 12:15 pm - 2:00 pm
7:15 pm - 9:30 pm
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Niort, France
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Food was interesting, well presented and reasonably tasty. Service slow but pleasant enough. Food slightly cold but worst of all here seems to be no heating in the resto even on a cold day. Given the place is very small but that should mean it is not expensive to heat! By the end of lunch we were uncomfortable and happy... More 

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Whitehaven, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

Delicious, interesting food, great atmosphere and fantastic service. An unforgettable experience all round. At the time of booking L'Amaranthe was ranked #4 on TripAdvisor, and still priced very reasonably. I was visiting Mum this summer and wanted to take her somewhere pleasant, although budget was a consideration. This 'hidden gem' of a restaurant didn't disappoint on either count: and we... More 

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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016 via mobile

We loved everything about this restaurant - the food was excellent, the service attentive and a lovely location. The portion sizes were just right. So often in our travels we have been given portions that are enormous and we came away absolutely stuffed! The waiter wanted to make sure we were happy with everything and even changed the bottle of... More 

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1 Thank TwellsTravellers
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

Very original food, little choice so it means that everything is fresh. Very nice staff and good wine. Local food!

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Thank yves B
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2016

We have eaten here three times and it has been superb. Howver this time the only good thing was the decor. If you are the kind of person who gets iiritated by long and I mean very long waits, don't go here. We arrived at 12:30 to a relatively empty resuarant, we were not shown to our table which we... More 

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Dublin,Ireland
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69 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2016

Had dinner here on Friday last as it was close to where we were staying and it was rated #2 on Tripadvisor. The menu is very limited ...but REALLY very good. It is very popular .....even apart from the night we ate there ,...we passed the restaurant every night and was always packed. The menu consisted of a choice of... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 17, 2016

If you run a restaurant with only two choices of main and two choices of starter, they all need to be amazing. Sadly they weren't. Went for dinner on a hot night and sat inside. They needed a fan or air conditioning because it was stifling. Two staff only for a full restaurant was not enough, and consequently service was... More 

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 9, 2016

A reservation is a must as we had to book 4 days in advance. Quiet location away from the harbour. Staff friendly, attentive and professional. We had had the plat de jour, which was the best value we experienced during our 6 day stay. Pre entree arrived, complimentary and a very pleasant surprise. Daily menu. Starters close to fine dining.... More 

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Thank DealOr N
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27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 1, 2016 via mobile

This place is a small intimate bistro style restaurant offering a limited but well considered menu of superb food at reasonable prices. Six of us had a fantastic meal with duck or mussels as a starter followed by beef or fish and excellent fresh deserts. These we're beautifully prepared, presented and absolutely delicious. If you are visiting La Rochelle thoroughly... More 

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 30, 2016 via mobile

The L' Amaranthe is an absolute pleasurable eating experience, I have eaten in many restaurants but this was just one step forward, from the very stylish tableware, fantastic staff who explained our dishes perfectly, the food was absolutely exquisite prepared with such precision and by a team that loved their work, what more can I say, just magic, well done... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$16 - $29
Cuisine
French, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
Tuesday
12:15 pm - 2:00 pm
7:15 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
12:15 pm - 2:00 pm
7:15 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
12:15 pm - 2:00 pm
7:15 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
12:15 pm - 2:00 pm
7:15 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
12:15 pm - 2:00 pm
7:15 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 rue Bletterie, 17000, La Rochelle, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Nouvelle-Aquitaine  >  Charente-Maritime  >  La Rochelle
  • Phone Number: +33 5 17 83 07 21

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