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Le Bistrot d'La Chaine


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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner


$11 - $39
French, European
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
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Reviewed December 15, 2018 via mobile

We had to pop down to La Rochelle during a recent trip and were enveloped by torrential rain and wind. Good decision because the Bistrot d’La Chaina delivers! Particularly memorable was the Apple Crumble au facon Tatin but I could have recommended any one of...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank SV_Pleione
Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

The service was excellent, very attentive staff and extremely polite. The food was amazing, so fresh, well presented and very tasty. I would definitely recommend this place, it was amazing!!!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank HRJJ
Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

We had the 2 course meal deal and I had the chocolate fondant dessert which I recommend. The prawns were a little sandy - we both said so. We had a nice table by the window.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Artlover123456
Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

We visited this restaurant based on the reviews on TripAdvisor. We were the first to sit down at 19.15 but within 30 minutes the terrace was completely full. My wife had fish and rice which was lovely, I went for the meat and fries which...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank r0bertjana
Reviewed July 26, 2018

It's a pretty limited menu. The food is OK, nothing more, but overpriced for what it is and the service is poor. We didn't get bread for some unknown reason despite asking. Service was pretty haphazard from off from the owner and the 'out of...More

Date of visit: July 2018
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Reviewed March 26, 2018 via mobile

Yhe soupe de poisson looked good, smelled right and tasted pale. Salt and pepper helped a bit. At least it arrived boiling. The came the Pâte de foie gras. It was just fabulous. NO LESS

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank ybhk19
Reviewed October 7, 2017

We selected the restaurant based on Trip Advisor reviews, while given a choice of multiple restaurants in La Rochelle. The greeting was warm and the table to our liking. The first courses were of good quality, with the mains showing very well - we both...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank Walaust
Reviewed September 15, 2017

I reserved in advance from the UK. I thought this place might be a bit basic but I was utterly wrong. It is not fine dining, but it offers simple food cooked extremely well. I had confit of duck then parillade of fish(similar to paella)...More

Date of visit: September 2017
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Reviewed September 4, 2017 via mobile

Dish arrived that we didn't order. Owner was rude and became very aggressive. Resulting disagreement over the bill became very unpleasant and spoilt our stay in La Rochelle. Recommend avoid.More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank manfromkent123
Tonypeg, Propriétaire at Le Bistrot d'La Chaine, responded to this reviewResponded September 12, 2017
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De mauvaise foi et malhonnêtes !! votre commentaire est infondé dans le seul but de provoquer un désaccord pour ne...More

Reviewed August 12, 2017

I was in La Rochelle just for one night with my two children on our way back to Spain by car. we were really tired because we had travelled more than 400 km that day. We were walking in the touristic area of the old...More

Date of visit: August 2017
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