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Le Bar Andre

French, Seafood, Gastropub
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5 rue Saint Jean du Perot, 17000, La Rochelle, France
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Booked this on line and requested a table outside a week before going. We arrived on time and met by the “meter and greater”. He looked a little concerned when I handed him my reservation. Never said a word and went away. Showed us to a table in the middle of the restaurant (on a lovely summers evening) gave us... More 

Thank iforgothowgoodiwas
London, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived at this restaurant last night to celebrate my birthday. The staff were kind and attentive and atmosphere was great, however, the food was slightly subpar considering the price. We had chosen the fish soup to start which was incredibly difficult to eat as it was overpoweringly fishy and had some odd crunchy bits here and there. We then... More 

Thank Catrin P
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20 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The fruits de la mer looked fab but our meals were ok. No more. I thought that considering the lobster was frozen from Canada that the fruits de mer was expensive -but we chose different food that was well cooked and filling - just not massively special!

Thank Anne C
Bedford, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The service was very poor. 3/4 hr for cold sea food starters eg oysters as an example. Mains were ok but a little over cooked and not much effort on the presentation. This is a very popular restaurant in La Rochelle but is very over rated.

Thank 1967Andrew
Geneva, Switzerland
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81 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were recommended Bar André by our hotel as THE place for seafoood. Indeed, it has a fine menu of seafood, and the produce is fresh and well prepared. However, there was nothing particularly outstanding about the food or the place, and it was one of our most expensive meals of our whole holiday. The waiter was very friendly. For... More 

Thank Anthony P
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived at its busiest time for lunch, seated quickly waited a while for drinks but really good food and excellent value in fact everything was superb including the guy that fainted! Was the bill a bit much? quite entertaining really! superb La Rochelle hospitality excellent food but can't guarantee the cabaret!!!

Thank John F
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4 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For a main I ordered fish and chips which was greasy and the fish was over cooked by about 5 minutes – at 20 Euros I felt I'd been well and truly had! avoid

Thank BadgerSJ
Lund, Sweden
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73 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited Andre as we had seen the nice seafood platters that were served here. Indeed, they were nice (far from the best we have eaten though) to reasonable prices. If you are just looking for seafood this is the place to go. However, the service was not that great, feeling rushed and not that polite. We also tried some... More 

Thank Tommy S
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

The restaurant is so much romantic ! Fish is of course the best meal to choose is uncooked fish. The waiters are very, very kind. The atmosphere is cordially warm and romantic. A bit expansive, but is, in any case, a good quality restaurant. If I will go again in La Rochelle, I surely will go there.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed an evening meal here on a Friday night. I booked online whilst still in the UK, using Tripadvisor's restaurant booking system - The Fork. It was easy to use and very helpful. We saw lots of people milling up and down the streets looking at menus and being undecided on where to eat, whereas we had reviews, menus and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
French, Seafood, Gastropub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar scene, Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 rue Saint Jean du Perot, 17000, La Rochelle, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Poitou-Charentes  >  Charente-Maritime  >  La Rochelle
  • Phone Number: 33546412824
For over 70 years, le Bar Andre has welcomed diners aboard a ship "moored" at the foot of the towers in the old port of La Rochelle. The menu mirrors the restaurant, an abundance of the sea's treasures. The seafood and shellfish arrive daily direct from the local fish market. Like the two towers, Le Bar Andre is a La Rochelle landmark, embarking its clientele on a delicious seafarer's journey.--Situe sur le vieux port de La Rochelle, au pied des tours, le Bar Andre vous accueille depuis plus de 70 ans dans un "navire amarre" aux multiples ambiances. La carte est a l'image du restaurant qui defend corps et ames les joyaux de la mer. Les fruits de mer et coquillages arrivent donc quotidiennement en direct de la criee locale rochelaise. A l'instar des deux tours, le Bar Andre est une figure incontournable de la Rochelle qui embarque ses clients pour un voyage aux saveurs marines.

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