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La Boussole

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41 rue Saint Jean du Perot, 17000, La Rochelle, France
05 46 50 50 48
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12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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London, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I were recommended to visit this area to find our evening meal, to avoid the usual tourist rubbish. We settled upon La Boussole simply because it looked interesting and relatively busy. What a lucky choice! The food was absolutely exquisite, and a delightful infusion of world spices into traditional French cooking. Highly recommended!

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Thank wandrian95
Chesterfield,Derbyshire
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Found this on Tripadvisor. Reviews were spot on. Children were catered for and food was fantastic. The sword fish was to die for.

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Thank Bimbee69
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73 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We just popped here for a quick lunch, but ended up having a bottle of Quincy , main course and pudding. The waiter didn't say much. The swordfish was really good , slightly Thai / Indian sauce. The pasta was similar tasting , which I wasn't sure about at first .. But ate the lot. Apple tart Tatin and pistachio... More 

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Thank Beverley D
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having looked for a good restaurant with a kids menu in La Rochelle we saw the reviews for La Boussole. We took the advice given about booking a table and went there last Saturday. Although they were busy, the staff were very friendly and helpful. Great food, particularly the duck breast in honey with mashed potatoes. My 10 year old... More 

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Dundalk, Ireland
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really superb food. Starters of prawns in spicy carrot sauce and chicken in similar sauce was excellent. Mains of swordfish and scallops equally good. Well worth a visit.

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Thank Swagman365
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a very friendly, welcoming restaurant. The service was great, attentive but not intrusive. The duck came on a sizzling hot plate and tasted delicious. The swordfish was great too. For the quality of the food I thought the price was reasonable and the restaurant was simply a nice place to be. Definitely worth a try.

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Thank Joseph C
Croydon, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Saw this on Trip Advisor. It was gorgeous. I am a vegetarian and wasn't disappointed. The whole meal was delicious from starter to dessert. Lovely restaurant and excellent staff. Yum!

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Thank Joannnnnnnnnna
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35 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

We chose this restaurant as it was crowded and seemed popular, a good way to choose as there are many places to eat here. You could only choose from the menu of the day, either 1, 2 or 3 courses, but there was plenty of choice. The food was delicious, and the recommended wine was lovely too. We would go... More 

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Thank Rachel P
Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

Stumbled upon this eatery by accident, looking for a meal on our last day. Ate outside. Friendly, helpful staff, varied menu, with excellent well prepared food. Reasonable price. Will definitely revisit on our next trip! Highly recommended.

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Thank Broadster67
Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016 via mobile

We appreciated the attentive staff who spoke good English. The street is vibrant and the food was good and there was a pleasant family atmosphere. Service was quick, and a good range of wines were available all for good value.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$30 - $37
Cuisine
French, European, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 41 rue Saint Jean du Perot, 17000, La Rochelle, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Poitou-Charentes  >  Charente-Maritime  >  La Rochelle
  • Phone Number: 05 46 50 50 48

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?