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La Boussole

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41 rue Saint Jean du Perot, 17000, La Rochelle, France
+33 5 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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97 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2016 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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Swindon, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2016

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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6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 7, 2016 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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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2016 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 28, 2016 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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20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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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5 of 5 bubbles 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 bubbles 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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Thank daceissocool
Andover, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 4, 2016 via mobile

Having learnt that the top Rated Restaurants Aren't always the most authentic I chose a small place off the beaten track for our overnight stay in La Rochelle. La Boussole certainly lived up to its reviews and although #93 on the list at the time sounded just what we were looking for. The food was superb and the manager/staff extremely... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2016

Beautiful menu - had the marinated steak and succulent nems for my entrée. Lovely waitress had the biggest smile on her face and was part of a very beautiful evening. Sit outside and enjoy the ambiance of this great street.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$30 - $37
Cuisine
French, European, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions, Dining on a budget, 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  >  Nouvelle-Aquitaine  >  Charente-Maritime  >  La Rochelle
  • Phone Number: +33 5 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?