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Le Grain de Sable

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99 boulevard de la Mer, 17340 Chatelaillon-Plage, France
+33 5 46 27 06 14
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Closed
Hours:
Tue - Sun 11:45 am - 1:45 pm
Tue - Sat 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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41 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed November 12, 2016

Nearly haute-cuisine restaurant with delicious fish and oysters and great choice of wine. The chef is very friendly and helpful in making the choice, and very passionate about his job. The place is also very popular among local people which is always a great sign in a touristic location.

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Poitou-Charentes, France
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed October 3, 2016

Always a good chooce for us on our frequent visits here. Claen sacious good food and a warm welcome. Perceft inside or iut in the Summer

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Thank alistairangus
Lisburn, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

Excellent setting, superb 2 course meal Menu Du Jour, 15€ followed by cafe gourmand & house rose' @ 16€. Good amazing. Overlooking sea and a small wedding party celebrating alongside us. A wonderful experience.

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Thank Mill75vale
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed September 13, 2016

if you fancy good local cuisine of a high standard, inside or alfresco, overlooking the beautiful beach than look no further. It might be a little more expensive but worth every penny. (fine dining at mid range prices). I highly recommend it. After several visits neither myself nor any of my friends have been disappointed, au contraire.

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Thank Marie Pierre S
Staffordshire
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81 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed September 5, 2016

We visited again this year and had another really good dining experience. Very personable waiting staff, great food and entertainment by a a young diner (aged about 2 years). once again another great sunset and everybody enjoying the moment. the lamb was reportedly very good and my own dish (marlu) was very prepared and presented. simply a lovely night!

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Thank Richard D
Wijer, Belgium
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29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed August 25, 2016 via mobile

Nice variation on the menu. The service is excellent, and the food is very good too. There is a nice outside terras with a direct view at the beachvand the sea.

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Thank GiVaWijer
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3 reviews
Reviewed August 9, 2016 via mobile

Really good food, superb wines and service. We will visit again with our 3 children. Makes you feel at home.

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Thank Michiel v
Cork, Ireland
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88 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed July 23, 2016

My wife and I had dinner there after booking during the day. Reservations are necessary especially at the weekend. We had lovely table outside and almost on the beach. Staff were very friendly and understanding of my limited French. Assorted shellfish entree was fresh and delicious. Main course were tuna and roasted fresh fisg. Both were a delight. Highly recommend... More 

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Spain
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 181 helpful votes
Reviewed February 2, 2016

They were patient with out dietary restrictions. The smoked salmon steak was delicious. The price was reasonable.We said outside in a a platform on the sand beach.

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Thank raniSpain
Staffordshire
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81 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed September 2, 2015

We rocked up at this resturant having walked past several times. Fortunately they had a spare table (apparently pre-book is the best way to go) the food was so good, My starter of Moules would have been a main course anywhere else and a Sea Bass that was pleasing. my other half had a terrine that I am assured was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$17 - $34
Cuisine
French, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special occasions, Kids, Romantic, Scenic view, Families with children, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:45 am - 1:45 pm
Tuesday
11:45 am - 1:45 pm
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:45 am - 1:45 pm
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:45 am - 1:45 pm
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:45 am - 1:45 pm
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
11:45 am - 1:45 pm
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 99 boulevard de la Mer, 17340 Chatelaillon-Plage, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Nouvelle-Aquitaine  >  Charente-Maritime  >  Chatelaillon-Plage
  • Phone Number: +33 5 46 27 06 14
Description
Ideally located, Le Grain de Sable welcomes you to the edge of the water in the restaurant and bar from Tuesday to Sunday. Master Restaurateur: The title of Maitre Restaurateur rewards excellence of the best professionals in the traditional restaurant, valuing their expertise and their commitment to quality. It is awarded by the department prefect and this is the only award given by the French State in the restaurant industry.

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