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CapNell

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1 quai Joseph Bellot, 17300 Rochefort, France
+33 5 46 87 31 77
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Le Thou, France
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 30, 2016

We have enjoyed eating here over the years and have never been disappointed by by any meal, let alone a single dish. Menu plays to local favorites and other French specialties plus a raw bar. Service efficient and English cheerfully spoken if necessary. If for no other reason, eat on the terrace overlooking the old harbor.

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69 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

Stopped in Rochefort on Bank Holiday so not many places open but got here early for dinner and on second attempt reserved table outside. Drinks service a bit hit and miss. Hugely busy but meal service was good. Enjoyed mixed oysters and prawns starter then bavette and sabre fish mains with choc mousse and a French rice pudding to follow.... More 

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Aiguillon, France
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39 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 25, 2016

CapNell was recommended to us by our hotel as it was one of the few good restaurants open on a Monday evening Stylish and modern, its situation overlooking the inner Harbour was delightful. The staff were welcoming and the smiling servers were efficient and attentive. We chose the 22,90€ menu which included smoked mackerel with poached egg on a bed... More 

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Paignton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

We were recommended to visit this restaurant by our hosts at Le Villa de Demoiselles. We thoroughly enjoyed our meal and it made an excellent start to our Golden Wedding celebrations in France. The staff were friend,y and attentive and the food was delicious. We would endorse our hosts recommendation and encourage you to eat here when in Rochefort.

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Kent, UK
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82 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 2, 2016 via mobile

Party of 8 men. Good restaurant right by the yacht port. Tables inside and out. Well price, wide menu. Local lamb with mashed potato was excellent, as were the ousts, prawns and burgers. New summer menu introduced when we were there with the welcome addition of a burger. Wine list ok, not broad, but functional. Very near the Hotel Corderie... More 

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Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 23, 2015

We chose this restaurant to celebrate my 60th birthday at and we were not disappointed. The atmosphere was excellent and the staff were friendly and helpful. Food and drink were excellent and we had a very enjoyable evening. We would certainly visit if we were in Rochefort again. Highly recommended.

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crisRochefort, Propriétaire at CapNell, responded to this review
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Merci beaucoup pour votre avis et à bientôt. Nelly More 

Riverdale, Maryland
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2015 via mobile

Cap Nell is next to our hotel la Corderie. The menu was printed simply, but held a great surprise. I ordered Asiette Phare (lighthouse platter i think). My wife got a prix fixe surf and turf. The platter had a large selection of what simply is everything. But the surprising discovery is that it was a large pile of everything.... More 

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crisRochefort, Propriétaire at CapNell, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your opinion. See you soon with pleasure. Best regard. Nelly More 

St. Albans, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2015 via mobile

We tried Les Longitudes but it was closed, unfortunately, so this was the next open place we found. Very pleasant location overlooking the sail boats. The kids and missus took full advantage of the blankets on offer to keep the chill out after a hot day on the beach. No kids menu but I wouldn't mark down for that. They... More 

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Linslade
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24 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2015 via mobile

Great setting by harbour and good value food. Good seafood and oysters. Some interesting mains but sadly let down by run of the mill desserts. Very friendly staff and friendly the children old and young there unlike recent postings Definitely worth a try for the view if nothing else. None of the other listings come close for the voew

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Dolus-d'Oleron, France
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 19, 2015

We decided to stay inside because this early July evening was rather chilly. The restaurant has a bistro style and the the atmosphere is cosy maritime without being pretentious. A very pleasant female waiter, who obviously had too many tables to take care of, but the food arrived after a while. The sword fish was very good, and the mullet... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$12 - $29
Cuisine
French
Meals
Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Reservations
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Scenic view, Kids, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 quai Joseph Bellot, 17300 Rochefort, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Nouvelle-Aquitaine  >  Charente-Maritime  >  Rochefort
  • Phone Number: +33 5 46 87 31 77

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?