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La Plancha

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Avenue Ilbarritz, 64210 Bidart, France
+33.5.59.23.44.95
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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant was beachside, nice to watch the sunset and surfers until dark. Food was great, rib of beef to share and had the mixed salad to start. Good seating area for al fresco dinning.

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Thank Flying red B
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice place with beautiful view, no reservation, you can wait at the bar outside ~ for an hour. Little bit cold after sunset. But amazing view! We got our food very fast, nice peppers, sole, Gambas and very good coquilles Saint-Jacques! Best I ever tried! Attentive staff! I can recommend this place! Really good!

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Thank Anna T
leeds
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant doesn't take bookings and has a system of waiting until is your turn, there is a nice bar where you can sit and have an aperitif. We waited for around an hour, we hoped it was worth it. It was! The sardines to start and the hake for mains were both excellent, simply done allowing the flavours and... More 

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Poole, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

Highly recommend this little beach restaurant which is set in a beautiful location by the sea. We ate here for both lunch and dinner and the food was perfect each time. After arriving in Biarritz around lunch time my husband and I decided to stop at the beach in Bidart to see if there was any surf. Disappointingly there was... More 

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Thank CFerre18
Horsham, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016 via mobile

Great food. Great setting. Garlic prawns and Cote de boeuf. Washed down with some decent red wine. First trip was in 2012. So good we went twice. Went back in 2013 and it remains wonderful still.

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Thank Hewerr
Miami, Florida
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44 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

a local friend recommended we visit La Plancha, and we followed the advice, and were not disappointed. situated on the beach, they serve fresh seafood and local fish, prepared to perfection.

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Thank Aviv T
Toulouse, France
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135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016

The setting is beautiful with a view over the sea. Try to sit outside if possible and really enjoy your meal. Fresh fish, well served and professional and friendly service.

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Wraysbury, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015

Really good well cooked well presented food, at reasonable prices - at the most fantastic location, right on the beach. Not to be missed.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015 via mobile

If you happen to be in the area and want to eat by the ocean, difficult to do better than this location even tough it may not be easy to find. Diner and sunset is a must, fish is delicious and the wine selection affordable. Try the chipiron if available and the whole snapper for two. You will come back... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015

Very nice grilled fish. We got a recommendation from our hotel to visit La Plancha and we were not disappointed. The location of the place is very nice and we tried some different fish starters and grilled fish as a main. Everything great quality.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$36 - $144
Cuisine
French, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenue Ilbarritz, 64210 Bidart, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Aquitaine  >  Pyrenees-Atlantiques  >  Basque Country  >  Bidart
  • Phone Number: +33.5.59.23.44.95

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