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3 quai de Senac | Port de La Flotte, 17630 La Flotte, Ile de Re, France
12:15 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Wed - Sun 12:15 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a fantastic place L'Ecailler is, well worth the four hour drive there and back. The seafood was fresh, tasty and beautifully presented. The staff were polite, friendly and attentive. We will definitely be going again, as soon as possible.

Thank carolineGuernsey
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41 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our second stop on "la vie en Rose" tour :-). The freshness of the produce and the simplicity of good local cuisine know-hows from the cheff is amazin! We had langoustines - to die for!!! Fritures in onion garlic tomato sauce with a touch of dark pepper are worth a flight back. Even though the restaurant was crowded and a... More 

Thank Rem K
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

elegant surroundings good wine list fish is of the highest quality service is excellent the cost of the meal at the end including aperitif and two bottles of average wine was very expensive

Thank harveycarla
Zurich, Switzerland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Unbelievable lunch. Mix of fish, vegetables on top level. Best restaurant in ile de re. Booking advised. Not ideal with small children ;-)

Thank dheuchs
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

Charming restaurant with absolutely fantastic service, heavenly seafood situated in the charming seafront of la flotte . I recommend the warm langoustine and Iberico ham salad and the wonderfully delicately flavored monkfish "marmite". A prodigious wine list and desserts are mind blowingly good. V v v good indeed.

Thank Daniel C
Billericay, United Kingdom
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6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016 via mobile

Good quality fresh fish dishes served here, worth every penny! I've been here 3 times in the last 9 months, with friends and for a romantic evening. I highly recommend the sole and Bouillabaisse - so tasty! Desserts are out of this world, especially the soufflé and the chocolate/after eight dessert (sorry I can't remember it's correct name), which is... More 

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105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

Just experienced our second dinner this week, unusual for us to repeat! This is a special place, Madame oversees the house actively and the staff is attentive but never intrusive. The cuisine is elegant with creativity and innovative use of product. The carpaccio of maigre was SUPERB, immaculately fresh flavored beautifully and covered with fresh summer truffles. The salad of... More 

Thank JandLfromNY
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

Turned up looking like a drowned rat due to sudden rain shower. The Madame of the house not only brought a towel for me but offered me a change of shirt from her husband's wardrobe! Such hospitality. We needed a coupe after the rain and delicious it was too. A amuse of melon sorbet with a sort of Pinneau cream,... More 

Thank jamlucy
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

A lovely old interior. Excellent service. We all enjoyed our meals. The fish was beautifully served and the dishes were very imaginative. There was a very good selection of desserts all served with great attention to detail. Although I knew it was a fish restaurant, I was surprised that there was not one meat dish on the menu. We would... More 

Thank DoctorDawson
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

We have dined with Kathrine at least 10 times each year for 11 years. The quality and consistency of this restaurant is remarkable. Madame insists on perfection each time every time but you must like fish.10 fish starters,10 fish main courses and a desert menu to die for (the salt caramel soufle is a miracle every time). Hot foie gras,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
French, Seafood, European
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
12:15 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:15 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:15 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:15 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:15 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 quai de Senac | Port de La Flotte, 17630 La Flotte, Ile de Re, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Poitou-Charentes  >  Charente-Maritime  >  Ile de Re  >  La Flotte
  • Phone Number: 0546095640

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