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13 quai de Senac, 17630 La Flotte, Ile de Re, France
+33 (0)5 46 01 63 37
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Omagh, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Family trip to La Flotte - walked around port and were ushered in by friendly waiter. After this service was adequate - staff seem to not have to push themselves - perhaps a manager figure would help. Had moules frittes and burgers - all food was tasty whilst not 'fine dining'. Reasonable value for location. Expect they have enough customers... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is where you want to eat the most carefully prepared and presented fish on the Isle de Re. Forget all other port towns and newbies. This is where those in the know go throughour the year for the best fish you've ever tasted. Can't wait till the next time.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of the formulaic restaurants by the port and I advise you stay away. Staff attitude was terrible - we ended up paying for our drinks and leaving to eat somewhere else after a couple of simple requests on changes to a burger were refused. Lots of other much better options nearby and I would suggest you use... More 

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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've been in la clotted for 10 days and have generally avoided the restaurants around the port as we assumed they wouldn't have to try too hard as they don't necessarily rely on repeat custom. This restaurant did nothing to disavow us of this opinion. We were seated relatively quickly but our waitress left half way through our drinks order... More 

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Thank Krm1968
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Service was good, friendly helpful etc but the seafood on the paella wasn't that fresh. The mussels tasted poor and overcooked. There are probably better options given how many restaurants there are in la flotte harbour.

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Thank richard d
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

Sadly got here just too late for lunch and were instead given a 'snack' menu. Despite its name it was a very eye page selection of classic French cafe fare, plenty of choice including formules. It's maybe one or two euros more expensive than usual but given its location it's to be expected. The food was very tasty and well... More 

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Thank Sussex373
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

Warm wine, worst fish ever tasted in a French restaurant, burned fish burger which was taken away and replaced 30 minutes later. Over cooked sardines. However we only paid for the beers we had and the manger could not apologise enough and was very helpful. Shame as it has a lovely view

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Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

We arrived just at 3 pm and asked for lunch - the board was just been taken away as we sat down - we had based our dinning choice on this ! We were told lunch was finished - I chose the moules which were great my pals both choose a cheese salad - it arrived with undressed salad and... More 

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Great Missenden, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

Great location overlooking harbour. Friendly restaurant and good value for money. Not fine dining, but we enjoyed our meal. Would certainly return.

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Thank Mike F
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

Cycled four miles to this beautiful small harbour dotted with a variety of cafes and restaurants, but we chose L'escale on recommendation from Tripadvisor. The buildings and paving around the marina are light stone giving the place a Traverine Italian appearance. Service was sharp and attentive, with quality seafood to follow and suggestions of wine from the staff to accompany... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Bar, French, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13 quai de Senac, 17630 La Flotte, Ile de Re, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Poitou-Charentes  >  Charente-Maritime  >  Ile de Re  >  La Flotte
  • Phone Number: +33 (0)5 46 01 63 37

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