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169 avenue de la Grande Cote, 17420 Saint-Palais-sur-Mer, Royan, France
05 46 06 48 44
Today
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Staunton, United Kingdom
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115 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We have eaten here before and were happy with our meals but today I have to say that the service was under such pressure our relaxing lunch was a disappointment. The food and wine were fine, the view of the estuary and lighthouse excellent - if only the service had been better organised. I'm sorry as I rarely give negative... More 

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Thank CaroleinStaunton
Wrexham, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

We visit this restaurant often when we are in St Palais because the staff are always friendly (especially one tall man who is there!) the food is always good and we think very good value for money. There is a terrace overlooking the Corduan lighthouse or you can sit inside and look through the window!

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Thank Mary R
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53 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2016 via mobile

Second visit this year so far, already booked our next visit good food well priced with friendly staff,in the season when it's open in the evening nice place to sit and watch the sun set over the sea .

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Matha
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50 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015 via mobile

I have eaten at all the restaurants overlooking the sea here and this one has got to be the best. The 23e menu represents excellent value for money. Very friendly staff. Will definitely be back again.

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Thank bd1960
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53 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015 via mobile

We have eaten here many times and have always found the food and service absolutely excellent, most times we have been it has been very busy but that has in no way affected the quality of our food or the service, I'm sure we will continue to enjoy many more lunches & evenings there.

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London, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

Fantastic setting in the ex Novotel restaurant. The food was amazing. Every single dish. I had the Duck which was great and a Gazpacho soup to start. The Moules looked incredible. I havent eaten out anywhere else in Royan. Just this place.

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Staunton, United Kingdom
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115 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 via mobile

We had lunch at Le Cordouan today and can happily recommend it. We were seated on the terrace where there were great views across the estuary and shaded from the sun. Our aperitifs and wine were chilled, our seafood entrees delicious and of good quality. For mains we had filet de bar and brochette de noix de st jacques which... More 

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Thank CaroleinStaunton
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015 via mobile

First visit in April 14, then quite a few times throughout the year . On our return this year April 2015 it was the place we picked for our first evening out on Sunday 5th. Most restaurants seem to have a knew set of staff each season and sometimes the services goes downhill, we found although most of the staff... More 

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Dartford, United Kingdom
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354 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 564 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

We decided mussels for lunch were required and found this place on a dull day out of season, but still plenty of locals dining. The printed cards and bill call it "L'Escale Cordouan" now, and this huge lighthouse could be seen over the cliffs across the coast road, through the haze miles out to sea. There is a scale model... More 

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Thank jj-the-jetsetter
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53 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 via mobile

First visit was in April this year, walking along the coast road it started to rain the nearest shelter wAs this restaurant so we ducked here,since then we came several times in April & May August & now September which I think speaks for its self, probably a couple of more times this year .

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
French, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 169 avenue de la Grande Cote, 17420 Saint-Palais-sur-Mer, Royan, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Poitou-Charentes  >  Charente-Maritime  >  Royan  >  Saint-Palais-sur-Mer
  • Phone Number: 05 46 06 48 44

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