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Le Mata Hari

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Plage de l'Arinella, F20260 Lumio, Calvi, Corsica, France
+33 (0)4 95 60 78 47
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Normanton, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

Fantastic location serving spectacular food , great staff. Great wine, book a sunbed make a day of it!!! We are spending our last night there for a romantic meal on the beach, this is the life!

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Shrewsbury,United Kingdom
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96 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

Totally unexpected. We detoured off to the beach expecting perhaps to find a snack shack or some such. What we found was sheer delight. A beautiful restaurant on the beach. Fine dining elegance.Attentive staff keen to explain the menu to us (in English) and a very extensive and interesting menu it was. Sun beds lined the beach adjacent to the... More 

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Thank R0ssHill
Geneva, Switzerland
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015 via mobile

Really one of the most beautiful restaurant ever! And excellent food. Try everything with seafood, it's just amazing.

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Thank Jenny S
Calvi, France
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 via mobile

Open area seating on the beach for lunch and dinner. Lunch for two was about 75€ and that was without alcohol. The ambiance is perfect Mediterranean and the wait staff are attentive and kind. Great place to start already afternoon on the back. If you want lounge chairs, you should reserve them. Also dinner reservations are recommended.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015 via mobile

Fifteen minutes drive from Calvi to a more private secluded spot. The restaurant provides loungers at c€20 for 2 & a parasol. Shame the loungers are scrunched up in one tight line together, but you can soon fix that by pulling away! Lovely lunch, tastefully done restaurant with white table linens. Nice touch from the restaurant to serve all lounger... More 

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Thank jillyann_atherton
Reading, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

A wonderful restaurant set on it's own secluded beach with views of Calvi's Citadel. Beautifully cooked food (mainly seafood but with a few steak/veal/lamb options) and great wines. Upmarket enough for a romantic evening watching the sun set, and friendly enough to take the children who can play in the sand and feed the fish while they wait for their... More 

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Ten paces from your sunbed at the water's edge to a table on the sand in front of the restaurant. Excellent service, a fantastic selection of imaginatively prepared sea food - what more could you ask. Price is the only drawback - a decent three course lunch with wine is around 130 Euros. We've been there several times during two... More 

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Saint-Paul-Trois-Chateaux, France
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39 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014 via mobile

To get a decent table here your face has to fit! I'm not sure what the criteria of assessment is - are they big spenders, is it just passing trade? We arrived early and had a cup of coffee and booked for lunchtime. In the shade please. We were told we would have to eat inside as the tables inside... More 

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Thank wendy r
UK
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71 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014 via mobile

Le Mata Hari has the most beautiful setting, it sits right on a small beach with views to Calvi harbour and the Citadel and on a good day (when the high winds are not in attendance), the outdoor seating, by candle light, with your feet in the sand and watching a fabulous sunset, is as a romantic setting as any... More 

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Evesham, United Kingdom
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165 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

After travelling the short distance from Calvi to spend an afternoon at the lovely small beach, my wife and I decided to reserve a table at this Restaurant for the following evening; we even chose our preferred table! Well, what can I say.... this turned out to be our best meal during our two weeks holiday in Calvi. The food,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
French, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Plage de l'Arinella, F20260 Lumio, Calvi, Corsica, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Corsica  >  Haute-Corse  >  Calvi  >  Lumio
  • Phone Number: +33 (0)4 95 60 78 47

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