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Restaurant Chez Hortense


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French, Seafood, European
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service

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All reviews moules fries pudding seafood lamb cutlets fresh fish sole chez hortense an institution rick stein long lunch two weeks beurre blanc amazing location dune du pilat superb service don t miss
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My daughter had her birthday dinner here and the food is superb, as always. We have been coming here for a very long time, and it is always lovely to see the same staff, and their new additions doing a great job. Even when there...More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have been coming to Chez Hortense for the last 27 years and it is one of the highlights of our holiday

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank CapFerret22
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is not the best place to eat oysters in cap ferret. Very arrogant and rude manager, not attentive staff. They’ve mixed up our order without any apologies and acted beyond rudely. Go better next door - there’re much more authentic places in cap ferret.

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Lilia Y
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Write-ups of Cap Ferret will almost all lead you here. Don’t believe the hype—skip it. It’s a scene (and one worth an eyeful—peek in if you can, take in the scene and the view. And then leave). It’s decent food made with zero love—churned out...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank laura a
Reviewed July 10, 2019 via mobile

Well, the place itself and the view are pretty nice and the mussels meet the expectations (yes, I'm accordance to other reviews here, they are fatty and obviously non-vegetarian, but this special taste is awesome). Moreover, you should expect some kind of beach tavern and...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank georgh2018
Reviewed July 7, 2019 via mobile

Family holidays dinner for five for EUR 270 incl. one bottle of red wine. Impossible to enjoy the dishes which were oily and all tasted of the same garlic butter. In fact, the whole place smelled of garlic. Service staff looked stressed, running around. We...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank MarcErzberger
Reviewed July 2, 2019

Mussels are the house specialty. In an olive oil sauce, they're super rich --and addicting. Ate every single one--except the one that hadn't opened. The frites are delicious too.Reservations absolutely necessary. it was packed the Saturday in June we went for lunch. The staff actually...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Voyager35928790224
Reviewed June 8, 2019 via mobile

One of the favorite spot for people. If you like a quiet setting it is not the right place. If you want to be able to speak about cap ferret to a native you’re at the right place. Fish is the recommandation there. If you...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank O1407B
Reviewed May 22, 2019

The food is very good but overhyped and overpriced imho. Service not that friendly. The fish is super fresh and is the seafood in general. The more famous or local or rich you are the closest you get to the view. If you're a tourist,...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank oranginasanguine
Reviewed December 31, 2018

The Fish is as fresh as can b, the Moules Frites are classic and the atmosphere is absolutely fantastic. Try the sole - very good! Fully recommend this little hideaway.

Date of visit: September 2018
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