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“Good laid back seafood restaurant and bar”

La Pigouille - Bar a Huitres
Ranked #4 of 15 Restaurants in La Cotiniere
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: French, Seafood
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Bar scene, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Amsterdam
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21 reviews
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“Good laid back seafood restaurant and bar”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 16, 2013 via mobile

We were there with our 3 young kids and enjoyed a nice family dinner. From the extensive raw bar we choose langoustines, large prawns, raw clams, half a crab and 6 oysters. All were excellent. For mains we had tuna steak with ratatouille and sol meuniere. Both were good. Enough children's options. Good house champagne by the glass, small but nice selection of wines a couple by the glass or in half bottles. The bill was € 130. Helpfull staff, who coped well with the children. The place was busy but not crowded. Seems te be the best option foodwise in La Cotiniere.

  • Visited July 2013
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“Well worth a visit”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 23, 2013

We stumbled upon this restaurant a bit by accident as it is not on the seafront with the rest of the restaurants in the village. It was definitely a great little find. The fish was excellent and the service friendly and efficient. Very dog friendly too, which was good for us. Will definitely go back if we are on the island again.

  • Visited May 2013
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Amsterdam
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26 reviews
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“Will not return”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2012

Unlike other reviews we did not have any problems with the service. Yes they were busy (we had the last table) but we did not feel that we missed our turn and the food was arrived without any delay. The starters of crevettes were superb, along with my mussel’s l'ancienne, however my wife’s scallops were really over cooked and buried under an enormous pile of greasy mushrooms. This place has obvious caught the tourist approach that the rest of the town has. We shall not be back

  • Visited September 2012
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St Julians, Malta
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52 reviews
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“Seafood.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2012

The food is great, but the service was a bit slow. It's a nice place for lunch. The seafood platters are highly recommended, good value for money and delicious!

Visited August 2012
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West Sussex
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Flatters to deceive!”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2012

A really good looking restaurant which is immensely popular. However, although the food is beautifully prepared (if and when it arrives) the service is so disorganised and frenetic that the experience is far from relaxing. Take a handkerchief for when the eye-watering bill arrives!

Visited September 2012
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