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“What a perfect find!”

Restaurant Les Orchidees
Ranked #246 of 604 Restaurants in La Rochelle
Price range: $14 - $35
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed June 18, 2017 via mobile

We wanted to get away from the insane sea-side crowds on a Saturday night so took a chance on this little restaurant near the covered food market. Suffice to say the service from Stephan and Lina was terrific (especially the wine advice), and while the menu was small, everything on it sounded delicious, and everything we ate was superb and catered to all of us - from succulent ongelet to marvellous fish to an extraordinary smoked aubergine pasta. Special mention for the Lina Salad and the amazing rhubarb souffle! And really terrific value for money.

Date of visit: June 2017
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Reviewed May 6, 2017

We were in the city bank holiday weekend all the reviewed restaurants fully booked, so we came across this place, menu was ok, First impressions inside were not good, but as all other restaurants were fully booked we stayed. Food is excellent amazing presentation and cooked superbly, just a little dated decor and ambience. Wine list is vaast but don't have a gin and tonic ! Not sure what the gin was ir if there was any in it !
Would still return for the food!

Date of visit: May 2017
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Reviewed September 22, 2016

Had a wonderful meal here on our first night in La Rochelle and it set a very high standard. The waitress was superb - translating things into English for us and very friendly. The food was excellent (pork tenderloin with rice) and eating outside on a warm night was a great experience (you have to get used to much more smoking in France when eating outside though!) Liked it so much we went back for our last dinner too! Wonderful chocolate dessert!

Date of visit: September 2016
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Reviewed September 14, 2016

Guys,I spent some days on holidays in La Rochelle in France,and a sunday afernoon my friend and I ,we were looking for a restaurant,and by chance we found Les Orchidess.We had lunch in a terrace with flowers,we had a delicius food,fresh,with a organic white wine,the dessert was soo good,I don't tell you now,go there and trie one glace with cachaca.The chef Sthefane and son staff ,they are very friendly and very kind,we spent there a great moment drinking a very good red wine Chinon.The word for them is Thank you very much.Cosy restaurant..very good food and wine and kind staff

Date of visit: September 2016
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Reviewed July 13, 2016

My date and I enjoyed a final dinner in La Rochelle at this wonderful restaurant. All three course were wonderful and no complaints. The beef was tender and juicy and the white asparagus soup was wonderful. The dessert was also great with a wonderful presentation. The red wine choices were wonderful Loir Valley local wines. The place is cozy but no any smaller than some of the other fine dining spots.

Date of visit: July 2016
1  Thank 638leesab
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