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La Cave de la Guignette

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unique and rustic

We came across this little hide away while on holiday. Very unusual but it is worth it to have a... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
nessa245
Like a movie set, but real.

My wife and I stopped in here while walking after dinner and ended up staying for a while. If there... read more

Reviewed 9 February 2018
Carl H
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4 weeks ago
“unique and rustic”
9 Feb 2018
“Like a movie set, but real.”
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16 rue Saint Nicolas, 17000, La Rochelle, France
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came across this little hide away while on holiday. Very unusual but it is worth it to have a new experience. It is extremely authentic. Lovely home flavoured fruity wines and the staff was really kind. There was a funny football goal in the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank nessa245
Reviewed 9 February 2018

My wife and I stopped in here while walking after dinner and ended up staying for a while. If there is a stereotype for a local French bar in the movies this is it. this place has been there since 1933. You have to be...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank Carl H
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Stumbled across this place while on vacation. Had two hours to explore on our own. What a cool place. We had the "red " guinette. Very good. Owners were super nice even though there was a language barrier. You must try this place. Great little...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Gilkey62
Reviewed 12 April 2017

I found this place in advance of our holiday here on TripAdvisor so made a point of visiting. It was lovely- really rustic, old & authentic with a range of local wines. It was just the sort of place to relax & absorb the local...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Jnart
Reviewed 10 February 2017

I sat with my children outside round a barrel and played games. Perfect atmosphere outside and in. The wine is served in small glass cups and merely serves to add an alternative air to the dark den inside. Despite the overriding attempt to be different...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Woodabell
Reviewed 21 January 2017

It is a cave, or at least an old warehouse. Stone floors, walls and ceilings with wooden rafters and panelling; barrels used as tables and chairs, long wooden tables that bare the scars of many nights of fun and high spirits. Decor is very basic...More

Date of experience: January 2017
1  Thank felipehavana
Reviewed 13 August 2016

We went to this bar because of the reviews and we were not disappointed the bar menu is limited and the decor very very basic but it is a fab way to drink some local produce and experience La Rochelle away from the port"

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank englishmanabroad2016
Reviewed 27 June 2016

Words can hardly describe a La Guignette experience ,and the tasteful Guignette varieties .Guignette is a local wine aperitif ,produced by the owners of La cave de la Guignette ,and can be joyfully consumed there till about 21 pm ,-I usually enjoy red ,but the...More

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank calomen
Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

This is the best bar in La Rochelle. So traditional & the drinks are delicious & the cheapest in France I reckon. Try the red fruits, gorgeous!! Be aware of opening times, like everywhere in France they open at lunch time then close for a...More

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank Catherine C
Reviewed 23 May 2016

This place was empty on a rainy Sunday, but the ambience is unbelievable, it must have been an old Wine Depot for the Fishing industry originally and has been converted into a bar in the 1960's

Date of experience: May 2016
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