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La Cotriade

Certificate of Excellence
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8 rue Louis Cristau, 85800, Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie, France
+33 2 51 55 09 62
12:00 - 13:30
19:00 - 21:00
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Tue - Sun 12:00 - 13:30
Tue - Sat 19:00 - 21:00
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

La Cotriade is a chic restaurant away from the touristic center of Saint Gilles Croix-de-Vie. The restaurant has a scandinavien interior with the typical minimalistic decoration or absence of decoration. We enjoyed the menu "Le Plaisir du Gourmand" - a 3 course menu. The starter dishes were somewhat flat in their flavour pallets and that together with the frequent absence... More 

Thank René H
Falmouth, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2016

Just had the most beautiful meal in every way! Beautifully presented, cooked and served. Friendly service and menu explained to us happily. Lovely atmosphere and nicely decorated restaurant. Very pleasant dining experience.

Thank Nannyhilly
Vendee, France
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36 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2015

Just a block off the beach, but with a view of the sea (if you get a window table), La Cotriade is delightful. The menu features fresh local seafood, and other options, always just amazing. Their take on the menu always has some interesting, great surprises! Unbelievably delightful service (from, I believe Stephan?), who is just charming, and really interested... More 

Thank Termite2015
Isle of Man, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2013

We had a superb time, food delicious and very reasonably priced, combined with a fantastic service and atmosphere in general.

1 Thank Maria D
Oxford, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 February 2013

We had a meal here when our favourite haunt was unexpectedly closed. Reading some of the other reports I can only assume that we were lucky or they were fussy. Although not quite up to the standard of our preferred restaurant, lacking the thoughtful little extra details, we nevertheless enjoyed a well prepared meal, at a reasonable price, and in... More 

Thank Liz J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 13:30
12:00 - 13:30
19:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 13:30
19:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 13:30
19:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 13:30
19:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 13:30
19:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 rue Louis Cristau, 85800, Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Pays de la Loire  >  Vendee  >  Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie
  • Phone Number: +33 2 51 55 09 62

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