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Restaurant La Balette

route de Port Vendres, 66190 Collioure, France
+33 4 68 82 05 07
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good17%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tasting menu” (8 reviews)
“rouget” (3 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (5 reviews)
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
route de Port Vendres, 66190 Collioure, France
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you are in the area and like food please go here. The food was some of the best my wife and I have had in 11 years. We had the set menu €49 euros per person (as recommended by the waiter) and it was...More

Thank Jimbo-Loris
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We dined here one evening, while staying in the hotel. I cannot fault this restaurant at all. We chose two courses each from the a la carte menu, and were surprised by the extra dishes that we received. My entree was delivered in two parts...More

Thank MissAnnie1955
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went to celebrate our wedding anniversary and had a lovely time. Very romantic setting looking out watching the sunset over the sea. Set menu good value for the excellent food. Attentive but not intrusive service. Drinks a bit pricey but all in all worth...More

Thank Helen P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

You can't beat this restaurant for great views of Collioure. The service is friendly and attentive. The tables on the terrace are situated So everybody is unobstructed. We had the expensive prefix and a half bottle of red wine and an apperatif for about 200...More

Thank Stev0077
Reviewed 12 May 2017

Two dinners here, both spectacular. Excellent wines, wonderful amuse bouche to get the taste buds interested. Superb service -- perfectly presenting all of the food, clearing and resetting between courses, but never intrusive. Both times we had one of the prix fixe meals (all 4...More

Thank djlawman
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

All front of house staff were superb and food is obviously cooked to Michelin star standards but I think the lunch selection could have a bit more choice. Location and views over Collioure are superb, but parking may be a problem. Overall it deserves its...More

Thank MichelinTom
Reviewed 15 April 2017

First of all, one of the most beautiful sightseing of the Meditteranean coast: Collioure Bay in the French Catalan country. Second: , a quiet and large terrace with the exact amount of sunshine or shadow you desire. The waiters do permanently adjust the sun sail...More

Thank Henri S
Reviewed 21 March 2017

The restaurant earns its reputation online. It is fabulous and the food and service are impeccable. It is a very limited menu but does have unique specialties of the town. It was very expensive though. We hoped to eat outside but they would only allow...More

1  Thank CindySanzotta
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Fish fresh from the sea, an excellent wine list and impeccable service makes this Michelin starred restaurant a must. Climb the hill towards Port-Vendres, and pull into the tiny drop-off bay, your car will be parked for you as you descend the steps to the...More

1  Thank Kathryn W
Reviewed 15 October 2016

One of the reasons we had booked this restaurant was to enjoy good food on a terrace overlooking the sea, but the dreadful weather conspired to make us eat indoors. This did not spoil the evening one jot. We opted for the tasting menu and,...More

Thank AndrewJMS
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Does La Balette cater for vegetarians?
23 August 2016|
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Response from TonyinOz | Reviewed this property |
I recall at least one vege dish, however they should have their menu online
Is there a dress code for La Balette
5 August 2015|
Response from Rudy R |
Shirt and dressed trousers will do fine in summer, no need for tie and jacket. As they say themselves, we're a sea-side restaurant.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$54 - US$117
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Private Dining, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 13:30
19:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 13:30
19:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 13:30
19:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 13:30
19:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 13:30
19:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 13:30
19:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 13:30
19:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
Chef Frédéric Bacquié, Restaurant Manager, invites you to enjoy a fine cuisine made with fresh local seasonal products.The terrace overlooking the bay and the Restaurant refurbished in 2014 offers you an amazing view on Collioure and the Church
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