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L'Ardoise des Cloutiers

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7 rue des Cloutiers, 17000, La Rochelle, France
+33 5 46 45 37 98
12:00 - 14:00
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Mon - Tue 12:00 - 14:00
Thu 12:00 - 14:00
Fri - Sat 19:00 - 22:00
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Dolus-d'Oleron, France
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149 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2017

This little restaurant is quite popular at lunch and we were lucky to find a table for two without reservation. The service is friendly and quick. For lunch they have a special formula (three courses for 19 euros), or you can have just two courses for 14.50. Very good value for money. Desserts are worth the wait. A good selection... More 

Thank FHN21
Rennes, France
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34 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 May 2016

when we set foot in the restaurant, we knew the meal would be good. The scent of food being prepared made our mouths water. We had only 45 minutes to eat, and we were seated and served quickly. we ordered one of the lunch specials - a lamb parmentier. it was one of the best parmentiers I've had, it was... More 

Thank thomas35000
London, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 December 2015

We liked the look of the menu and looked forward to being treated to some interesting tastes….Sad experience…..…..rather disinterested service, certainly not warm, horrible plates made of black "pottery", the noise they made when one scraped up the food was not nice at all…..the food was a real let-down….banal and heavy,dishes that could well profit from the local wealth of... More 

Thank estherl0
Niort, France
2 reviews
Reviewed 22 September 2015

Because of the good reviews on Tripadvisor, I suggested meeting up with friends at this restaurant. Being close to the market which opens on a Sunday, parking was a nightmare and we had to park a long way away from the restaurant. The brunch menu was a choice of a semi English breakfast or tagliatelle with vegetables and pleurotes. Our... More 

Thank Tilloubill
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 September 2015

This is a great little restaurant away from the main tourist area. Food and service is excellent, would definitely go back.

Thank Richard J
Essex, England
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86 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2015

This restaurant is situated not far from the market. We were lucky to get in, as this is one of the few eateries open off of the Main Street on a Monday evening. Limited menu (5main dishes) but they all looked superb as they came past us. A complimentary fish pate was given to us so we didn't order starters.... More 

Thank Fauts
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37 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2014 via mobile

We finally managed to get in here for lunch on Friday. And it was as good as I remembered! Having eaten here three years ago we wondered if it would be as good and it was. The service is very good too. We ate off the set lunch menu which is exceptional value at 16€. My dessert of an almond... More 

Thank jordanntony
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54 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 April 2013

This is a pleasant little restaurant, smart and nicely decorated. In the kitchen is a chef who can make butter pastry and rich chocolate cake! He also does a good creamy risotto. The wine list is interesting although at lunch (which is always crowded) most people have just a glass. The main attraction at lunch is the good value 12.50... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
12:00 - 14:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
19:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 rue des Cloutiers, 17000, La Rochelle, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Nouvelle-Aquitaine  >  Charente-Maritime  >  La Rochelle
  • Phone Number: +33 5 46 45 37 98

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