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Le Bar Andre

££ - £££
French, Seafood, Gastropub
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5 rue Saint Jean du Perot, 17000, La Rochelle, France
+33 5 46 41 28 24
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Busy restaurant. Seafood was lovely, got food envy when I saw the large seafood platters. Would recommend visiting. If I return to la rochelle I would return here

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Dublin, Ireland
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39 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

My hotel recommended this and booked me a table. You would think you were on a ship!! The Oysters were good (I think! Never ate them before) I thought they'd have been cooked but were served on a bed of ice to keep them fresh. The main course I chose was chicken but it wasn't cooked through. Disappointing to say... More 

Thank Evelyn S
Dublin, Ireland
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Very expensive. Platter was good if pricey. Biggest rip-off was the wine. Dessert wasn't great either. Overall dissatisfied.

Thank Ian F
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Seafood platter was outstanding! Fish soup was to die for. Don't understand why this restaurant is rated so low with bad reviews. The service was also "à la française" and excellent. Superb location!

Thank Fabh1912
WGC - Hertfordshire
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169 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

We choose this place because we could see 2 guys outside preparing the shell food. Once inside we did not realise how big this restaurant is, although it is split across several floors and room. There is a good selection of sea food on the menu. We started with Moule Marinas. The wine I found a little on the expensive... More 

Thank Fauchards
Maidenhead, United Kingdom
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102 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

We visited this restaurant on the recommendation of friends who had eaten there before. We were looking for a good seafood supper, but unfortunately we were disappointed both by the atmosphere of the place and the selection offered on the menus. However the preparation of the Moule Mariniere was good. Quite an expensive experience.

Thank banglo
Tullamore, Ireland
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79 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

I was told this was the best seafood place in La Rochelle. It turned out to be disappointing. Whilst the service was excellent and cordial, the food was mediocre. I started with fish soup which was served with toast (was supposed to be croutons) which you dipped into a butter mustard sauce, topped with cheese and floated in the soap.... More 

Thank choepel
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Great seafood, especially the raw oysters! Many great looking dishes were served and they accommodated our English only language communication.

Thank Robert B
Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

We visited Andres on the advice of the concierge at the Hotel. Not always a good thing, but thought we would give it a go. On the plus side, its in a great location in the harbour. Its busy and lively and the serice is excellent. We had the fruit de mer, of which the oysters were fantastic but the... More 

Thank tim h
Denver, Colorado
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59 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Our host at guesthouse recommended it& it was ok. Nothing real special. Decor is all about a boat interior. We had the plat du hour which was very limited but the oysters were great but mussels were pretty small but tasty.. There were so many restaurants on that street so next time I would choose another. I think reservations may... More 

Thank milehidi

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
French, Seafood, Gastropub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 rue Saint Jean du Perot, 17000, La Rochelle, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Nouvelle-Aquitaine  >  Charente-Maritime  >  La Rochelle
  • Phone Number: +33 5 46 41 28 24
For over 70 years, le Bar Andre has welcomed diners aboard a ship "moored" at the foot of the towers in the old port of La Rochelle. The menu mirrors the restaurant, an abundance of the sea's treasures. The seafood and shellfish arrive daily direct from the local fish market. Like the two towers, Le Bar Andre is a La Rochelle landmark, embarking its clientele on a delicious seafarer's journey.--Situe sur le vieux port de La Rochelle, au pied des tours, le Bar Andre vous accueille depuis plus de 70 ans dans un "navire amarre" aux multiples ambiances. La carte est a l'image du restaurant qui defend corps et ames les joyaux de la mer. Les fruits de mer et coquillages arrivent donc quotidiennement en direct de la criee locale rochelaise. A l'instar des deux tours, le Bar Andre est une figure incontournable de la Rochelle qui embarque ses clients pour un voyage aux saveurs marines.

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