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Le Bar Andre

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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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19:00 - 23:00
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Buda, Texas
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77 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed a really wonderful early evening meal with great service and accommodating staff. The seafood was very fresh and excellent.

Thank HummingbirdTX
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Bar Andre is where the elite meet to eat in La Rochelle and it's not hard to see why. The food is great, the service is friendly and professional, the location ideal and the ambiance perfect for this seaport city. The fish soup is a special delight.

Thank ParisMichael
London, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

This is a restaurant rather than a bar, very close to the quay. Excellent seafod and I would recommend the Moule Mouclade (a first for me and I am looking out for it again).

Thank Les S
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

My wife and I ate here, the words completely superb, mouth-watering, delicious, are just not enough. The service was excellent, the restaurant is so wonderfully quaint and original with much to enjoy on display. The waiters explain everything on the menu, Personally I had Mussels in a sauce to die for, Hake, and cheese to finish all washe down with... More 

Thank Gerry M
London, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

Famed for its 'Fruits de mer', this restaurant did not live up to its reputation. We found it rather touristy, and expensive. And worst of all, the food did not please us at all. The 4 kinds of fish in a special bouillon was bland, the 'meli-melo' of 'fruits de mer' (35 euros) consisted of a rather tasteless collection of... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

Went here for lunch without a booking. Restaurant was busy but not full and we had gone there in a strong recommendation. We thought it was quite expensive but expected that for the array of seafood on offer. However we chose the menu of the day and it was mediocre. We have a small amount of French but wanted help... More 

Thank HoppySpadge
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82 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

even on december 22nd there were a few tables, apparently in summer its banging busy. seafood is the special, fish and chips were great, paella ( has a different name in French) was excellent, wine was good. Great seafood, not posh or stuffy, but very good

Thank jmsnjms
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

Visited with a group of friends and was struck by how large and maze like it is inside. Ambience is fantastic, waiters are friendly and attentive. The food overall was good, but for some small gripes, and price was as expected, which is expensive, but good so didn't mind. I recommend the smoked cod roe. Waiter said it would be... More 

Thank darren s
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 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

1 Thank afta_shock
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 

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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, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings
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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