We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.



Ratings and reviews

Certificate of Excellence2018 Winner


Lunch, Dinner
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol

Location and contact

Reviews (186)
Filter reviews
9 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
See what travellers are saying:
Updating list...
Reviewed 19 September 2017

Visited L'Ardoise 3 times during our recent trip to Pornichet. Lovely, cosy, intimate ambience with friendly staff. Fabulous moules and delicious desserts. Very good value. Missing it already!

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank toastedmallow
Reviewed 12 July 2017

I've visited the restaurant with my wife just before summer season. We've waited a while to be seated but nobody take care about us. In first moment we've considered that we can chose place and simply sit there. What was our surprise when waitress appear...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank Przemek28
Reviewed 2 June 2017

After driving back from St Nazaire & being disappointed by the whole place we were looking for somewhere to lunch whilst driving back to La Baule & this place caught our eye in the centre of Pornichet. They were just about to close but said...More

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank wizadofwas
Reviewed 31 August 2016

Went here in summer. The manager was very friendly and after a warm greeting they recommended the moules, which was on a special with a glass of muscadet. They were, and still are, the best moules I have ever had in my life! The experience...More

Date of visit: September 2015
Thank uncledavey80
Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

We ate here for dinner one night and lunch the following day. The food was simple but good quality. We had a chicken curry and a chicken supreme which were both good; the next day we had moules frites and sausage with fries; the sauces...More

Date of visit: July 2016
Thank FC_Ireland_1974
Reviewed 8 June 2016 via mobile

We visited La Baule in the Off season and most eating houses were closed. This small country style restaurant was one that was open. The restaurant naturally specialises in French Country style cooking especially sea food and fish. Unfortunately it's other specialty is cooking with...More

Date of visit: May 2016
Thank Eaa1947
Reviewed 8 June 2016 via mobile

Unfortunately we were in La Baule in the off season and there were very few eating establishments open. This is a small restaurant serving mostly foods cooked with lard hence the name. This makes it difficult to find meals if you are a vegetarian or...More

Date of visit: March 2016
Thank Eaa1947
Reviewed 22 September 2015

We ate here on a couple of nights, partly because we enjoyed it the first night but also because there were not many restaurants open which was disappointing for mid September. Food was good with a reasonable choice of meat and fish dishes. My wife...More

Date of visit: September 2015
Thank Carman12
Reviewed 15 August 2015

Went here for a friend's birthday lunch and ordered one of the signature dishes- Moules Marinieres (mussles in a cream sauce with garlic). Food arrived promptly and was absolutely delicious. The massive portion of mussels served with home made chips was complemented by a glass...More

Date of visit: July 2015
Thank Patrick I
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 13 nearby hotels
Hotel Sud Bretagne
199 reviews
.05 miles away
Escale Oceania Pornichet La Baule
770 reviews
.10 miles away
Hotel Chateau des Tourelles
1,214 reviews
.28 miles away
Villa Flornoy
378 reviews
.31 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 95 nearby restaurants
Restaurant Le St Valentin
445 reviews
.12 miles away
Pornichet Fish & Chips
545 reviews
.10 miles away
La Petite Saline
346 reviews
.11 miles away
Le Quartier Maitre
101 reviews
.39 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 25 nearby attractions
Office de Tourisme de Pornichet
135 reviews
.06 miles away
Les Halles de Pornichet
80 reviews
.04 miles away
30 reviews
.22 miles away
Kite Center 44
10 reviews
.12 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from L'Ardoise staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing