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Le Bistrot de Pepe Gentil

15, Place des Coquillages | Place des coquillages, Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains 97434, Reunion Island
+262 262 22 12 78
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
18 Jan 2018
“Just loved it”
12 Oct 2017
Restaurant Hours
French, European, Contemporary
15, Place des Coquillages | Place des coquillages, Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains 97434, Reunion Island
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Reviewed today

Really friendly people. Very welcoming even though we did not speak very good French. Lovely area to sit in outside loved the decor. What is outstanding is the amazing food. The langoustine burger was great as was the sucking pork incredible. A particular delight was...More

Thank wodonga
Reviewed 18 January 2018

During our two-weeks stay in St Gilles we explored this place on our second night and returned five times, because the food was just fantastic. Excellent French cuisine with a touch of the southern hemisphere. Due to daily changings on the menu there was always...More

Thank Spikefriend
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Cozy environment, including a pleasant terrasse, efficient and professional service, a short menu with very good products, nice presentations with original sides. Everything was a pleasure in this rather upscale but still affordable restaurant. Very recommended.

Thank JMGeneva
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Very much enjoyed dinner at Le Bistrot twice and highly recommend this restaurant. Lovely verandah, excellent and beautifully presented food and very kind and helpful staff (not English speaking though). No veggie dishes on the menu but if you ask they'll make a delicious veggie...More

Thank flauschipoohbear
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Our reservation for Valentine’s night was booked some months previously after asking for a recommendation from our Hotel. They suggested Le Bistrot de Pepe Gentil and, after reading the Reviews, we were happy for them to make the reservation on our behalf. We had an...More

1  Thank BEY1
Reviewed 20 January 2017

We booked a table because we had read earlier Tripadvisor reviews, and were lucky to get the last table available for the evening. The welcome was warm, the chef's wife was charming and spoke both English and French. She advised us on the wine, explained...More

Thank Tinisa
Reviewed 18 October 2016

If you are looking for a tiny place, in a romantic but not pretentious atmosphere, and offering a diversified and tasty menu...go there! Good French cuisine, safety standards with an original touch, nice and dynamic staff, a great wine and cocktails list...everything was perfect!

Thank 477LaetitiaL
Reviewed 21 September 2016

It's a pity that Michelin don't award stars in Reunion as I think the Bistro du Pepe Gentil would absolutely deserve one. The food is fantastic- beautifully cooked and presented with constant variation in the menu.

Thank AdamSibson
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

As a started we took the "foie gras with chutney aux pommes". The foie gras was perfect, it melted in your mouth. Adding the chutney was even more heaven! Main dish: cabillaud for me, and St Jacques/camarons for my fiancée. Same story goes here: very...More

Thank The C
Reviewed 22 February 2016 via mobile

This French Restaurant was recommended by a local friend for last dinner in Reunion. It was our last dinner after travelling around the Island. We made a reservation by phone. The ambiance was very chilled on high standards, the food was just delicious and beautiful...More

Thank SigalitTamara
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29 April 2018|
Response from Spikefriend | Reviewed this property |
Je ne sais pas le jour de la fermeture, mais je pense le restaurant est ouvert le lundi.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
French, European, Contemporary
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15, Place des Coquillages | Place des coquillages, Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains 97434, Reunion Island
  • Location: Africa  >  Reunion Island  >  Arrondissement of Saint-Paul  >  Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains
  • Phone Number: +262 262 22 12 78
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