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Le Belem

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29 quai de la Poitheviniere, 17410 Saint Martin de Re, Ile de Re, France
+33 5 46 09 56 56
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Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

We decided to eat here as it seemed very popular. We had a two course lunch. Both portions were quite small and not particularly well cooked. Desserts were better. Nice location on the quayside but I wouldn't recommend.

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Thank SilverFox2053
Worcester, United Kingdom
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102 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Large menu, but we were all (4) disappointed with our food. Nothing wrong with it, just not particularly tasty or well presented - the impression was one of 'fast' fish food. Service a bit off-hand.

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Thank MuffinDordogne
Blandford Forum, United Kingdom
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68 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

Good quality tourist menu.Nothing exceptional but good value, pleasant attentive service. Large outdoor seating area overlooking the harbour

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Thank miken2011
Scotland
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

As this restaurant was very busy, and it was 20.30 we decided to join the diners. The food was ordinary, served on the cool side and by a waiter who obviously wanted to be somewhere else. I would not go back

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Thank SmithieScotland
Limoges, France
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30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

Very nice roast sea bass! Staff very friendly and attentive. I marked this as average only because there are so many places of a similar fashion here! We enjoyed our meal, but we look forward to trying out other places too!

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Thank anne c
Zurich, Switzerland
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15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Very good food. Kitchen opens early in the evening, optimal for families with small children. Staff was very helpful and professional.

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Thank C R
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101 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

They served my main dish as my husband was having his entrée. This is frustrating! I tried to eat, the muscles were cold. It is true that they are facing the port and the spot is ok but the service and the quality of dishes can get much better to become average. I will not return to this place.

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Thank DameGrenade
Dorset, United Kingdom
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421 reviews
237 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 176 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

Recommended here by some local residents. Our scallop dish with tagilatelli was rather overcooked so that the scallops were a little rubbery. On the positive side it was nicely shady and had a very buzzy atmosphere.

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Lewes, United Kingdom
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253 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

This is a standard restaurant. It's charm is that it's on the quayside in the middle of St. Martin on the Ile de Ré. In midsummer, it is a place to start the day with breakfast; for the rest of the day it is a place to take shelter from the sun or the rain or the crowds. The staff... More 

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Thank MrsRehoboth
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199 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Service was good. Oysters, steak and fish pie all good. View great. All food home cooked and a regular staff. Enjoyable and would recommend.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$236
Cuisine
French, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 29 quai de la Poitheviniere, 17410 Saint Martin de Re, Ile de Re, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Nouvelle-Aquitaine  >  Charente-Maritime  >  Ile de Re  >  Saint Martin de Re
  • Phone Number: +33 5 46 09 56 56

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