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4, Quai Bernonville, 17410 Saint Martin de Re, Ile de Re, France
+33 5 46 35 78 72
09:00 - 23:30
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Holt, United Kingdom
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89 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is our second visit to the restaurant on the harbour wall Always great food When by the sea you have to have the mussels

Thank Collin M
Belfast, United Kingdom
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437 reviews
326 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 253 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Busy restaurant with lots of tourists and holiday makers. However, the food was good and very enjoyable. The service was friendly and prompt. Mussels were good. Salmon was better!

Thank KMcCorry
Tullamore, Ireland
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80 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

We were invited to lunch here by our good French friends who eat here regularly. We were introduced to the owners who were warm and friendly. It is a beautiful spot, overlooking the harbour, and abundant with the good vibes of the town. Being there in September probably helped - less busy than the craziness of the summer where the... More 

Thank choepel
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed a lovely lunch in the sunshine with family. The food was tasty and although on the pricey side, the portions are ample! The only reason I am not rating this restaurant as excellent is due to the service, which unfortunately was not that friendly. Despite this, we enjoyed a fab lunch by the harbour!

Thank Lorna M
Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

Very tasty crab salad, served quickly with a plate of very moreish sardines. Reasonably priced wines ( for Ile de Re) . Great location right beside harbour full of mostly working boats.

Thank Richard D
Swindon, United Kingdom
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221 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

Lets be clear, the food we ordered (2 x pizzas) was reasonable, and the service was acceptable but you really had to "make yourself known" to be served as the staff were (literally) rushed off their feet trying to keep up with the number of tourists sititng down, ordering and leaving etc. I'd return if it was quieter but not... More 

Thank Jay H
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

To be able to accommodate 17 of us without any fuss or bother was fantastic. The food for the kids came quickly and was devoured and ours came soon after and was spot on. Salads were big and well packed and specials inc Foie gras and scallops perfect. All washed down with cold rose and finished with a reasonable bill... More 

Thank Miles T
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227 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Quite a wide menu, lots of choice. Pizza was OK as was fish. Location and view back over St. Martin is lovely. It does get very busy and tables are very close together so don't go if claustrophobic!

Thank richard d
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82 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

Eight of us booked and only saw the TA reviews at the last minute. We decided to chance it - big mistake. Evening started well with a friendly waitress taking our orders. Starters came promptly and were good, if a little pricy, although that's what you get if you eat right by the harbour in Saint Martin. Then it all... More 

Thank Coleyach
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

Eaten here many times, always really good. Prices are good for the setting. Will definitely be back.

Thank Andy H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, French, European
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 23:30
09:00 - 23:30
09:00 - 23:30
09:00 - 23:30
09:00 - 23:30
09:00 - 23:30
09:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4, Quai Bernonville, 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 35 78 72

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?