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Nausicaa

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1, Promenade de la plage, Saint-Palais-sur-Mer, Royan, France
+33 5 46 23 14 78
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09:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 23:00
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Lichfield, United Kingdom
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310 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You are paying for the location right on the beach and works very well for a cold beer or a nice coffee. Service seems slow when they are busy however the food is reasonably priced especially off season.

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Thank Michael O
Pons, France
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101 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

One of the best locations for miles around - right on the beach front at St Palais, great for people-watching on the promenade and the beach itself. More importantly, the food was very good too. We chose individual plates rather than the set menus and felt we had very good value. The best-cooked cabillaud (cod) in any restaurant we've experienced... More 

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Thank Rhys W
Wales, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Ok at best 25 mins before we were served after being seated Pizza average Salmon great Chicken average Gave us bread after we finished meal Desserts expensive

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Thank EJ461964
Strasbourg, France
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44 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

This restaurant at the corner of the central beach gives itself a pretence of being the classy alternative for dining in Saint Palais sur mer. Although the service is efficient, and the dishes are well presented, they lack the expected flavor and finesse - which is rather disappointing with regard to the prices.

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Thank Johann B
Ely, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

We've eaten here twice during our recent stay in the area and the food was amazing both times. The Salade Nausicaa is amazing and I'd highly recommend it. The service was fantastic and the staff couldn't do enough for you. Will definitely be returning next year.

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Thank 22Angie
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

We arrived without any reservation and were greated by a very cheerful staff. The restaurant was full and we were very lucky to get the best table for or family. The food was delicious (mussels and oysters especially) Property including toilet was clean. Plenty of parking spots in the nearby streets. Lovely setting

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Thank Geraldine H
Penzance, Cornwall
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

This was the third year that we celebrated our wedding anniversary at Nausicaa with a lovely sea side lunch with the children. I had mussels as usual and the rest of us had pizza and children's stuff. Was great as ever - friendly and attentive service, good quality food and drink. Relaxed and choc friendly it not full of screamers... More 

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Thank PZtraveller
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

Sea food not fresh made us both ill all night. The staff were very good but will not eat there again. It should have been good at 38 Euros per head for the main dish.

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Thank John B
dublin
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

This was a lovely place overlooking the sandy beach and cove. We had a sunny evening in mid-June and it was lovely to be able to sit outside. My 50th birthday happened to fall during a camping holiday in France and we picked this restaurant at random as we were passing for my birthday dinner, and we were glad we... More 

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Thank A Q
Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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255 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 163 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016

No trip to this area would be complete for us without a meal (or two) at Nausicaa. Pass by Chez Bob and keep walking. Its smart, overlooking the beach, open all day - you can dine or snack while keeping an eye on your things on the beach. Its pizzas are ok, and steaks can be a little iffy (cooking... More 

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Thank John F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 23:00
Monday
09:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 23:00
Thursday
09:00 - 23:00
Friday
09:00 - 23:00
Saturday
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1, Promenade de la plage, Saint-Palais-sur-Mer, Royan, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Nouvelle-Aquitaine  >  Charente-Maritime  >  Royan  >  Saint-Palais-sur-Mer
  • Phone Number: +33 5 46 23 14 78

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