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“Excellent quality, great value for money.”
Review of Effet Mer

Effet Mer
Ranked #117 of 182 Restaurants in La Grande-Motte
Cuisines: Mediterranean
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Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: Seasonal Trendy Beach Restaurant
Reviewed 31 July 2014

We've been going to this "paillotte" (beach restaurant) for the last 8 years. We have never been disappointed by the top quality food. We usually have a family outing to l'Effet Mer on a Sunday, for their buffet (all you can eat). We went last Sunday and had a fantastic meal, taking our time and great pleasure in returning to try something else from the huge choice on offer. Supplies were replenished constantly. Delicious little verrine appetizers, accras, carapaccio of tuna, variety of different salads, Spanish style tapas...grilled beef or chicken brochettes, oysters, sushi....just amazing variety! Desserts were just as wonderful (for those who had room!); something for everyone from delicious fresh fruit to cakes, pastries and ice creams. Our waiter was very efficient, friendly and entertaining. Just one little criticism....I know it's a beach restaurant, and the atmosphere is very relaxed, so you can wander in literally off the beach, but I wish the toilets were a little more "sophisticated", in keeping with the rest...

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Thank Frenchiefiona
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Reviewed 21 June 2014

We were there as a young family with two and four year old kids and we thought the whole experience was fantastic. We went there without having read the reviews on here and were surprised by the nasty comments. We found the food to be of excellent quality, service was very attentive and the beds were very comfortable. I am usually very picky about the food I eat and I was pleased to find pieces of real fruit in cocktails, beautifully composed salads and very tasty and well presented strawberry melba. I would recommend you give them a chance before dismissing them based on the negative reviews.

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Thank Shmummy
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Reviewed 2 June 2014

Very friendly service, delicious deserts to enjoy as you're laying on the beach with a great cocktail. Good value for money.

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1  Thank Eyup K
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Reviewed 17 May 2014 via mobile

Although the beach there is really nice (in general), the food & service is not worth a visit. The salad was completely taste-free, the asparagus was of very low quality, and the service unfriendly. Effet-Mer looks nice from outside, but that's it. High prices for low quality of food...

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Reviewed 4 May 2014

As I am not from the area i thought it would be great to check out the private beaches around Montpelier, Effet Mer was by far the superior of the beaches. Lovely fresh food, good service and an all ready cosy ambiance.

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1  Thank James M
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