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La Hitillere

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Le Bourg, 40660 Messanges, France
+33 5 58 48 91 43
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Great family joint with wonderful burgers and salads. Gets v popular so be prepared to wait. Best tables are outside. Enjoy!

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Thank Alex L
Northampton, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Have visited the area many times over a number of years we had always looked at this restaurant but never visited. Finally visited on a Saturday around 2pm only to be told the kitchen was closed. Returned mid week evening, the food was reasonable nothing exceptional a bit crowded for my liking. Would not bother returning. Usual issue with some... More 

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Thank John S
Bristol, United Kingdom
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135 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Easy going atmosphere and always busy you can only book for more than 10 people so you need to pick your time and hopefully you are lucky. We have been going for years and this year the food was particularly excellent - I always have the duck, others had enormous salads and burgers with very good chips. Not cheap but... More 

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Thank Mark D
Cork, Ireland
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92 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2015

We have been going to this restaurant for the past 4 years. In this period the staff have been great, the atmosphere excellent, the treatment of children unquestionable. The two buts... it is not vegetarian friendly, the veggie burger is a bun with vegetables in it, mostly courgette and the french fries are soggy. The meat burgers are excellent, the... More 

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Thank Joe O
Toulouse, France
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2015 via mobile

Gets busy, but what do you expect with such good food, good cocktails and good bands? Try the mango margarita ! !!!!

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Thank MATTBUNTER
Bristol, United Kingdom
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135 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2015

This is a bit of a 24 hour place to go - from breakfast, lunch, dinner and nightlife. We tend to go early evening - generally you need to book for the restaurant ( 2 sittings) and then stay on for some drinks / pool or listen to live music which is often on. Food is of a high standard... More 

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Thank Mark D
Porthcawl, United Kingdom
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2014

Top spot and only sorry we didn't find it until our last day in France :( We arrived early - two families and 4 kiddies under 6 but they were great, we hadn't booked but a table was found inside and the whole place quickly filled up by 8pm. There's a large informal area outside for eating too. The food... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2014

Family of four ate here twice during our 7 night stay. First time was superb. Good service and superb food - recommend the Moules Marinieres. Second time was a little bit of a let down. Went for the tapas, although the waiter seemed unhappy we chose this. Service not as good and just a bit disappointed. More expensive than some... More 

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Thank Tim H
Paris France
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104 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2014 via mobile

Very questionable service and hygiene. Big rip off. The place to avoid. Under the pretext of a cool attitude , the staff try to hide his inability to provide a quality and profesional service. The lack of personnel in the French public health department gives such joint a free pass to rip off tourists. In 2 days we called twice... More 

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55 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2014 via mobile

Enjoyable evening. Nice food and pleasant staff. My husband got a hamburger which was rare and which he couldnt eat but apart from that it was lovely. All other 5 diners were extremely happy with their meal. Felt expensive but dishes were huge so worth the price. We had a nice meal and a nice night.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French, Spanish
Meals
Dinner, Brunch, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Cheap Eats, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Le Bourg, 40660 Messanges, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Nouvelle-Aquitaine  >  Landes  >  Messanges
  • Phone Number: +33 5 58 48 91 43

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