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65 rue du Port, 17310 La Cotiniere, Saint-Pierre-d'Oleron, Ile d'Oleron, France
+33 5 46 47 10 31
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Visited with my other half while on holiday on the island. Opted for the menu du jour. oysters and mussels to start, fish of the day served with rice as a plat and cheese for dessert. All dishes where perfectly prepared and the serving was excellent. The restaurant had a wonderful feel about it and the view of the port... More 

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Dampierre-sur-Boutonne, France
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8 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

Enjoyed a pleasant tasty lunch with wine. The restaurant was busy and it was near the end of service but hey were happy to accommodate us and our well behaved dog.Average priced food, tasty, well prepared, good service.

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2015

A very reasonable meal with friends, I was looking forwards to a stunning seafood meal but left feeling a bit disappointed. On the good side the staff were great, very busy but still made everything work well and they smiled whilst doing it! My feeling is that the food was not as freshly prepared as it could have been. I... More 

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Welwyn Garden City, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2015

Nice staff working very hard. Extensive seafood menu. Has a decent position overlooking the harbour. It is better then I am making it sound, you won't be disappointed. The food is fresh, the plate of grilled seafood and fish excellent a steak was a bit nasty but hey ho, we weren't expecting The Fat Duck

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Thank Guy T
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2015

Starters mixed, mussels and prawns very good, fish soup bland. Mains mixed Confit ducks were ok, salmon lovely, skate wing bland. Deserts poor, floating islands ok, crime caramel Asda smart price, cheeses mediocre. Service ok, nice location. Overall ok but nothing special.

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2015

Have visited with my family over the bank holiday weekend and had selected on recommendation . We arrived at about 2pm and the place was very full. There was not attention to detail from start to finish, we had 2 fish soups but one of them was lukewarm and needed re-heating but both lacked taste, had some oysters and they... More 

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Charmouth, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2014

We were staying in the hotel and had one evening meal on the terrace - with a wonderful view of the working harbour. Sadly the view was the best thing. My sole was grey and rubbery, and small. My husbands fruit de mer was nice, but the crab, the main part, had been forgotten!! Nothing was taken off the bill... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2014

Staying in La Cotiniere for the first 2 week of September this year, I was eager to try all the local restaurants and bars whilst there. Early evening, my partner and I were pleased to get one of the last 2 tables on the terrace (a French couple followed us in). The mature guy who seated us was polite and... More 

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France
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2013

L'Ecailler is a nice unpretentious restaurant on the main avenue at La Cotiniere fishing harbor ; out of season the view is nice, there are not too many cars passing by the terrace , service is kind and efficient , owners ( Mr and Ms Herve ) are everywhere to make sure everything is perfect . Basic menu is affordable... More 

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West Sussex
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2012

A delicious seafood evening in an efficiently run family restaurant, overlooking the bustling fishing port. Great value for a great evening.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French, Seafood, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 65 rue du Port, 17310 La Cotiniere, Saint-Pierre-d'Oleron, Ile d'Oleron, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Nouvelle-Aquitaine  >  Charente-Maritime  >  Ile d'Oleron  >  Saint-Pierre-d'Oleron  >  La Cotiniere
  • Phone Number: +33 5 46 47 10 31

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