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La Rotisserie du Roy Leon

€€ - €€€Spanish, French,
8 Rue Coursic Corsaire du Roy, 64100, Bayonne, France
+33 5 59 59 55 84
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good35%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
8 Nov 2016
“Relaxed & enjoyable”
19 Sep 2016
“In awe of the cooking and staffing”
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Spanish, French, Grill
€€ - €€€
8 Rue Coursic Corsaire du Roy, 64100, Bayonne, France
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Reviewed 8 November 2016

As the name suggests, the emphasis is on meats grilled on the rotisserie; done simply but done well (there are other options). The setting is (still) 'colourful rustic' and the service genuine and friendly.

Date of visit: October 2016
Thank Amie50
Reviewed 19 September 2016

This is one of the best meals we ever had. I had squid to start, then followed by cod and then came the dessert - my god what a dessert, 7 different types of pudding, all thought through ie sweet puddings with pots of stewed...More

Date of visit: September 2016
Thank Glyn2014
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Not much to add. Chippirons as they should be done: on the plancha with tender olive oil. Then the pigeon: all of it cut with thourough knowledge of the pigeon anatomy .together with the local white wine it came close to perfect.

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank ybhk19
Reviewed 6 August 2016

This restaurant is set in a small side street a block or two from the river. It has both inside and outside seating. We elected to sit outside and that was a good choice. Our reservation was for 9 pm and we were the first...More

Date of visit: July 2016
Thank neblud
Reviewed 25 April 2015

If you want to try the Best south west cuisine... You really have to Go !! I love their Chippirons... You Will not résist ;-) Once you go, you will come back !! Just like me... You can as well try the home made foie...More

Date of visit: April 2015
Thank PatGParis
Reviewed 17 March 2015

Essentially a menu with several choices for each course and a set price in total depending on whether you choose two or three courses. This is rapidly becoming a standard system. A fairly short menu, but every selection that we tried was both well cooked...More

Date of visit: February 2015
Thank Roy H
Reviewed 23 October 2014 via mobile

You need to be a carnivore to enjoy this temple to the art of the roast and shrine to the foie gras ( fait maison). The helpings are large and beautifully presented. We had starters of foie gras and lamb sweetbreads with girolles. Both excellent...More

Thank iank51
Reviewed 25 July 2013

My wife and I recently stayed in Bayonne en route to the Algarve. We loved the city (and will definitely be coming back for a longer visit) and our visit to this restaurant was the perfect way to round off a highly enjoyable day. The...More

Date of visit: July 2013
1  Thank Colin S
Reviewed 28 May 2013 via mobile

My wife and I often share meals and since she likes lamb I often wind up eating it too even though it's normally one of my least favorite meats. We shared a meal of lamb chops at La Rotisserie du Roy Leon but in this...More

Date of visit: May 2013
Thank MeAndTheLittleWoman
Reviewed 3 October 2012

Had supper here with four adults and two fairly adventurous older children. It was an excellent experience. The owners speak only French (or at least they spoke only French to us) and there are no written menus but they were extremely friendly and helpful in...More

Date of visit: September 2012
Thank kakistoc
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$60
Spanish, French, Grill
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Rue Coursic Corsaire du Roy, 64100, Bayonne, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Nouvelle-Aquitaine  >  Pyrenees-Atlantiques  >  Basque Country  >  Bayonne
  • Phone Number: +33 5 59 59 55 84
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