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Le Cabestan

) #18 of 139 Restaurants in Arcachon €€ - €€€ French, Seafood, European
6 B avenue Charles de Gaulle, 33120 Arcachon, France
+33 5 56 83 18 62
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good55%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“sea bass” (4 reviews)
“seafood” (9 reviews)
“sea front” (2 reviews)
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French, Seafood, European
€€ - €€€
6 B avenue Charles de Gaulle, 33120 Arcachon, France
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have eaten here probably a half dozen times over the last decade and each meal was memorable. The specialize in seafood. I believe they might have one red meat item on the carte. They serve the freshest seafood that you can imagine. Service is...More

Thank Tom B
Reviewed 2 June 2017

A restaurant that combines old fashioned service with great food. Friendly staff who provide unobtrusive service. Our seventh dinner in Arcachon and very much the best. The "Facilities" were spotless and fresh.

Thank Tony G
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Charming restaurant serving excellent food. Good service and high quality produce. So good we went there twice.

Thank suerosscats
Reviewed 29 August 2016

Went there twice in our short stay in Archachon. The forst time our evening meal was included with our accomodation so we had a meal from the basic menu and it was excellent. We went back a couple of evenings later to have another meal...More

Thank TravelIz65
Reviewed 20 August 2016

Two prix fixe menus were on offer, at 28Eu and 38EU. Their assiette de fruits de mer, part of the 28Eu prix fixe menu, was very good and had a selection of everything. Mains of fritura (small fried fish) was nice but uninspired, and the...More

Thank Martin G
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

Small, intimate restaurant, just a couple of minutes from the sea front. Staff are welcoming and helpful with excellent service. Newly refurbished, it is bright and airy, serving excellent seafood. This lovely restaurant offers excellent value for money. My hot tip is to go for...More

Thank Alison G
Reviewed 22 April 2016 via mobile

Visited recently after a recommendation. Initial welcome was non too warm but thereafter the service was excellent. Great fish dishes especially the st jacques crumble.

Thank Caroline J
Reviewed 27 September 2015

Just got back, happily contented, from a wonderful meal at Le Cabestan. Started with the local fish soup, which was superb, and a very generous, but not too big, portion, and followed with a perfect sole meuniere. My wife had the seabass, which was also...More

Thank RobH1959
Reviewed 24 July 2015

Ate here as part of a half board stay at Hotel de la Plage and really enjoyed the dinner. Attentive and efficient service was a good start. We selected form the Menu de Jour but had a good choice. The fish soup was delicious and...More

Thank James G
Reviewed 31 March 2015

Great and gorgeous, we went to the Cabestan with my family for diner, everything was perfect and Nicolas our head waiter has been so professional, so much easy when you can talk english. I recommand this place.

Thank ramon r
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:15
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:15
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:15
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:15
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:15
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 B avenue Charles de Gaulle, 33120 Arcachon, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Nouvelle-Aquitaine  >  Gironde  >  Arcachon
  • Phone Number: +33 5 56 83 18 62
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