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Le Petit Bouchon

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CUISINES
French, European, Healthy
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
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  • Socially distanced dining tables
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  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
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Reviewed 10 August 2020 via mobile

I came to this restaurant with my family for dinner. The set menu was absolutely delicious. I had the raw salmon dish for the starter, duck for the main and passion fruit dessert dish. The flavours were unique and there was clearly effort made to...make tasty and aesthetically pleasing food. The best thing was how Antoine entertained my family, who ask a lot of questions, even though he was really busy. He was so knowledgable about the flavours, food and wine, and really friendly. His wife, who also works at the restaurant, was so lovely and warm to our endless enquiries. This was my last meal in Royan before I come back to London and it was really memorable! Highly recommend!More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed 4 February 2020

Splendid service and really varied well prepared menu. Table d’hote provided Excellent value. A thoroughly enjoyable meal and evening

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed 5 November 2019

Found this restaurant by accident. Excellent meals. We returned several times and will certainly go again if in the area.

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed 20 September 2019 via mobile

This place was recommended to us by our host. We really enjoyed the menu of the day, all three courses. The presentations are high French cuisine. But the real highlight is the proprietoress’ choice for wine of the day. We are just visiting the area...and didn’t know how to choose a wine. The daily wine choices were well chosen for us. Reservations recommended. Fine French food. The owner husband is the chef. The staff is very busy when the place fills up, so service is a little short. But we were ok with that.More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed 20 September 2019

Best meal we have had in this area. Would recommend giving it a try. Reasonably priced. Would like Sunday lunch here but closed o n sunday

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed 23 August 2019

Lovely restaurant in the harbour, great location, good service and excellent food. Would recommend and go again.

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed 30 March 2019 via mobile

This place used to be great - good service and creative cuisine. It is now a pretty run-of-the-mill bistro. Food is ok and nothing more - last time I had food poisoning from thir St Jacques, this time I chose a steak à point, which...was cooked saignant... oh well, my wife had the sole meunier- which was served with potatoes- she asked if she could have vegetables, the waiter shrugged and suggested rice ... the young waiter is pretty rude and thinks he’s funny - he is not! We have been coming here for years as my father in law lives in Royan/ time to call it a day here!More

Date of visit: March 2019
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Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

This restaurant offers plenty of dishes around fresh fish food with smart prices. I advise you tasting daily’s card entitled « mood(s) of cooking chief ». Enjoy this place that will propose you an inspired eating experience !

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed 18 July 2018

Food excellent. Waitress a bit brusque. Service far too slow. Victims of their own success as they tried to cater for a full house on the night of our visit.

Date of visit: July 2018
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Reviewed 21 June 2018

Our menu of 25 euros was excellent with a good choice of interesting and delicious dishes. The service was friendly, helpful and efficient. Presentation was beautiful too.....no negatives.

Date of visit: June 2018
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Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

We had dinner in this restaurant and it was excellent in every way. A warm welcome and a waiter who was keen to explain the chef's specials in detail ( in French and in English). Both our starters set a very high standard which was...easily equalled by the main and desert courses. The cod in particular was very fresh and cooked to perfection. Panacotta desert was smooth and the white chocolate sauce complemented rather than over powered the panacotta. We will certainly return next time we are in Royan.More

Date of visit: June 2018
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Reviewed 2 June 2018

A good little restaurant offering French cuisine at moderate prices. Sit inside or outside. Some of the staff speak English. A popular restaurant in the shop complex overlooking the yachting harbour. Easy to miss so you need to be looking for it. Dark inside so...good for romantic meals. Sit outside in the warmer weather. Did not try the wines so do not know their wine list. Food very good. Service reasonable. I hope to pay this restaurant another visit soon. Of all the restaurants overlooking the yacht harbour, this is the one I would recommend.More

Date of visit: March 2018
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Reviewed 4 October 2017

Has to be the best food and service we have ever had in over 25 years coming to this part of France.

Date of visit: October 2017
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Reviewed 27 September 2017

We have eaten here many times and the standards remain extremely high. Fabulous food , good atmosphere , excellent service and tremendous value for money. It's great , love this restaurant.

Date of visit: August 2017
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Reviewed 14 September 2017

At time of reservation they had run out of place inside so we accepted a table outside. Unfortunately it was rather cold and windy. The service started slow but once it got underway it was pretty smooth and friendly. The fixed price menu contains 4...items to choose from for starter, main course and desert and on top there's the "Humeur du chef". The choices are varied, a mixture of local classics and seafood, and the price/quality rating is good. Nice presentation also.More

Date of visit: September 2017
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Le Petit Bouchon is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4