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13 quai de Senac, 17630 La Flotte, Ile de Re, France
+33 5 46 01 63 37
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Paris, France
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

I live on the island and this is my morning coffee place. They are very friendly and cheery, the coffee is good and they do a great omelette. Also it is great place to be peaceful (early morning or off season) or watch the world go by (in season).

Thank dcl440
Holt, United Kingdom
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192 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for a crepe and a hot chocolate There crepe appeared within minutes and was a good size and tasty Hot chocolate was normal French style - warm rather than hot but the Carmel biscuit was a nice touch

Thank Collin M
2 reviews
Reviewed 20 November 2016

Overpriced and unfriendly staff. Charged 11 euros for a cognac whilst only paying 8 euros a few doors away for a much better quality. Manager/owner and staff not at all interested in listening to complaint

Thank Tim W
East Allington, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2016

Had an amazing lunch here, well recommended......fish choices superb, plates de journey worth investigating!

Thank Steve E
Puurs, Belgium
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158 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

The worst habit nowadays is that people check Tripadvisor before choosing a restaurant, and then this place hardly has any eaters, which was the case when we sat down for a late dinner, because we didn't want an overcrowded, overpriced Tripadvisor high-rater. 1) We had a perfectly cooked dinner with fresh fish and a smooth wine to go along with... More 

Thank AnnVG
Sierra Madre, California
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377 reviews
223 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 167 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2016

Needed to grab a quick lunch on the way to our Hotel and had no access to Trip Adviser. We figured that most of the restaurants along the quay would be of the touristy type, but all about equal. To begin with the menu boards are very confusing, I can read a French menu, but these were really BAD. Since... More 

Thank Cynthia A
Moissac, France
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37 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2016

I wouldn't normally be attracted to a PMU (betting shop), however L'Escale is also a restaurant which caught my eye with an attractive and sensibly priced menu. There is a restaurant close by offering a seafood platter for 118€! We had the best moules et frites that I have eaten anywhere in very pleasant surroundings and very friendly staff. Plenty... More 

Thank Peter G
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
2 reviews
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Sitting at the harbor is nice, of course. But the food was mediocre and the service unorganized, inattentive and slow. Sorry, you ruined my Friday night dinner.

Thank kerstinschwiesow
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Superb burgers and great position in the harbour. Price wise it was about right for the island. Enjoyable hour although the staff not very welcoming.

Thank Yorky76
Omagh, United Kingdom
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64 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2016

Family trip to La Flotte - walked around port and were ushered in by friendly waiter. After this service was adequate - staff seem to not have to push themselves - perhaps a manager figure would help. Had moules frittes and burgers - all food was tasty whilst not 'fine dining'. Reasonable value for location. Expect they have enough customers... More 

Thank rds2812

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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French, Bar, European
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13 quai de Senac, 17630 La Flotte, Ile de Re, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Nouvelle-Aquitaine  >  Charente-Maritime  >  Ile de Re  >  La Flotte
  • Phone Number: +33 5 46 01 63 37

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