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Arrantzaleak

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18, av Jean Poulou, 64500 Ciboure, France
+33 5 59 47 10 75
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12:00 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:00
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Ciboure, France
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017

The freshest of local fish and shellfish prepared simply and just delicious. Less than 200m from where the fishing boats catches are landed in Ciboure/St jean de Luz. Big picture windows look out onto the river. Simple décor -the focus is on the fish and friendly service. We chose all the courses from the day's specials blackboard - crevettes, dorade... More 

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London, UK
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2016

Visited on a Sunday night and had monkfish and a whole grilled turbot, with a couple of starters and two Kir Royales. The bill came to 99 Euros, which sounds a lot but was good value. The only negative aspect is we found the bench seating to be a bit uncomfortable.

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Somerset, UK
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29 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Just round the corner from the Ibis and overlooking the river. Quite expensive but everywhere in St Jean de Luz is! We had turbot and half a lobster and dessert, just a glass of wine each and it was around 70 euros. My fish was very good, lobster was slightly undercooked we felt ( they cook on wooden fire I... More 

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Ditchling, United Kingdom
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152 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Had an excellent meal here. Loved the 'dip' we were given with our drinks. Nice staff and popular restaurant. However, we found it to be a bit pricey (although most restaurants in this area are). For two beers, one prawn starter and two fish (served with potatoes and a kind of tomato ratatouille) we paid Euros 70, plus a tip.... More 

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Bucarest
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55 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2016

We are dinning in this restaurant for over 7 years already and, the only thing I can say is that food is really great...if you like sea food, in general. The restaurant is medium sized (100 places or more) and, during July and August always fully booked. You should be really lucky to get a table without prior reservation (which... More 

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Thank DragulanescuGeorge
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Lovely food, delish fish, and very personal service. Very local and easy to find. Lovely location by the river . Second time we had visited. Superb!

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Thank johnwalker60
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

Found this lovely restaurant on the bank of a river, the nearby town was celebrating Fete de Saint Jean... The menu at 37 euros looked good and we ordered two with a kids meal of an entrecote grilled with chat potatoes. The food was great, though tuna was not really my choice of fish but I nonetheless enjoyed it...the service... More 

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Trie-sur-Baise, France
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40 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 May 2016

The food was very good, if somewhat expensive and the service friendly and efficient. However although the general ambience was good, the restaurant itself was uncomfortable. There didn't appear to be any heating. We were there on a fairly cool evening and it was noticeable that most of the guests (including us) kept their coats on the whole time. To... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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592 reviews
246 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 420 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2015

We were staying at The Ibis and we didn't fancy eating there but it was raining and went to this restaurant as it was the nearest to the hotel. We both had Dover Sole which was served with ratatouille and potatoes. The fish was well cooked and it was washed down with their house wine. Not the cheapest place to... More 

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mansfield
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15 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 May 2015 via mobile

Was recommended while stopping at the Ibis Hotel just around the corner. Situated at the side of the river was made ro feel very welcome, the food was excellent beautifully cooked and presented at a very good price.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French, European, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18, av Jean Poulou, 64500 Ciboure, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Nouvelle-Aquitaine  >  Pyrenees-Atlantiques  >  Basque Country  >  Ciboure
  • Phone Number: +33 5 59 47 10 75

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