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Travellers' Choice2023
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PRICE RANGE
€36 - €75
CUISINES
French, Irish, European
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We were told by others that have been before to try this restaurant while we were staying in Saint Palais. We arrived at 1.30 after taking a bit longer to walk there than we thought, and thought we might have missed lunch serving. However the...very nice lady who met us asked the chef and he said it was fine. We had a very nice meal of great quality, fine friendly service and a very nice restaurant to be sat at. Very relaxed pleasant atmosphere and as I say such nicely presented good food. Highly recommend going here if you are in the area and get the chance.More

Date of visit: June 2024
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Reviewed 10 September 2023

We have eaten at this restaurant many times and it is consistently excellant for its food, service, wine and ambiance. In our view it is also excellant value for money in a lovely location.

Date of visit: August 2023
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Doug Armstrong, Owner at Le Cottage Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2023

Dear msa2211 Many thanks for your positive review of our restaurant. I will be sure to pass on your comments to all of the team! We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future!

Reviewed 29 May 2023

We have dined here many times over the years and always had a fabulous meal. At the present time, however, I have a few digestive issues and having explained this to Axelle , a starter and main course were produced taking into account my problems....I cannot speak highly enough of the staff and owners for their care and attention. A truly fabulous restaurant.More

Date of visit: May 2023
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Doug Armstrong, Owner at Le Cottage Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2023

Bonjour Bluesky196 Many thanks for your fantastic review of our restaurant. It is always our aim to ensure that our guests are looked after and have an excellent dining experence at Le Cottage. I will be sure to pass on your review to all of...More

Reviewed 27 July 2021 via mobile

Modern restaurant with great in- outdoor seating and brilliant service. The 3-cours dinner looked and tasted fabulous. I can recommend the modern version of fish and chips; crispy from the outside and perfectly cooked from the inside.

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 19 September 2019 via mobile

Wow Wow Wow from the moment you enter you get a good feel the resuarant is contemporary chic. The welcome is sincere and the expectations are high. The menu option are mouthwatering and evocative not fussy for fussies sake but interesting mix of textures and...flavours. The chef is an Irishman this was my only disappointment as the meal was so good I had been thinking of proposing. The complementary amuse bouch did just that I was soon sming and my taste buds were dancing. I then has Foie gras a classic that is so seldom available in England my main course was Rabbitt done two ways shredded and place inside a leaf and wrapped in bacon with vegetables and a jui. It was faultless better than some Michelin star restaurants I have eaten in. Do I have hesitation in recommending it absolutely not just dont take my table because I will be back.More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed 15 September 2019 via mobile

When friends invited us out to dinner and at the same time asked for a recommendation, we had no hesitation in suggesting Le Cottage. Once again Doug, Axelle and their team came up trumps, with everyone having a very enjoyable evening. Starters of salmon cooked...in a water bath, foie gras and langoustines were followed by mains of melt in the mouth Irish beef, Magret cooked just as it was ordered, Merlu done beautifully and an old favourite, Fish & Chips. Desserts didn’t disappoint either, and our hosts - as did we - thoroughly enjoyed their evening. For them, it was the perfect end to their holiday. Here’s to our next visit!More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed 7 September 2019

We visited Le Cottage with some friends and it turned into one of the best meals we have ever had.The ambience was outstanding and the welcome we received was second to none and our dinner from start to finish was one of the best experience...ever The whole meal was superb but the Ganache with Baileys ice cream was to die for. We cannot wait to returnMore

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed 23 August 2019

The restaurant has a lovely atmosphere and ambience, great service and excellent food. I would definitely recommend and go again.

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed 3 August 2019 via mobile

Was recommended to us by a friend, so we reserved for a sunny Monday evening as a perfect start to a Luna Park visit. After a couple of weeks on holidays in France, we were delighted to see « Fish & Chips » as an option on...the menu and I have to say that it was absolutely fantastic, with a beautiful beer batter to die for. English speaking front of house, chef and staff, even though we tried French. Amuse bouche and déserts fantastic, with us not having had starters. Presentation of plates was also typically French art! We are returning this week to introduce to another friend. Just superb and extremely friendly.More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed 3 July 2019 via mobile

The degustation menu was two starters two mains and two desserts. The starter was good with foie gras and seared tuna, the main course was lamb and fish and dessert was stunning I cannot recommend this restaurant high enough as we went every Saturday for...our 7 week holiday and there always was something new and different to taste.The presentation was stunning as you can see from the photographs.More

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed 24 June 2019 via mobile

We had a lovely meal earlier this evening. Imaginative food very well presented and pleasantly served in a nice, spotless setting. The two ladies serving did fantastically well in translating the menu for us non-french speakers and were delightful throughout. If you like good food...in France but are worried about understanding what’s on offer then this place is for you. Easy parking as well!More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed 1 June 2019 via mobile

Great food, delightful ambience attentive staff. The restaurant is modern, tastefully decorated and centrally located.

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed 20 April 2019 via mobile

For our first visit in 2019, we were very pleased by the proposed menues for the evening dinner. Two formulas with each a choice between two starters and two main dishes + several desserts if interested. The choice is limited but it's the guarantee that...it is freshly made by the cook. The dinner was excellent and very tasteful. The service is very kind and accurate. Maybe one suggestion, change the menu more often 😊.More

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed 28 December 2018 via mobile

What a wonderful lunch we had. The restaurant decor is fantastic and the food is exquisite. Starting with the Pigs Tail (yes it is and it’s excellent) all the way through desert the entire culinary experience rivals any restaurant in NY, Paris or London. We...recommend this to everyone!More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

On a Sunday evening in November we thought Le Cottage might not be too busy - how wrong were we! Although I have reviewed this restaurant several times already, the good news from our viewpoint is that the standard of cooking and presentation remains very...high. So when you get to go again and all is as you would hope, you are not disappointed! On our latest visit we sampled the foie gras and scallops for starters, followed by the venison and sea bass for mains. The cooking and presentation of both courses were of the highest standard, and the desserts followed suit! A plate of delicious chocolate, beautifully complemented by a crunchy brandy snap for me, and a delightful cheesecake for my dining companion. It is rare - in my experience - to find a chef who is equally comfortable with pastry as with savoury dishes, and Chef Doug is definitely in this category. Axelle provides a warm welcome front of house, and continues to do a great job in this equally important aspect of the restaurant business. I have yet to be disappointed in all the times we have eaten at Le Cottage, whether at their previous location in Arces, or since they moved to Vaux-sur-Mer towards the end of last year.More

Date of visit: November 2018
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Le Cottage Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4