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La Boussole

41 rue Saint Jean du Perot, 17000, La Rochelle, France
+33 5 46 50 50 48
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good47%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“swordfish” (11 reviews)
“casserole” (2 reviews)
“sticky rice” (2 reviews)
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French, European, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
41 rue Saint Jean du Perot, 17000, La Rochelle, France
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The owners of L'Explorer down the street recommended this place but I found it to be average not more. Food was passable, service not bad and prices acceptable but it failed to bang my gong. Just one of those meals that you forget the moment...More

Thank Buellrider
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very good and fresh food! Menu is really different. One of the best restaurant in La Rochelle. We will come again.

Thank Cours V
Reviewed 17 April 2017

We were recommended this restaurant by the hotel, it was bustling, but they still managed to seat us. The food is good and brings together fusions from the east and west. My wife had curried pasta (bear with it !) which was good a mild...More

Thank Sean B
Reviewed 29 December 2016

Good and solid adress anytime of the day. We had a good time eating here, raviolis were delicious! We took swordfish meal aswell and it was tasty, the only thing that i should point out is that swordfish was overly cooked, hard and dry. Anyways...More

Thank Davidukas13
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Evening meal.....Ok I well pleased to get a table having no booking(should have been a warning!) but to be honest I did not enjoy the food. I had pork spring rolls.... the oil was bubbling on them! The Duck for main course came on a...More

Thank Evelyn S
Reviewed 18 October 2016

My wife and I have visited this restaurant on many occasions in the last 9 months and have always found the food excellent and the staff courteous and friendly. In particular the curried fish casserole is brilliant. Sine of the reviews of this restaurant are...More

1  Thank rboorman1
Reviewed 1 October 2016

Excellent restaurant - we visited with family who have decided this is one of the best lunchtime restaurants in La Rochelle. Delicious food, lovely atmosphere and excellent, friendly service. Of course the price reflects this.

Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Decided on this restaurant after looking at the menu, one evening. Offered a choice of tables inside or out. We both chose crispy chicken salad to start, it really was delicious. For main fish stew curry and chicken red curry, both again delicious - similar...More

Reviewed 11 September 2016

This restaurant was recommended as a good place to eat. Mmmmm. Food was good, service shabby. Is it because it's the end of the season? We booked for once- we are usually not good at this! The service was from the school of 'rush them...More

Thank Alison B
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Myself and my better half were walking by around lunchtime and thought we'd give this place a go - glad we did as I really enjoyed my wok fried scallops in a lovely bisque type sauce with pasta. My o/h enjoyed his spiced lamb dish...More

Thank Laineylass
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 37
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
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12:00 - 14:00
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12:00 - 14:00
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12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 41 rue Saint Jean du Perot, 17000, La Rochelle, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Nouvelle-Aquitaine  >  Charente-Maritime  >  La Rochelle
  • Phone Number: +33 5 46 50 50 48
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