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Le Cabestan

6 B avenue Charles de Gaulle, 33120 Arcachon, France
+33 5 56 83 18 62
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good55%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“sea bass” (6 reviews)
“duck” (3 reviews)
“seafood” (9 reviews)
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French, Seafood, European
$$ - $$$
6 B avenue Charles de Gaulle, 33120 Arcachon, France
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very good quality fare in a pleasantly refined setting in the heart of Arcachon. The service was efficient, if a little too speedy at times, and always helpful and friendly. The ambience gives the meal a sense of occasion. Would certainly revisit.

Thank RAFwherever
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

Although we hadn't reserved a table the staff were very accommodating and managed to find us one and we were really glad they did. The restaurant is air-conditioned which was very welcome on a warm evening in Arcachon. We ate from a formule menu and...More

Thank Darkalley37
Reviewed 3 August 2017

Attentive service, great cooking, outstanding set menu which was excellent value. The sea bass and oysters were particularly memorable.

Thank cheerymcc
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Arriving tired and hungry in Arcachon after a long journey, we opted to see if the restaurant next to our hotel could accommodate us for dinner. We were warmly received and ushered to a table without a fuss, although we had no reservation. My wife's...More

1  Thank MartinBache
Reviewed 31 July 2017

Just a very nice restaurant: good food, great menu, lovely service and such a nice ambiance away from the brasher beach front restaurants. Recommended in an older-school sort of way. Nice

Thank yanhLondon_England
Reviewed 3 July 2017

We have eaten here probably a half dozen times over the last decade and each meal was memorable. The specialize in seafood. I believe they might have one red meat item on the carte. They serve the freshest seafood that you can imagine. Service is...More

Thank Tom B
Reviewed 3 June 2017

A restaurant that combines old fashioned service with great food. Friendly staff who provide unobtrusive service. Our seventh dinner in Arcachon and very much the best. The "Facilities" were spotless and fresh.

Thank Tony G
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Charming restaurant serving excellent food. Good service and high quality produce. So good we went there twice.

Thank suerosscats
Reviewed 29 August 2016

Went there twice in our short stay in Archachon. The forst time our evening meal was included with our accomodation so we had a meal from the basic menu and it was excellent. We went back a couple of evenings later to have another meal...More

Thank TravelIz65
Reviewed 20 August 2016

Two prix fixe menus were on offer, at 28Eu and 38EU. Their assiette de fruits de mer, part of the 28Eu prix fixe menu, was very good and had a selection of everything. Mains of fritura (small fried fish) was nice but uninspired, and the...More

Thank Martin G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:15
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:15
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:15
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:15
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:15
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 B avenue Charles de Gaulle, 33120 Arcachon, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Nouvelle-Aquitaine  >  Gironde  >  Arcachon
  • Phone Number: +33 5 56 83 18 62
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