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Hotel-Restaurant l'Espadon

8 avenue de la Foret | B.p 223, 85160 Saint-Jean-de-Monts, France
+33 2 51 58 03 18
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good33%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
8 Jul 2017
“Enjoyed our meal...service a tad slow”
23 Sep 2016
“A very pleasant surprise”
Restaurant Hours
French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
8 avenue de la Foret | B.p 223, 85160 Saint-Jean-de-Monts, France
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Reviewed 9 July 2017

A party of four and we all enjoyed our food. The entrees were yummy, the wine was good and our canard was to die for. The only reason I didn't rate it 5 star was that the service was a bit slow. This was probably...More

Thank Liza_Blackman
Reviewed 23 September 2016

Not having eaten here for sometime we were impressed. It was much improved in both décor and food.There is a very good menu choice and great service. Something for all taste. The sea food was especially good. The food nicely presented and good portions. Very...More

Thank lizanneSurrey
Reviewed 3 August 2016

Was looking for something special for last night of holiday and this resteraunt was recommended. Food and service along with menu choice was good. Nice to see local specialities available. Wine list could have been a little more comprehensive.

Thank Jim H
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Like we were staying at the hotel we went two times to this restaurant. The service was very good, the waiters and waitresses were very active and efficient. The food was delicious and the advice of the waiter to choose the wine was perfect. I...More

Thank DavKir01
Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

We ate here again last evening the service was friendly . But the food was had less flavour than last year Rillettes of salmon was bland the steak was much better but lacked flavour the desert was ok but gave the impression that it was...More

1  Thank Gearoid G
Reviewed 7 July 2016

Had a very reasonable meal. Set menus very good value and the local wine was reasonable, both in price and in taste. English translation needs caution. One of the starters consisted of langoustines not prawns, most of these were perfect.

Thank Jo C C
Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

We come to st Jean de monts every summer for the last 10 years. This hotel restaurant has undergone a re camp in the last few years and in my opinion is probably one of the best places to eat in the area. Set menus...More

Thank MarygDublin_Ireland
Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

We had lunch at L'Espadon mid-week. The food was great and the service was very efficient and friendly. It was obvious that everyone took pride in their work and it showed, we had the formula midi which was very good value and but for the...More

Thank Kieran D
Reviewed 21 June 2016

Oh My God. The food here was absolutely fantastic. Each course is designed to challenge your palette. I had langoustines for starter - 5 of the very best. Next was the faux-filet. Delicious. and to finish - the creme saveur. Very nice atmosphere. A little...More

Thank Michel F
Reviewed 15 December 2015 via mobile

Moved here after a terrible stay in Hotel Richelieu in the same resort. What a world of difference. This hotel is clean, comfortable and very well staffed. Delightfully helpful receptionist took care of all our needs. Beautiful restaurant food and fantastic service. We will return...More

Thank Nicola B
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 19 - USD 47
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 avenue de la Foret | B.p 223, 85160 Saint-Jean-de-Monts, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Pays de la Loire  >  Vendee  >  Saint-Jean-de-Monts
  • Phone Number: +33 2 51 58 03 18
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