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Coquillages et Crustaces

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28 rue du Port | LA ROCHELLE- merci de retirer ville de l'houmeau et écrire LA ROCHELLE, 17137 l'Houmeau, La Rochelle, France
+33 5 46 45 32 52
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
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Tue - Sun 12:00 - 14:00
Tue - Sat 19:00 - 22:00
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Guildford, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2016

Out of the way, on the coast - but only fifteen minutes north of La Rochelle, this is a 'must visit' if you truly appreciate the very freshest of local seafood; always full of French diners, so MUST be good! Book. Oysters excellent and good value, organic wine from Chateau Léoube (Lady Bamford's of Daylesford Organics label - if you... More 

Thank Johnt916
London, England, United Kingdom
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72 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2016

Little gem of a seafood place 15 minutes from La Rochelle, on the beach in a secluded spot. Built as an elegant seafront shack, the restaurant offers a relaxed atmosphere with a friendly, attentive service. I'd recommend the seafood platters (approx.£30) which kept us busy the whole evening and too full for dessert. Fresh food, simply prepared, yet absolutely delicious.... More 

Thank Sabine B
Leicester, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2016

Called into Port du Plomb at lunchtime by chance prior to late afternoon flight from La Rochelle (which is just a 5 minute drive away), even so late in the season it was apparent that this superb informal restaurant was thriving and was well supported by the local boating community. A full menu was available but the majority of patrons... More 

Thank Roger1385
Dolmayrac, Aquitaine, France
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22 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Lovely restaurant overlooking the sea...we sat on the terrace and had oysters, a whole crab and fish and chips. Oysters and crab superb...fish and chips delicious...home made chips too...service was friendly and helpful. Recommended...

Thank Julie B
Aldershot, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Top quality seafood, simply prepared, but absolutely fantastic, with exceptional service. We were almost the first to arrive and definitely the last to leave, even though they were full, so no sense of being hurried

Thank David19620928
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

Great relaxed family lunch. When i say relaxed it is very elegant and chic at the same time. Would also be perfect for a romantic meal. Service top top top!!!

Thank jasmine w
Epernay, France
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209 reviews
164 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2016

Hidden away in L'HOUMEAU, the Coquillages & Crustaces has great Huitres (Oysters). Had 30 extra large with a Jean Max Roger Sancerre. A great unpretentious restaurant with great seafood and service. Not to be missed

1 Thank Lem0ine
Albany, Australia
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33 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 June 2016

Great location in the little village of L'houmeau just 6 kms from La Rochelle . Great, friendly service, good food with choice of steak, fish and fruits de mer . Good parking outside the restaurant and very clean toilets 🙂🤓😎

1 Thank Seekinglocalfood2014
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 May 2016

Had lunch here the other day and was very nice out in the sun. Had the salmon burger which was tasty, and dad had the fish and chips which was demolished quickly! Will be back here for sure.

1 Thank Zack H
Montreuil-Bellay, France
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2016

Improbable spot lost in the middle of nowhere !! We truly enjoyed the seafood, the very friendly boss and also a couple of glasses of great local white wines... Don't miss out !!

2 Thank LawBa

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 32
French, Seafood
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations, Validated Parking
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, View, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28 rue du Port | LA ROCHELLE- merci de retirer ville de l'houmeau et écrire LA ROCHELLE, 17137 l'Houmeau, La Rochelle, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Nouvelle-Aquitaine  >  Charente-Maritime  >  La Rochelle  >  l'Houmeau
  • Phone Number: +33 5 46 45 32 52
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?