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La Ripaille

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14 rue Colonel Rene Michel, 14117 Arromanches-les-Bains, France
+33 2 31 51 02 31
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19:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
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Sun - Sat 19:00 - 21:30
Tue 12:00 - 14:00
Thu - Sun 12:00 - 14:00
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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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181 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Cosy French bistro style restaurant, brightly coloured in reds and purples very French. Started with escargots nice to have choice of 6 or 12. My other half had skate, which he thought excellent meaty and with a beurre noisettes sauce. I went for the confit of duck with their own sauce which was a Lardon and mushroom based meaty sauce.... More 

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Distinctive Menu. Welcoming,easy to find if you walk around the bend of main beach front street. Fresh Farm to Table menu items. Excellent fish, superb seafood platter, camembert and pont l' eveque cheeses of course, nice wine list, try the Pommeau for apero drink. Milles-Feuilles and other desserts real tentalizing. Owners/Hotes Coralie & Kevin make it happen every time

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Rugby, United Kingdom
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78 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

We enjoyed a lovely meal at La Ripalle. There was plenty of choice, the food was well cooked and the service was friendly and efficient. What more could one ask for?

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Falkirk,
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

We had the 24 Euro set menu ,1 vegetarian and 1 meat eater,the portions are not small neither are they huge but after 3 you know you've eaten well and all the food is freshly prepared.The staff are really friendly and can't do enough for you ,we will be back.

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Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Outstanding food, service with a smile and would highly recommend. Excellent value. Very friendly host and all food is freshly cooked to order.

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Watford, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

The service was good but the food was expensive for what it was. We had eaten at la Marine the previous evening and for the same price the quality of the food far surpassed this. Maybe I was unlucky with the choices I made but there is no reason to serve bland rice with a bland white fish and only... More 

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Thank Jilly212
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

We went in as the first customers at 19hours. Other places were full so we were a bit worried... Maybe it's because it has such mixed reviews on tripadvisor. The decor is attractive, and the food was good. Value for money, too. We had the menu, starters and main. (had already seen an ice-cream place at the beach where we... More 

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Ardrossan, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Five of us had dinner here while staying in Arromanches. The restaurant is small but completely charming. Our waitress was tres gentil and forgiving of my poor French while her English was perfect. We enjoyed an aperitif while waiting for our food. The table d'hote allowed a fair choice at reasonable 31e. I was happy with my saumon fume and... More 

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Derby, England
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

We enjoyed a lovely meal here, not a huge menu but plenty of options to choose from. The service was great, relaxed but there when you needed them. The food was good, I had a steak which was cooked exactly as I requested and was served with a tasty pepper sauce. The creme brulee was yummy. I would definitely eat... More 

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Hampshire
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177 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 185 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

This restaurant was recommended by our campsite as we were planning to cycle to Arromanche, 10 miles away. We have realised that lunch is better value - especially now with high prices in France and the terrible exchange rate since Brexit. Lunch was fantastic - tasty goats cheese starter followed by steak audio poivre. Lovely staff too who congratulated me... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
19:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
Monday
19:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
19:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
Wednesday
19:00 - 21:30
Thursday
19:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
Friday
19:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
Saturday
19:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 rue Colonel Rene Michel, 14117 Arromanches-les-Bains, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Normandy  >  Basse-Normandie  >  Calvados  >  Arromanches-les-Bains
  • Phone Number: +33 2 31 51 02 31

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