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3 quai de Senac | Port de La Flotte, 17630 La Flotte, Ile de Re, France
+33 5 46 09 56 40
Wed - Sun 12:15 - 15:00
19:30 - 22:00
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25 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Absolutely superb. The fish is to die for. Amazing oysters fantastic turbot, beautiful sole. Hollandaise sauce out of this world. Went for lunch and whilst there booked to go again the next day. Service was professional and friendly. Great ambiance sitting outside. Top drawer wine list including some interesting not too pricey options. It's not cheap but it's also not... More 

Thank nywines91
Newport Pagnell, United Kingdom
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39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

It's got location, ambience, style, service, a great menu, a great chef and a great wine list. What else can I say? It is also pretty expensive, but then you'd expect that, and you can't begrudge it on a relative value for money basis! Wouldn't eat there every night, but once/week would be perfect!!

Thank dicko1410
Dublin, Ireland
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99 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

I had read reviews of this restaurant when preparing our holiday culinary journey. We had a little list of restaurants we wanted to try on the island. I do not necessarily go with what is at the top of the trip advisor list as reviews are subjective but, in this case, I am so glad we did. We finally decided... More 

Thank Mongola
Blandford Forum, United Kingdom
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39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

This is possibly the best in La Flotte. Would come under the fine dining category, though it does not preclude the fact the French are more than happy to accommodate your well behaved dog under the table in even the best restaurants. Would that that applied to the UK. Very good menu for lunch and a la carte evening. Fish... More 

Thank miken2011
Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

We went as a couple to celebrate our 10th wedding anniversary and is possibly the best seafood I've ever experienced. As our French is limited, we photographed the menu and translated the night before. However, I'd be convinced if you ordered randomly, it would still be awesome! Expensive, but quality is so good that it's really just good value for... More 

Thank Andy H
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

We tried the various restaurants in La Flotte during the course of our stay. This restaurant was the culinary highlight of the holiday with fantastic food and perfect service. A well deserved spot as best restaurant in Ile de Re.

Thank Tvdwiel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

Absolutely outstanding. I often refer to trip advisor for restaurant recommendations and make a point ( as often as possible ) to visit the #1 on the list when traveling somewhere new. The reviews are spot on with this one! The staff a softly spoken yet well informed and pass on their knowledge to you as each dish is served.... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Cote de boeuf One of this nicest pieces of beef ever had medium is medium/ rare too us but outstanding plus the dog Ioves the bone 👍🐕🐕🐩🐈

Thank Paul B
Dorset, United Kingdom
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421 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 168 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

Another visit here since last year. The menu continues to offer excellent value with superb cooking. The wine list is not as expensive as some. Service is discreet but attentive. We spoke with the owner who said the French were not going out nearly so much due to the economy- however they manage to keep afloat with the British and... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016

What a fantastic place L'Ecailler is, well worth the four hour drive there and back. The seafood was fresh, tasty and beautifully presented. The staff were polite, friendly and attentive. We will definitely be going again, as soon as possible.

Thank carolineGuernsey

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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
French, Seafood, European
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Romantic, View, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:15 - 15:00
19:30 - 22:00
12:15 - 15:00
19:30 - 22:00
12:15 - 15:00
19:30 - 22:00
12:15 - 15:00
19:30 - 22:00
12:15 - 15:00
19:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 quai de Senac | Port de La Flotte, 17630 La Flotte, Ile de Re, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Nouvelle-Aquitaine  >  Charente-Maritime  >  Ile de Re  >  La Flotte
  • Phone Number: +33 5 46 09 56 40

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?