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L'Athanor

1 rue Henri Barbusse, 29100 Douarnenez, France
+33 2 98 92 88 97
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Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good31%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
22 Nov 2016
“Good town-centre restaurant”
30 May 2016
“Just horrible!”
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CUISINES
French, Mediterranean, European, Spanish
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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LOCATION
1 rue Henri Barbusse, 29100 Douarnenez, France
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Reviewed 23 November 2016

This was one of the few restaurants we found in Douarnenez open in November (both lunchtime and evening). The food was really good, and the service was pleasant. It is located in the town centre, and the Spanish-themed décor is amazing!

Thank philelliss
Reviewed 30 May 2016

When we first entered the restaurant, we had a very bad feeling about it but we ignored our instincts as it was already late and we were starving. BAD IDEA! Paella was disgusting - bland, the seafood and meat weren't even fresh and had a...More

Thank FoodLover5582
Reviewed 9 October 2015

If you don't like Seafood, and don't like a 'kitchy' Decor, this is not the place for you! We went an evening during the week. Had the Paella Seafood for 2, Loved it! Everything was fresh, and made to order. Also loved the marinated olives...More

Thank Alma F
Reviewed 6 September 2015

We found this restaurant on a wet day walking around the town and I'm glad we did. Our family of four had the three course plat du jour which was all delicious and perfectly presented. The prices were very reasonable and the service very friendly....More

Thank Melissa_WTruro
Reviewed 30 June 2015 via mobile

Excellent service, with a smile. Exceptional food. Although restaurant appeared to be closing we were not turned away and were allowed to eat at our leisure. Brilliant would visit again if in vicinity.

Thank Helen B
Reviewed 28 May 2015 via mobile

Delicious paella. You get great seafood in a Spanish context and cuisine. Definitely worth a visit; Better to reserve ahead.

Thank Walid M
Reviewed 20 March 2015

We went here in January for my mother-in-law's birthday. We had a small pitcher of sangria between 5 and an orange juice for my son. We all ordered paella and were brought one big dish of paella to share between 6 (priced at over 20...More

2  Thank VisitCamborne
Reviewed 17 September 2014

We visited the restaurant as our hotel was fully booked (Rotary- Boring in any language !!!). The restaurant decor is Spanish, eclectic and full to the rafters with artefacts, some tasteful, but the majority tacky. However, it did have its charm. Service was Ok and...More

Thank Chris A
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Reviewed 10 August 2014 via mobile

We ordered a variation of Tapas and a Paella and a Rumpsteak. The Variation of tapas includes some salty fish, mussels in vinegar, two mushrooms and some ham. The paella tastet like nothing and the rumpsteak was rare and not medium and very small with...More

3  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 28 March 2014

We happened to find ourselves in Douarnenez on a wet cold March Thursday--we searched for somewhere to have lunch and found this little gem!!!! fantastic warm atmosphere-- decorations to remind you of the hot spanish sun, with Spanish tiled walls lots of lovely ornaments, pictures...More

1  Thank brandoBrittany
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 17 - USD 22
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 rue Henri Barbusse, 29100 Douarnenez, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Brittany  >  Finistere  >  Douarnenez
  • Phone Number: +33 2 98 92 88 97
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