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Bistrot de la Place

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3 Place Pascal Paoli, 20220 Ile Rousse, Corsica, France
+33 4 95 60 12 90
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Geneva, Switzerland
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

We came without reserving! And we were well welcomed! The food was perfect and the portions are more than enough! It was an very nice experience! We will definitely come back!

Thank 930alexb930
Dublin, Ireland
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34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

We had a lovely meal at this restaurant. The portions are generous and very tasty. We washed it down with a lovely bottle of rose. One starter, two mains and one dessert was 140 euro... So not cheap but we didn't feel fleeced. Our waitress was extremely pleasant and friendly.

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Sittingbourne, England, United Kingdom
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132 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

We have eaten here before and it was very special so we went again hoping for another special meal. However this was not the case. Last year this restaurant was always full but this year on a Friday night it was barely 20% full. The main menu seems the same as before with a specials board. I had the black... More 

Thank Paul S
London, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016

The staff were friendly and had a translated English menu. The food was lovely but the portions were very large. It is pricey but very nice. Children aged 11 and 13 had no problem choosing from the menu either.

Thank Janet Y
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2015

Went to the Bistrot as it was already getting a high rating on trip advisor. It was even better than expected. Black Angus beef was amazing and the cod equally good. Service was friendly and efficient. Great evening with fabulous food.

Thank Barry_White270
Lausanne, Switzerland
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2015

We booked a table for 4. All the dishes were very well presented. I asked for cuttlefish, my wife for a black Angus steak. Both were left unfinished. Cuttlefish was unchewable and steak that was supposed to be of very high quality was actually not. Other two friends of us who had lamb and shrimps did not find any thing... More 

3 Thank Jim H
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2015 via mobile

Such a wonderful experience I don't know where to start. Firstly they have French wine, rather than simply Corsican. And it is really good value with lovely aged claret for 40euros. The service was really good, really lovely friendly and attentive staff. The food was really good - the meat and veg, the special of the day, was impeccable. I... More 

1 Thank Sassykins78
Altrincham, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2015 via mobile

A splendid meal in the square of L'ile Rousse offered Michelin standards of cooking in a super ambiance. A special treat. The locally caught fish was a particular treat.

Thank Geoffrey1
Bath, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2015

We enjoyed a lovely amuse-bouche, a generous helping of perfectly-cooked coquilles-st-jacques, and two superb main courses to follow; one of delicious cod and the other a tender rack of lamb. The combination of very high quality ingredients with generous servings was unusual. We plan to return.

Thank Mathematix
New York City, New York
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2015 via mobile

On our day trip to Ile Rousse, we found this restaurant for our lunch according to tripadviser.com, and we are happy we did. We ordered pork blood, squid salad, tuna fish, white fish. The food is delicious and the portion is big. For the main hish, there are many kinds of vegetables cooked in different ways, not just as decoration,... More 

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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 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Place Pascal Paoli, 20220 Ile Rousse, Corsica, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Corsica  >  Haute-Corse  >  Ile Rousse
  • Phone Number: +33 4 95 60 12 90

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