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Chez Francois

8 quai General Durand, 34200 Sete, France
+33 4 67 74 59 69
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good40%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“shellfish” (10 reviews)
“prawns” (11 reviews)
“fresh fish” (7 reviews)
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French, Seafood, Mediterranean
$$ - $$$
8 quai General Durand, 34200 Sete, France
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1 - 10 of 87 reviews

Reviewed 17 July 2017

Besides providing the restaurant, Francois is a shellfish producer, wholesaler and (very obviously) a supplier of magnificent plat de fruits de mer for the locality. That all should be fresh and properly presented was a reasonable expectation which we are delighted to confirm was met...More

Thank travellerLondonUk
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

Had a few lovely meals here over the last 2 years and have never been disapppinted. The food is super fresh and tasty.

Thank HFlannery
Reviewed 11 July 2017

We went to this restaurant for dinner after a long day at the beach and upon the suggestion of a friend who is from Sete and we were not disappointed at all. The raw shellfish was very tasty and seafood was fresh. The fried little...More

Thank Ralouka M
Reviewed 5 July 2017

I have dined chez Francois a few times and suspect that quality has slipped over the years. This visit I compared it to other similar restaurants in Sete and it came second. It's still a good restaurant, and very popular/crowded. A selection of seafood is...More

Thank hibou22
Reviewed 1 July 2017

We stopped by quite early whilst the chefs were still having an early evening bite to eat, but they all got up and went about their business when we were inclined to pop our heads under the canopy. They whipped up up a lovely plate...More

Thank Alex H
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

My friend and I visited this restaurant on Sunday evening. It was full and we didn't have a booking. Nevertheless friendly chap advised us to come back in 20min. We grabbed a drink at the bar next door and in just under 20 we had...More

Thank ambedo
Reviewed 28 May 2017

This was almost the first restaurant we passed, whilst on our way from the carpark to the quayside on our arrival in Sete. We were all really hungry (and dying for some fresh fish), so this looked liked an ideal venue. We ordered - the...More

Thank platpeeps
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

Stopped for lunch and were offered a table downstairs in the dark. Returned 10 mins later and secured a pavement table. Ordering was slow, probably 30 minutes before our order was taken. Thereafter food arrived efficiently, a plateau of 12 oysters, 6 prawns, 12 mussels...More

Thank steadyslack
Reviewed 20 May 2017

We waited for over an hour, then called someone over to ask if they had forgotten us, FIVE minutes later we were assured that no, the fish was cooked and being prepared. SEVERAL minutes later - enough time for us to debate leaving a few...More

3  Thank emanwela
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

We were looking for a nice restaurant in Sete. Chez François is where we stayed. The seafood dishes cover everything the southern coast of France can offer prepared in a traditional way.

Thank be_gill
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
09:30 - 22:00
09:30 - 22:00
09:30 - 22:00
09:30 - 22:00
09:30 - 22:00
09:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 quai General Durand, 34200 Sete, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Occitanie  >  Herault  >  Sete
  • Phone Number: +33 4 67 74 59 69
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