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Palais de Chine

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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45 rue des Merciers, La Rochelle, France
+33 5 46 28 30 30
10:00 - 22:00
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Showing 9: English reviews
Ige, France
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Don't get fooled by the appearance of the restaurant. This little restaurant serves the best authentic Chinese dishes you can get outside of China. I know, as I have been to China several times. Absolutely delicious. If you want to taste the real flavors of China you have to go there and try some of their food. Very pleasant owners.... More 

Thank Rodenhuis
London, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

Lovely service. Really tasty, non greasy food. Obviously freshly prepared. Nice and chilled. Plenty of choice.

Thank andy a
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Very nice basic Chinese restaurant. Very good food, lovely owners peaceful and away from all of the tourist restaurants. Nice for a quiet lunch or evening meal. Highly recommend.

Thank Clive J
Florida Panhandle, Florida
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108 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2015

We had seafood which was told to us a being fresh from the market. It tasted not so. The green salad leaves were not cleaned, so we had to taste sand corns. The servant was a bit rude.

Thank BurkhardNagel
1 review
Reviewed 1 September 2014 via mobile

Don't get detered by the front door, a real treat for truely chinese food~

Thank hocheungc
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 July 2013

"The boss" and myself recently returned from a trip to La Rochelle. Both lovers of the odd Chinese meal we googled and found the only chinese restaurant in La Rochelle, Palais de Chine. It was closed on our first attempt to eat there and to be honest didn't look much from the outside, the following night we returned and were... More 

1 Thank franceslynch
Midlands UK
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120 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 December 2010

This place does a good daytime trade selling take Thai style delicacies; I've had those before they are pretty good. But tonight I’d been on my feet all day I was hungry and having already eaten twice this week at Pattaya (superb) near the harbour, I thought I should try something else and since I was dead on my feet... More 

Thank Cynical_traveller
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Reviewed 21 July 2008

Very good chineese food

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Reviewed 14 December 2007

A small restaurant. Good food and affordable prices. The owner is easy-going and will talk with you about everything from his cooking to his country. If you like to eat a lot, you'll need to take another dish though...

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$13 - US$44
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 45 rue des Merciers, La Rochelle, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Nouvelle-Aquitaine  >  Charente-Maritime  >  La Rochelle
  • Phone Number: +33 5 46 28 30 30

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