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Au bon Vivre

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31 rue Jean Calot, 97137, Guadeloupe
+33 5 90 94 19 84
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Boston, Massachusetts
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Our meal was creatively prepared and beautifully served. The only issue was how warm the restaurant gets (unlike places right on the beach). But do not miss this wonderful spot in Les Saints

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Thank Luckystar2969
Baltimore, Maryland
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had lunch here with a group of friends and everyone was very happy with their food. The accras were the best I had on this trip and the salade gourmande was phenomenal. Service was also excellent and the setting gorgeous.

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Thank Sara B
London, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a nice quiet family dinner here and had a wonderful experience, the chef was delightful, staff were friendly and very accommodating to our needs, the waiting time between meals was just right and the food was delicious. We had 3 courses each, water and wine and the bill was nothing more than what you would pick up at a... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good food in a lovely location just off the main road - we ate in the courtyard garden behind the restaurant. Fish and meat dishes were well cooked and well presented. As a vegetarian I had an interesting salad with vegetables to accompany - thank you to the chef for taking the time to talk through the options. Well work... More 

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Thank RuthSpencer
Jersey
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255 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

Definitely within the top ten meals that I have ever had. As a seafood lover this is a little piece of paradise and I’m very pleased we spotted this place and booked a table for dinner in the evening. It is a popular restaurant, so if you want a seat in the outside area (back of restaurant) then it’s best... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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95 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

We were cruising with friends on a catamaran and tied up at The Saints Island to discover a bit of Terre de Haut. This restaurant had been recommended but looked a bit locked up and bleak in late afternoon. When we returned in the evening, the doors were open to reveal a very stylish rustic dining room with a splendid... More 

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Philadelphia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 176 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2016

Approaching the picture-perfect harbor of Terre de Haut is a sublime experience. Once on land, there are many dining options in this small town. We had a very pleasant luncheon in Au bon vivre, a lovely restaurant with a backyard patio (where we sat). A trio of different fish dishes was the perfect starter - each preparation brought out the... More 

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Overland Park, Kansas
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2016

We decided to go here for lunch on a Monday as I had seen it featured in the Guadeloupe tourism videos produced for YouTube (with model/actor Willy Monfret). It was absolutely delicious. We went for the 22E meal of three courses - we had the fish duo and the smoked fish on toast as the appetizers and both were excellent.... More 

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West Vancouver, Canada
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53 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2016 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed this place! Amazing menu! Great wine! Amazing service! English speaking friendly staff, highly recommended :)

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Thank funjoy77
Toronto, Canada
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2016

Not on the ocean side of the street, on the inland side, excellent food, both Caribbean and French cuisines, very good wine list.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French, Caribbean, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31 rue Jean Calot, 97137, Guadeloupe
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Guadeloupe  >  Iles des Saintes  >  Terre-de-Haut
  • Phone Number: +33 5 90 94 19 84

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