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L'Arrosoir

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$$$$
French, European, Gastropub, Pub
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73 avenue de Pontaillac, 17420 Saint-Palais-sur-Mer, Royan, France
+33 5 46 02 12 41
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12:30 - 21:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:15 - 13:30
Tue 19:15 - 21:00
Wed - Sat 12:30 - 21:00
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Dublin, Ireland
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53 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

Beautiful location overlooking Baie de Nauzan, this restaurant appears to aspire to haute cuisine but manages to fail. The food quality is average and highly priced presumably attributable to the vista. Wine selection is comprehensive but also maximises cost and profit margin. Staff are efficient. The atmosphere and presentation suggests pretensions to Michelin star standard but much improvement would be... More 

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Thank Dubblue198
Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 November 2016

Visited late October expecting quiet seaside restaurant having discovered it during a walk along the beach during the afternoon. Was overwhelmed by menu, service and pleasantly buzzing atmosphere. Would definitely recommend to anyone who enjoys excellent French dining in informal surroundings.

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Thank Janis I
Riberac, France
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 September 2016

We ate here as a special treat for our last night in St Palais last Thursday - how wrong we were! The restaurant has a great location overlooking the Baie de Nausan and was pleasantly decorated. Then we looked at the menu; the standard menu was unexciting so we chose the menu Decouverte which, at 33€ for two courses, 39€... More 

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Thank doffcris
Royan, France
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2016

Awesome setting. We didn't have a reservation so didn't get a full seafront table, but we still had a great spot under a shady pine tree with a great sea view. Very friendly and conscientious service by a young girl who works at the establishment as part of her credits for her "BAC". She was by far the most attentive... More 

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Thank Canadian072016
Limoges, France
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56 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2016

We ate here last weekend. Situated, over looking the beach and sea at Vaux sur Mer, we were greated by the waiter. We didn't have a reservation, but we were quickly seated. The menu doesn't offer a large choice, which sometime's proves to us that the restaurant is of good quality. We decided on the main course and dessert, which... More 

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Chester, United Kingdom
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138 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2015

Very good restaurant with a great situation right down by the ocean. Food was very high quality and reservation is certainly advisable. Menu a bit limited but still a great experience. Staff helpful and attentive also.

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Thank David M
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26 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2015 via mobile

Very nice restaurant very well located with a wonderful quiet view. The carte is very simple and there is no a la carte but only menu. Price is a bit on higher side consider you pay for the view. Starter arrive 2 min after ordering... And the staff is dynamic, sometime a bit too much, you can feel a bit... More 

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Cranleigh, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2015

Very much a "fast food" restaurant, not that it is MacDonald's, but that they only give you an hour to eat. Ordered aperitifs, which arrived with the wine ordered for the meal. The starters then arrived about 30 seconds later. When we finished the starters, the main was delivered within minutes. It was a busy night and all they wanted... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 July 2015

Great restaurant, reasonably priced with very friendly staff. The chef is clearly very interested in preparing great dishes and is a real credit to his profession. Can't wait to go back.

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 5 July 2015

We booked a table to dine here on the evening of my birthday whilst recently in the area on holiday. The location of the restaurant was great and we had a table on the terrace overlooking the lovely Plage de Nauzan. Initial service was a bit slow but it did pick up during the evening. The food and drink was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$41
Cuisine
French, European, Gastropub, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:15 - 13:30
Tuesday
19:15 - 21:00
Wednesday
12:30 - 21:00
Thursday
12:30 - 21:00
Friday
12:30 - 21:00
Saturday
12:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 73 avenue de Pontaillac, 17420 Saint-Palais-sur-Mer, Royan, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Nouvelle-Aquitaine  >  Charente-Maritime  >  Royan  >  Saint-Palais-sur-Mer
  • Phone Number: +33 5 46 02 12 41

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