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64 route de Royan, 17132 Meschers-sur-Gironde, France
+33 5 46 02 79 87
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Winchester, UK
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76 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2016

We ate one Sunday November evening and there were just 4 or 5 tables occupied in a restaurant with room for many more and we were all spaced out some distance from each other. The service was warm and attentive but the menu was also a little too extensive for such a quiet time of the year. There were 4... More 

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Cricklade, United Kingdom
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356 reviews
181 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 159 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2015 via mobile

Yes the restaurant seems somewhat dated with its large open dinning room but that appears to be part of its charm. Our large party had a very enjoyable evening meal here even if the amount of food was a little overwhelming. We started with canapés which were a meal in their own right. Followed by charcuterie surmounted by garlic bread... More 

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Bordeaux, France
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73 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2015

I have had many excellent meals at this restaurant - until last week when I took friends for their 46th anniversary meal and the food was, overall, disastrous. I chose veal which was overcooked and tough and dry and the accompanying potatoes were dry and hard indicating that the meal had been kept warm under heat. Another meal of duck... More 

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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623 reviews
349 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 333 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 June 2015

I believe this restaurant has long had a reputation for the quantity of the portions served as much as for quality. This was borne out by my recent experience with a group of friends. We chose the 30 Euro set menu. The oysters were excellent and sweet with a deliciously edible (to me anyway) seaweed accompaniment served along with a... More 

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Paris, France
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211 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 May 2015

first good thing , they accepted a reservation at 21.15 PM , ok it was ascension week end but in small villages, they tend to say no after 20.30 ! welcome was nice . Room is huge so i guess it can be quite noisy during high season especially families with kids. The menu has a vast choice of courses... More 

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Aerdenhout
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2014

Restaurant you must Eat, your Body and Soul must have take this mentioned! If you enter the restaurant you see an little old mothers looking place from years ago, but take this for god sake an sit and proof it oke?

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Aerdenhout
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2014

Restaurant in nice surrounding the interior is really out of date (with neon ! light on the sealings) so not so romantic, seats are oke but its an pount to look at, also and thats really so, very good meals on an big presentation presented by nice helpfull people to help you out to find what and why so..have an... More 

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Peyia, Cyprus
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2014 via mobile

Had to come back to this fantastic restaurant after a gap of six years I was a little disappointed, the place, the service are all first class but I found the food overwhelming, the portions are huge and to much going on. However the seafood, fruit de mare, is out of this world and shouldn't be missed. Still love it... More 

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New Forest, United Kingdom
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65 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2014

This restaurant is very busy, so book! The food was excellent and the service was very good. The even we went with our friends the place was full and its big, we had a variety of dishes and they were all very good. We will visit this place again. They do mussels in a variety of sauces which were excellent,... More 

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Whitburn
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58 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2013

This used to be one of the best reasturants to the South of Royan but this time our experiance was disappointing. The oysters were good, the portions on the main courses quite big, but the steaks were very average for the price. They were cooked well enough but had no real taste and despite asking for no steak sauce, both... More 

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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    Atmosphere
Cuisine
French, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 64 route de Royan, 17132 Meschers-sur-Gironde, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Nouvelle-Aquitaine  >  Charente-Maritime  >  Meschers-sur-Gironde
  • Phone Number: +33 5 46 02 79 87

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