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Restaurant Ilura

1 Avenue Gaetan Bernoville | Pointe Sainte Barbe, 64500 Saint-Jean-de-Luz, France
+33 5 59 51 32 00
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Overview
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
French, European
PRICE
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LOCATION
1 Avenue Gaetan Bernoville | Pointe Sainte Barbe, 64500 Saint-Jean-de-Luz, France
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Reviewed 13 October 2016

Vegetarian friendly. Reached their after a nice long walk of the town. The waiter spoke English so it was easy to discuss the dish of our interest. Best part of the lunch was that the waiter took it as a challenge to deliver a mouth...More

Thank pallavmshah
Reviewed 31 July 2016

Excellent cuisine - creative and regional, friendly service, dining with a great view each plate is a delight

Thank ufenkart
Jean-Marc C, Responsable relations clients at Restaurant Ilura, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2016

Many Thanks for coming so far to be with us ! Jean-Marc Cordes Assistant de Direction

Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

We come to La Reserve every year to dine at Ilura or have lunch on the beautiful terrace with their magnificent seaview. Our latest visit, however, was disappointing. The offerings on the menu have always been limited, but delicious. This year we found the presentation...More

1  Thank MartaH69
Jean-Marc C, Responsable relations clients at Restaurant Ilura, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2016

Dear MartaH69, We are very sad to learn that you didn't enjoy your last dinner ...and we apologize for the wait. We hope we'll have the pleasure to welcome you next year in a better atmosphere.... Sincerely Yours. Jean-Marc Cordes Assistant de Direction

Reviewed 11 July 2016

Stayed at this resort hotel, and didn't want to leave for dinner, even though St Jean de Luz is a walk or drive.

Thank italy-nuts
Jean-Marc C, Responsable relations clients at Restaurant Ilura, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2016

Dear Italy-nuts, I'll go back to what you said about our being a quality restaurant and we thank you so much for your comment!! Sincerely Yours. Jean-Marc Cordes Assistant de Direction

Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

We stayed at the hotel and ate in their restaurant on a beautiful summer's evening. The location is very pretty - a nice garden overlooking the sea. But the food - it was exquisite. Every dish had a wonderful mix of flavours that seemed to...More

Thank Mjiocs
Jean-Marc C, Responsable relations clients at Restaurant Ilura, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2016

Dear Mijocs, Wahoooooouuu! We are very proud of your comment!! Thank you so much ! Jean-Marc Cordes Assistant de Direction

Reviewed 19 June 2016

As the title says we were there for business for 4 days. Had dinner 3 nights, 4 lunches and 4 breakfasts and each was excellent.

Thank PeterBarras
Jean-Marc C, Responsable relations clients at Restaurant Ilura, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2016

Monsieur Peter Barras, We thank you for your comment. We are very happy to know that you enjoyed your stay and especially our cuisine ! Sincerely Yours. Jean-Marc Cordes Assistant de Direction

Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

We went for a Sunday lunch and had a great experience. The service was excellent and the view over the ocean breathtaking. What impressed us most were the fabulous flavors. The broths in both the entrées and the main courses where so complex and delicious....More

1  Thank Swiss_1291
Jean-Marc C, Responsable relations clients at Restaurant Ilura, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2016

Dear Swiss_1291, We thank you for your message ! Awaiting for the pleasure to welcome you again. Sincerely Yours. Jean-Marc Cordes Assistant de Direction

Reviewed 15 December 2015

In Saint Jean probably the best high end restaurant with most likely the best view. We stayed in the hotel so the choice was easy. The food is a bit more researched, but still uhsing the local ingredients. The service is great, and the wine...More

Thank Cis_Lux
Clémence G, Responsable relations clients at Restaurant Ilura, responded to this reviewResponded 14 January 2016

Dear Cis_Lux, Thank you very much for taking the time to write this lovely review ! We are thrilled you had such a great time at the Ilura, we will share your compliments. Thank you again for sharing your experience, we look forward to serving...More

Reviewed 24 October 2015

I have just eaten in this restaurant. The food was beautifully presented and the flavours were amazing. The trio of desserts with a coffee was a good choice!

Thank Heather G
Reviewed 8 October 2015 via mobile

Had enjoyable meal here in August Food although smallish portions was of the highest quality and considering what you can pay for bog standard fair in this area its actually ok Liked the little extras they give you at start of meal good touch. View...More

Thank Loldixie
Clémence G, Responsable relations clients at Restaurant Ilura, responded to this reviewResponded 15 October 2015

Dear Loldixie Thank you so much for taking the time to write about your satisfaction on TripAdvisor. We are thrilled you had such a great time at the Ilura and hope to welcome you back soon! Sincerely, Clemence Gonzalez Guest relations

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 13:30
19:00 - 21:00
Monday
12:00 - 13:30
19:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 13:30
19:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 13:30
19:00 - 21:00
Thursday
12:00 - 13:30
19:00 - 21:00
Friday
12:00 - 13:30
19:00 - 21:00
Saturday
12:00 - 13:30
19:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Avenue Gaetan Bernoville | Pointe Sainte Barbe, 64500 Saint-Jean-de-Luz, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Nouvelle-Aquitaine  >  Pyrenees-Atlantiques  >  Basque Country  >  Saint-Jean-de-Luz
  • Phone Number: +33 5 59 51 32 00
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Description
ALL THE TASTY SAVORS OF BASQUE COUNTRY... The exacting cuisine of the talented young chef Fabrice Idiart features Basque specialties and puts the accent on top-notch local products from both land and sea, in harmony with the seasons. An invitation to settle on the terrace, with this plunging view on the Atlantic or in the comfortable living room to begin a refined gastronomic discovery. The restaurant is open Tuesday to Sunday from noon to 1:30pm and from 7pm to 9pm. Closed Sunday night and Monday. Open 7/7 from June 15th to September 15th from noon to 2pm and from 7pm to 9:30pm.
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