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Le Balaou

Avenue de Nouralene, 17670 La Couarde-sur-Mer, Ile de Re, France
+33 5 46 29 86 07
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good31%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (5 reviews)
“tuna” (5 reviews)
“risotto” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
French, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Avenue de Nouralene, 17670 La Couarde-sur-Mer, Ile de Re, France
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Reviewed yesterday

Very good food, service is top and very helpful. No attitude and we really enjoyed the recommandations from the waitress. I will definitely go back to it but for sure booking is necessary. I comment mid-range on prices as bill is because of what you...More

Thank Pierre P
Reviewed 6 October 2017

When cleaning out my wallet I found the bill of Le Balaou that my wife and I visited on 16/8/2017. Brought back some good memories. We had a fantastic evening in a beautiful and cozy place with superb food and a perfect service. Our thanks...More

Thank Willy V
Reviewed 30 September 2017

This lovely restaurant fills up quickly at lunch... some were being turned away because they had not reserved. The meals were really well presented. The prices were on the expensive side but the quality did not disappoint.

Thank Guy L
Reviewed 19 August 2017

We visited this restaurant with six adults and four kids. The staff was very friendly. and accommodated the kids very well. The menu offers a variety of dishes.Although the restaurant is situated along one of the main roads of the island,dining and wining on the...More

Thank sasol2017
Reviewed 13 August 2017

We have been coming here for the last 4 or 5 years - usually a bit earlier in the season so were disappointed this August that we couldn't get a table. We missed the friendly service and great food. The restaurant has nice tables inside...More

Thank Karen M
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

We were staying close by to this restaurant and had it recommended to us. The food was fab. The 7 of us had clean plates which is impressive as there was a number of different pallets among us. The cod risotto was out of this...More

1  Thank Claire M
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

I had a great meal. Foie, Gambas and Fleur du Sel glace. My wife however had the cod on a risotto. Cod good risotto bad. Really overcooked. Why still a four? We have been here a number of times over the last few years and...More

Thank jamlucy
Reviewed 8 June 2017

This is predominantly a fish restaurant, and very good it is too. Lovely warm welcome even though we hadn't booked a table Friendly staff a very full and comprehensive menu, but if you are not fluent in French do take your dictionary! M y husband...More

1  Thank dtilbury
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Very fresh oysters, great tuna and octopus! Relaxed atmosphere, friendly staff, great overall. Highly recommended

Thank AdrianPascalin
Reviewed 11 April 2017

12 of us had lunch here on friday7th april we sat ouside and drank chilled rose as aperitif the choice of starters varied from accra to avocado salad i chose warm oysters "gratinee" which i would recommend followed byonglet de bouef which is always a...More

1  Thank harveycarla
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$48
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenue de Nouralene, 17670 La Couarde-sur-Mer, Ile de Re, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Nouvelle-Aquitaine  >  Charente-Maritime  >  Ile de Re  >  La Couarde-sur-Mer
  • Phone Number: +33 5 46 29 86 07
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