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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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London, England, United Kingdom
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95 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 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 

Thank RichardT870
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278 reviews
167 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 175 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 

Thank Epices6
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 

Thank MllePoupee
West Vancouver, Canada
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53 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 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 :)

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.

Thank Dave L
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37 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2015

We visit here every time we are in Les Saintes (about twice a year). This most recent trip we have the triple decker stack of filet, veal and foie gras. It was truly amazing. The lamb and mashed potatoes are also excellent. The foie gras app is also classic french style. It's a quiet atmosphere, it doesn't have a water... More 

Thank Beanski6
Brussels, Belgium
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232 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2015

The restaurant is not at the front row to the ocean, but that doesn't matter, because you will be surprised how cozy and roomy the restaurant is, including a 'terrace'. A reservation with a small group is recommended may even with two people. Even we were early there, the service was really busy but friendly and tried hard to please... More 

Thank Diana P
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28 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2015 via mobile

We have spent 24 hours in Terre-de-Haut and been there twice for lunch and dinner :) duck breast with passion fruit sauce was delicious, so was a tuna with the same sauce. Beautiful and cozy interior makes it a great place to relax. The owner is very friendly. They are open for lunch and then from 1930 for dinner. Note:... More 

Thank Ola C
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 February 2015

Had been recommended this restaurant by sail boat captain and reservation made for us. Menu not really to our liking, but went for small rib eye steak . Took ages to arrive and it was so dark at our table difficult to see what we were eating. The steak was all gristle and could not be swallowed. It was expensive... More 

Thank Maureen S
San Francisco
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229 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2015

Although we had made reservations, it was not possible to sit in the garden, which would have been advisable on a warm evening. Servers were certainly affable but not very professional, e.g., not pointing out that sancerre could be a red wine, which was opened, in addition to the white that we had expected (and also on their wine menu).... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
French, Caribbean, European
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?