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Restaurant Baie de Cayola

76 Promenade de Cayola, 85180 Chateau-d'Olonne, Les Sables-d'Olonne, France
+33 2 51 22 01 01
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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76 Promenade de Cayola, 85180 Chateau-d'Olonne, Les Sables-d'Olonne, France
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After our experiences elsewhere in Les Sables D'Olonne, expectations were pretty high and they were surpassed. After aperitifs looking out to the sunset over the bay, the Menu Cayola gave the chef an opportunity to show what he could do. Simple and imaginative do not...More

Thank David H
Reviewed 3 February 2017

We visited this restaurant following a review in a Vendee magazine. It was extraordinary. It was raining heavily, with a strong wind. We were seated at a table directly facing the ocean, with waves thundering in onto the rather ominous rocks beneath. A breathtaking sight....More

Thank lebarail
Reviewed 31 July 2016

We've been here before, but this time, the sea was more sparkly, the food more savoury, the cheeses more pungent, the staff warmer and more efficient...it seems impossible. Cayola is without question one of my favourite restaurants in the world. This is not a stuffy...More

Thank MrsRehoboth
Reviewed 10 September 2015

i reserved last Saturday for Sunday lunch, and when we arrived we got a private dinning room, with a private terrasse and a wonderful view on the coast, good start. And then every detail was perfect, we choose the tester menu with wines, an excellent...More

Thank Alain G
Reviewed 5 August 2015

For the 10 years we have been coming to Sables, we promised ourselves that we would go here and yesterday we finally did! It was great fun and pretty much as good as we thought although the head waiter was a bit humourless- he of...More

1  Thank Mariana M
Reviewed 2 July 2015 via mobile

The culinaristic edge of Vendée holiday. Had degustation menu with matched wines with my 8 yo son enjoying menu enfant. Service, view and food all excellent, no wonder the mention on red book. We enjoyed especially the visuality and funny details during the lunch. Worth...More

Thank Pasi K
Reviewed 27 June 2015

This restaurant is pure class, starting with the view just beautiful and with an interior to match. We had the taster menu with wines at €115 and it was excellent. The chef here is very talented and his presentation is stunning. We are glad we...More

Thank Mick B
Reviewed 4 June 2014

Had a lovely meal here in May, was a bit worried about the potential language barrier but it worked out ok. Food was amazing and the view was incredible.

Thank 622Isabelle
Reviewed 16 February 2014

We have been meaning to go to le Cayola for a long time and we certainly don't regret it. It was a superb meal in a very pleasant restaurant with a lovely friendly ambience. We will return! Merci bien au Chef, a bientot j'espere

2  Thank DATP
Reviewed 29 August 2013

We stopped at the nearby La Littoral campsite and decided to have a blowout meal. One of the best meals I've ever had. Lovely surroundings, excellent service and wonderful food. We had a drink on the terrace as the sun was going down accompanied by...More

Thank stw1961
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$41 - US$90
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
12:30 - 13:30
12:30 - 13:30
19:45 - 21:00
12:30 - 13:30
19:45 - 21:00
12:30 - 13:30
19:45 - 21:00
12:30 - 13:30
19:45 - 21:00
12:30 - 13:30
19:45 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 76 Promenade de Cayola, 85180 Chateau-d'Olonne, Les Sables-d'Olonne, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Pays de la Loire  >  Vendee  >  Les Sables-d'Olonne  >  Chateau-d'Olonne
  • Phone Number: +33 2 51 22 01 01
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