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Rue du Quai, Saint Florent, Corsica, France
0495370525
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Genoa, Italy
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119 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Absolutely average place: average food for average prices. Nothing special but nothing bad. We tried the fixed menu; really no thrill, but good choice of dishes. Worth trying if all other places are full.

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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104 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 July 2016

Found a nice table on the top terrace overlooking the sea, just as the sun was setting. It's really the perfect situation for a romantic meal. The service was rather slow to begin with, and the young waitress didn't seem interested in being there initially. The older lady serving was nicer, having a friendlier personality. I ordered a mixed salad... More 

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 June 2016

Unsurpassed views of the Med and super-fresh ingredients Brilliant french dressing/vinaigrette Moules Marinières de haute game Sanglier!

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Thank Nicksymons
Stockholm, Sweden
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43 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 May 2016

We sat here for more than one hour waiting for the tagliatellle with fruits de mer. I wished we had left before it came on our table. AWFUL!! and the level of service is unbelievable!! One hour waiting and when I complained the food arrived in 5 minutes. What have they been doing in the kitchen before one might wonder.... More 

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Bath, United Kingdom
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439 reviews
191 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 175 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2015

We were wandering around the village after a long drive and we walked up to the Cirque bar and restaurant for a drink, I wish we had stayed there for food as we ended up here as the Paellas sounded good. Wish I had read the reviews first. The sea food paella should be renamed 'paella' I have seen more... More 

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Thank applegate69
France
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24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 June 2015

This was our first meal in Saint Florent and the view overlooking the gulf (sit on the elevated terrace) was a wonderful way to take in our new surroundings. I don't think it'd be an exaggeration to say it's the best terrace in town! The prices are among the most reasonable with plenty of options, but you get what you... More 

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Thank nshorb
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 May 2015 via mobile

The restaurant is located at the end of the promenade. The staff could speak only a few words in English, but was friendly and helpful. The dinner was served quite quickly und was tasty. The size of the dishes was not that big, but you cannot expect more from a tourist menu of 18 Euro. Paella was tasteful, but the... More 

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condac
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82 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2014

Good cheap food great setting by the harbor wall 3course menu de jour 17 € Paella a specialty Perfect to watch the people stroll by

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Cologne, Germany
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128 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2014 via mobile

We sat on the quai with nice view over the harbour - that was what can be mentioned positive. Food was overcooked (eggplant, fish) and not worth mentioning. Service ok.

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Thank nafihsus
London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2014 via mobile

One of the worst restaurants we have ever been to and it was all down to the poor quality of the food. The kids meals were cold with stale fries. Our seafood paella only had 2 lonely mussels and 3 shrimps in old rice. It's only redeeming feature is it's superb location. Maybe worth a drink but certainly don't eat... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French, Mediterranean, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rue du Quai, Saint Florent, Corsica, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Corsica  >  Haute-Corse  >  Saint Florent
  • Phone Number: 0495370525

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