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Chez Etchemaite

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$$ - $$$
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| Centre du Village, 64560 Larrau, France
+33 5 59 28 61 45
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bowral
2 reviews
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Reviewed 30 September 2014 via mobile

We have visited the restaurant quite a few times but not for over 5 years. The standard had definitely dropped in that time. The staff weren't happy and were arguing and the food was ordinary. A disappointing and expensive experience from previous visits and we probably wont bother returning.

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Bayonne, France
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 7 August 2014

20 years I've been coming from time to time to this lovely restaurant. Years ago, the chiildren and I stayed at the hotel, when the parents of the current owner were still present. A lovely family business in a beautiful overlooking the mountains through a large bay window and from a terrace. The loveliness is still here, and the chef... More 

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Thank Helene973
Europe
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86 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 July 2014

The restaurant had excellent reviews so we tried it as soon as we crossed the pass from Spain into France on 14th June '14. The restaurant was very full, but we were able to get one of the last tables. Sadly the meal was not memorable. We just settled for a main course each and a cheese plate. My wife... More 

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Thank EuropeBlueSky
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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155 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2014

Our 8 year old Guide Routard (re publish in English, please!!) came up trumps again. a long detour from the journey from France to Spain was well worth it. A very pleasant lunch indeed with good options and a fantastic view to boot.

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Thank Lindum20C
Vancouver, Canada
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949 reviews
398 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 391 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2014

We were looking so forward to our Etchemaite lunch on this trip with such fond memories of two meals here two years ago. The amuse bouche got us excited - an excellent white parsnip creamed soup. We both ordered the 3 course menu: the entree was overcooked tuna served on a nice vegetable pepperade and the plat was stuffed wild... More 

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2 Thank Linda S
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2013

A very nice restaurant with spectacular views. Food was very good value for its quality, service was quick and efficient, atmosphere was calm with a range of clientele - little ones, couples, families - and cyclists!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | Centre du Village, 64560 Larrau, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Nouvelle-Aquitaine  >  Pyrenees-Atlantiques  >  Basque Country  >  Larrau
  • Phone Number: +33 5 59 28 61 45

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