We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

L'Artha

28 Rue Republique, 64500 Saint-Jean-de-Luz, France
+33 5 59 26 94 26
Save
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent7%
  • Very good18%
  • Average16%
  • Poor23%
  • Terrible36%
7 Jan 2017
“Well-deserved bad reputation ”
21 May 2016
“Worst restaurant like disaster”
Restaurant Hours
CUISINES
French, Seafood, European
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
28 Rue Republique, 64500 Saint-Jean-de-Luz, France
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (304)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 14 reviews

Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

We went there for the view, which was nice indeed, but the food was just terrible from start to finish. I can honestly say that this was one of my worst culinary experiences in France yet. Even Flunch is better, perhaps even McDonald's. An insipid...More

Thank Didier E
Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

It was our huge mistake to step in. General welcome, after ordered we were served terrible meal. Every seafood-related dishes were disaster. Fish soup was tasteless. Next was a moules dish with awful smell, all moules had been freezed for days before cooked, so they...More

1  Thank Truc P
Reviewed 28 September 2015 via mobile

This is not the first time in St-Jean-de-Luz and we wanted to look at the sea side. I must say I was not impressed. Asked four times for a Karaf of water. It came. But no glasses. The mules tasted like just cooked in water....More

Thank Inger N
Reviewed 22 September 2015

My wife and I enjoyed a very good dinner here last night with the good fortune of having a table next to a window that afforded us an excellent view of the sea. I had the Moules Mariner (mussels) which were obviously fresh, large and...More

Thank John16752024
Reviewed 10 September 2015

I do not like writing bad reviews and rarely do so.The worst meal we had in St Jean. We were tired and walked in. It is a lovely situation and the service was good. The starter of squid was tough and tasteless, the main course...More

1  Thank Katharine186300
Reviewed 8 September 2015 via mobile

We are currently having a bit of a break from the normal Kruger Cowne travels and staying in Biarritz and visiting a few of the small seaside towns around the area before we shortly move on to Spain. Yesterday we went to Saint Jean du...More

Thank Kruger C
Reviewed 3 May 2015 via mobile

Had a diner with our friends and kids. Feelings are mixed. At the same time welcome was cool and friendly, but missed some professionalism. Service the same. Food as served in very large proportions, maybe a little too heavy for a diner (the parillada was...More

Thank Jlv31
Reviewed 23 October 2014 via mobile

I've stayed in this town many many times and I'm afraid this is yet ANOTHER Restaurant with the greedy owner they put more effort into seating people filling the place than they do in the quality and presentation, good or reasonable value. I paid 19€...More

Thank craig b
Reviewed 30 August 2014

The food is typical of the restaurants in Rue de la Republique and is largely fish orientated. The location at the top of the road offers a great view of the bay of St.Jean de Luz, but a window seat can be a bit hot...More

Thank Chris C
Reviewed 14 July 2014

Saint Jean de Luz is filled with side streets and little shops. We passed by this restaurant by accident and thought we should try it out. The staff were so friendly, a good atmosphere, and the food was good. I had the Carpaccio and it...More

Thank KLS2602
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
le Kaiku
966 reviews
.03 km away
Zoko Moko
610 reviews
.10 km away
Maison Adam
331 reviews
.09 km away
La Vieille Auberge
864 reviews
.07 km away
Nearby Attractions
Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste
862 reviews
.15 km away
Quai Maurice Ravel
61 reviews
.42 km away
Sentier du Littoral
379 reviews
1.19 km away
Promenade Jacques Thibaud
420 reviews
.05 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from L'Artha staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, View, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28 Rue Republique, 64500 Saint-Jean-de-Luz, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Nouvelle-Aquitaine  >  Pyrenees-Atlantiques  >  Basque Country  >  Saint-Jean-de-Luz
  • Phone Number: +33 5 59 26 94 26
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing