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Restaurant La Balette

route de Port Vendres, 66190 Collioure, France
+33 4 68 82 05 07
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Overview
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good17%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tasting menu” (11 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (6 reviews)
“sorbet” (5 reviews)
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CUISINES
French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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Food
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Value
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LOCATION
route de Port Vendres, 66190 Collioure, France
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1 - 10 of 143 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We decided to check out this restaurant because of its Michelin star status and its location. We went for the more expensive menu at 105 Euro. Generally we were very happy with the experience. However, we did find the wait staff a little aloof and...More

Thank Kiwi-Traveller2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Expensive. Slow service. NOT Michelin quality. Astounded they have a star. When you drown a lovely fish dish in a potent basil and lemon sauce, you’re not getting my vote. Not creative, not inventive, just average for the other dishes.

Thank jvtravelerParis
Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

Sorry not for us. We ate far tastier and far cheaper food throughout Collioure. The amuse bouchés were good, but mains were disappointing, particularly the pigeon. The puddings were plain awful - not a sweet thing in sight.

Thank mrgreedy3
Reviewed August 15, 2018

We had 2 enjoyable evening meals here and thoroughly enjoyed the top-quality food served. However, we would have expected the staff to be a bit more friendly, smiling and service-minded. My husband found a small piece of plastic wrap/clinging film in one of the fish...More

Thank ERiis
Reviewed August 11, 2018

We sat on the beautiful terrace with its stunning views across the bay and enjoyed an exceptional meal. Fish courses of tuna, perfectly cooked, and St Pierre were followed by succulent pigeon and ris de veau. We drank Collioure wines from Clos des Paulilles which...More

Thank DavidNichols
Reviewed August 2, 2018 via mobile

We had diner only at the restaurant one evening. I had my car parked for me by a member of staff from the hotel. The setting was lovely looking at the mall harbour but the sun was on us until 9 pm and it was...More

2  Thank Francesco R
Reviewed July 17, 2018

Out of the many Michelin starred restaurants I have dined at, this has been one of the most surprising, with top quality food in a classic and somehow innovative style. There seemed to be control over details from the fresh bread served throughout the meal...More

1  Thank OleTr
Reviewed July 9, 2018

Total relaxation and beautifully presented plates will make your dining experience memorable. The food is delicious and the menu thoughtful.

Thank CAartist
Reviewed July 3, 2018

Four of us enjoyed the Au Gre du Vent tasting menu for dinner. Just the 6 course version, so without the pigeon. Saying "just the 6 course version", we all agreed that there was plenty of food. Everything was interesting, delicious and beautifully presented. You...More

1  Thank fearlessbiker916
Reviewed June 23, 2018

In Summer seated overlooking the entrance to the local harbour in the town Collioure South France near Perpingnan watching the sun go down over the Castle is a very special moment. The Restaurant Menu is Inventive and the Chef's innovations with the mixing of different...More

Thank jagathf
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sueaustralia2014
October 27, 2017|
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Response from Kate T | Reviewed this property |
I would email them direct if I were you.
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JSBStaffordshire
August 21, 2017|
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Response from Suzistella | Reviewed this property |
I asked about the dress code when we went and they said that casual was fine - ie dress jeans and a shirt for my partner was ok, no need for a suit. I didn't ask about shorts but yours sound quite smart and would probably... More
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Response from MichelinTom | Reviewed this property |
Honestly I don't know but I think in summer it's probably ok
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$56 - US$123
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Private Dining, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Monday
12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Tuesday
12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Wednesday
12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Thursday
12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Friday
12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Saturday
12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
Description
Chef Frédéric Bacquié, Restaurant Manager, invites you to enjoy a fine cuisine made with fresh local seasonal products.The terrace overlooking the bay and the Restaurant refurbished in 2014 offers you an amazing view on Collioure and the Church
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