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La Grand' Rive

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Bar, French, International, Gastropub
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24 quai Duperre, 17000, La Rochelle, France
+33 5 46 41 44 53
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07:00 - 02:00
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Melbourne, Australia
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100 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were in La Rochelle on New Year's Day. As such only the more touristy places were open - and this is one - with a great view of the harbour. With a family of 5 (3 teenage daughters) - picking a place for lunch is always a challenge. One of my daughters was admanant she wanted a crepe but... More 

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Thank ivanhoe19
Hinckley, United Kingdom
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343 reviews
145 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

Nearly fell off my chair at the cost of a G&T but I suppose that's the price you pay for sitting out at one of the better quayside locations in La Rochelle. But nice as it was we didn't stay for a second round.

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Thank JeremyPC
Farmborough, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Based opposite the harbour this restaurant offers great food. We went at lunchtime and had fish outside looking at the harbour. Very good service and open from noon to midnight.

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Thank NickJTill
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32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

If you took any notice of the reviews posted here. But actually it all worked out perfectly - staff were very attentive and friendly food was quick to come and very tasty and the bill was not what I was expecting eating in a restaurant with a view of the harbour. For my family def a risk that was worth... More 

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Thank Miles T
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91 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

We stopped here for a drink before dinner, sceptical of the quality of places on the port front. However, we saw the food coming out and were tempted, and the prices seemed reasonable. We had a really lovely meal - different and of very good quality. The service was great and we were very pleased with the accidental find.

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Thank Peter D
Western Ireland, Ireland
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51 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

Ordered the specials which sounded nice you would expect them to be priced in line with the rest of the menu however got a shock when we got the bill. €36 each. Food was nice but I feel this is a way of ripping off tourists. Bill came to €96. Coffee was also very expensive and burnt. Awful. Nice food... More 

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Thank IrishmanAbroad89
Wellingborough, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

Made same mistake as a few other reviewers on here. Also agreed to have 'the suggestion du jour' which was not on menu and ended up costing €36.- per person....much more than similar dishes on the menu. The food is reasonable, but not worth what we paid for it...Service was very friendly. But also won't be returning and would not... More 

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Sydney
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1,138 reviews
181 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 445 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2016

As indicated by the heading it is all about the location. Being a wonderfully sunny (but very cold) day we sat outside with heaters (AKA "the heated terrace"). We enjoyed the view of the harbour and watched the world go by. I had the grilled salmon with lentils and bacon (a nice surprise not mentioned on the menu). My husband... More 

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Thank JnVSydney
London, United Kingdom
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65 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2016 via mobile

Premium prices for mediocre food. Cappuccinos came cold with flat foam, desserts sugary but not much taste. Good below average. Everything however is terribly expensive. I'd actually recommend to avoid as pretty much every place nearby serves much better food for fraction of the price.

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Thank ZatonU
London, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2016 via mobile

We had lunch here on New Year's Day, the restaurant was busy but not bursting at the seams. Service was efficient but impersonal, food was good and well presented if a little pricey. Location is what you are paying for at this place. Perfectly OK for an impromptu meal but not somewhere I feel I have to return to as... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$16 - US$54
Cuisine
Bar, French, International, Gastropub
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 02:00
Monday
07:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 02:00
Thursday
07:00 - 02:00
Friday
07:00 - 02:00
Saturday
07:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24 quai Duperre, 17000, La Rochelle, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Nouvelle-Aquitaine  >  Charente-Maritime  >  La Rochelle
  • Phone Number: +33 5 46 41 44 53

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