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La Boussole

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41 rue Saint Jean du Perot, 17000, La Rochelle, France
+33 5 46 50 50 48
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12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
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Dublin, Ireland
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39 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Evening meal.....Ok I well pleased to get a table having no booking(should have been a warning!) but to be honest I did not enjoy the food. I had pork spring rolls.... the oil was bubbling on them! The Duck for main course came on a bed of very soggy mashed potatoes. I did not finish either. The waiter never asked... More 

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Thank Evelyn S
Maidstone, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

My wife and I have visited this restaurant on many occasions in the last 9 months and have always found the food excellent and the staff courteous and friendly. In particular the curried fish casserole is brilliant. Sine of the reviews of this restaurant are greatly at odds with our personal experiance

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Pembrokeshire, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

Excellent restaurant - we visited with family who have decided this is one of the best lunchtime restaurants in La Rochelle. Delicious food, lovely atmosphere and excellent, friendly service. Of course the price reflects this.

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Norfolk, United Kingdom
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104 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Decided on this restaurant after looking at the menu, one evening. Offered a choice of tables inside or out. We both chose crispy chicken salad to start, it really was delicious. For main fish stew curry and chicken red curry, both again delicious - similar to a Thai meal. Good house wine, water & bread. Decided not to go for... More 

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Emsworth, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

This restaurant was recommended as a good place to eat. Mmmmm. Food was good, service shabby. Is it because it's the end of the season? We booked for once- we are usually not good at this! The service was from the school of 'rush them through to get the queue down.'Q The food was almost thrown at us. In fact... More 

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Bewdley, United Kingdom
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90 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Myself and my better half were walking by around lunchtime and thought we'd give this place a go - glad we did as I really enjoyed my wok fried scallops in a lovely bisque type sauce with pasta. My o/h enjoyed his spiced lamb dish too. Not overly expensive at €45 with wine

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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125 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

We arrived here around 10pm and managed to get a table outside. Great atmosphere and busy in the restaurant until around midnight. The speed of service was very good and the food was very nice too.

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London, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

My husband and I were recommended to visit this area to find our evening meal, to avoid the usual tourist rubbish. We settled upon La Boussole simply because it looked interesting and relatively busy. What a lucky choice! The food was absolutely exquisite, and a delightful infusion of world spices into traditional French cooking. Highly recommended!

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Thank wandrian95
Chesterfield,Derbyshire
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Found this on Tripadvisor. Reviews were spot on. Children were catered for and food was fantastic. The sword fish was to die for.

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Thank Bimbee69
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96 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

We just popped here for a quick lunch, but ended up having a bottle of Quincy , main course and pudding. The waiter didn't say much. The swordfish was really good , slightly Thai / Indian sauce. The pasta was similar tasting , which I wasn't sure about at first .. But ate the lot. Apple tart Tatin and pistachio... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$37
Cuisine
French, European, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
Monday
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 41 rue Saint Jean du Perot, 17000, La Rochelle, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Nouvelle-Aquitaine  >  Charente-Maritime  >  La Rochelle
  • Phone Number: +33 5 46 50 50 48

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