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La Goelette

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Port Saint Jean, 06230 St-Jean-Cap-Ferrat, France
+33 4 93 76 14 38
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London, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017

At Christmas 2015 we enjoyed eating at this restaurant on the harbour front at St Jean Cap Ferrat. We therefore chose it for Christmas Day 2016, and wished we hadn’t. Overall, the food can best be described as average and, at €145 for four of us, greatly overpriced. We had the fried camembert, moules marinieres and fish soup as starters.... More 

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1 Thank Sebastian_W9999
Miami, Florida
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

this is on a great street by the water near yatchs and it is wonderful for people watching--out doors is good in early summer--food is good--the egg dishes are excellent and the seafood---service good-highly recommend it--great experience been there each time i go the area

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Thank trebellia
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35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

We had a 3 course menu gourmand for 25€. Fish soup followed by a salmon fillet with roasted veggies and a steak tartare followed by a raspberry tiramisu . The whole meal was delicious, the service was friendly and efficient and despite it being a very chilly day. The heaters in the outside area were effective and welcoming. Would highly... More 

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Thank Jules B
Miami, Florida
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667 reviews
434 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 168 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

This is a simple great restaurant by the port of St Jean Cap Ferrat. The food is very good and so is the service.

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Thank Alejandro Z
Brighton
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69 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

We got the 81 bus from Beaulieu to Port Jean on Cap Ferrat to take lunch on the waterfront. We picked this restaurant as it was quite busy with French clientel and not touristy. We chose from the Formula blackboard which they will bring to your table if you ask. For 28 euros you can choose a three course meal... More 

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Thank marinablue
Zurich, Switzerland
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382 reviews
244 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 593 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

There is a large selection of fresh seafood, risotto, salads and more! Prices are very reasonable for the area and portions are large. I stuck to a vegan salad and risotto whilst my husband had excellent fresh oysters and bouillabaisse. He raved about both. I'd eat here again.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Noticed restaurant was busy and tried this evening. All was good, service included. Will possibly go back tomorrow. Many places now closed due to time of year but I think this restaurant could still stand on its own!

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Thank Nona W
Helsinki, Finland
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

We went in for a quick late lunch during our visit to St-Jean-Cap-Ferrat. We checked restaurants on Tripadvisor and ended up at La Goelette. The experience was quite terrible. Service was arrogant. Wine by the glass was poor. You would imagine that seafood would be fresh at such destination, which it wasn't. All vegetables in the dishes were either from... More 

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Thank Laura J
United Kingdom
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48 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

The large menu offers a good variety of classical seafood dishes from many European cuisines. The Zarzuella Special was heavenly.

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Thank Mw071961
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41 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Food is really good. Service is prompt and high quality. Prices are reasonable if you compare Riviera. Paella and Cod steak are delicious. Try tiramisu! Perfect!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French, Seafood, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Port Saint Jean, 06230 St-Jean-Cap-Ferrat, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur  >  French Riviera - Cote d'Azur  >  St-Jean-Cap-Ferrat
  • Phone Number: +33 4 93 76 14 38

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?