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La Baleine Bleue

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4 quai Launay Razilly, 17410 Saint Martin de Re, Ile de Re, France
+33 5 46 09 03 30
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12:00 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:00
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Tue - Sun 12:00 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:00
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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141 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

High end, plenty of attentive staff, quiet and friendly restaurant. The menu is a bit limited, and missing some basics, tricky if you're vegetarian; the wine by the glass was sent back twice-fairly undrinkable. Not great value either e.g. €11 dessert is getting up there.

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Blandford Forum, United Kingdom
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77 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

The chef is inventive here and the food is quite delicious. Not one dud course with 5 of us ! We all agreed however that the Brie de Nangis flavoured with truffles was just exquisite and glad we followed the advice of the manager to try it. We all considered this one of the best meals we had had during... More 

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Scotland
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

Although we hadn't booked, as we intended going to a different restaurant, they were able to fit four of us in at a very pleasant table. The menu was excellent and I had oysters and cod with a very nice Sancerre. Could not be faulted.

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Thank SmithieScotland
London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

We had dinner at la Baleine bleue ant it was amazing ! What a lovely place in front of the port. Meals were excellents and people very kind. We will come back for sure !

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Thank Marie J
Seattle, Washington
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271 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

This is an excellent seafood restaurant. We went with a group and they easily accommodated us. They were very professional while presenting this delicious meal. We would go back.

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Thank Teri F
Cussay, France
2 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

We came away a little disappointed with this restaurant, food was well presented but some flavours did not marry well together and it was extremely pricy, although the service was excellent.

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Thank lizbooth2016
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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90 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

We have been to St Martin 4 times now and eaten at various places round this beautiful harbour. We decided to try somewhere new and were not disappointed. Fine dining food with each part of the dish individually crafted. Discreet and effective service.

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Drayton Parslow
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45 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

Excellent food and excellent service. One of our favourites on the island, but we fairly easily spent 200 Euros, so beware!

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Guildford
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42 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Enough said.Modern cuisine, bit pricey and probably the least favorite meal of the week. Others do it better.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

My family and I stumbled across this place whilst on holiday in Saint Martin de re recently. On both occasions it was wonderful! My husband and sister in law had the assiette de mer, I had the monkfish and my other sister in law the cod. The fish was lovely, the accompaniments perfect and presentation fabulous. I could not fault... More 

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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
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 quai Launay Razilly, 17410 Saint Martin de Re, Ile de Re, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Nouvelle-Aquitaine  >  Charente-Maritime  >  Ile de Re  >  Saint Martin de Re
  • Phone Number: +33 5 46 09 03 30

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