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Cuisine of La Rochelle for gourmets. Places for dinner - best restaurants

Aglise Saint Sauveur It is simply impossible to imagine the full-fledged vacation without visiting local gastronomic places. Vacationers can find attractive restaurants and cafes in each area of ​​La Rochelle, and an overview of the most popular venues will help you not to get wrong. The luxurious Le Belvédère restaurant is located on the coast and offers popular French dishes. Despite the high status of the restaurant, there is always a pleasant relaxed atmosphere; reasonable prices would be a nice surprise. The menu in Le Belvédère is updated every season; chefs offer customers to taste new signature dishes regularly.
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An attractive holiday destination will be the Le Soleil Brille pour Tout Le Monde restaurant. The basis of its menu consists of national cuisine dishes; vegetarian food devotees have their own menu. Part of the tables is served on the beautiful terrace surrounded by rich greenery. The Le Boute en Train restaurant is also very popular among tourists; in addition to a varied menu, its main advantages are fast service and reasonable prices. A large selection of entrees, vegetables, salads and meat dishes as well as fresh pastries and fruit desserts make Le Boute en Train the complete opposite of its moderate status.
One of the city’s best restaurants is Richard et Christopher Coutanceau; it has repeatedly won prestigious awards for the high quality food and excellent service. Specialties of the restaurant not only have excellent taste, but also differ with special decoration. Fans of the classics will be able to enjoy traditional French cuisine and gourmets will appreciate the wide selection of exotic delicacies. The restaurant also has an impressive wine list. Copyright
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Those, who prefer dishes of Italian cuisine, we recommend to visit the Téatro Bettini restaurant. It is located next to the popular Musée du Nouveau Mond, so its main visitors are tourists. The restaurant offers all popular Italian dishes, as well as famous wines imported from legendary provinces. Among Asian restaurants the Iséo points out. Its guests can dine in the cozy lounge with beautiful furniture, or take a table on the terrace. The main advantage of the restaurant is an impressive selection of meat dishes, but even vegetarians can easily choose the suitable treat.
La Rochelle La Rochelle is considered one of the most interesting French regions from the gastronomic point of view. Over the years, it has managed to preserve the traditions of cooking interesting dishes, which were invented hundreds of years ago. Like in the Middle Ages, today the national menu is mainly based on sea fish and other seafood. Recipes of some dishes seem to be truly fantastic. For example, it is customary to bake sea bass in coarse salt, which turns into a hard shell during cooking. No additional spices or seasonings are added to the fish, it absorbs the optimal amount of salt in the cooking process and remains very juicy.
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Also, local restaurants serve wonderful oysters, which are usually served hot. Seafood is used to prepare dozens of original dishes: they cook soups, stew them with vegetables, add to various salads or serve as separate dishes. Meat dishes are also present in the menu of regional restaurants. Especially popular with foreign guests are dishes from young goat meat.
La Rochelle railway station Dairy products occupy an honorable place in regional gastronomy. In the vicinity of La Rochelle, there are several historic farms that produce wonderful cheeses, yogurts, and other dairy products. The real pride of the region is the goat milk cheese “Chabichou du Poitou” having a very piquant taste. The region has also preserved its old butter-making traditions. Here it is customary to make it here from the milk of Poitou-Charentes cows. The butter has a unique creamy taste, it is used to prepare many meat and fish dishes, as well as pastries and some desserts.
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To appreciate the diversity of milk products of the region, be sure to take a stroll through one of the food markets in La Rochelle. On the market, you can try and buy many rare kinds of cheese and meat delicacies. Travelers visiting local markets in simmer season should definitely look for "melon du Haut-Poitou", melons distinguished by a very original look and unique taste qualities. The main grocery market of La Rochelle is Place du Marche. This market has been operated continuously since its opening in the 19th century.
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Where to go for dinner in La Rochelle: recommended cafe and restaurants

Where: 5 rue St Jean du Pérot, La Rochelle; Telephone: +33 (0)5 46 41 28 24;
A Côté De Chez Fred
Where: 30/34 rue St Nicolas, La Rochelle; Telephone: +33 (0)5 46 41 65 76;
Richard Coutanceau
Where: Plage de la Concurrence, La Rochelle; Telephone: +33 (0)5 46 41 48 19;
Les Flots
Where: 1 rue de la Chaîne, La Rochelle; Telephone: +33 (0)5 46 41 32 51;
La Marine
Where: 30 quai Duperré,, La Rochelle; Telephone: +33 (0)5 46 41 08 68;
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Michelin-starred restaurants in La Rochelle
♥   Restaurant 'Le Bistrot des Bonnes Femmes' La Rochelle. Type - Modern cuisine. 0.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'La Cuisine de Jules' La Rochelle. Type - Modern cuisine. 0.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Les Orchidées' La Rochelle. Type - Modern cuisine. 0.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'André' La Rochelle. Type - Seafood. 1.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Les Flots' La Rochelle. Type - Modern cuisine. 1.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'L’Entracte, la Brasserie de Grégory' La Rochelle. Type - Traditional cuisine. 1.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Les Quatre Sergents' La Rochelle. Type - Modern cuisine. 1.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Christopher Coutanceau' La Rochelle. Type - Seafood. 1.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'La Pierrevue' Saint-Rogatien. Type - Modern cuisine. 6.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Le M' Rivedoux-Plage. Type - Modern cuisine. 9.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Travel notes on best cuisine and restaurants of La Rochelle (France) on Famous recipes and traditional dishes and courses in La Rochelle restaurants. Where to eat - our recommendations on popular places in La Rochelle, where you can taste delicious meal and also spend a good time with your friends. - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
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