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Le Cardinal des Mers

25 boulevard de la Corniche, 17110 Saint-Georges-de-Didonne, Royan, France
+33 5 46 05 15 66
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  • Excellent17%
  • Very good36%
  • Average20%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible11%
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“seafood” (5 reviews)
“pudding” (2 reviews)
“steak” (2 reviews)
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25 boulevard de la Corniche, 17110 Saint-Georges-de-Didonne, Royan, France
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1 - 10 of 32 reviews

Reviewed 27 October 2017

We arrived without a booking and there were plenty of free tables .Gorgeous sunset and the restaurant is in a lovely setting. Well set tables with good linen. The food was excellent .Very good shellfish and an excellent choice of wines . The young waitress...More

Thank lorenzo01
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

Great evening at this restaurant food being first class and service impeccable. The wine was good but a little expensive but made up for by the atmosphere of the restaurant.

Thank Ed C
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

Passing on a cycle camping tour. Passed all the very average beach-side restaurants in Royan but this looked interesting. It had lots of expensive cars parked outside, and white tablecloths inside. We were in cycling shorts and t- shirts and the staff did very slightly...More

Thank Hugh D
Reviewed 31 July 2017

After 10 years we revisited Le Cardinal des Mers for lunch on two successive Sundays whilst staying in Deux Sevres. The food was as good as ever. Excellent seafood and very good steaks cooked over a wood fire. Although the restaurant was busy service was...More

Thank Halladay
Reviewed 10 April 2017

We weren't sure what to expect here. The prices were quite a bit more than we would want to spend on a midweek meal but there are two or three set meals. I had lamb cooked on a wood burning grill and my wife fish...More

Thank Martyn H
Reviewed 21 September 2016

Great restaurant, with excellent menu - plenty of fresh fish and seafood dishes to choose from as well as steak dishes cooked over a charcoal fire. Serving staff were very attentive and helpful. Overall, a great dining experience. Try to book a table overlooking the...More

Thank John E
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

This is a unique place to go for lunch or dinner! The view on the ocean, the cosst and the bay of Royan is fantastic! The seafood is fresh and the variety is abundant. I recommend to select from the list (à la carte) rather...More

Thank Jean-Claude V
Reviewed 3 September 2016

Lunchtime special is good value ,he rest is meagre and somewhat industrial especially desserts. Not too sure about hygiene two of us were rather ' uncomfortable ', for the rest of the day.

Thank ann h
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

A first time visit to this place. Went with family for a celebration meal. There was 11 of us in total. We were seated outside in the covered over corridor with views overlooking the sea. Great views but if yr facing the sea when the...More

Thank rojaml
Reviewed 16 August 2016

The view is the draw here. It's like sitting on a ship overlooking the mouth of the Gironde estuary as it opens into the Atlantic, imagining the Cockleshell heroes canoeing past in the dark all those years ago to reach Bordeaux, 100 km south, the...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 boulevard de la Corniche, 17110 Saint-Georges-de-Didonne, Royan, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Nouvelle-Aquitaine  >  Charente-Maritime  >  Royan  >  Saint-Georges-de-Didonne
  • Phone Number: +33 5 46 05 15 66
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