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Le Saveur Vivre

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20 rue Rambaud, 17000, La Rochelle, France
+33 5 46 52 28 27
12:00 - 14:00
19:15 - 22:00
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Tue - Sat 12:00 - 14:00
19:15 - 22:00
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West Sussex, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

This was our best dining experience in La Rochelle. As our French is very limited we had struggled in some restaurants but not in this one. The lady serving was extremely helpful and friendly and the food delicious. This is definitely worth a visit.

Thank kkeenan2
Blois, France
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Visited La Rochelle in early April. Went to several recommended restaurants but this was the best. Lovely warm and welcoming service, limited choice of menu however quality of food exceptional. Clean flavours, fresh ingredients, beautifully presented. Quality of wine choice amazing. By far the best food. Not near the main tourist areas of the port but well worth a visit.

Thank christinecorry
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

La Saveur Vivre offers a limited menu that allows the chef to get everything just right and in our case that is exactly what we experienced. Knowledgeable and helpful service added to the enjoyment of the evening. Prices for both food and wine were modest relative to the quality. The modern, spare design matched perfectly with the approach of the... More 

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Wolfville, Canada
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744 reviews
360 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 196 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 November 2016

We knew Le Saveur Vivre was close to our hotel (The Best Western Hôtel Champagne), but just how close was a surprise; it is steps away. We made a reservation through the hotel, which was a good idea as people who were 'walk ins' were turned away because it was full. We so enjoyed our experience at this restaurant, we... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 October 2016

We chose this restaurant as it was five minutes walk from our Best Western Hotel. We had the set menu at 29.50 Euros which consisted of sardines as a starter, roast beef with a courgette crumble and an apricot and sorbet dessert. The food was excellent and the service attentive. We really enjoyed our visit.

Thank Esther_and_Cal
Melbourne, Australia
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360 reviews
226 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 349 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2016

Our party of three all enjoyed the seasonal Autumn menu for dinner- very good value at 29 Euros. While not innovative fine dining the meal was tasty and well executed. Although only one of the two wait staff were on duty the service was excellent on a busy Tuesday night. A reasonable choice of wines on offer also. We did... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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278 reviews
161 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

It was an accident that I ordered the vegetarian meal. It was excellent and quite varied. Lots of choice on this very well presented plate. Lively spot with all the tables full and patrons waiting. A very good value and a excellent meal.

Thank Teri F
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164 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

This little gem of a restaurant was discovered purely by chance as I arrived late in La Rochelle and tired from a long day travelling to find my hotel does not have a restaurant so had to go on the hunt! What a find. Lovely chic and fashionable place full of charm and wonderful welcoming staff. Likewise the food was... More 

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Thiviers, France
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2016

One of the better places I have eaten in La Rochelle, I would be happy to reccommend it. Not a big menu but interesting and the flavours were fresh. Good to, to walk to a restaurant in a slightly different area to the old port but central none the less.

Thank Billboard007
Hayling Island, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2016

In August 2016 the set meal was just a single choice, sardines to start, roast beef, and fruit and sorbet dessert. Cost 29.50 €. The a la carte was also a limited choice. But the quality of every dish is fantastic. If the chef has only a few dishes to concentrate on, each can be terrific. If he has many,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 19 - US$ 56
French, European, International
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
19:15 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:15 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:15 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:15 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:15 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 rue Rambaud, 17000, La Rochelle, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Nouvelle-Aquitaine  >  Charente-Maritime  >  La Rochelle
  • Phone Number: +33 5 46 52 28 27

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