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Lou Recantou

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Rue de la Tramontane 34420 Portiragnes France, 34420 Portiragnes, France
+33 4 67 98 38 59
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19:00 - 22:30
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Tue - Sun 19:00 - 22:30
Fri - Sun 12:00 - 14:30
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23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2015

We ate here several time during August and it was by far the best quality restaurant that we found in Portiragnes Plage. Excellent quality from the pizzas to the more traditional French dishes. The service was efficient and once you get to know the owner he is friendly and outgoing. Will certainly visit again.

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Luxembourg
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185 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2015 via mobile

We were lucky to get a table without having booked. The setting is nice and the service good. We had 3 different starters which were good. Our main was not bad either although it wasn't really our taste. The deserts were really not great (like supermarket ones) except for the dessert du jour. The food was good but really not... More 

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Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2014

This restaurant is nicely fitted out, smart and looks inviting. Reservations are recommended. Food was excellent but the rather impersonal one man service leads to great frustrations that spoil a good night out. Good wine selection but you need patience to dine here. We gave up on the French Coffees that we ordered with the desserts and just elected to... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2014 via mobile

Have eaten here a number of times and at various times of the year.The food is top quality at any time.Sometimes the service can be a little bit slow but well worth waiting for.Try the Poulet avec Gambas(chicken with prawns) Fantastic!. The Monkfish is just as good.Makes for a difficult choice.

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1 Thank Peter D
N.Ireland
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200 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2014 via mobile

Nothing special but pleasant enough. Open all year which is a plus. Friendly service. Would go again.

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Lille, Belgium
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2013

Open year round, nice restaurant, warm welcome, good menus, hearty meal, good atmosphere, value for money, very correct. Go there

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1 Thank Jean B
Cwmbran, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2013

Honestly, after all the mediocre bland restaurants in the south this was a breath of fresh air. It was full of French so that was a good sign plus only room for a handful of tables. The service was slow but when the food arrived wow!! I had monkfish and the other half had lamb with homemade chips. The pudding... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2013 via mobile

A very busy chef come waiter come owner works very hard to make this restaurant a very pleasant experience. Very cosy and not as touristy as other restaurants in the area. This restaurant has a real French atmosphere and excellent food to match. I have visited three times already this year and this is my favourite in Portiragne Plage. Book... More 

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Chester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2013

Ths restaurant is lovely, it is small and cozy and has a nice atmosphere. It is hard to get in so i would reccommend booking a table in advance. The food was to a high standard, we had a massive tastey salad for a starter and steak with proper chunky chips for main course. The presentation was excellent. On the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2013

For under 20 euros, I had amazing fish soup (bisque style), duck confit with fries and chestnuts (lots of them, love em), and for dessert a floating island (egg white merengue floating on custard sauce). Btw: the fries are in boat-cut, a style the chef performs with a potter`s loop knife, so the fries have more crunch area. Amazing! If... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French, Mediterranean, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
19:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
Tuesday
19:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
19:00 - 22:30
Thursday
19:00 - 22:30
Friday
19:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
Saturday
19:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rue de la Tramontane 34420 Portiragnes France, 34420 Portiragnes, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Occitanie  >  Herault  >  Portiragnes
  • Phone Number: +33 4 67 98 38 59

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