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L'Athanor

1 rue Henri Barbusse, 29100 Douarnenez, France
+33 2 98 92 88 97
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Overview
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good31%
  • Average6%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
2 days ago
“a question of taste”
1 week ago
“Wonderful surprise”
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CUISINES
Mediterranean, European, Spanish
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
1 rue Henri Barbusse, 29100 Douarnenez, France
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1 - 10 of 18 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Friendly staff and a little appetiser bought while you wait. The restuarant decor is cluttered and busy, evidently popular and the prices are quite high. The paella that we ordered was heavy with tumeric and though there was plenty of sea food, rather like the...More

Thank grisha-on-the-road
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's worth coming here just to admire the wonderfully kitch décor; imagine all those lovely, facinating or just plain bizzare things you've ever seen in antique shops, but all in one place! The welcome was very friendly and the staff were great. The food seemed...More

Thank fiandbill2018
Reviewed 3 December 2017

Lunchtime slot and tried the set menu at c. 19 Euros. Dessert of Kouign Annan tarte with coffee ice cream was the best plate; the Salade Norvegian and the veal was average. Friendly welcome, pleasant staff and super clean toilets. Décor completely OTT!

Thank neilbjohn
Reviewed 7 September 2017

We ate twice here and had really good meals each evening.Food very good and well presented.Nibbles were brought out while you were waiting for meal and owner came out for friendly chat.You would need to book as very busy,local people and visitors.

Thank lynn rodney c
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Very good paella, lovely place I have been coming for years with my family, the quality hasn't changed !

Thank Marine B
Reviewed 23 November 2016

This was one of the few restaurants we found in Douarnenez open in November (both lunchtime and evening). The food was really good, and the service was pleasant. It is located in the town centre, and the Spanish-themed décor is amazing!

Thank philelliss
Reviewed 30 May 2016

When we first entered the restaurant, we had a very bad feeling about it but we ignored our instincts as it was already late and we were starving. BAD IDEA! Paella was disgusting - bland, the seafood and meat weren't even fresh and had a...More

1  Thank FoodLover5582
Reviewed 9 October 2015

If you don't like Seafood, and don't like a 'kitchy' Decor, this is not the place for you! We went an evening during the week. Had the Paella Seafood for 2, Loved it! Everything was fresh, and made to order. Also loved the marinated olives...More

Thank Alma F
Reviewed 6 September 2015

We found this restaurant on a wet day walking around the town and I'm glad we did. Our family of four had the three course plat du jour which was all delicious and perfectly presented. The prices were very reasonable and the service very friendly....More

Thank Melissa_WTruro
Reviewed 30 June 2015 via mobile

Excellent service, with a smile. Exceptional food. Although restaurant appeared to be closing we were not turned away and were allowed to eat at our leisure. Brilliant would visit again if in vicinity.

Thank Helen B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$17 - US$23
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 rue Henri Barbusse, 29100 Douarnenez, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Brittany  >  Finistere  >  Douarnenez
  • Phone Number: +33 2 98 92 88 97
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