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Restaurant La Matelote

80 boulevard Sainte Beuve, 62200 Boulogne-sur-Mer, France
+33 3 21 30 17 97
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good25%
  • Average16%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible4%
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“amuse bouche” (17 reviews)
“mussel soup” (3 reviews)
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French, European, Pub, Gastropub
80 boulevard Sainte Beuve, 62200 Boulogne-sur-Mer, France
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Reviewed 9 November 2018 via mobile

Fantastic night at la Matelote, the restaurant is absolutely beautiful the food is fresh classy and well executed and the service was clean and discreet! Will definitely be back! R.

Date of visit: November 2018
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La Matelote R, Gérant at Restaurant La Matelote, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

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Reviewed 16 October 2018

We visit Calais twice a year and decided to stay in Boulogne-sur-Mer simply because of Restaurant La Matelote. Have read they had a Michelin star ,we booked in to the hotel and restaurant. The one night stay with supper and a continental breakfast for two...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank leyland8
Reviewed 18 September 2018

Very good fish restaurant , a place to enjoy when in Boulogne where there isn't much . The Problem is when you are in the old Town and have No car to go up . In my case I was very lucky to have the...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 27nathalie
Reviewed 8 September 2018

We set out to treat ourselves on a very short break, having come from Ireland via the UK and the Chunnel and this restaurant didn't disappoint. It was expensive but we expected that. The highlight, for me, were the Langoustines but my entree of Turbot...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank broomhilda19
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

The restaurant is excellent. All is fresh and lovely cooked. Hotel is ok but looks a bit old-fashioned. Swimming pool and hot tub can be busy as the place is quite small. Location is great. Close to the town center and in front of Nausicaa.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank romu589
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

Even though we were staying in the hotel we had thought to give the restaurant a miss on the basis of the somewhat hit and miss reviews. Having walked around town to see the sites we did not feel like another march out so we...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank PLinacre
Reviewed 14 August 2018

La Matelote is a long-term favourite for our family but our evening was quite disappointing. We waited for the “amuse-bouches” for ages, seeing people served who arrived after us. The food is great but the service was very slow, without explanation. When the waitress brought...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank FirenzeMamma
Reviewed 9 August 2018

The staff were from the start unfriendly and uncommunicative and they made more mistakes than I have time to write about. It took 45 minutes to get a bottle of water, and that was the only drink we were offered during the almost 3 hours...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank myggen2
Reviewed 2 August 2018

This is a Michelin-starred restaurant and our expectations were high. We booked it as a treat after visiting Nausicaa which is just opposite. We made the effort, dressed up even though we were on holiday and turned up exactly at the time booked. The welcome...More

Date of visit: July 2018
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Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

Lunched here twice during our summer holiday. We went for the €35 3 course menu, which came with all the delicious extra amuses you would expect from a michelin restaurant. However I was blown away by the lemon souffle a la Nice. It was out...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Susiev952
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$32 - US$85
French, European, Pub, Gastropub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 80 boulevard Sainte Beuve, 62200 Boulogne-sur-Mer, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Hauts-de-France  >  Pas-de-Calais  >  Boulogne-sur-Mer
  • Phone Number: +33 3 21 30 17 97
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