La Grand’rive

La Rochelle

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La Grand’rive

La Grand’rive is am emblematic venue in La Rochelle and claimed to be one of the best cafés in town. With its terrace on the Old Port, it is an ideal place for an “apéro” (the truly French way to say aperitif) of the local Pineau (the sweet fortified local wine).


After a stroll by the sea, an intense afternoon of shopping, or a serious day of visiting La Rochelle, you will surely crave a break and a sweet treat. Good news: the city has plenty of tea houses, ice cream shops, and cafés for such a situation! If your sweet tooth wakes up earlier than you, this beautiful port town also offers its share of brunch and breakfast spots all around town or with a sea view. Nothing beats a nice cup of coffee and a warm croissant slowly eaten while looking at the ocean!