Le Comptoir Saoufé

Seafood in La Rochelle

This shabby-chic oyster bar has been around for ions but remains the stand-out address to dine with locals on eatery-busy rue du Port. Two themed menus reflect the taste of the mer (sea) or terroir (land), and there's a tantalising choice of tapas dishes: oysters, salmon rillettes (type of pâté), salty salicorne (samphire) salad or soup, and goat cheese with wild fennel…