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43 Rue St Jean, 14400 Bayeux, France
02 31 21 34 40
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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    Very good
  • 17
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  • 12
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Two nights, two meals...

My wife & I stopped in last night for a lovely dinner. We stopped based on the fact that the seating was nearing full & the other restaurants were empty. My wife insisted we come back for our last night in Bayeux. Service was a little slow but it's b/c they are very popular, but it's worth the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 21, 2015
Brad L
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Midway, Texas
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romantic
  • Local cuisine
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Midway, Texas
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

My wife & I stopped in last night for a lovely dinner. We stopped based on the fact that the seating was nearing full & the other restaurants were empty. My wife insisted we come back for our last night in Bayeux. Service was a little slow but it's b/c they are very popular, but it's worth the waiting; just... More 

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Midland, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

I am finally able to write this review, For some time TA had listed La Fringale" as "closed". My wife and I enjoyed two wonderful meals at this restaurant during our visit on April 2015. The first was on our first day of touring Bayeux. In the evening, we looked for a place to eat from our list of recommended... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

We stopped for a beer and due to the wonderful menu we decided to try the vegetable soup. We shared the soup and were very satisfied. It was plenty for both of us. We are not big eaters just warning those with needs for larger portions.

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Annapolis, Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

We were staying two nights in Bayeaux to visit the nearby Normandy beaches and to see the tapestry. Our first night's dinner was only so so, therefor we were interested in finding a place to have a good dinner. We were told to find the walking street area in town. As we read the various menus along the way, the... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

We loved this restaurant so much that we ate here 4 times. The pizzas were fabulous. Seafood prepared perfectly, everything we tried was very good. The host was very attentive to very guest. No matter how busy they were they still managed to open the door for each guest as they left the restaurant. They have some very old and... More 

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Gravesend, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

We visited this Restaurant twice in May 2015 and on both occasions were very impressed. The three course lunch menu was only 19 euros which makes it very affordable for a family meal. There were 4 choices for each course and I had the Normandy chicken on both occasions as it was so tasty. The service was friendly and the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

We first went to this restaurant 3 years ago - based on trip advisor reviews. We returned and we're pleased to see its just as charming, just as tasty and with the same great service! Each occasion we have ordered the 3 plate meal and enjoyed every dish. I had escargot as my starter, veal scallop Normandy style for my... More 

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Basildon, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 via mobile

Quaint French restaurant, genial host, good food. We spent a very enjoyable evening here the host was so friendly and charming. Bon appitete( we gave him English equivalent, enjoy your meal) not quite as meaningful in English , our friend eat steak we were ravenous over our veal so so good. Salmon tartare also really good. Recommend highly, really a... More 

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Horley, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Staff very friendly and we had a pleasant meal but were left a little disappointed. The steak had a good flavour but was quite gristly and my chocolate fondant pudding was very dried out.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

We came here cause the restaurant opposite turn us away claiming they were full, which we doubt it but we won't go there. The service is unpredictable, depending on the waiter/waitresses. Being France, one eventually comes to expect this kind of service. I had my foie gras pate entrée and breast of duck for my main. The portion was generous... More 

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Address: 43 Rue St Jean, 14400 Bayeux, France
Phone Number: 02 31 21 34 40
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Normandy  >  Basse-Normandie  >  Calvados  >  Bayeux
Cuisine: French, Pub

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 43 Rue St Jean, 14400 Bayeux, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Normandy  >  Basse-Normandie  >  Calvados  >  Bayeux
  • Phone Number: 02 31 21 34 40

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romantic, Local cuisine

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