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La Courtine

#21 of 353 Restaurants in Caen
Certificate of Excellence
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16 Rue Caponiere, 14000 Caen, France
0231791916
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  • 99
    Excellent
  • 42
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  • 7
    Average
  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Caen delights

Excellent food in a non-pretentious, welcoming environment. Very reasonable for the price. Also excellent wine.

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 28, 2015
ieee
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Prague, Czech Republic
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Prague, Czech Republic
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015 via mobile

Excellent food in a non-pretentious, welcoming environment. Very reasonable for the price. Also excellent wine.

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Caen
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

One of my best restaurant experiences. I've been here many times with family and friends, and we are never disappointed.

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Thank Ida B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 via mobile

We had dinner here because our BNB host reserved this place for my son and me. We have got English translation of today's menu which we did not understand well. The menu was terrific.

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Thank Pachana R
Rouen, France
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 via mobile

this was the third time I came. I am always happy to choose the slate menu (different every time). the products are fresh, good and well presented. meals are balanced. the dishes are so well explained that give the mouth water.

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Thank Mathilde1981
houston
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154 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

This was the best meal of our month-long trip through Europe! Simply divine. The freshest ingredients with abundant flavor and the best brownie (served with ice cream) that I’ve ever eaten. EVER!!! Seriously! My only disappointment was that I couldn’t take a few dozen home with me. The rest of our meal was equally wonderful – a great salad with... More 

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Thank houstontravelingfool
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014 via mobile

Tourisme dans la region I have been really estonished by the welcoming of the whole staff. Despite I am a spicey food addict. I have really enjoyed the traditionnal french specialité ,the presentation etc... In one word , it was just great!! .

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Thank Cristine S
Peterborough, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

We came across this little gem by chance, having walked into town for 15 mins from our hotel. It was almost full, even on a midweek evening,which was a good sign. Not a tourist in site, we got by on basic French and were rewarded with smiles and excellent service from the manager. A simple, but delicious,3 course meal with... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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121 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Very good local restaurant ( we were the only non French) with decent well priced wine and of course very good cider. We had two of the set menus and 4 a la carte. The beef, the duck with mushrooms and the chicken and tarragon pie were particularly good and I really loved my starter of baked goats cheese and... More 

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Thank aquabell
Poole, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013

Charming little restaurant, excellent food, warm & friendly welcome. V.good wine and extremely good value for money. We can thoroughly recommend everything about La Courtine.

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Connecticut
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40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2012

My wife and I chose La Courtine for an early dinner in Caen. We had been on a tour of the Normandy landing beaches and had about a 45 minute drive back to the B&B in La Cambe where we were staying so dinner in Caen seemed like the best approach. And was it ever! La Courtine is a storefront... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 16 Rue Caponiere, 14000 Caen, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Normandy  >  Basse-Normandie  >  Calvados  >  Caen
  • Phone Number: 0231791916

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French

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