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Ivan Vautier Restaurant

3 Avenue Henry Cheron, 14000 Caen, France
+33 (0)231733271
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Ranked #23 of 325 Restaurants in Caen
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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English first
Perth, Australia
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Exceptional food and service and lovely terrace to sit in when the weather is nice. We had crayfish, steak, and pork and everything was perfectly cooked and beautifully presented !

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71 reviews 71 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

We ordered the tasting menu. The dishes are mostly seafood they were creative, well presented and delicious. Bread and desert are also excellent. The service is just fine.The breakfast the next morning was also excellent. We loved their home made jam and baking goods as well. We have a great dinning experience here. Highly recommended if you are in Caen.

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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Brilliant, brilliant food! My wife and I went for the 93€ Ivan menu and it was delightful. All in all 8 courses and each one was brilliantly done. The restaurant itself is not over the top silver service. It's a great balance of formal/informal. By the end of the evening we were learning French for culinary terms and helping our... More 

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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

My wife and I were there for dinner. We've got a perfect experience, both the food and the service were impeccable. We had the Menu Confiance, which the chef surprises you. And what a surprise! Amuse bouche, appetizer, fish. meat and dessert. For mere 52 euros, plus 30 euros for the wine pairing. The food was light, smooth, delicious. Presentation,... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

We went for the Tasting Menu at 93€, with accompanying wines at 42€. The meal was outstanding and it ranked with the best of New York. This restaurant deserves at least a second Michelin Star. I urge you to go and have the meal of a lifetime.

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44 reviews 44 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014 via mobile

Fantastic food, a serious contender for a second michelin star. The menus are fairly priced, I had the grand tasting menu at 93€, which is a lot less than you pay at similar restaurants.

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London, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013

Clearly a chef trying to go places, interesting menu, great plates and knives and forks in the busy restaurant and the IV motif everywhere. Food very good but a bit 'nouvelly'. Not quite my size of portion. Some good wines on the list and some good local affordable ones. Enjoyable meal.

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Chicago, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013

Wanted to go to Normandy for the day. Found Ivan Vautier's Hotel on line through Trip Advisor. We arrived around 7PM. The staff was was very lovely and took us to our room which was extremely well appointed. Comfortable bed, great shower, no details overlooked. Lovely grounds. Parking. Mellow Le Chat. The Lobby was also lovely. We were able to... More 

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Athens, Greece
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75 reviews 75 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2012

Our meal there was fabulous and piqued the curiosity as it was not predictable. The service was also excellent and it was a great all round experience.

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Burlington, Vermont
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67 reviews 67 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2012 via mobile

A wonderful choice for haute cuisine. Food was good, staff was accommodating. This has earned one Michelin star. A little ways outside of Caen but easily reached by car. Definitely would reconmmend.

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Additional Information about Ivan Vautier Restaurant

Address: 3 Avenue Henry Cheron, 14000 Caen, France
Phone Number: +33 (0)231733271
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Normandy  >  Basse-Normandie  >  Calvados  >  Caen

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