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Le Carlotta

#24 of 358 Restaurants in Caen
Certificate of Excellence
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16 quai Vendeuvre, 14000 Caen, France
02 31 86 68 99
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12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Mon - Thu 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
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    4 of 5 stars

My wife and I always stay in the Mercure Caen Port Plaisance when we are catching the ferry home the following day because it has a good secure underground car park. It is also only a short walk across the end of the Bassin St. Pierre to reach Le Carlotta a classic French Brasserie with an... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 20, 2015
Salisbury, United Kingdom
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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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159 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015

My wife and I always stay in the Mercure Caen Port Plaisance when we are catching the ferry home the following day because it has a good secure underground car park. It is also only a short walk across the end of the Bassin St. Pierre to reach Le Carlotta a classic French Brasserie with an extensive menu and wine... More 

Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015

Booked a table here for four @ 7.30,arrived and enjoyed a super evening ,the food, the building,the decor and staff all truly amazing ,waded through 5 courses and at 9.45 we were asked if we could vacate our table ,the place was packed and people were waiting to eat ,we were served drinks at the bar as a thank you,... More 

Thank Roadcrewsteve
Southampton, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2015 via mobile

We were in Caen in October and passed this restaurant noticing it was full of apparent locals. So we booked a table tonight, the last Saturday in October. A great decision! The place was full and the food delicious. Decent price too. Efficient and friendly staff

Thank davesouthamptonqpr
Limassol, Cyprus
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015

Really excellent time here, we went for lunch and were really impressed. The restaurant is in a very nice location, opposite the marina, and our greeting by the staff was very friendly and welcoming. We had the Royal Fruits Mer which was excellent and at 85 euros was really good value for money. Fully recommended, we will be back!

Thank Cmilie
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015 via mobile

Stayed in caen, thought we would treat our selves, food was exquisite, served by lovely staff, just wished I'd taken my camera in, can't describe what they looked like, but taste was brill, large shrimps (prawns) in bowl ice and seaweed wow! Then veal with morels divine, top this off 5 small puddings with coffee would certainly go again only... More 

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Solon, Ohio
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80 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

This is a place that serves very good food. The foie gras was very delightful. The escargot seasoned and cooked properly. The sea bass was exceptional. The presentation of the food along with being well prepared made for an enjoyable dinner. The service matched the food!!

Thank raymon7746
Hilo, Hawaii
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015

Food and service was good, overall, but server was overworked...had too many tables to take care of. Prices were fair, but we were overcharged for a dessert we did not have...so beware!

Thank nfherbert
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110 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015

The Le Carlotta has three perfect great going for it. Great food, great service and great location. The location in in center of city over looking the marina. It was a 3 minute walk from our hotel, The Mercure. It is a visually a very inviting restaurant. Not having a reservation, we were seated immediately and the great service began.... More 

Thank ALLISONMidland
Banbury, United Kingdom
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84 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015

This was a lively and busy place where we were not under pressure to eat up quickly but where tables were often sold two or three times over in the course of the evening. In other words it was a typical busy brasserie. The service was good if not exceptional but the food was great and when we told the... More 

Thank Andrew P
Courtenay, Canada
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308 reviews
185 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

Dropped into Le Carlotta without a reservation and the waiter was more than pleased to find us a table. He was also very attentive and helpful during our dining experience. I had the escargot to start, fantastic, which was followed by the seafood platter. - excellent! Topped it off with the cheese plate an a 10 year old ruby port.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 16 quai Vendeuvre, 14000 Caen, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Normandy  >  Basse-Normandie  >  Calvados  >  Caen
  • Phone Number: 02 31 86 68 99

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 22 - 28
  • Cuisine: French

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?