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Le Bouchon du Vaugueux

12, rue Graindorge, Caen, France
0231442626
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Ranked #5 of 314 Restaurants in Caen
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: French
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Wiltshire
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49 reviews 49 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

We visited this restaurant by accident last year and had an astounding meal. As we were visiting Caen again we booked to ensure we had a table as it was a Friday Night. The meal was delightful, service excellent and the house white wine divine. We shall visit again next time we are in Caen, can't recommend this restaurant enough.

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

I wandered down to the Bouchon on my one night stay in Caen just on the off chance given previous comments about needing to book. Was delighted and amazed that they fitted me in and then gave me one of the best meals I've eaten in France. Utterly delicious food and friendly service at a good price given the high... More

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Pas de Calais
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103 reviews 103 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

The only thing wrong with this place is that it is too far away for us to visit regularly. A jam packed, convivial, minuscule restaurant with lovely staff working their socks off. That such a small kitchen can produce such good food is pure wizardry. You will sit shoulder to shoulder and your neighbour may well engage you in conversation.... More

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We booked this restaurant on the strength of previous TA reviews, and were not disappointed. It is small, although "cramped" is a little harsh. What makes it is that the food is really delicious, and the service friendly and efficient. We were a party of four, and clean plates all round says it all.

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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Ate at the Bouchon 2 days running last week, August 7 and 8. Superb meal and excellent service. Highly recommend this gem of a restaurant but you must book. We visited last August too and have not been disappointed by any of the food we have tasted. The duck with peaches last week was melt in the mouth!

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Sway, United Kingdom
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46 reviews 46 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

We reserved - as recommended by other reviewers - and we're glad we had done so as at least 30 people were turned away which we noticed who had not made a booking. You need to work out the menus on the chalkboards and various combinations, including supplements - front of house staff were helpful here. Food was well executed... More

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Chippenham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Cannot speak too highly of this restaurant. We were looking for authentic French cuisine in a good setting, without wishing too pay too much. It was perfect, thank you.

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London, England, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Great hospitality, no menu; the items are on a blackboard which I imagine could be overwhelming if you don't read French. Staff are happy to explain though. There are 2 set menues with differing pricing and several items to chose from. We were on the second setting of that evening at 2130 but it does not get dark till late... More

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Buford, GA
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Stopped in on a weeknight and they were able to fit us in without much trouble, though I'd suggest reservations. Service and food was excellent, nice wine list reasonably priced by American standards. Not a lot of tables inside, and you're in fairly close company, but not uncomfortably so. Multiple menu options, broad range of choices, and excellently prepared.

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Newark
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87 reviews 87 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

A busy and popular little restaurant with brisk service from the friendly owner and her staff making it an enjoyable experience to eat here. The food is not sophisticated but well prepared and nicely presented. Rustic food, not fine dining. The two fixed menus offered a good range of dishes and an interesting range of wines were available. Compared with... More

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Additional Information about Le Bouchon du Vaugueux

Address: 12, rue Graindorge, Caen, France
Phone Number: 0231442626
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Normandy  >  Basse-Normandie  >  Calvados  >  Caen
Cuisine: French

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