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L'Essentiel

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Noodle, Asian
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29/31 rue Mirabeau, 14800 Deauville, France
02 31 87 22 11
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Description: Cuisine créative et raffinée, service décontracté mais professionnel, pour...
Cuisine créative et raffinée, service décontracté mais professionnel, pour un repas entre amis ou pour un tête à tête romantique.Nous seront là pour vous accueil avec le sourire.
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  • 25
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  • 15
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  • 9
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Best meal in Deaville

Its nice what the chef is trying to achieve. It was about the best meal we had during our stay. Limited in choice but the sauces are freshly made unlike Paris where they come straight out of a jar.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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Antwerpen, Antwerpen, Belgium
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Romantic
  • Large groups
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Antwerpen, Antwerpen, Belgium
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38 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Its nice what the chef is trying to achieve. It was about the best meal we had during our stay. Limited in choice but the sauces are freshly made unlike Paris where they come straight out of a jar.

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London, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

not our first time at l'essentiel but first time as a large group. great service, very efficient, timely. we went there with 7 children, no hassle at all, and food was customised for children and for the adults - so we were all happy.

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Caen, France
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8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

We used to come with my wife last years and i came back with my mum and brother last week. Nothing changed, every dishes is mastered. We ordered starter, main meal and dessert. each one is an equilibrium of light spices never greasy. A special remark to the fish, a huge piece perfectly cooked ! a real masterpiece as well... More 

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Thank you very much for yout comments. With pleasure, ome back soon at l'Essentiel ! More 

Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We ate at the restaurant on our first night in Deauville after our hotel recommendation bad we were not disappointed- lobster bisque followed by lobster pan fried and a wonderful chocolate desert together with a great Chardonnay ensured an outstanding and affordable evening. The service was wonderful and attentive. We were so impressed we brought back our travel group on... More 

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Durham, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

My partner and I had a great meal here. We both went for the Decouverte Menu which consists of 6 beautifully presented courses.All the courses were excellent. The staff were very helpful particularly Anna who was brilliant and explained each course to us and spoke very good English, much better than my French I'm ashamed to say !!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

With a very nice advise from the sommelier the meal start with original and delicious entree. An additional piece is provided by the chef with a sophisticated gaspacio. We moved forward with a fish well prepared. I recommend to close the meal by the modern fruit salad called the water lily. The bread is great but don't expect to see... More 

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Ruthin, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

As this was our last night in Deauville we decided to eat at L'Essentiel since it was well rated in Tripadvisor. We did not book a table and arrived at the restaurant at around 7.20pm and a table was found without any problem. We chose the Decouverte menu at 59euros, as it had a seafood slant and gave opportunity to... More 

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

We had lunch here today and were amazed at the care and detail put into the dishes we enjoyed. We sat outside half in the shade and half in the sun which was very pleasant. We started with apéritifs and tapas which were good. Then lobster bisque which was beautifully served and absolutely delicious. For our main courses my Partner... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Good food and good ambiance. You can eat outside and the waiter was very kind with us. Fish is fresh.

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Paris, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Good restaurant tasting menu at 59€. I recommend. Perhaps to be picky only downside is that more various tastes would have been needed in the menu.

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Additional Information about L'Essentiel

Address: 29/31 rue Mirabeau, 14800 Deauville, France
Phone Number: 02 31 87 22 11
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Normandy  >  Basse-Normandie  >  Calvados  >  Deauville
Average Prices: USD 20 - 66
Cuisine: Noodle, Asian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 29/31 rue Mirabeau, 14800 Deauville, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Normandy  >  Basse-Normandie  >  Calvados  >  Deauville
  • Phone Number: 02 31 87 22 11

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 66
  • Price Range: $ $ $ $
  • Cuisine: Noodle, Asian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business, Romantic, Large groups

Description

Cuisine créative et raffinée, service décontracté mais professionnel, pour un repas entre amis ou pour un tête à tête romantique.Nous seront là pour vous accueil avec le sourire.

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