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L'Ecailleur

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1 Rue Republique, 14600 Honfleur, France
0231899334
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great location.

Situated on the harbour, but with the option of eating inside or outside. The quality of the food is very good, particularly the sea food as you would expect. Helpful staff.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 22, 2015
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Coatbridge, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Local cuisine
  • Romantic
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Coatbridge, United Kingdom
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114 reviews 114 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Situated on the harbour, but with the option of eating inside or outside. The quality of the food is very good, particularly the sea food as you would expect. Helpful staff.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

This is without doubt one of the best restaurants we had dinner in during many visits to France. Intimate atmosphere and well priced food and wine. The beef was simply superb, the monkfish with risotto sublime. Everything was as it should be. Perfect.cannot recommend highly enough. Would return for sure.

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Columbus, Ohio USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Recommended by our hotel and what a great meal! Food was outstanding, particularly the seafood chowder and desserts. Nice wine selection and great, unobtrusive service. Expensive, but worth it. Do not miss this place.

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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68 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Town was unexpectedly full, and we had to scramble to find a table, but L'Ecailleur was a pleasant option. Two menus of four courses (three plats plus cheese), one 36€, the other 47€ with four or five choice in each course, plus a multi-course tasting option. Good moderately elevated cuisine well prepared. We had impeccable oysters on the half shell,... More 

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Kent, United Kingdom
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Loved everything about this restaurant, which overlooks Honfleur's pretty harbour. The staff were really passionate about their menu & were able to assist when making choices - trouble is I wanted to taste them all!! There were 4 in our party & none were disappointed with their food, the foie gras starter is to die for & the duck main... More 

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

We were recommended this resturant by our hotel staff, what a gem. I doubt if we would have gone in without the recommendation, it looks a little formal from the outside. On entering the door we were made very welcome and shown to a table in the window which had a great view of the Basin. The staff were very... More 

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Honfleur, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

We are in Honfleur about 10 weeks a year but have never been here before. We feel we have missed a gem. Nice ambience if you ignore the passing traffic. The staff are first class and most attentive. The food is good, without a doubt one of the upper end in quality in the town. We felt the food was... More 

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kent
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Excellent and very French though is an Asian twist on some dishes on the menu. The steaks were accurately cooked to our taste and some decent bale wine is available. The only slight criticism is that the place lacked "ambiance" as the lighting could be a little more subdued. Friendly service overall, and a busy place that evening.

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Cuenca, Ecuador
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014 via mobile

A very traditional seafooder with nice quality and broad choice. Terrine de Foie Gras excellent as was Halibut and a Tornedo Rossini. Wines were well priced with good selection. This is a quality halt!

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Glandore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014 via mobile

Found this restaurant via a book our hotel reception gave us on places to eat in Honfluer. We had no booking but managed to get a table for 2 soon after it was completely full. Service was good and most staff spoke English, we had one of their set menus and it was very good value for money, the food... More 

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Address: 1 Rue Republique, 14600 Honfleur, France
Phone Number: 0231899334
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Normandy  >  Basse-Normandie  >  Calvados  >  Honfleur
Cuisine: French

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1 Rue Republique, 14600 Honfleur, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Normandy  >  Basse-Normandie  >  Calvados  >  Honfleur
  • Phone Number: 0231899334

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Local cuisine, Romantic

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