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Au Vieux Honfleur

13 quai St Etienne, 14600 Honfleur, France
02 31 89 15 31
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Ranked #82 of 141 Restaurants in Honfleur
Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Seafood
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Cambridgeshire
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63 reviews 63 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

After searching the different restaurants in Honfleur, we picked this one and were not disappointed. The service was very attentive and the food excellent. The position is fantastic.

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Bishop's Waltham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

We were served the fatty and bony tail of a turbot with no meat and mussels without any seasoning - just boiled. The proprietor had the grace not to charge for the lump of fish fat - but it was shocking that something like that should leave a kitchen. Rip-off in a tourist spot. Its is harder and harder to... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

We dined here for lunch my partner and I both choose the filet of duck which was delicious, served with a courgette soufflé and dauphinoise potato. For pudding I had a poached pear with caramel sauce. It was exquisite. My partner had a cheese selection was ok, similar cheeses. He wished he had chosen pear!

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Vinkeveen, The Netherlands
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129 reviews 129 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Traditional restaurant well known for its fruits de mer. Excellent service and beautiful and delicious seafood. Nice terrace at the harbor.

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21 reviews 21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

What can you expect from a restaurant located at the most visited place in Honfleur? Nice or bad food ... It doesn't matter as those places are always fully booked. With those low expectations, we had a quick lunch at "au vieux Honfleur". The service was friendly and that was the only positive. The food was made without any passion.... More

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

My first impression of this restaurant was that it was overpriced, an impression which remained throughout my meal. Service was slow and they failed to provide small things, such as plates and butter for the bread provided before the meal. We sat outside, and the view was lovely apart from the vast amounts of tourists walking past and stopping to... More

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Glasgow
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116 reviews 116 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

The set menus are good value and offer interesting and local dishes. The fish soup was tasty and generous as was the starter of salmon. Main course fish dishes were also well presented and good quality. The desserts were also excellent. Sitting out overlooking the harbour eating a good standard meal on a warm night, hard to beat at these... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

We stopped for lunch here on a sweltering day in July, and had a very pleasant light lunch. My wife had the prawns, and I had mussels. The service was quick, with drinks arriving swiftly after ordering and was followed quickly by our food. The prawns were well presented, if not a little cold (stood waiting for the mussels?) but... More

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Shelburne Falls, Massachusetts
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Unlike other reviewers, we appreciated this restaurant. The food is not Michelin star level, but it was good for just an ordinary evening when you want good food without a lot of fuss. The daurade fish was cooked properly and the chocolate desserts were good. Mostly we appreciated the warm welcome given us by the manager, who clearly aimed to... More

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Dudley, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

Having visited this restaurant a number of years ago we were looking forward to a good quality meal. We paid 33 euro per head for some of the most amateurish cooking experienced in a long time. My fish soup starter was dull and lacked the depth of flavor required to make this an interesting dish. My wife's starter, assiette de... More

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