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La Tortue

36 Rue de L'homme de Bois, Honfleur, France
+33 (0)2 31 81 24 60
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Ranked #8 of 139 restaurants in Honfleur
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $26 - $51
Cuisines: French
Good for: Romance, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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  • French first
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English first
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

This was a delicious meal, in a lovely little restaurant. service was excellent and we'd definitely recommend to anyone,

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Cheshire
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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

What a lovely little restaurant away from the touristy harbour front. The menus were varied or set price with flexibility. We're not massive eaters but do like quality, this certainly was quality. Every dish was explained when being served and in between tasters were served with the same enthusiasm. How can anyone be negative about La Tortue.

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Melbourne, Australia
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106 reviews 106 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

We arrived on the busiest saturday of the Bastille Day holiday weekend and were glad to shuffle past the touristy places on the harbour and find up the side street this charming place. Valerie was a very good waitress who also made us laugh! We had good value for the three course menu - I had delicious pate, then a... More

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Toronto, Canada
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143 reviews 143 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
130 helpful votes 130 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014 via mobile

We had the salmon (without the cream) which was absolutely perfect. The herbs they used in their rice was delicious. Despite calling late they were very welcoming in accommodating us. Staff were extremely friendly. Not an extensive menu but wonderful choices.

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London
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27 reviews 27 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

To be clear this isn't just a veggie restaurant but they have a specific veggie set menu. The restaurant is in a beautiful old building not far from the pretty harbour. I always have low expectations of what the food (and service for that matter) will be like in any restaurant in France - where vegetarians are generally treated with... More

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Somerset
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37 reviews 37 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

The meal that we had here was exceptional. The waitress and waiter were friendly and very efficient. The food was beautifully cooked and presented. The house wines were very good. We enjoyed our meal so much that we returned the next evening. The pork fillet was the best that I have ever had. Succulent and with a lovely jus. I... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I dined here this evening. Delicious....every course delicious. The ambience as warm and welcoming and the owners delightful. Under new ownership for the last two years, we were delighted with all aspects of this lovely French restaurant. Honfleur has many restaurants and it is hard to choose one, but you are guaranteed a delicious meal at a... More

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

This quaint and very French restaurant was one we had tried to visit in a previous visit to Honfleur but found it difficult as it was fully booked. However, this time we managed to secure a table for two and thoroughly enjoyed our visit with typically French cuisine on the menu and delicious flavours. We were a little disappointed with... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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65 reviews 65 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

Accept that Honfleur is one of the most tourist places in Normandy. At Tortue you are probably best of than the other places in town. Charming in size, menu and staff. It has a nice homey atmosphere. Do expect 100 euro a couple if you like a 4 course menu and a descent bottle of whine. Make reservations. If you... More

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Rolling Hills Estates
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43 reviews 43 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

We turned up early (6.30) and without a reservation. We chose the 32 euros menu (just first and main course) as we had cheeses back at our gite. I had the foie gras starter which was meltingly delicious. Living in LA where foie gras is now banned, I hadn't realized how much I'd missed it, and this was a substantial... More

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