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La Tortue

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36 Rue de L'homme de Bois, Honfleur, France
+33 (0)2 31 81 24 60
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6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thu - Sun 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 267
    Excellent
  • 147
    Very good
  • 43
    Average
  • 27
    Poor
  • 19
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Nice Menu

Good restaurant with vegetarian options. Nice place for dinner. The service is good and the prices are okay for Honfleur.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 25, 2015
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Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Local cuisine
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English first
Windsor and Maidenhead, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

It's an attractive restaurant which is short distance away from all the tourist traps by the Vieux Bassin and it's well worth the walk. They have a number of set menus and its no more expensive than many of the other places but the quality of the food is far better. We had the E42 menu which included an amuse... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

Good restaurant with vegetarian options. Nice place for dinner. The service is good and the prices are okay for Honfleur.

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Honfleur, France
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48 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

If you want a bit of peace and quiet this is the place for you! Go early if you do not want the meal to last all evening. Salmon and duck pates are excellent. The fish and pork main courses are great. In fact the 28euro menu is all good. The staff are few but friendly and if necessary English... More 

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The Hague, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

A nice restaurant with classical meals and good prices. Even for the wine. We were sitting upstairs.. Coosy and warm. And even romantic. Ofcourse you also can eat Fruit de Mer in this typical Bistro style restaurant. Tasty dishes. We went for the 4 course menu. Lovely. And even the kids can eat nicely here. The personel speak Englisch. No... More 

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Woodside
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

My husband and I arrived late without a reservation. Luckily we were able to get a table. We had a three course meal. Everything was excellent. We both love duck breast and had that as our main course. It was possibly the best duck breast I have ever eaten. Everything was very fresh, cooked perfectly, with a local flavor... truly... More 

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Abergavenny, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

We have been to this restaurant several times over the past 15 years and have never been disappointed. Excellent food at a reasonable price and an especially imaginative wine list. The decor is charming and the service discreet. Highly recommended

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

All in all the food was delicious, and I feel like we paid the right price. Me and my girlfriend paid just over €100 for a four course menu and two carafes of wine, the menus being €41 each. So not the cheapest as many reviews on here point out, but we certainly felt that the food and wine justified... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

The Tortoise! Superb foie gras to start and the duck was divine. Only 2 waiting staff though so the service was slow but we didn't mind as we enjoyed taking our time over the rich plentiful food.

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Brussels, Belgium
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30 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

A charming, modernised traditional timbered house about 3 minutes walk from the old harbour. The focus here is on fish, but there's plenty of choice. I had an excellent foie gras starter followed by a traditional French beef dish, my partner had oysters then the delicate fish casserole. With a bottle of wine (limited wine list but perfectly adequate) a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

in the middle of a quiet street in Honfleur, you'll find this nice restaurant. Fantastic food. We enjoyed the foie gras as appetizer and the cod as main course. Simply put : this is GREAT. If you love fish, this is a must!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 36 Rue de L'homme de Bois, Honfleur, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Normandy  >  Basse-Normandie  >  Calvados  >  Honfleur
  • Phone Number: +33 (0)2 31 81 24 60

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 21 - 43
  • Cuisine: French

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Monday
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Friday
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Saturday
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?