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Restaurant Origine

26, Rampe Cauchoise, 76000 Rouen, France
+33 (0)2 35 70 95 52
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Ranked #2 of 448 Restaurants in Rouen
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $35 - $138
Cuisines: French
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Reservations
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Croydon, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

We had a delightful lunch and initially found it difficult to choose between the tempting options on the menu. Eventually we settled on the 4-course degustation, with our expectations set quite high. Those expectations were promptly blown out of the water by perfectly executed and inventive cooking of delicious local produce. That meeting of widened eyes over the amuse-bouche (fish... More

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Needham, MA
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45 reviews 45 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

When I found that Gill was closed for the month of August, I picked this restaurant after reading other reviews. I am very glad I did. My family dined here during our stay in Rouen and greatly enjoyed our meal. We chose the 9 course degustation menu. Each course was well thought out and balanced, and not so complicated that... More

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London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
100 reviews 100 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

In our experience Rouen is not a city that sets the gastronomic pulse racing and in being tempted to give Origine a try expectations were measured. We decided on the 9 course menu "Origine" as the dishes appealed to both of us and was temptingly constructed. It turned out to be a popular choice with other diners as well. What... More

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rouen
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Really one of the best of the city. There is a chef behind this and he knows his job. Great talent, nice presentation, excellent wine. Expensive? Doesn't matter.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Top Contributor
68 reviews 68 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Had a corporate dinner at this restaurant. We had a set menu with about 7 small meals. Amuse bouche, foie gras with breads, cauliflower chilled soup with grape sorbet, crab roles, cheese plate and desert. It restored my faith in French food. All was absolutely delicious and well made. I Loved every dish. Gorgeous presentation. Definitely a have to try... More

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RJ
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

My wife and I tried to book a table, on the restaurant's website and both times got not response When we arrived at the restaurant on schedule time, we were greeted by the maitre that arrogant, told us that we didnt have a booking, so we could not stay in the restaurant, even if we would,like to wait for a... More

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Benjamin L, Gérant at Restaurant Origine, responded to this review

Dear BrunoCabral, Thank you for taking time to share your short impression on this page. We receive more than 15 reservations a day on our Web site and have never received any message by e-mail from you, generally, our customers try to confirm by phone if they have no e-mail confirmation as it is written on the response of answer.... More

Hong Kong
Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

Our first meal after a 12 hour intercontinental flight was in this Michelin starred restaurant. We still had our luggage with us from the station before checking in our hotel after lunch. I opted for the business lunch menu for its light fish & vegetable dishes while my wife opted for just a main course from a la carte. In... More

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Paris, France
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

each meal of the 8-course dinner, with its associated wine, was perfectly presented, delicate and an explosion of subtle savors. Staff is extremely attentive, pleasant and simple.

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Rouen, France
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013 via mobile

I was impressed by this restaurant from the outstart. The decor is quite nice and the restaurant, albeit slightly more select, is welcoming. There are several set menus at lunch time in addition to a la carte. They were very accommodating for people in our party who had allergies and other dietary requirements. The service was with a smile and... More

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Rollegem
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9 reviews 9 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2013

We were with business partners and had to reschedule a late dinner to an early and short dinner. The flexibility and friendliness with which our difficult and volatile requirements were accommodated are exemplary. But that was only the start – then came the food. Too often one experiences obligatory trendy creativity that results in a pure cacophony of tastes, textures... More

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