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Restaurant La Couronne

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31 place Vieux Marche, 76000 Rouen, France
Tél : 02 35 71 40 90
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10:00 am - 4:30 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Romance
Doing business
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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  • 190
    Excellent
  • 143
    Very good
  • 72
    Average
  • 49
    Poor
  • 45
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Worth it for a Treat

Lovely surroundings in this historic building, good professional service, great food and wine. We thought the 4 course meal (one course was a selection of delicious Normandy cheeses) with a half bottle of wine at 49 euros was not unreasonable for a place of this quality and ambience. You can pay... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 9, 2015
Dalstonbill
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London
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
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Melbourne
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

I travelled with my daughter to visit this restaurant so arrived with only the most positive of expectations. We booked at lunchtime with a llovely waiter so we're very exited. On arrival in the evening we were greeted quite formally and seated at a lovely table, the ambience was beautiful and it set the stage for a treat. That is... More 

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London
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117 reviews 117 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Lovely surroundings in this historic building, good professional service, great food and wine. We thought the 4 course meal (one course was a selection of delicious Normandy cheeses) with a half bottle of wine at 49 euros was not unreasonable for a place of this quality and ambience. You can pay that much for mediocre places.

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Sale, Australia
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

My visit to Rouen was very brief, with a tour group on our way from Paris to Caen, just an hour for lunch (which anyone in Frace will tell you is not long enough to really enjoy a French meal). An orientation tour of the town took in the square where Jeanne d'Arc was burned and the Notre Dame de... More 

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Prudence L, Responsable réception at Restaurant La Couronne, responded to this review

Good afternoon Thewillto. thank you very much for your detailed comments about your "quick" lunch at la Couronne. Having chosen "sole Meunière" you stepped into Julia's shoes i believe, as this is what she had for main course when she visited La Couronne. With have kept the tradition of serving this fish on a copper plate just as it comes... More 

Bromley, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Visited restaurant as recommendation from hotel owner. The building is magnificent looking from the outside (apparently oldest restaurant in France) and in very historical spot. Quite quaint inside perhaps a little too covered with photo's of famous visitors. I'm surprised that people have commented on staff being rude - certainly not my experience. Food was very good with oysters to... More 

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Prudence L, Responsable réception at Restaurant La Couronne, responded to this review

Good afternoon Rob B. Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us. We are indeed in the center of historical Rouen, i am glad you enjoyed it. I am printing your message to share with our front of house staff who will be delighted by your comments. All of them are dedicated professionals . We hope... More 

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Lunched at La Couronne yesterday, 21st March 2015 with my husband. We didn't arrive with any preconceived ideas about this restaurant, as we hadn't done any checks before happening on it. Aperitifs were very over-priced even for gourmet, French restaurants. A Kir Royale running to 17€ and a G&T, 16€. We chose the 49€ menu and both of us decided... More 

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Prudence L, Responsable réception at Restaurant La Couronne, responded to this review

Good afternoon Globaltrainer G. Thank you for having taken the time to review your lunch at La Couronne. I am very sad to read that your time with us was all about overcooked ingredients and over-priced drinks. While overcooking an ingredient can happen (even while it shouldn't i apologise for this), It has never been our goal to insult customers... More 

Grayslake, Illinois
Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Found this place by just roaming the streets and comparing to Trip Advisor. We were early by French standards of 7pm for dinner. We sat up stairs by ourselves for most of dinner. We order the set meal, came with appetizer, entree, and desert. I ordered the special sea bass and got the apple tart for dessert. Both very amazing... More 

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Prudence L, Responsable réception at Restaurant La Couronne, responded to this review

Good morning chris G. Thank you for taking the time to post your review. I am very pleased to read that you enjoyed your time at La Couronne and that our waiters' wine recommendation suited you too. hope to see again. Kind regards, More 

Warminster
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

We travelled a long way (Bodmin to Rouen is quite a way!) specifically to visit La Couronne and were at no point disappointed. I have no idea how a sense of both occasion and comfort was achieved but it somehow was. Sitting in the shadow of the duck press in a building that witnessed the fate of Joan of Arc... More 

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Prudence L, Responsable réception at Restaurant La Couronne, responded to this review

Good morning Pritchard. Thank you very much for your kind words. You did indeed take a long trip to pay la Couronne a visit! I think you will be pleased to learn that a brand new high-tech museum covering Joan of Arc's life is opening soon (end of march 2015). Thank you very much for the five stars! Kind regards, More 

Rouen, France
2 reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

a wonderfull restaurant ,as soon as you enter it seems to take you into another world.Very cosy with a big fireplace and a good view of the place. A good qualite and not to expensive if you take the menu with the wine included. The carte seems to be quite expensive.The service is very good but not overpowering.

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Prudence L, Responsable réception at Restaurant La Couronne, responded to this review

Dear Adrian B. thank you very much for your kind comments. We are delighted that you enjoyed our menu "impressionist" with the wine included. We hope to see you again! Kind regards, More 

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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

We were staying in Rouen for one night following a funeral, and our taxi driver recommended La Couronne. Luckily we were able to get a table and it was a beautiful meal. It's a real special occasion place. My husband had their 49 euro menu and thought it was really good value for money. Being gluten free j was nervous,... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
87 reviews 87 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

This hotel was beautiful. The food and the service first class! Thomas and Jean were brilliant really made our night. The cheese board was extremely special. Also the tart Tatin delicious! Would recommend and return this restaurant was a must

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Prudence L, Responsable réception at Restaurant La Couronne, responded to this review

Good afternoon Swaddy 1, Thank you very much for sharing your experience. I am very happy that you enjoyed your meal with us. I agree that the cheese tray is a must. We are one of the last restaurant to offer no less than 21 local cheeses on the tray. Hope to see you again. Kind regards, More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 31 place Vieux Marche, 76000 Rouen, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Normandy  >  Haute-Normandie  >  Seine-Maritime  >  Rouen
  • Phone Number: Tél : 02 35 71 40 90

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 4:30 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
10:00 am - 4:30 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
10:00 am - 4:30 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
10:00 am - 4:30 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
10:00 am - 4:30 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
10:00 am - 4:30 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
10:00 am - 4:30 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am

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