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Le Chatillon

6 Rue Charles Tellier, 62200 Boulogne-sur-Mer, France
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Seafood
Good for: Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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Good for: Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Russian first
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English first
The Hague, The Netherlands
Top Contributor
122 reviews 122 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

I don't understand why this place is considered for locals as the restaurant was mainly filled with tourists like us. It is preferable to arrive early, we came at noon and had no problem finding a table. At 12:30, the place was packed. I am not sure I understand why. This is an interesting place and the waiters are nice... More

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Ghent, Belgium
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

As it says in the title.Get away from the tourists and enjoy grreat value fresh fish. As for Finbar, try to understand the French mentallity. In France it is considered rude to break off in mid conversation with someone, and even ruder to butt in to ask a question when somebody is having a conversation. Just wait until they have... More

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London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Well hidden little gem in the heart of Capecure, Boulogne sur Mer. The outside of this fish restaurant is nothing to write home about however once through the doors it is a different world. We were greeted by a welcoming French waiter who spoke a little English, far more than we spoke French. He explained the menu and whilst contemplating... More

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London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Don't let the cheap prices fool you! Wonderful food, friendly staff and good size portions. One of the best fish meals I have ever tasted. Book before you go thou! This place is packed. Also check opening times opens from 4am till 3:00pm, but double check. Busy but relaxing atmosphere.

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

Le Chatillon, which is hard to find in the middle of Capecure, the fish-canning sector of Boulogne sur Mer, is a genuine family restaurant, serving mainly fish to the fish experts from the fish industry that surrounds it. Excellent value at around 20 euros for a 3-course fairly extensive table-d'hote meal, this restaurant is almost always packed and booking (possibly... More

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Kent
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30 reviews 30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

Probably the hardest restaurant to find. In the middle of the industrial part of Boulogne's fishing fraternity this is a real jewel of a restaurant. The 20 euro set menu is full of great fishy treats - the atmosphere is buzzing. Note this restaurant opens up at 4am and closes around 2pm. Originally for the sole use of local fishermen... More

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Belgique
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25 reviews 25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

This remains a great place to enjoy fresh fish and to meet the locals from one of the biggest fish ports in Europe. A must in Boulogne.

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London
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18 reviews 18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

Arrived at midday with the restaurant virtually empty. Asked for a specific table but the waitero was holding a conversation with a man who was fixing a ceiling lightbulb and totally ignored us. This went beyond even uncaring. He eventually suggested we sit at the table next to the where the repair was taking place. We didn't stay.. we left.... More

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19 reviews 19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

Having read tripadvisor reviews we persevered to find this place in the port - and are we glad we did! There's a wonderful atmosphere, not aimed at tourists, but just amazing fresh fish of every description, beautifully cooked and well presented. We went twice during a 4 day visit to the north of France and on both occasions the place... More

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Petersfield, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013

We went, with friends to this place as recommended by other trip advisor reviewers. It is in the docks and not what you would ever describe as a picturesque location. Infact, when we saw it, we thought it was closed because all the blinds were down. But a table outside with a few glasses on it, made us turn around... More

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