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Le Galion

Rue Rene Coty, 76790 Etretat, France
+33 (0)2 35 29 48 74
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Ranked #7 of 40 Restaurants in Etretat
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $33 - $59
Cuisines: French, Seafood
Good for: Local cuisine, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Menton, France
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46 reviews 46 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

We had a good meal here at this restaurant which was recommended by our guest house. The service however was horrible. We live in France so we understand that the service is typically slow so you can enjoy the dining experience. However the service tonight was as if we were totally ignored. We wanted to see the sunset so we... More

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Hertford, United Kingdom
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63 reviews 63 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

We stopped in here for an evening dinner and both had to have the fish soup! Excellent. Then we had veal kidneys cooked to perfection in a delicious sauce, accompanied by a very drinkable red wine. The service was brisk and attentive but not overbearing. The surroundings are tasteful, unpretentious and comfortable. All in all, a very pleasant evening which... More

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Reigate, United Kingdom
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93 reviews 93 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

One reason why we like Le Galion is because it is next door to our apartment in this lovely Normandy coastal town. However, that reason won't apply to most people, so I'll mention some of the others. One is their really interesting menu - large enough to offer variety, but small enough to let you know that it's all freshly... More

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Guildford
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73 reviews 73 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

This was possibly the best dinner we had during a 2 week holiday in France. The prices are reasonable, the food delicious and the service friendly and timely. It's a proper French restaurant used by locals and not a tourist trap.

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Diggle, England, United Kingdom
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101 reviews 101 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

We arrived the restaurant was full but there were 4 tables outside a young couple at one and one was reserved the menu came fairly quick however the young lady plonked them down and vanished after 20 min I said we should leave because nobody came to take the order but the wife said the young lady was on her... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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99 reviews 99 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

The food is carefully and skillfully prepared. Our escargots were the best we've ever had. Yes, it's a classic dish, but to make it better is an accomplishment. Main courses were navarin de poisson and ris de veau. Both were delicately flavored and scrumptious. Moelleux chocolat was heavenly. Service was superb. This was the best of our three dinners in... More

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London, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013

A really nice meal with a lovely sense of care about the food. We had the 25 euro set menu ( 2 courses) Fresh fish. Lovely service. Great ambience. Felt well looked after. Classic hospitality. Highly recommended. No children's menu on paper (but we don't mind this - we like our girls to eat 'grown up' food - they offered... More

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orlando fl
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64 reviews 64 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013

the 'little' menu was great. no one said anything about not ordering a more expensive menu. the food and service were excellent. you might have to reserve for the evening or perhaps eat on the terrace.

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Brussels, Belgium
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

Delicious food, cosy interiors and good wine list. We went there around 9pm on a friday night and the service was very good. The chocolate mousse , if you like dark chocolate is a must. It's a bit on the pricey side for Etretat , but definitely worth the money, especially if you go for one of their menu options.

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Canberra, Australia
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353 reviews 353 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
404 helpful votes 404 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013

I had the 25€ menu for lunch and found it to be good value for the quality and presentation. The no.2 oysters were large and fresh and the fish dish was served with a wonderful sauce. The Camembert in pastry for dessert was served with lettuce leaves which seemed odd. Overall, an interesting good value menu.

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