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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: $32 - $58
Cuisines: French, Seafood
Good for: Local cuisine, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Local cuisine, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Menton, France
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47 reviews 47 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 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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67 reviews 67 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 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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101 reviews 101 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 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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77 reviews 77 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 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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102 reviews 102 reviews
72 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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110 reviews 110 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 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
24 helpful votes 24 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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363 reviews 363 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
405 helpful votes 405 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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