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3 Rue Francois Carpentier, 14117 Arromanches-les-Bains, France
0231223744
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
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The appearance of this little restaurant is not alluring. We had walked by several times without even checking the menu. We were wrong. The food is actually quite good. Pizza is very well done with thin and crunchy crust and good quality ingredients. Steaks are excellent. Desserts are also quite... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 16, 2015
Alessandro S
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Preston, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

We had a lovely bowl of moules frites in this busy, friendly restaurant. The cider that accompanied it was also pretty damn good! We were a bit cagey about going in at first as it was pretty basic looking but had no need to worry. The staff were professional and helpful and the food was really good and reasonably priced.... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015 via mobile

The appearance of this little restaurant is not alluring. We had walked by several times without even checking the menu. We were wrong. The food is actually quite good. Pizza is very well done with thin and crunchy crust and good quality ingredients. Steaks are excellent. Desserts are also quite good (my son loved the strawberry Bavaroise). We'll be back!

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Thank Alessandro S
Greensboro, North Carolina
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48 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

We had planned to eat here based on reviews I read on trip advisor. When we walked by this place earlier in the day we joked about eating here (it had pizzeria written on the side, etc.). Then we found out this was Le Celina, and although it looked pretty "rustic" we gave it a shot. Our food was delicious.... More 

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bangor co down
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

We were staying for five nights in Arromanches and had already eaten on two occasions in the 6 Juin and once in La Rapaille so we were looking for an alternative choice. It is fair to say that it was a little disconcerting when we approached La Celina to find it totally empty yet the 6 Juin just across the... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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314 reviews
173 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Arromanches, to me, is a pretty touristy town with all the restaurants catering to the tour groups. I was so happy to find this place at the end of the main street. I had a delicious, and filling, lunch. Lovely atmosphere and excellent service. Skip the creperies and seek out this restaurant. You'll be glad you did!

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Hampshire
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234 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We stayed in the town for a week just after the 'DDay 70 years on' commemorations. As we expected, the town was very busy, but all the same, we felt some of the restaurants were exploiting the event by packing people in, for expensive and poor quality food. Le Celina did not - friendly, attentive staff, spotlessly clean tables, nice... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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117 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

The restaurant offers a reasonably good choice with different ‘menus’. The ‘volaille’ off the 14€90 menu was very nice & a good-sized portion although the dessert was a little small & none of the dishes came with fruit or veg. The service was good & the staff pleasant. All in all a good, informal restaurant.

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Derby, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

We decided to pop in for a drink and quick bite to eat. We were shown to a table which was clean and nicely presented. The menus arrived and we started to look through them. Our children wanted just orange juice. We found orange juice and then noticed the €4 price. After a quick look through the menu and not... More 

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Jupiter, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Was here with a group so I can't comment on prices. Excellent salad and cheese plate, tasty soup, main course was excellent. (Meat) No issues with English. Incredible chocolate dessert. Very good espresso.

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Thank dsalmasian
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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67 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014 via mobile

Quality of meal was excellent, we all had steaks which were cooked perfectly and were very tasty. Dessert, fruit salad, was delicious! Prices compared to the other restaurants were good. Service was good and they could speak English! Very friendly and welcoming. Merci beaucoup!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3 Rue Francois Carpentier, 14117 Arromanches-les-Bains, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Normandy  >  Basse-Normandie  >  Calvados  >  Arromanches-les-Bains
  • Phone Number: 0231223744

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  • Cuisine: French

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