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6 Quai Leonard, 80550 Le Crotoy, France
0322278122
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Fish Festival

We came with friends for the famous November 11 course tasting menu. To be honest 6 of the courses were excellent. I could have done without the others. However, the service was excellent and the atmosphere unique.

3 of 5 starsReviewed December 1, 2013
Cathy S
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  • Local cuisine
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South East England
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51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 via mobile

With very few restaurants open on a wet Tuesday in October we had little choice on where to eat on the first night of our stay in Le Crotoy. The restaurant was busy but our party of 5 were found a large table in the colourful dining room. We all enjoyed our meal. I was especially happy with my mackerel... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

There's a world of difference between the French idea of a well done steak and the British idea. If you're anything like me and enjoy your steak well cooked you will despair at the French preference for steaks still running with blood. Here at Mado the chef understands and if you ask for your steak to be 'bien, bien cuite',... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Mado used to be a real favourite during M. Mado's ownership. Fantastic views over the Somme Estuary, particularly from the first floor with traditional French hospitality. Sadly since M. Mado's departure standards have plummeted. Having had so many good experiences here I was keen to bring my wife and two teenage boys here for lunch when on holiday nearby in... More 

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

The food here was excellent & the atmosphere very nice. Maybe a bit pricey but still worth trying if you are in the area

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013

We came with friends for the famous November 11 course tasting menu. To be honest 6 of the courses were excellent. I could have done without the others. However, the service was excellent and the atmosphere unique.

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Zurich Switzerland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013

One of the waitress was quite unfriendly. It's the end of season I guess and she saw too many tourists. Food was ok but nothing really exciting. Overpriced

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

We were lucky to be sat upstairs where the view was simply out of this world. However the welcome was cold. My boyfriend and I were wearing jeans and big jumpers after a walk on the beach. Maybe we were not considered well dressed enough??? Everyone was served with salty biscuits with their aperitif but we were not. Is it... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2013

We have eaten Chez Mado several times, but our views are increasingly divided. I have usually enjoyed the food and the atmosphere, but my partner (a discerning customer) has increasingly felt that the food was dull and overall rather dear. I have to concede that there is a bit of a sense that the house is resting on its (past)... More 

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Brussels
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2012 via mobile

Indeed it's a big place and the atmosphere is like it should have been in the 80's but we went there not by choice (reputated places we full around). As noticed by our French regional guide book, you should avoid an a la carte choice because it's just overpriced. The basic menu sound attractive but it's indeed only followIng basic... More 

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Banbury
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2012

I have visited this Restaurant many times over the years. At least 20 yrs. ago, one could book a room over the Restaurant. Le Crotoy has changed from a somewhat sleepy little Somme retreat to a busy W/E attraction due to close Motorway access but this Restaurant's standards are still high even though Madame Mado has since passed on. The... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 6 Quai Leonard, 80550 Le Crotoy, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Picardy  >  Somme  >  Le Crotoy
  • Phone Number: 0322278122

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine

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