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La Petite Chaloupe

4 rue Traversiere, 14520 Port-en-Bessin-Huppain, France
+33 (0)231217297
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

We didn't realise that everywhere else stopped serving by 9pm and so after searching found this little place. The soup was nice. The steak not so good and the creme caramel ok. Beer and wine ok and all reasonanly priced. We met the famed owner and she seemed fine once we spoke to her normally and offered a smile. She... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

Well we found this place as a last resort as the resturants in the town seen to close at 9 in high season ??? At First the lady does seem to be stern but when you talk to het normally and engage in conversation she was ok we speak no french but she was patient with us and did crack... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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45 reviews 45 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

Enjoyed an evening meal here on two consecutive nights in June 2013. Friendly hostess with good quality sea food on offer. Not the greatest food i have e er had but substantial and very p,ease t.

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London, England, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Not a hint of warmth or pleasure in providing us our meal which when added to tasteless food left us feeling cheated. Having scanned Trip Advisor before leaving I knew the best restaurant in town had a blue facade but Sadly I chose the wrong one, be careful that you don't make the same mistake.

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Reighton, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

Should of known by the empty tables that it was one to avoid. Our choice from trip advisor was closed and we were Hungry so we gave it a go, it was a bad decision! The miserable face on the waitress said it all, we didn't expect gourmet dining so we ordered omelettes - thinking they can't muck these up... More

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Pebble Beach, California
Top Contributor
77 reviews 77 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013

First of all. we would not have gone to this restaurant if we had not been shut out of our first choice . We wanted to go to "La Fleur de Sel" . I was a Saturday night and our first night in Port en Bessin and we did not have reservations. So we went around the corner and saw... More

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Portishead, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

Good fixed price menus and you can have meat dishes as a main course if you're fed up with fish. We had the 23 euro menu with soup de poisson, entrecote or lamb, then cheese then a desert and it was good value

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Worcester, UK
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185 reviews 185 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
134 helpful votes 134 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

Having eaten here before reading the tripadvisor reviews, were were supprised it rated so poorly. The lady who served us was pleasant enough and helpful in setting-up a table outside. The food was ok for the price, but some dishes could have been improved. The Salade piemontaise was quite good (at least better than one from Carrefour we had later... More

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Reigate, United Kingdom
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2013

My friends and I chose this small restaurant in Port-en-Bessin for its look of French charm and its comprehensive list of gastronomic delights displayed in the window. On entering the restaurant we were greeted by a most historic figure. Obviously related to either Atilla the Hun or more like Vlad the Impaler. Her welcome greeting rather lacked a tad of... More

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2013 via mobile

Food not bad, price average for the the area. Service dire, very rude and impolite - no response to anything (and yes we spoke French!). You get better service in McDonalds and you'll save yourself a few quid too. Avoid!!!!

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