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Cafe Gondree

12 avenue du Commandant Kieffer, 14970 Benouville, France
+33 2 31 44 62 25
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good20%
  • Average14%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible23%
Travelers talk about
“homemade soup” (7 reviews)
“baguette” (11 reviews)
“sandwiches” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
French, Cafe, European
$$ - $$$
12 avenue du Commandant Kieffer, 14970 Benouville, France
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Reviewed September 28, 2016 via mobile

I popped in during my visit to Pegasus bridge and decided to look at the historic interior inside, I didn't know there was a silly "no photo" policy until I took some photos and got shouted at, to be honest it was rubbish and very...More

1  Thank Colin V
Reviewed September 19, 2016 via mobile

On a recent tour of the DDay battlefields we visited both the Pegasus and Hors Bridges. Both were fantastic and the area was great to explore. The museum is very very interesting and well worth a visit. I wouldn't however waist you time or money...More

Thank TBroome88
Reviewed September 18, 2016

Our third joyful experience of this unique and revered cafe, with the most elegant and courteous of hostesses and the best omelettes in the world, with Madame explaining that the secret was her mother's recipe combined with still using the original pan which had belonged...More

1  Thank Jayne S
Reviewed September 16, 2016 via mobile

This venue hasn't changed since it was liberated on June 6th 1944! The cafe could be better presented and the grumpy person who served us could try and be more welcoming

Thank SennonLegend
Reviewed September 7, 2016

Café Gondrée is located on the banks of the Caen Canal. Next to the bridge. Ideal place to have coffee and croissant on the terras in front of the café. With views on the bridge.

1  Thank Steven R
Reviewed September 5, 2016

Across the road from the Museum the world famous cafe is full of old photos and memoribilia etc. Nice to take in the late summer sun with a coffee and baguette :)

2  Thank LewPontypridd
Reviewed September 3, 2016

Great place to ponder over important events that happened several lifetimes ago. The museum is really interesting and full of war-time memorabilia and knick-knacks for sale. We've tried to visit this place every time we get the Ouistreham-Portsmouth ferry after holidaying in France. Two quiches...More

1  Thank Hasina G
Reviewed August 30, 2016 via mobile

A lovely slice of history, a little expensive but to be honest after being in france for three days I was so happy to pay for a proper pot of pg tips tea. The owner was lovely.

1  Thank carrieandgary
Reviewed August 26, 2016

Dropped in for a beer on a hot July day just so we could say we'ed been there. The interior is small and quaint an packed with interesting memorabilia and artifacts

1  Thank PauloLevoBoxo
Reviewed August 24, 2016

I have visited Pegasus Bridge before, but never the famous Cafe Gondree. The first building to be liberated in France on D-Day. As we had some time to kill before the ferry, I took my family to see this famous spot. We had planned to...More

1  Thank justinrhys2016
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June 24, 2017|
Response from David R | Reviewed this property |
f they don't have them its 5 minutes walk to the actual museum and you can visit the gift shop without entering the rest
Danny F
January 27, 2016|
Response from Ian W | Reviewed this property |
The cafe website does not give an email address - but only postal or phone details: - Postal: 12 av. du Commandant Kieffer 14970 Bénouville Tél. : 02 31 44 62 25 Hope these help? Regards Ian W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $20
Lunch, Breakfast, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Scenic view, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 avenue du Commandant Kieffer, 14970 Benouville, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Normandy  >  Basse-Normandie  >  Calvados  >  Benouville
  • Phone Number: +33 2 31 44 62 25
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