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La Fringale

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43 rue Saint Jean, 14400, Bayeux, France
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Closed now
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Mon - Sat 6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Tue - Sat 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
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Nantwich, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited this restaurant based upon is perceived popularity when we were at the restaraunt next door on the previous night. Regrettably it was a big mistake!! The food was without doubt the worst we have eaten in all of our visits to France. Food over priced and poor quality. Drinks over priced. Definitely will not return.

Thank John M
Belfast, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this restaurant last night, walked in off street and were seated straight away. Service was good and we had drinks served quickly. There were eight of us, four adults and four children. We ordered food and I have to say I was very very disappointed at the quality of the children's food from the kids menu. The 'chicken'... More 

Thank Una W
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

Had the 3 course for 18 euros and it was fab. Eat there twice and 2nd time had seafood pizza, again wonderful

Thank Jane H
Derby, United Kingdom
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87 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016

A warm welcome. My husband and I have similar taste so chose, onion soup, poulet Alec sauce Normande and tart tatin. I questioned the Chardonnay wine, was it oaky? . The waiter said French Chardonnay was very nice and immediately brought me a sample. He was correct. The meal was very tasty and hot. Well cooked also. Would eat here... More 

Thank suan_thornley
Needham, Massachusetts
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our dinner and amazing desserts. We chose the classic Normand dishes and they were wonderful. The atmosphere is very cozy... There is outdoor seating but it was raining and we were inside in the homey dining room. The service was friendly and they happily tolerated our poor French which made us feel welcome.

Thank hancamem
Vancouver Island, Canada
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110 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is on the pedestrian mall section of Rue St Jean in Bayeux. Easy to find. My wife and I opted to sit outside as it was sunny. Good pleasant service. We both selected a "menu" and went for identical items: onion soup, Normand chicken (in a very nice sauce), and creme brule. The little bit of home was... More 

1 Thank CashandCarry
Columbia, Missouri
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131 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016 via mobile

Not as elegant or as top quality dining as a couple nearby places, but it isn't meant to be. Nicely decorated in mix of modern and retro, nice selections on the menu, and all things considered a comfortable and pleasant experience. For the price, a very reasonable value. I'd have preferred soup a bit warmer but it was ok.

Thank Congenuity
Perth, United Kingdom
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589 reviews
347 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 235 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

From the outside this place does not look all that special but we decided to chance it and found a little wonderland. We were seated to the rear of the restaurant and the service by Natalie and daughter Morgan was first class from start to finish. A Bordeaux de Blaye wine was recommended and turned-out an excellent choice (all three... More 

1 Thank FairCityFrasie
Pawleys Island, South Carolina
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

Nice place. Had onion soup and large salads-both were good. Table wine was good. Overall, we had a pleasant meal in a nice location. Good value.

Thank W H
Arlington, Virginia
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

Excellent food and gracious, caring atmosphere. My husband and I each had boeuf bourguignon which was offered on the prix fixe menu that evening. A hearty meal of delightful flavors. The dessert, apple tarte tatin, was amazing. While dining outside the weather unexpectedly turned chilly and the owner immediately appeared with shawls for the patrons. It was as if we... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Romantic
Open Hours
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 43 rue Saint Jean, 14400, Bayeux, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Normandy  >  Basse-Normandie  >  Calvados  >  Bayeux
  • Phone Number: 0231227252

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?