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L'Alchimie Restaurant

49 rue Saint Jean, 14400, Bayeux, France
+33 2 14 08 03 97
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“foie gras” (19 reviews)
“beef” (13 reviews)
“local fish” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
French, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
49 rue Saint Jean, 14400, Bayeux, France
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fantastic restaurant in Bayeux. This restaurant is owned by a husband and wife team. The husband is the chef and, when we were there, the wife was working the front of the house with two others. The food here is creative and interesting. We spent...More

1  Thank Brett W
Reviewed May 13, 2018

We chose this restaurant by chance and were not disappointed! Service was very friendly and the food delicious. Must eat the lobster ravioli and Apple sorbet with Calvados! Fabulous

Thank Fay B
Reviewed May 9, 2018 via mobile

Recommended by our chateau owner and an excellent choice. Our appetizer was a warm and hot goat cheese salad. A great mix. The semi-cooked tuna was very tasty and the yellow pollock was wonderfully flavored. They have an amazing trilogy of creme brûlée but if...More

Thank Bruce B
Reviewed May 7, 2018

No doubt we'll be visiting Bayeux again, and will definitely be visiting this restaurant again. The service was professional & polite, getting the right balance of attentive and respectful. The food was the best we'd had on our trip, with top quality ingredients and the...More

Thank Lucy H
Reviewed April 23, 2018 via mobile

Highly recommend this lovely little restaurant. We had no reservation but got a friendly welcome on a busy night. Really original dishes and subtle combinations of flavours, and great local cider! Try the delicious Japanese inspired seared tuna and sesame dish. The cafe gourmand was...More

1  Thank Anne H
Reviewed April 11, 2018

The dishes are very different to the typical Normandy restaurant. the flavours were stunning. i highly recommend the tuna dish with japoneses vegetables and the pluma of pork was beautifully presented. the dessert of 3 creme caramels was really different. the small cafe gourmand was...More

Thank 10Orchard
Reviewed March 28, 2018 via mobile

We had been trying to go to L’Rapiere but it was closed. This place was across the alley so we thought we would try it. What a pleasant surprise. Staff was very good and spoke English. Fois gras mousse with smoked duck was to die...More

1  Thank Amy M
Reviewed March 26, 2018 via mobile

We arrived at dinner for a 7 o’clock after our innkeeper called the restaurant and asked if they’d stay open for us. Thank goodness they did. We had a lovely dinner. We chose some wonderful starter wines. Two of us had the special L’Alchimie salad...More

2  Thank Heidi R
Reviewed March 7, 2018

My spouse and I dined at L’Alchimie for dinner on a weekday evening in late August 2017. The restaurant is open Wednesdays through Sundays during the busy season, but only on Fridays and Saturdays from November until March. You can reserve a table via email....More

1  Thank fluffnfold
Reviewed February 26, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I had one of our best dinner during our trip through Paris, Loire, Brittany and Normandy. Ambiance was great, the service was attentive and staff spoke English. The food not only looked appetizing but most importantly tasted fabulous! Priced well for the...More

Thank Hannah B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$16 - $59
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 49 rue Saint Jean, 14400, Bayeux, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Normandy  >  Basse-Normandie  >  Calvados  >  Bayeux
  • Phone Number: +33 2 14 08 03 97
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You're restaurant is closed Wednesday evening,and all day thursday and all day sunday (off saison). In season we welcome you until 12 o'clock for the lunch and 7.00pm For the dinner.
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