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Le Bouchon du Vaugueux

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
French, European, Gastropub
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12 rue Graindorge, 14000 Caen, France
+33 2 31 44 26 26
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Tue - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Madrid, Spain
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

A big thank you to the owner who interpreted into English every dish on the menu with a smile! The menu has some interesting dishes including beautifully prepared veal to a scallops & salmon dish which was very tasty. The staff are very pleasant and promptly take care of every request. This is definitely a restaurant not to be missed.

Thank Jan S
Blandford Forum, United Kingdom
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88 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We made a return visit here 2 years after the first and found the restaurant just as much fun. It is small and very buzzy. The patronne is very welcoming and all the staff are pleasant. We were lucky to get a table because we had not booked and it is quite small. The food is interesting, well cooked and... More 

Thank anncolly
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A group of 5 of us went here on a Wednesday night. Luckily we had booked as even mid-week, the place is justifiably popular. The place offers 2 set dinner menus priced at €22 and €34 respectively, or the items on the menu can be ordered separately it you want an a’la carte option. A competitively priced wine list too.... More 

Thank SalMF
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34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Having spent 3 weeks in France we are getting to know the good, the not so good and the really good restaurants. This place is up there with the best. Interesting menu, beautifully presented and delicious. Would go back again tonight but we are off today.

Thank Robyn A
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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49 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016 via mobile

This was our second visit (hope it's okay to write a second review two years later.) Wonderful helpful attentive service. Excellent delicious food. I had a sublime gazpacho and beautiful pork with the lightest possible whipped potatoes. Loved my ricotta dessert too. Not a bouchon is the normal Lyon way but more up market.

Thank Blackswanmalcolm
London, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed dinner at this restaurant. Very friendly staff who explained the menu and were really attentive at all times. We had the gazpacho soup with white fish and wonderful potato with orange. Lovely wine too served at a perfect temperature. There is a good choice of starters, mains and deserts and they are pleased to advise about vegetarian suitability etc.... More 

Thank nickciob
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 6, 2016 via mobile

Tried Le Bouchon on TA advice. Delighted we did. Lovely little terrasse, staff very pleasant and appear to really enjoy their work. Menu has reasonable choice but good range and our (11 and 12yr old) children thoroughly enjoyed their food. Food quality really excellent- flavours superb. I would highly recommend this little bistro- relaxed yet very high quality.

Thank wesleyew
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

Simple and very good and tasty food delicately served. Not expensive - €19 for the main course. The rosè wine was great at €15 for a bottle.

Thank Peter D
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

The perfect combination of buzzy atmosphere and delicious sophisticated but good value food - first rate chef and friendly host

Thank QualityOfMercy
Santa Fe
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 23, 2016 via mobile

A fabulous authentic French dinner. The menu is on the blackboard and has 3-5 course meals for a reasonable price...small place -only about 30 chairs BUT the female owner is so cheery and speaks excellent English. don t miss this tres French restaurant with delicious food and great buys on wine... Not to be missed!!

Thank Robin W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$17 - $37
French, European, Gastropub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 rue Graindorge, 14000 Caen, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Normandy  >  Basse-Normandie  >  Calvados  >  Caen
  • Phone Number: +33 2 31 44 26 26

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