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Le Carpe Diem

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$$ - $$$
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14, rue des Tribunaux, 50100, Cherbourg-Octeville, France
+33 2 33 53 70 84
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016 via mobile

Lovely place looking forward to a return visit soon. Gorgeous food. Great staff! Lovely vin! Perfect setting

Thank Dave H
Bransgore, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 23, 2016

Parked the Motorhome in the large Aire next to the museum at midday, ferry booked for 18.30 so time to explore Cherbourg and have some lunch. As it was Bastille day the port was busselling and the market was busy. It was a lovely hot day and we sat in a bar and enjoyed a cool drink. Walking around we... More 

Thank AMW303
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 22, 2016 via mobile

I can recomend that restaurant. We came at evening, there was the only one table waiting for us. We were lucky. We ordered delishes plate of diferent starters. Food and wine were gorgeous. The atmosphere was nice and very local! Really worth trying!

1 Thank Kris B
Manche, France
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45 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2015

We arrived at 12.30 and were asked if we had a reservation - but we were luck and shown to a table by the window. When I return, I will certainly reserve a table to make sure. We were quickly shown the day's choices, which were on a board. We chose the Tarte Norvégienne, which was cooked with smoked salmon... More 

Thank chardonneret
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2015 via mobile

I have to eat gluten free and tried in the restaurants around the area. I encountered very unhelpful replies and no food was apparently gluten free. But here it was no problem even though there was nothing gluten free on the menu the friendly waitress checked with the cook who made me a delicious WOK plate. Thanks so much. My... More 

Thank Simone S
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 30, 2015 via mobile

We stopped in here for a drink before heading off on the ferry to the UK. The place is cosy and inviting and host was incredibly friendly and helpful. They have a great variety of wines and beers and although we didn't eat as we were still full from lunch, the menu was most tempting, as were the freshly baked... More 

Thank caroline r
London, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2013

Food with remarkable flair, genial staff, and a chef who's skill, friendliness and wine recommendations made the meal a phenomenon.

1 Thank Thomas W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$7 - $15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Good for
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14, rue des Tribunaux, 50100, Cherbourg-Octeville, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Normandy  >  Basse-Normandie  >  Manche  >  Cherbourg-Octeville
  • Phone Number: +33 2 33 53 70 84
Salon de The, Bar a Vin, Restauration le midi et apero tapas!! Chaque midi, le Carpe Diem vous fait decouvrir a l'ardoise, une cuisine maison faite de produits frais, aux saveurs subtiles et creatives, a savourer sur la terrasse fleurie et ensoleilleeTous les vendredis soirs, le Carpe Diem vous accueille pour ses Soirees Tapas Gastro autour d'un verre de vin Dans une ambiance cosy et chaleureuse, le Carpe Diem vous propose sa carte des thes thes accompagnes de son pain d'epices, gateau chocolat ou crumbles maison. Le chocolat au lait entier et melange de cacaos servi egalement en viennois ou capucine vous raviront. L'hiver le vin chaud est delicieux!

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