We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Bistrot le Vivier

$$ - $$$
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Promenade des Planches, 14360 Trouville-sur-Mer, France
+33 2 31 98 15 53
Website
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

373 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 14: English reviews
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed February 22, 2017

We ate the prix fixe lunch - 2 courses 13.90 euros and 3 for 19.90, which was good value for the quality, which was more than acceptable. It was a quiet, off-season day and our service was good - the meal was hot, well-paced and the waiter was helpful. The views across the sands are great - overall, we ate... More 

Helpful?
Thank lindajac0bs
Poole, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
77 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed October 24, 2016

Visited with friends, we had high hoes for this restaurant, set on the promenade with a great view. Unfortunately the service and quality of the food did not meet our expectations. What avshame.

Helpful?
Thank MarkandJulieDavis
Westcott, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
43 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed October 6, 2016 via mobile

Ate here as it is attached to(though independent of) our hotel. The location on the beach is lovely, the menu as pricey as all the rest with a bit more limited choice. The food was good but not outstanding. Wouldn't rush back for another visit except for its convenience. The friture de eperlans (whitebait) was a take on at the... More 

Helpful?
Thank markysharkyx
St. George, Canada
Level Contributor
52 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed September 24, 2016 via mobile

We had dinner here in Mid September. The restaurant wasn't too busy and we enjoyed dinner outside. There were people practising boules which was entertaining to watch. The mussels were wonderful and plentiful for the price. My husband didn't enjoy his chicken. The service was spotty, but the location fit our requirements.

Helpful?
Thank mdfw2gc
Barcelona, Spain
Level Contributor
831 reviews
553 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 193 helpful votes
Reviewed June 13, 2016

Enjoyed a nice view with family in Trouville. Luckily weather was great so we went out for a walk afterwards. Food was all OKAY, I ordered an steak hache and a terrine of paté. Normal quality, had what I ordered, not bad at all. The only thing the service was very very slow. I have nothing against them I think... More 

Helpful?
Thank andrezstar
Carrieres-sous-Poissy, France
Level Contributor
60 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed November 2, 2015

a great location by the seafront with impeccable service but I am sorry to say that the food was only average. A fish soup was very average and the sea bass (bar) I had was rather normal with even a dry piece of lemon . The wine and the dessert however was good. It is a shame that the cuisine... More 

Helpful?
Thank AndrewST16
Level Contributor
38 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed July 3, 2015 via mobile

Perfect place to dine out. Food is delicious and affordable. Great views directly to the beach. Staff very good and very attentive. Food menu is great value but drinks were a bit expensive. Over all, I would recommend this place for seafood lovers :-)

Helpful?
Thank Alex B
Marseille, France
1 review
Reviewed March 14, 2015 via mobile

We be been here for a couple dinner. Meat and seafood Were HORRIBLE. According to the chief, after complaining, he said that his food was "eatable". Poor guy he does not understand the concept of fresh food despite a good location

Helpful?
Thank Pedro P
Paris, France
Level Contributor
8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed March 7, 2015

This is one of the few boardwalk restaurants found along the beach in Trouville. Despite a recent updating of the decor that makes the place more appealing, the food remains to be desired.The mussels we ordered were sandy and the creme sauce lacked flavor. On a sunny weekend the boardwalk is very crowded so if you are seated on the... More 

Helpful?
Thank HRS55
Level Contributor
46 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed November 8, 2014

Excellent and rich Seafood platter with a good Chablis recommended but also the other fish and seafood menues

Helpful?
Thank Telschot

Travelers who viewed Bistrot le Vivier also viewed

Trouville-sur-Mer, Calvados
Trouville-sur-Mer, Calvados
 
Trouville-sur-Mer, Calvados
Trouville-sur-Mer, Calvados
 

Been to Bistrot le Vivier? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$28 - $84
Cuisine
French, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Promenade des Planches, 14360 Trouville-sur-Mer, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Normandy  >  Basse-Normandie  >  Calvados  >  Trouville-sur-Mer
  • Phone Number: +33 2 31 98 15 53

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Bistrot le Vivier staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?