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L'Absinthe

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1 rue de la Ville, 14600, Honfleur, France
231893900
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Paris, France
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I can recommend this restaurant. Foods are good and staffs were friendly. Nevertheless, This place is quite expensive.

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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Gormet food - great setting formal and french attentive staff. Food was excellent and the waiting staff friendly.

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Skokie, Illinois
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24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Outstanding food, outstanding service. This what a French Restaurant should be and it is located in one of the most beautiful cities in France. The atmosphere is inviting and the cheese plate is magnifique

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Thank rsiegel624
Los Angeles, California
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30 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

Picturesque restaurant near the old harbor with amicable service. Beautiful atmosphere and amazing French food! Absolutely necessary to try the desserts here! The menu is in French and English language.

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South Royalton, Vermont
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132 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

Our hotel recommended a few restaurants in Honfleur, including L'Absinthe et La Grenouille (as well as a strong suggestion to avoid most restaurants that border the old harbour). L'Absinthe is a relatively expensive choice (more than 100 Euros for two for appetizers, main dish, wine and coffee), but well worth it. The food is extremely well prepared, plentiful and tastefully... More 

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016 via mobile

Divine vegetarian evening meal. Accommodated my specialist requirements. Beautiful beetroot and goats cheese starter and poached egg in a truffle sauce.

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Thank 14aaa
UK
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

Surprised this isn't higher on the restaurant list. A great location on the front of the habour.. Tables not on top of each other.. Great service with plenty of smart waiting staff. Nice food would recommend highly

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Thank holiday9999
Adelaide, Australia
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148 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

This restaurant faces the river. We were assured by the,5star hotel staff that the restraints on the harbour were very average but the ones facing the river were very good. We found that to be true. We had a beautiful dinner here, lovely setting, nice ambiance, good service, friendly waiters, excellent food. We do try to hit restaurants about 30... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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133 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

This restaurant is perfect. We had the most delicious dinner in very good ambiance. The wine list was extensive and had a good range in all prices. All the staff could not have been more helpful, to the extent of locking our electric go cycles in the hotel. We would have no hesitation at all in recommending this restaurant and... More 

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Montgomery, Texas
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46 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

We spent two hours having an exceptional lunch one recent afternoon about 2:00 PM. The food, service, atmosphere, table setting and presentation was what one would expect from a high end restaurant. We chose two different fixed priced meals and both were perfect. The fixed priced meals give the best value. We noticed this in the other restaurants in the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$36 - $146
Cuisine
French
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 rue de la Ville, 14600, Honfleur, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Normandy  >  Basse-Normandie  >  Calvados  >  Honfleur
  • Phone Number: 231893900

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