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1 rue de la Ville, 14600, Honfleur, France
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Honfleur, France
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79 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A quiet Monday evening in town, but what a special treat to be so well looked after by pleasant smart and attentive staff. Wine list is large and expensive and the offer of a recommendation by the waiter filled me with fear. No need to worry because he suggested about the cheapest white which was excellent! The 30euro for 2... More 

Thank Brian C
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Service was excellent and very good food. We have scallops as a main which were so good. Nice wine list not cheap but good quilts. I would also recommend this as a nice for couples or friends to eat the atmosphere inside is very nice.

Thank Mark O
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39 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited here with a large group on our way back to Paris from Normandy. The food was good, although slightly under seasoned. The waitstaff and the wine were fantastic. Beautiful setting in a beautiful town.

Thank Anthony L
Windsor, United Kingdom
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103 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had dinner following eating at one of the sister restaurants. It is of course a much more classy place and the ambiance is very good. However it gets booked up and we found it a bit tiresome that it felt like an endless queue of people walked past our table to try to book and were turned away so... More 

Thank longtimetraveller13
Bradford, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have eaten here on a number of occasions and our greeting may be influenced by recognition, but all customers appeared to be made equally welcome. A wide range of menus and surprisingly, for an above average restaurant, starting at very competitive prices, which some may not have realised. The ambiance and attention to detail mark this as a place... More 

Thank Robert F W
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99 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016

After a morning looking round the very interesting and beautiful town of Honfleur we needed to choose somewhere for lunch and this restaurant fitted the bill. We found the restaurant very welcoming. I had a goats cheese and beetroot starter and my partner had melon with smoked duck. For main course we both had a guinea fowl and everything was... More 

Thank GaryW123
Devon, United Kingdom
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150 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016

We tried to get a table at this Restaurant on Saturday night, our first in Honfleur, having been unsuccessful we booked for our second, and last, evening. L'absinthe is associated with a Hotel of the same name, on the quay, and appears to have several Bistrot outlets as well.....but the main restaurant is the one to go for if you... More 

Thank Devon_Laddo
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016

Wow -ordered from a set menu €35.00 each - and was fantastic -really ,really good ......and with formal Service ....with Coffee's and a glass of wine €100.00 for 2. For that standard of food ,an absolute bargain .....would highly recommend

Thank pftumch
Paris, France
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

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

Thank yoan g
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2016

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

Thank Arianwen S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$36 - $146
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings
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?