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L'Ecailleur

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1 rue de la Republique, 14600, Honfleur, France
+33 2 31 89 93 34
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very friendly service with excellent fish and meat dishes. Atmosphere is also excellent. A must do in Honfleur city

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Devon, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016

We had been recommended a restaurant by the hotel, but when we arrived the place was empty so we decided to go and look elsewhere It was out of season and this place seemed the busiest so decided to eat here. We are so glad we did, we had a lovely evening with great food and wine. We would defiantly... More 

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Bradford, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2016 via mobile

Monday evening late September. A full restaurant must be indicative of the popularity and quality of the restaurant. Great atmosphere and brilliantly friendly staff to accompany good wine and tasty food. Not cheap but.... Well worth a visit and if you are lucky enough to get a window seat the view over the Basin is just fantastic, even at this... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2016 via mobile

Food was excellent, nothing less than one would expect from a good French restaurant. True gourmet cooking! I chose the duck and my husband had the steak.

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Thank Dana B
Newcastle,NSW
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

Had dinner here on recommendation from our Hotel. The food was okay, nothing special. The waiter seemed to delight in my inability to interpret the menu (it was in French). Overall wasn't the best restaurant experience we had in France.

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Thank KarenNO
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016 via mobile

We booked ahead, and were glad of this when we saw people being turned away as the restaurant was full. The poisson soup and coconut veloute with prawns were both amazing starters, and I can highly recommend the pork main course. The service was just impeccable and our waiter spoke very good English. There's a lot of restaurants to choose... More 

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Thank Ann J
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016 via mobile

We had an outstanding dinner in this lovely small restaurant. Food and wine both exquisite and I cannot imagine how this is not the No. 1 place to go for foodies in Honfleur!

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Thank Janebarkes
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016 via mobile

A full restaurant on a Monday night is usually a good sign and the food here is quite good I thought there was too much cumin on the crab stater and at 20eu you should have been able to taste the crab. The filet steak was cooked correctly and had an excellent truffle sauce.

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Thank MichelinTom
Heusden, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

Great food, great service, wonderful experience. Esp the main course (caballiaut) was lovely, but starter and finish were delicious too.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

We had a lovely meal at this restaurant. We had booked in advance and were warmly welcomed by the staff and given our choice of tables. Food was good and arrived quickly. Starters from the €31 Menu were veloutee of coconut milk and langousines and I went for the Soupe de Poisson. Mains were Salmon and Cod both nicely cooked... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 rue de la Republique, 14600, Honfleur, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Normandy  >  Basse-Normandie  >  Calvados  >  Honfleur
  • Phone Number: +33 2 31 89 93 34

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?