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1 rue de la Republique, 14600, Honfleur, France
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Heusden, The Netherlands
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305 reviews
173 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

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

Thank Andre882014
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46 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars 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 

Thank Jonesfamily00
Dallas, Texas
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82 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

L'Ecailleur was recommended by our hotel and we were not disappointed. Lovely service and delicious food. We each had oysters and then my husband had turbot and I had monkfish -- both were delicious and beautifully presented. The service was impeccable.

Thank Sharon D
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

Went for impromptu dinner on Bastille day. Food was excellent, tasty and beautifully presented. Staff were extremely helpful, and translated some of the menu for us (not all of our party could speak fluent french). Desserts and coffees were also lovely.

Thank bunnyofdarkness
Chicago, Illinois
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24 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

We decided to go with the tasting menu with wine pairings. Overall, a very solid performance. The dishes were all very well executed. The wine pairings were good, but not exceptional. Great location. On the old port with windows on 3 sides of a small dining room giving the sense of being on the port but still separated from the... More 

Thank Eric72000
Allen, Texas
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192 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

We stopped at this street view of the harbor restaurant to catch up on wifi and short snack. The pastries are incredible, the service is terrific and not pushy. The prices are very reasonable. If you like to people watch,this is the place.

Thank plschilt
Hamilton Parish, Bermuda
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90 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2016

Having had lunch at 4:00 pm, we wanted a late-ish evening meal in Honfleur. We chose L'Ecailleur (the oyster knife) because of its location and its pleasing appearance. We made reservations and arrived on time at 8:30 pm Sunday evening. Did we 'ace it'! We ordered main courses and a Sancerre (€46). I had the monkfish which was a perfectly... More 

Thank Tough2Please
Paris, France
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35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016

We didn´t make a researvation (as we didn´t know that we will eat in Honfleur). We sapotted this restaurant just by chance and we decided to try it. But I really recommend to call there in advance (we got the last table and few couples were refused after us). It was really lovely evening. The food was really good and... More 

Thank Tereza H
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016

I think you would have to book a day or 2 in advance, we were recommended this restaurant by the manageress of a local tea room, we've eaten in a lot of good restaurants and this is up there with them. Staff were friendly, professional and attentive. The food was superb as was the wine and very good value for... More 

Thank Mark S
Upminster, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016

A little gem of a restaurant in the heart of Honfleur looking over the harbour. Quality and presentation of the food excellent. Warm welcome from friendly and helpful staff. Small in size but big on quality, booking essential.

Thank SMG49

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 rue de la Republique, 14600, Honfleur, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Normandy  >  Basse-Normandie  >  Calvados  >  Honfleur
  • Phone Number: 0231899334

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