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La Tortue

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36 Rue de L'homme de Bois, Honfleur, France
+33 (0)2 31 81 24 60
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6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thu - Sun 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Very welcoming staff and attentive throughout. The food was stunning - soupe de poison was great - the pork main course was the best I've ever tasted and the chocolate pot was superb. The wine list is also well balanced and the option of a pichot of wine is a welcome addition. Great restaurant in a town with many dining... More 

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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very nice restaurant - the only one that could take us on 2 hrs telephone notice on a Saturday ( be warned). All restaurants serve fish soup but this was my favourite - nice and thick.

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Thank Jayditraveller
Nantwich, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Second time we have visited this restaurant, mainly driven by a veggie menu option. Whilst I get to order specific meals from the menu the veggie option is a "mystery tour" , referring only to a use of grains and vegetables in season. There's no need for concern however as the chef works magic on the ingredients and delivers a... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were a group of 19 people. We had booked a table and 8 cours meal at the restaurant. Everything was ready when we arrived and we had our own waitor for the whole night. The food was excellent. My personal favorite dish was Emincé de bœuf mariné et rôti aux fines herbes. I was perfect! I highly recommend this... More 

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Thank Lene H
Flitwick, England, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A delightful restaurant, away from the more touristy restaurants in Honfleur. The food is exceptional, full of fresh ingredients, very flavoursome, and beautifully presented. Last visited in March 2014, yet we were remembered and welcomed accordingly.

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Thank Peter R
Dublin, Ireland
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We ate in this restaurant a few nights ago - we always pay a visit while we are in Honfleur. The chef is as wonderful as ever and the meal was delicious! Eating there is an unforgettable experience because of this man's flair with food. We will be back.

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Thank 101SheilaS
Appleton, WI
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

This restaurant was our favorite after after 2 weeks in France. Extremely high quality food, excellent service and a very nice atmosphere.

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Thank Ghiapet
San Jose, Costa Rica
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016 via mobile

Delicious food!!! Congratulations to the chef, the food was simply outstanding!! I recommend it to everyone. The menu is selected because he wants to keep ingredients fresh!! Although I'm under gluten free diet he managed to bring the most delicious and fresh fish. Service was really good!!

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Thank Rebeca E
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016 via mobile

Very pleasant service and very good food. Rather small restaurant 20 seats, so reservation is recommended

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East Grinstead, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

Myself, my husband and teenage daughter were spending staying overnight in Honfleur - eating in France is often quite problematic, trying to find something suitable for both myself and my daughter (both vegetarians) and my husband who is far from vegetarian. Having googled restaurants suitable for vegetarians, La Tortue popped up as a possibility so we went off to have... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$21 - $42
Cuisine
French
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Monday
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Friday
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Saturday
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36 Rue de L'homme de Bois, Honfleur, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Normandy  >  Basse-Normandie  >  Calvados  >  Honfleur
  • Phone Number: +33 (0)2 31 81 24 60

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