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Brasserie de la mer

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Seafood, Gastropub, French, European
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30 rue de la Mer | 30 Rue de la Mer, 62100, Calais, France
+33 3 21 96 17 72
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sun 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Mon - Tue 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Fri 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wed 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Thu - Fri 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Sat 11:30 am - 12:00 am
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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81 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have eaten and reviewed this restaurant on numerous occasions. We always look forward to our yearly visit at the end of our holidays in France. We returned this week for our usual order. The staff are different and not as personable, but not a major issue I suppose. But the food was not great as it has been previously.... More 

Thank Flutterbean
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really good menu choices had the 34 euro one as celebrating anniversary Superb fresh seafood starter including oysters prawns etc Also great salad of the house Superb bass and scallop mains and wonderful deserts Cheaper menus available or a la carte Easy parking

1 Thank Peter M
London, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went for lunch my husband had the scallops creme brulee which was lovely, I had the foie gras which was nice but was served with sweet, toasted bread, which overpowered the foie gras somewhat. Main course OH had saltbaked cod which was absolutely gorgeous, I had chicken in a mushroom, cream sauce, the sauce was quite good but the chicken... More 

1 Thank Sue H
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 2, 2017 via mobile

Last minute arrival, no fuss, table set up. Food perfectly cooked, amazing baked cod. Staff top notch. Definately the place to go

Thank kevw222
Highworth, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 24, 2016

We went with some pals this time, we eager to repeat the pleasure of eating there and them in anticipation, having been told at length of how much we enjoyed our previous visit. We were not disappointed. Our waitress was newish to the job, which added some fun to the visit, she was very eager to please and kept reassuring... More 

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Rye, United Kingdom
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270 reviews
195 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 20, 2016

We went to Calais to stock up on food and wine before Christmas (BTW - do you know that you get a free Eurostar trip if you spend £250 at Majestic - bargain!) and looked on TA for somewhere for lunch. Chose Brasserie de la mer and we were not disappointed. The seafood was excellent and the prices were good.... More 

Thank Adam-Rye-UK
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 12, 2016 via mobile

Delicious seafoods, amazing brownie, tasty wines. Friendly atmosphere, cute, English speaking waiters. Really loved being there.

Thank Zita W
Castle Douglas, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 12, 2016 via mobile

My friend and I visited this restaurant quite by accident - and we were thrilled at the quality of the food and the reasonable bill at the end of our meal. The seafood and fish dishes were beautifully prepared and presented. The waiting staff were attentive, helpful and friendly. The whole dining experience was a pleasure. We'll be back when... More 

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York, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2016

Have eaten here before and was impressed. Had a few days in the Calais area with friends and ate here again, very friendly and attentive staff . Food was first class and would highly recommend to anyone looking for good seafood.

1 Thank Robert B
York, United Kingdom
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92 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2016

We couldn't wait to go back here and we were not disappointed.A warm welcome each time,The staff are amazing...so many of them and nothing is too much trouble.Sevice fantastic,food AMAZING,unfortunately we ordered too much,the portions are very generous.There is a real buzz in this place,was full so glad we booked.It seems everyone wants to eat here,and I am not surprised.

1 Thank Irene B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$13 - $30
Seafood, Gastropub, French, European
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Dining on a budget, Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children, Bar scene, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 12:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30 rue de la Mer | 30 Rue de la Mer, 62100, Calais, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Hauts-de-France  >  Pas-de-Calais  >  Calais
  • Phone Number: +33 3 21 96 17 72
La Mer restaurant in the midst of Calais most popular tourist area wears its culinary heart right on its sleeve. This warm, traditional restaurant the sibling of La Sole Meuniere serves nothing but fish and fruits de mer, including twelve different kinds of moules. And it serves them all day long, even at four in the afternoon after you ve hit the hypermarche and require sustenance. The dcor here is comfortable and welcoming, with panelled walls, white table linens, and seafarer-costumed waitstaff who know their crustaceans. Specialties include cassoulet de la mer, sauerkraut de la mer, fish couscous, paella. Drink house muscadet and linger over superb cooking.

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