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Restaurant le Cygne

8 rue Caventou, 62500 Saint-Omer, France
+33 3 21 98 20 52
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good23%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly
8 rue Caventou, 62500 Saint-Omer, France
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate here for dinner last night. We had the foix gras for an entree and the grilled turbot for mains. We received an amuse bush prior to the starters. The wine list was quite extensive and we chose an Alsace wine. The service could...More

Thank Julsa55
Reviewed May 17, 2018

We walked in off the street to be greeted like old friends. Food, service and ambience of the highest quality. We tried the vegetarian 3-courses, all of which were superb, original and extremely tasty. Wine was a god price. Unobtrusive staff were there when needed,...More

Thank Rob B
Reviewed April 20, 2018 via mobile

We ate here about 18 years ago. We were impressed with everything presented by the previous owners. This time we found the service did not compliment the the marvellous food and venue. The service was rushed and almost surly. Attentive , sensitive and engaging it...More

Thank Richard R
Reviewed April 8, 2018

Just 40 minutes drive from the port of Calais is one of the most joyous places to eat. This restaurant has never failed to deliver on food, atmosphere and service and my most recent visit excelled and exceed my expectation. We chose from the 33E...More

Thank Sue R
Reviewed April 3, 2018 via mobile

We had the fish entree (terrine) and then the fish plat de jour. This was a chunky, flakey piece of cod on a colourful selection of beautifully steamed and cooked vegetables. These included an unusual white radish. We had iles flottantes for dessert; this came...More

Thank Welshie_on_tour
Reviewed March 13, 2018 via mobile

On a day 'booze cruise' trip and drove to St Omer for a visit. Having parked up we passed this restaurant and decided to give it go. What a great result. Fantastic food well prepared and presented. The staff were attentive but gave us plenty...More

Thank Paul C
Reviewed March 12, 2018 via mobile

We dined at this restaurant and thoroughly enjoyed our experience. They went out of their way to accommodate my need for GF food. Every course was a delight and delicious . I can’t wait to return to this charmingly decorated establishment .

Thank mevissapirie
Reviewed March 9, 2018

Arriving chilly & damp was warmly welcomed even though it wasn't midday. Splendid tdh dishes preceded by very welcome miniature hot soup & herb roll freebie. Three fish terrine - salmon, smoked haddock, seafood - on a good dressed lettuce salad. Good fresh crisp roll....More

Thank Frances S
Reviewed January 21, 2018

We were in Northern France for three days and went to visit Saint-Omer. We spent some time at the old library and at the cathedral, but as it kept raining we cut short on a further walk through town and decided to try one of...More

Thank patrickcaen
Reviewed December 31, 2017

eat here almost every time I come from NYC for a day trip from Kent. Tried other places may be less, but this is high end 1st class dining & staff attentive but not overbearing.

Thank mjs1952
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March 6, 2018|
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Response from patrickcaen | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I do believe that option is available. As they say on their website : "Faites nous part uniquement de vos intolérances. Le chef s’occupe de vous préparer un moment d’exception" (= Let us know about your intolerancies... More
March 6, 2018|
Response from Stephen S | Reviewed this property |
I don't know, but don't believe French restaurants in general cater for people with food allergies particularly well.
Kathy S
April 24, 2016|
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Response from MightyToad | Reviewed this property |
Closed Monday to my recollection, as are many French establishments. I don't think Gluten Free features on the menu , but it may be worth e.mailing, via their web site. The new management may have included this in an update.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
$21 - $76
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Late Night
Restaurant features
Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Business meetings, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 rue Caventou, 62500 Saint-Omer, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Hauts-de-France  >  Pas-de-Calais  >  Saint-Omer
  • Phone Number: +33 3 21 98 20 52
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Close to the cathedral, the chef offers a seasonal menu prepared using fresh seasonal products. Several menus are available from €18 to €47. We can accommodate groups of 4 to 40 people. We have independent and private spaces for your events (seminars, communions, weddings...) Near the city center you will find a parking space easily. During sunny days you can enjoy our terrace in front of the fountain of the Swan.
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