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La Broche d'Argent - CLOSED

Place de Gaulle, 14150 Ouistreham, France
+33 2 31 97 12 16
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  • Excellent11%
  • Very good34%
  • Average11%
  • Poor19%
  • Terrible25%
Dec 29, 2013
“The re-launch spoiled what was a good restaurant”
Nov 26, 2013
“Never Again!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
French, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
Place de Gaulle, 14150 Ouistreham, France
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Reviewed December 29, 2013

This used to be a great eatery for those of us that wanted something quick and reasonably priced before the ferry crossing. However, about a year ago the owner of the neighbouring bar bought the place and re-branded it and re-launched the menu with a...More

1  Thank Paul H
Reviewed November 26, 2013

We have been staying at 'La Broche d'Argent' 2 or 3 times a year overnight for the last 10 years. It has always been adequate & reasonably priced. It is now known as 'LEcailler' With the change of name there seems to have come a...More

1  Thank Valerie C
Reviewed May 25, 2013

We had eaten here on many occasions when we had a holiday home in France, and regularly sailed back to England from Ouistreham. However, we had not been since late 2009, and were sorry to read some of the more recent reviews. We decided to...More

Thank JoyfulEater
Reviewed March 25, 2013

So last year it was normal menu, pizza,pasta, steak, now in 2013 its 3 courses from 25 to 55 euros. seems to be a new chef etc. So what's it like. ~Well good service, new tablecloths, new menu, Starter I had Fois Gras, excellent with...More

Thank pan40
Reviewed August 13, 2012

We had one of the menus for lunch, the restaurant was quiet 1/4 full. The food was ok, but nothing to rave about it. The staff was more concerned about their own stories than serving customers, but that changed once we asked them if they...More

Thank jcme41
Reviewed July 11, 2012

We have dined here a few times when travelling from Ouistream and had some nice meals. It looks like they have had a change of management, and it's sadly a change for the worse. The service was slow and chaotic. The manager seemed to be...More

Thank Jon B
Reviewed July 9, 2012

My husband enjoyed his pizza, commenting that "the crust was pretty good." My salad was good,too; however, the waiter was rude and impatient. We came in on a cool and rainy week night. The restaurant was at most 1/2 full. A waiter sat us right...More

1  Thank Jeanne N
Reviewed June 22, 2012

We had omelettes and a Normande salad at this restaurant one noon during our D Day exploration. The service was excellent and we enjoyed our meals. The place seems popular and was busy.

Thank patgammon
Reviewed June 17, 2012

Went on Saturday night for a meal and just read reviews well i cant believe peoples reviews service was excellant and the food was lovely and good value for money

Thank Karen W
Reviewed May 6, 2012

I actually joined trip advisor so I can write this review because the service (if one could call it that) at this restaurant is beyond appaling. After a lovely visit to the very pleasant town of Ouistréham, we decided to treat ourselves to a quick...More

3  Thank J F
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  • Address: Place de Gaulle, 14150 Ouistreham, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Normandy  >  Basse-Normandie  >  Calvados  >  Ouistreham
  • Phone Number: +33 2 31 97 12 16
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