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La Taverne

15 Place Georges Clemenceau, 14780 Lion-sur-mer, France
+33 2 31 96 27 05
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good40%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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15 Place Georges Clemenceau, 14780 Lion-sur-mer, France
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Reviewed August 25, 2015

lovely simple food from steak frittes to a huge seafood platter and very delicate fish dishes eat either inside or in nice weather just outside

Thank jeffrey382015
Reviewed August 15, 2015

My brother and were on a trip and David saw this restaurnant and looked at the reviews. It said great food and it was. The seafood was fantastic. I always started with the mussels and then had the skate which was cooked to perfection. We...More

Thank Doug L
Reviewed August 14, 2015 via mobile

I almost hate to say I didn't enjoy my meal as it seems most others do. The mussels were very gritty and bland and my steak was overcooked. I am not usually too picky but the mussels turned me off so much that I couldn't...More

Thank AmyCCalgary
Reviewed July 27, 2015

The food was mostly very good, excepting only an unremarkable, slightly overcooked steak. Starters were quite good, mussels were excellent. The service was indifferent - the server was helpful enough, if we could get his attention. Though they were not busy with customers, the staff...More

Thank David P
Reviewed July 8, 2015 via mobile

Had dinner tonight with 4 adults and 2 young children. What an amazing dinner experience. Great service. Too many delicious options to choose from! The seafood platter and the steak was exquisite. We have already booked ourselves in for tomorrow night. The only problem will...More

Thank McJx4
Reviewed April 3, 2015

Definitely eat here if you're staying in Lion-Sur-Mer. The food is very local - and cooked to a high quality. We had steaks which were mouth watering! If out of peak season, try to get here early, as restaurants aren't open that late in this...More

1  Thank Harriet B
Reviewed September 8, 2014

I ate steak et frites here, washed down with a small bottle of vin rouge. The service and food were excellent and the al fresco atmosphere, so typical of France, was great too. Recommended!

1  Thank NigelJWHall
Reviewed August 20, 2014

Very good food. I had seafood one day and it vas very good. The second day i tried froglegs and meat this was also very good.

1  Thank Trond S
Reviewed August 19, 2014

We stayed in Lion-sur-Mer for two nights and ate here on both evenings. The seafood starter was so fresh and delicious we had to go back for it again. The 3 course menu had enough choices and we ate fish and also kidneys for mains...More

1  Thank AAGrille
Reviewed June 10, 2014

You must try the Seafood platter as part of the 18 Euro set menu - excellent value and really fresh! The steaks are also very good but be aware they cook one level down from what you order e.g. Medium = Rare.

2  Thank halllmsdn
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special occasions, Kids, Families with children, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar scene
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
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7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 Place Georges Clemenceau, 14780 Lion-sur-mer, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Normandy  >  Basse-Normandie  >  Calvados  >  Lion-sur-mer
  • Phone Number: +33 2 31 96 27 05
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