Top Choice Pastries in Bayeux

La Reine Mathilde

With a vast acreage of glass in its windows and set with white-painted cast-iron chairs, this sumptuously decorated patisserie and salon de thé (tearoom), ideal for a sweet breakfast or a relaxing cup of afternoon t…
Modern French in Bayeux


On a street lined with restaurants, Alchimie has a simple but elegant design that takes nothing from the beautifully presented dishes. Choose from the day's specials listed on a chalkboard menu, which might include …
Modern French in Bayeux

Au Ptit Bistrot

Near the cathedral, this friendly, welcoming eatery whips up creative, beautifully prepared dishes that highlight the Norman bounty without pretension. Recent hits include braised beef cheek with red wine, polenta, …
French in Bayeux

La Rapière

Housed in a late-1400s mansion composed of stone walls and big wooden beams, this atmospheric restaurant specialises in Normandy staples such as terrines, duck and veal with Camembert. The various fixed-price menus …
International in Bayeux

Chez Paulette

This colourful cafe-restaurant throwback to the '60's is an enticing – and lovingly curated – jumble of Beatles-era wallpaper, old phones, crockery, polka-dot tablecloths, furniture, broken TVs and wall clocks. It's…
French in Bayeux

Le Pommier

At this romantic restaurant, delicious Norman classics include steamed pollock and Caen-style tripe. A vegetarian menu – a rarity in Normandy – is also available, with offerings such as gratinée of polenta with gril…
Market in Bayeux


Stalls sell farm-fresh edibles at place St-Patrice (Saturday morning) and right in front of the tourist office (Wednesday morning).
French in Bayeux

L’Assiette Normande

This rustic, popular eatery is about straightforward French food – meat, fish and oysters – at reasonable prices. There's a kids menu, or children under 12 can alternatively get a half portion at half price (plus €2…