Restaurants

Top Choice Gastronomy in Honfleur

La Fleur de Sel

Honfleur-raised Vincent Guyon cooked in some of Paris' top kitchens before returning to his hometown to make good and open his own (now celebrated) restaurant. Guyon uses the highest-quality locally sourced ingredie…
Top Choice Pastries in Bayeux

La Reine Mathilde

With a vast expanse 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…
Gastronomy in Honfleur

SaQuaNa

This celebrated two-Michelin-starred restaurant dazzles with its exquisite, brilliantly inventive dishes. Chef Alexandre Bourdas trained in Japan (sakana means fish in Japanese, but also plays on French artistry in …
French in Honfleur

Bistro des Artistes

This small and dainty eatery near Église Ste-Catherine is managed by Anne-Marie Carneiro, who greets guests, waits tables and cooks. Service can therefore be a bit slow, but dishes are magnificent, and everything is…
Fusion in Deauville

L'Essentiel

One of Deauville's top dining rooms, L'Essentiel serves up an imaginative blend of French ingredients with Asian and Latin American accents. Start off with codfish croquettes with sweet potato aioli before moving on…
Brasserie in Trouville-sur-Mer

Les Vapeurs

Across from the fish market, Les Vapeurs has been going strong in Trouville since 1927. The huge menu is a showcase for seafood platters, oysters (from €15 for six), mussels in cream sauce, grilled haddock, lobster …
French in Caen

Café Mancel

In the same building as the Musée des Beaux-Arts within the Château de Caen, this stylish place serves up delicious, traditional French cuisine – everything from pan-fried Norman-style beefsteak to hearty Caen-style…
Crêpes in Honfleur

La Cidrerie

For an inexpensive and casual meal, La Cidrerie is a superb choice, serving up a winning combination of piping-hot galettes (savoury buckwheat crêpes) and fizzy Norman ciders served in bowls. You can choose from ove…
Modern French in Bayeux

L'Alchimie

On a street lined with restaurants, L'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 includ…
French in Honfleur

L’Endroit

In an eclectic and artfully designed space with an open kitchen, L'Endroit serves beautifully prepared dishes that showcase the bounty of Normandy fields and coastline. The menu is brief, with just a few roasted mea…