Restaurants

Top Choice Seafood in Le Touquet

Perard

One of France's most famous seafood restaurants, frequented by a host of celebrities, 1960s-opened Perard combines a casual oyster bar with seating at high stools, a fishmonger and a restaurant with a retractable gl…
Top Choice French in Calais

Le Grand Bleu

Run by talented avantgardiste chef Matthieu Colin (formerly of Paris institution Ledoyen), royal-blue-painted Le Grand Bleu is known for its cuisine élaborée (creatively transformed versions of traditional dishes) s…
Top Choice Gastronomy in Boulogne-sur-Mer

La Matelote

This stylish Michelin-starred establishment, with white tablecloths, paper-thin wine glasses and fine porcelain, focuses on fish, most of it landed a few blocks away on quai Gambetta. Chef Tony Lestienne's specialit…
Top Choice Seafood in Côte d’Opale

La Marie Galante

All the seafood here is from the surrounding waters, including Audresselles crab and lobster. Piled-high seafood platters are the house speciality but there are also superb mains such as lobster medallions with Cham…
Top Choice Seafood in Côte d’Opale

La Sirène

At the foot of Cap Gris-Nez, this whitewashed beachfront cottage has picture windows with glorious sea views. All of the fresh seafood is sourced from Audresselles and Boulogne-sur-Mer, oysters, prawns, langoustines…
Bistro in Boulogne-sur-Mer

L'Îlot Vert

'Bistronomique' cuisine and contempoary design make this chic spot stand out. Dishes on the daily changing menu (no à la carte) might include smoked turbot with samphire foam, dorade (gilt-head bream) with wild garl…
Bistro in Le Touquet

Les Canailles

At this chic wine bar/bistro, with corks strewn in the window, over 90 all-natural wines are available by the glass or bottle and pair perfectly with seasonally changing gourmet dishes: raw mackerel, pomegranate and…
Seafood in Calais

Restaurant Aquar'Aile

A 20th-century apartment block framed by lurid green-glass balconies is the unlikely setting for sublime seafood. Occupying the top floor, the dining room has white-clothed tables, and panoramic windows overlooking …
Flemish in Le Touquet

Restaurant A Table

A local treasure, husband-and-wife–run Restaurant A Table turns out 11 different varieties of moules-frites (mussels and fries), such as beer, bacon and cream, or paprika, cayenne pepper and tomato. Pork fillet with…
Seafood in Boulogne-sur-Mer

Le Châtillon

With its red banquettes and brass maritime lanterns, this bar-restaurant has long been a favourite of fishers after spending the night at sea. Its house-speciality seafood platters – piled with crab claws, scampi, w…