Best restaurants in Honfleur

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    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 ingredients and plenty of invention (with roast meats and wild-caught seafood featuring ginger and kaffir-lime vinaigrettes, Camembert foams and hazelnut tempura) in his beautifully crafted dishes. Reserve ahead.

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    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 the realm of ' SAveur (flavour), QUalité (quality) and NAture '), and he brings elements of the Far East to incredibly fresh, locally sourced ingredients.

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    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 made in-house, including the hearty bread brought to your table. The menu – on a chalkboard – changes frequently, but features beautifully turned-out dishes.

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    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 over a dozen savoury options, then finish with a dessert crêpe (try one with homemade caramel sauce). There's also warm cider – perfect if (when) the weather sours.

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    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 meats and seafood dishes on offer, but the high-quality cooking, friendly service and appealing surrounds (including a secret roof terrace for smokers) wins plaudits.

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    Au P’tit Mareyeur

    Arrayed under 17th-century beams, this ‘semi-gastronomique’ restaurant serves up Norman-style fish and langoustine, foie gras and a famous bouillabaisse honfleuraise (fish and seafood stew made with potatoes and saffron; €35); some of the side dishes feature South Indian spices. There is also an upstairs dining area. It's situated two blocks northwest of the northern end of the Vieux Bassin.

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    L’Homme de Bois

    The rustic interior, complete with a fireplace, provides a relaxing backdrop for the locally caught fish, either grilled or prepared with delicate traditional sauces; homard breton (blue lobster) from the Carteret area; and excellent French-style steaks. Situated four short blocks northwest of the northern end of the Vieux Bassin. A children's menu is available for €13.

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    Le Gambetta

    This traditional restaurant takes pride in resurrecting old recipes, some from the early 20th century, others from the Middle Ages. Specialities include fish (three-quarters of it locally caught) and lobster (€45, when in stock), meat prepared on a plancha (grill) and scrumptious desserts. Four short blocks northwest of the northern end of the Vieux Bassin.

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    Café de Paris

    Seeing a healthy inflow of patrons, this busy, popular and unpretentious place facing the water is an inviting and friendly restaurant for a decent bowl of moules marinières (€12.80), oysters (€12.90 for six) and other fruits de mer (seafood) or steak haché avec frites.

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    Marché

    A traditional food market on Saturday, a biologique (organic) market on Wednesday. There's usually a vendor selling made-to-order crêpes. The market is next to Église Ste-Catherine.

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    Au Bouillon Normand

    Small tables and wooden floors create a cosy, relaxed and unpretentious setting at this friendly restaurant, and the menu specialises in hearty Norman fare – think tripe or codfish cooked in butter and cider. The restaurant is situated two short blocks southeast of the northern end of the Vieux Bassin.

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    L’Écailleur

    Situated at the southern tip of the Vieux Bassin and resembling a ship’s wood-panelled interior, L'Écailleur makes a fine haven from the hustle and bustle of Honfleur. Specialities include turbot, lotte (monkfish) and filet mignon du porc (roasted tenderloin of pork).

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    Le Bréard

    The place to go in Honfleur for gastronomique specialities of the highest order, served in two chic, modern dining rooms. The cuisine is wonderfully imaginative and drawn from every region of France.