Restaurants

Top Choice Brasserie in Le Havre

La Taverne Paillette

Solid brasserie food is served up at this Le Havre institution whose origins, in a former incarnation, go back to the late 16th century. Think bowls overflowing with mussels, generous salads, gargantuan seafood plat…
Top Choice Bistro in Rouen

L’Espiguette

This charmingly decorated eatery serves excellent bistro classics – think osso bucco (veal casserole), fillet of sole, beef tartare – with the day's offerings up on a chalkboard. It's quite popular with locals, so r…
Chinese in Rouen

Ho Lamian

Delicious lamian – homemade noodles pulled by hand – has brought city-wide fame to this humble Chinese eatery. Watch the Hong Kong-born chefs in action while you wait for a table up front, then head back to one of t…
Gastronomy in Dieppe

Les Voiles d'Or

For cutting-edge cuisine concocted from top-quality ingredients, this Michelin-starred place is worth seeking out. Chef Christian Arhan has a soft spot for local seafood but the menu also includes savoury meat dishe…
Seafood in Rouen

Bar à Huîtres

Grab a seat at the horseshoe-shaped bar at this casual but polished eatery located inside Rouen's covered market for uberfresh seafood. Specials change daily based on what's fresh, from giant shrimp to dorado and fi…
Cafe in Rouen

Citizen

Citizen is undeniably hip with its black lines, industrial fixtures and groovy tunes playing overhead. More important is the excellent coffee, and the tasty bites on hand (granola, fresh fruit and fromage blanc (whi…
French in Dieppe

Le Turbot

A prime place for lunch or dinner, this family-run Norman bistro decked out in sea paraphernalia serves outstanding seafood. Fresh-off-the-boat dishes, such as monkfish, Dover sole, scallops, and ray in cream sauce …
Modern French in Rouen

La Rose des Vents

Tucked away inside a secondhand shop and furnished with mismatching furniture and tables, this very charming and fun establishment is hugely popular with foodies and hipsters. Patrons rave about the two lunch mains,…
French in Fécamp

Le Daniel's

Tucked down a narrow lane just a short stroll from the marina, this delightful spot serves up market-fresh fare that highlights delicacies from the region including Valmont trout, creamy rich oysters and braised vea…
Crêperie in Rouen

La Cornaëlle

Arched ceilings, pale stone walls and some low-playing blues set the scene for an enjoyable night nibbling on delicious savoury galettes, while sipping some of the fizzy local cider. Finish off with a decadent desse…