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Le vent du nord

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$$ - $$$
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Rue principale, Audinghen, France
+33 3 21 32 97 69
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267 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 163 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Since my last review, we've visited twice more, with different members of the family. Both times we've enjoyed excellent meals. The restaurant is very popular with local people, but also with visitors from the UK, Belgium, and Holland. In fact, it's getting so popular that I would recommend making a reservation if you're a party of more than two. As... More 

Thank Kompo
Colchester, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very busy but we were welcomed and food was great.love France but maybe last visit before Brexit and we can no longer travel freely!

Thank jrbeale77
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46 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017

When we turned up on a Saturday night without reservation the small downstairs area was full. The very friendly waitress opened up the upstairs seating area and made us feel very welcome. We ate a la carte. Starters were reasonably priced and not too big nor to small - a plate of brown shrimps and crab. For our main courses... More 

Thank davidmU4802OO
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

The service was slow and rather unfriendly. We asked for a fish soup which was so-so and le menu du jour. The fish was completely tasteless and fried in old oil. The accompanying salad consisted of two leaves of lettuce... When we asked for the bill they charged us for coffee that was supposed to be included in menu du... More 

1 Thank Berbene
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217 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2016

Such a shame that this quaint little restaurant is serviced by such surly staff,it really spoilt what should have been a pleasant last night of our holiday,and so unnecessary. The food was ok,however they must get a good deal on the mussels as they were all so tiny,and all I can think of is that when caught they must be... More 

Thank freddiedoncaster
Norwich, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

Good place for our last meal of the holiday especially as I always go for moules frites if I am leaving France! Food was great but the service a little impersonal perhaps because they were so busy. The fish was excellent and so beautifully cooked and my wife really loved it. We will return!

Thank Mike D
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50 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2016

We were at 'le vent du nord' wiht friends mid july. To crowdy, to less staff, long waiting periodes ..... Goodvseafood restaurant wit An excellent menu 'le marmite du pecheur' - rally a lot of good fish.

Thank luc_vdw
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 May 2016

This place serves various types of mussels with french fries for unbeateable prices! Also the fish of the day is excellent! The fisherman lives just on the other side of the door...so the freshness is guaranteed...Nicely decorated, suitable for special occassions, or just for a Sunday lunch with a family. Very praised by locals, need to reserve well in advance.... More 

Thank Lada P
London, United Kingdom
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191 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 159 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2016

This is beautiful. It's in a small village between Boulogne and Calais, but feels a world away. Family run, extremely friendly and rustic, it is clearly a local favourite, and there is always a pleasant feeling not to be handed a menu with an English translation. The food was excellent. It is no frills, hearty chunks of meat or fish... More 

1 Thank DBUK2012
Surrey, United Kingdom
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218 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 December 2015 via mobile

With most places in the area closed for Christmas we came across Le Vent du Nord by accident. A pure slice of what a French lunch should be. No one else in the family run restaurant was english, which was great! We had the fois gras, to start and then I had the mussels and my friend had the fillet... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
French, European
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rue principale, Audinghen, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Hauts-de-France  >  Pas-de-Calais  >  Audinghen
  • Phone Number: +33 3 21 32 97 69

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?