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la poterne

9 Rue Vaugueux, 14000 Caen, France
+33 2 31 93 57 46
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Overview
  • Excellent10%
  • Very good31%
  • Average20%
  • Poor19%
  • Terrible20%
Travellers talk about
“salmon” (6 reviews)
“seafood” (2 reviews)
“trophy heads” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
French, European
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
9 Rue Vaugueux, 14000 Caen, France
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1 - 10 of 78 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Looking at other reviews and comments for this restaurant I wonder if we just hit a good night, but we were well served and very satisfied with this restaurant. Like a couple others have said we wanted a more French cuisine experience and the menu...More

Thank Freedomatlast99
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We all went for the 3 course 23 euro. highlight was fish terrine starter ..all downhill after that. waiters seem busy..way too busy to ask how our meal was. drinks pricey. After we were asked for coffees. we declined except my friend asked for an...More

Thank callan4
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The restaurant is housed in a neat old building in the old section of the city. It looked like the entire area was spared during the bombing during the war. The street in front of the building has been turned into a pedestrian walkway. We...More

Thank Alex N
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

On a very touristy street, chock-a-block with restaurants, we had dry, over-cooked fish (John Dory), tasteless onion soup (puff pastry crust - no cheese). Oysters to start were very saline and lean. Perhaps typical of an area of the region, but not Concale, where we...More

Thank alvaroroy
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Was planning on dining at L'accolade and experiencing the five star trip advisor rating but they were closed on Thursday night. Took a stroll down the main restaurant drag and decided on La Poterne. Ordered the prefix menu for €19. Chicken was fine and dandy...More

Thank Gerald P
Reviewed 22 August 2017

Having come to Caen from Paris, we were looking for a quick authentic local lunch. We found it at la Poterne. The atmosphere was good, near the castle at the center of Caen. The prix fixe menu will likely help you to go outside of...More

Thank Kevin R
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

We wanted to visit this famous part of the town and the buildings are truly amazing. After reading good stories about the restaurants in this area we chose La Poterne without reading the reviews. We ordered a Scaldis menu 30euro Duck dish with calf liver...More

Thank Michael W
Reviewed 19 July 2017

my five mates and I literally fell into this restaurant because it looked interesting from the street. the interior is old and fantastic and the outside dining is nice...and if there is a chill, there is a curtain that is pulled down. the wine list...More

Thank tlc994
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Dill & sun dried tomato on every course leaving the kitchen..... Will not return..... Kitchen stuck in the 80s but staff do their best.

Thank stigsettemsdal
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Looking for a coffee we took place in "La Poterne". We ordered by the service staff. After that she snatched the order card immediately. For a small coffee with milk 5,50 EUR. outrageous! I would not go back...

Thank honky_tonk89
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Restaurant Details

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Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 Rue Vaugueux, 14000 Caen, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Normandy  >  Basse-Normandie  >  Calvados  >  Caen
  • Phone Number: +33 2 31 93 57 46
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