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Le Bouchon du Vaugueux

$$ - $$$French, European,
12 rue Graindorge, 14000 Caen, France
+33 2 31 44 26 26
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good32%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pork” (6 reviews)
“gazpacho” (3 reviews)
“sea bass” (2 reviews)
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French, European, Gastropub
$$ - $$$
12 rue Graindorge, 14000 Caen, France
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I stayed here for work dinner under suggestion to my french colleague. This is one of most famous franchising restaurant in France where the specialities are in compliance to the French kitchen and also offered regional specialities . I can confirm what afore described since...More

Thank Stefano G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

From the moment we were warmly greeted upon entry to spooning up the last taste of dessert, Le Bouchon de Vaugueux was delightful! In our whirlwind tour of Normandy and Brittany, my husband, teenage son, and I voted this our best overall meal. I can’t...More

Thank J9lee
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent dishes, from starters to dessert. Atmosphere was cozy and service was friendly as well as professional!

Thank Annika H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice place close to the castle. service was fine. not a lot of space but we are talking of a "bistrot " restaurant so it is normal. order 2 bottles of wine and have choose the menu for 3 of us. simple and nice. the...More

1  Thank gilles h
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

The matron accepted a telephone booking in English with a UK mobile phone number. We were welcomed on arrival. In 20 mins all tables were occupied. The blackboard menus & 'formulas' satisfie any appetite. Tip: if you want wine by the glass or carafe the...More

Thank neil721552
Reviewed 23 September 2017

Although quite a tight fit the restaurant was warm, the staff friendly and the food fine Fayre. I had the set menu for 35 euros and it started with escargot followed by veal , cheese and a delicious baked pear . Really good value and...More

Thank Derek O
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Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

We had a set menu dinner. All the dishes were excellent and very beauteful served. Great french cuisine experience!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 22 August 2017

Absolutely wonderful dishes from top to bottom. A varied, interesting menu. A couple of fixed-price four course options, or a la carte as preferred. Every dish the party had was delicious. Added to which the service was exceptionally friendly (the owner(?) went out of her...More

Thank UK_Lab_5105
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Everything was just as we thought, and better! the service was absolutely great! the menu had some nice options, and all we ordered was excact faboulus! definitely amazing! thank you!

Thank reut2111
Reviewed 30 July 2017

This is a small restaurant run more family style. The menu and wine list appear at your table as two large blackboards. From here, you have a choice of two menu's, with 4 or 5 options in each. The wine list is sorted by price...More

Thank Robert M
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Questions & Answers
24 October 2016|
Response from Lizand30 | Reviewed this property |
Gary - you're more than welcome to come to my house for dinner on Saturday but I live in Lancashire not Caen. Sorry - you must have sent to me by mistake. Andrew
2 September 2016|
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Response from RufusStone | Reviewed this property |
Yes there are some nice B&B places easily within walking distance. We stayed at Le Clos Saint Martin - very quirky and they make their own yoghurt as part of breakfast, which was the best I've ever tasted!!
24 April 2016|
Response from RufusStone | Reviewed this property |
You need to direct your question to the restaurant. I only reviewed it. They can fit 30 in though but they are normally busy so book early!!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$19 - US$40
French, European, Gastropub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 rue Graindorge, 14000 Caen, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Normandy  >  Basse-Normandie  >  Calvados  >  Caen
  • Phone Number: +33 2 31 44 26 26
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