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Le Bouchon du Vaugueux

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
French, European, Gastropub
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12 rue Graindorge, 14000 Caen, France
+33 2 31 44 26 26
Tue - Sat 12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
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Missouri City, Texas
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went here on recommendation of hotel and walked over. The food exceeded expectations. Presentation, temperature, taste were all exceptional. Compared to better restaurants in Paris. My fish was perfect and the squash side was delicious. Also the desserts were yummy.

Thank Jerry L
Tienen, Belgium
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We discovered this restaurant via tripadvisor and the Michelin Guide during a midweek in Normandie. We took the menu of 22 euro (two adults, children 13 and 16 y). The menu card is replaced by large blackboards. The service is very kind. The choice is limited, and the first day we skipped the restaurant because the menu card was short... More 

Thank Bronstraat
Heidelberg, Germany
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were three persons going out for a casual business dinner. Since I had eaten at the Bouchon du Vaugueux before, I knew that it’s a busy place and I made a reservation via phone earlier on the same day. We had a nice welcome when entering the restaurant. The menu is on black boards and was explained well by... More 

Thank Jojo-AeroEngines
Sofia, Bulgaria
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2016

The meal I had here, foie gras to start followed by salmon and scallops was absolutely wonderful. For 30 euros per person including wine it was genuinely one of the best value lunches I've ever had. The atmosphere is warm as is the service, without being overbearing. The lovely lady who served us explained exactly what the dishes were in... More 

Thank Joe D
Penrith, New South Wales, Australia
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Fantastic French restaurant in Caen ! Plenty of french dishes to try, the staff were very friendly and helpful . Great service and excellent wine matched to our dish . Highly recommended!!!!

Thank Heather S
Madrid, Spain
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36 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2016

A big thank you to the owner who interpreted into English every dish on the menu with a smile! The menu has some interesting dishes including beautifully prepared veal to a scallops & salmon dish which was very tasty. The staff are very pleasant and promptly take care of every request. This is definitely a restaurant not to be missed.

Thank Jan S
Blandford Forum, United Kingdom
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101 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2016

We made a return visit here 2 years after the first and found the restaurant just as much fun. It is small and very buzzy. The patronne is very welcoming and all the staff are pleasant. We were lucky to get a table because we had not booked and it is quite small. The food is interesting, well cooked and... More 

Thank anncolly
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2016

A group of 5 of us went here on a Wednesday night. Luckily we had booked as even mid-week, the place is justifiably popular. The place offers 2 set dinner menus priced at €22 and €34 respectively, or the items on the menu can be ordered separately it you want an a’la carte option. A competitively priced wine list too.... More 

Thank SalMF
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38 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Having spent 3 weeks in France we are getting to know the good, the not so good and the really good restaurants. This place is up there with the best. Interesting menu, beautifully presented and delicious. Would go back again tonight but we are off today.

Thank Robyn A
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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84 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

This was our second visit (hope it's okay to write a second review two years later.) Wonderful helpful attentive service. Excellent delicious food. I had a sublime gazpacho and beautiful pork with the lightest possible whipped potatoes. Loved my ricotta dessert too. Not a bouchon is the normal Lyon way but more up market.

Thank Blackswanmalcolm

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$17 - US$37
French, European, Gastropub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?