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Le Pily

39 rue Grande Rue, 50100 Cherbourg-Octeville, Cherbourg-en-Cotentin, France
+33 2 33 10 19 29
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good14%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“entire meal” (2 reviews)
“small street” (2 reviews)
“course menu” (2 reviews)
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7:00 PM - 9:15 PM Hours
French, European
39 rue Grande Rue, 50100 Cherbourg-Octeville, Cherbourg-en-Cotentin, France
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Reviewed 29 March 2018

It was a very enjoyable evening from the start to the end . The food is excellent , the service is great a wonderful evening for my family and me; We chose the surprise menu of 5 plates each, with wine.No deciding, just enjoy the...More

Thank traveller50120
Reviewed 13 February 2018

Tucked away in a small street in the historic center of Cherbourg, you will find a 1 Michelin star restaurant. The limited number of tables guarantees perfect service. The choice of dishes/menus is not overwhelming, but are carefully selected and are sufficient. Noteworthy is the...More

Thank Albert T
Reviewed 21 October 2017

Myself and 4 others had dinner last night 20/10/17 we have eaten there a number of times and it just gets better and better fantastic food so imaginative and a delight on the eye and the palette and to top it all wonderful staff I...More

Thank Streetsie
Reviewed 7 September 2017

We found this restaurant whilst walking through the backstreets of Cherbourg, and decided to book for dinner. The entire meal was an experience. As the menu was in French, we asked the Chef to provide us with a meal of his choice. All of the...More

Thank lindajohnson7
Reviewed 15 August 2017

We were slightly concerned by the fact that this establishment did not have many Tripadvisor reviews, however on entering the restaurant our concerns disappeared. We had an outstanding evening and chose the 4 course menu which included an number of additional courses. Given the quality...More

Thank Robert H
Reviewed 20 May 2017

Quiet, excellent service, great food. Michelin one-star. Local. A real surprise. Wine by the glass was good. We would be happy to go back.

Thank CAGrapeGrower
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

Situated in a dirty side street of the centre. Interior modernist. Menu etc presented in avantgarde style. Food more design than delight. Agneau 18 hours raw like dog meat. On nearly all dishes crumbles of any kind. Michelin testers, how on earth can you award...More

3  Thank Thomas F
Reviewed 23 July 2016

A great hidden treasure! Our cruise ship stopped in Cherbourg, and we had dinner at Le Pily, having booked via email about a month in advance. The entire meal was fabulous, and the price quite reasonable. Each course was remarkable, the staff friendly, and service...More

Thank kollector44
Reviewed 13 June 2016

A very warm welcome, easy to book, (online from England). We ordered the four-course menu, but with the extra "samplers" etc I counted nine (quite small) courses altogether and every one a treat! English language of staff was adequate. Michelin recommended.

Thank Michael C
Reviewed 1 January 2016 via mobile

Worth coming over from Portsmouth for a special meal. Not particular family friendly due to haute cuisine menu. Modern twist on traditional Norman ingredients, flavours and dishes. Superb wine menu. Attentive, welcoming and polite staff. Highly recommended.

1  Thank Rachel P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM
7:00 PM - 9:15 PM
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM
7:00 PM - 9:15 PM
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM
7:00 PM - 9:15 PM
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM
7:00 PM - 9:15 PM
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM
7:00 PM - 9:15 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 39 rue Grande Rue, 50100 Cherbourg-Octeville, Cherbourg-en-Cotentin, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Normandy  >  Basse-Normandie  >  Manche  >  Cherbourg-en-Cotentin  >  Cherbourg-Octeville
  • Phone Number: +33 2 33 10 19 29
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