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Le Melting-Pot

17, rue du Port, 50100 Cherbourg-Octeville, Cherbourg-en-Cotentin, France
+33 2 33 01 24 09
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good30%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“lamb” (3 reviews)
“main course” (3 reviews)
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International, European, Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
17, rue du Port, 50100 Cherbourg-Octeville, Cherbourg-en-Cotentin, France
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I can't believe this place has so many good reviews.. I mean come on?? In any major city this restaurant wouldn't last 6 months... I feel I have to give a 1 star review here because of all the over-rated 5 stars. In any major...More

1  Thank britishexpat2018
KarelRal, Gérant at Le Melting-Pot, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

I don't know what to answer to this nasty person who took time to place such a denigration. I suspect a smear tactic!

Reviewed 15 February 2018

The vegetables are the stars of the show. The friendly chatty owner runs this simple canteen style eaterie offering just a handful of mains and a couple of desserts. Choose perhaps from lamb, salmon or pork, well cooked and served in a bowl of the...More

Thank Graham W
Reviewed 6 October 2017

We visited Le Melting Pot at lunchtime on Monday, 2nd October on our return journey to Ireland. Little did we expect the delightful experience that was to happen as we stumbled upon this wonderful restaurant. The welcome we received from the maitre d' was delightful,...More

Thank John H
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

We dined here on our last night in Cherbourg before catching the ferry home. Despite the rain outside the owner made us very welcome despite the restaurant being very busy. He found space for us by the window to eat and then moved us to...More

Thank Jenko1977
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

What a find! Although a small restaurant of about 20 covers, this place certainly ticks all the boxes. The multilingual host/chef greets you like a long lost friend and delivers lovely food with a twist from all over the world. Very reasonable too, 2 courses...More

Thank Tony B
Reviewed 21 March 2017

When in France sometimes you just want something different, well Le Melting - pot is were to go when you are in Cherbourg. Interesting menu, all home cooked (you can tell Yum!!!) lots of different specialties, we both had the Hungarian Goulash, very nice, well...More

1  Thank 52bear
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

After a week in Belgium and France this was a terrific change! Not sure if anyone could mistake it for a Thai restaurant if they read the menu but anyway, no appeasing some people. The food was fresh and great quality and having vegetables was...More

1  Thank Stuart_Sam
Reviewed 28 August 2016

The Thai food just isn't Thai. Its some mix of spices of their own that does not taste good, with very little resemblance to Thai food. Can't the chef go on a course? You can make a Thai curry with coriander, coconut milk, chilli and...More

3  Thank dnoakes
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

For apero we had the cocktail maison wich was good and sweet. We've chosen the duck with mushrooms and the veal sweet spicy. It was delicious. The veal could be more spicy for my taste. For dessert there was the cheesecake with caramelised banana (wich...More

Thank Kylethebospoeper
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Consulted trip advisor a usual- the top 10 in Cherbourg offers a lot of variety. This is a small, owner run, informal restaurant - no starters, 8 or so daily mains - choice of rice or exquisite wedges, 8 wines under €20, 2 desserts. All...More

Thank Mark D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
7:00 PM - 9:30 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 - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17, rue du Port, 50100 Cherbourg-Octeville, Cherbourg-en-Cotentin, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Normandy  >  Basse-Normandie  >  Manche  >  Cherbourg-en-Cotentin  >  Cherbourg-Octeville
  • Phone Number: +33 2 33 01 24 09
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