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3 rue de la Ville, 14600, Honfleur, France
+33 2 31 89 32 22
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good33%
  • Average18%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible18%
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“potatoes” (5 reviews)
“duck” (4 reviews)
“snails” (2 reviews)
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3 rue de la Ville, 14600, Honfleur, France
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1 - 10 of 56 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

We tried L'Escale for dinner and were totally delighted! This is a new restaurant in this lovely seaport town, and it is a real treat. From its clean and crisp table settings and decor to the wonderful staff, it is first rate. And the food......More

Thank blagdab
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Searched where to have lunch. The restaurant was empty. But after having eaten lunch there, we were delighted! delicious! Seven-year-olds fell in love with snails and sole! Thank you!

1  Thank Stan S
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

Had a lovely lunch in their outdoor covered patio. Fine dining, lovely presentation, professional bilingual staff. Excellent sea bass, and lobster salad. Fine dessert and good wine. Quiet, elegant, charming. A delight. Owner made an effort to accommodate us late in the lunch sitting. Enjoyed...More

Thank Tinker56
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Felt ripped off here, the food was good without being exceptional, had the cote d'agneau which was stated as 4 cotes on the menu, but only came with 3...small detail, but noticeable. Menu was quite restricted. Good, but there are far better places to eat...More

Thank Stewart R
Reviewed 9 June 2017

Meal for two with a carafe of house wine came to over a 100 Euros, so quite frankly expected a higher standard of cuisine. Very average cooking and sadly over priced. There is a lot of competition in Honfleur so would recommend eating elsewhere.

Thank languedoclady
Reviewed 8 May 2017

I do not know how a restaurant can be very good one day and terrible the next We dined here on Sunday night and it was not busy so naturally the service was good but so was the food, for 22e I had 6 shellfish...More

Thank Brizzytravel
Reviewed 4 May 2017

We had one of the best meals of our lives at L'Escale. My husband had sea bass, crusted with crumbs and served with vegetables. I had Poulet Normandaise and it was wonderful, although it was very, very rich (loads of butter and cream). The little...More

Thank Susan D
Reviewed 3 January 2017

We had lunch here on December 31st, it was very chilly out but lovely and cosy in the restaurant with a open log fire. The food was delicious, we had seafood to start and the Chicken and Mushroom for mains, all very good. Would have...More

Thank sandispring
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

A public holiday so we 5 old school friends did not expect too much. How we were wrong. Good and pleasant service and nice atmosphere in the covered and heated outside. Starters of fruit de mere, snails etc all better than many other HONFLEUR places...More

Thank Brian C
Reviewed 7 October 2016

The menu outside the restaurant looked inviting. We entered and were left waiting for several minutes, one waiter told us his colleague would attend to us. We were seated in the back room, where the crockery, table cloth and cutlery were all covered in dust,...More

1  Thank Pamela H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$23 - US$60
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 rue de la Ville, 14600, Honfleur, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Normandy  >  Basse-Normandie  >  Calvados  >  Honfleur
  • Phone Number: +33 2 31 89 32 22
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