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Le Baligan

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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8 Avenue Alfred Piat, 14390 Cabourg, France
+33 2 31 24 10 92
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Hellerup, Denmark
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35 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

Small and exclusive fish restaurant close to the sea at Cabourg. Fantastic for a romantic lunch or dinner. Remember to book in advance as it is not possible to walk in (to popular :-)). Amazing wine card.

Thank Louise K
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58 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

Real seafood at a fantastic restaurant have visited a few times over this summer for lunch and dinner and never disappointed. But its well worth booking as you will otherwise end up in a long queue for a couple of tables it get that busy.

Thank foodie_56_2011
Saluda, NC
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153 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

This restaurant served one of the best meals in my month long trip of France. Mid Range prices for exceptional fresh cooked French specialty dishes makes this a must visit restaurant. Reservation are probably smart to have except in the off seasons. Service is superb and even though language may present a problem for visitors the staff tries their best... More 

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Glendale, California
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

It's small and nothing fancy but it's the food and service that you will go for. The chef/owner and the staff made our dining experience one we won't forget. Our table was next to the window looking into the kitchen and we were able to watch the kitchen staff work like an orchestra. To top it off when my wife... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

So glad we booked even though it was a Tuesday, restaurant was full when town was quiet. Fantastic fish and seafood. Highly recommended

Thank lisa l
Paris, France
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

A little expensive but good service and food, it could be a little more economical than the 300% mark up they are making.

Thank 16JMR
Shoreham-by-Sea, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

Cabourg is full of tourist restaurants so we wanted to try something a little more authentic. Well this restaurant has a lot going for it. A sea front location about a ten-minute walk from the Casino. We dined on a Friday night and the restaurant was packed. The diners were mainly locals and the majority of tables had been reserved.... More 

Thank shark127
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9 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

You have to book 2 days in advance to get a table, the place is well known and crowded! The seafood is delicious and fresh. The staff is nice and focused on an efficient service.

Thank NHPB
Lummen, Belgium
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39 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

It was the hottest day of the year so far. Internally, the airco was working. The restaurant was complete and quite crowded with mostly French people (always a good sign). Acoustic is very poor inside. The choices on the card aremostly limited to fish dishes. The portions are certainly big enough. They also have a number of specialties. For desert,... More 

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Paris, France
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82 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016

Excellent seafood and fish restaurant. the marmite de poisson (fish casserole) was excellent, the fish was delicious and tasted fresh, we finished the casserole to the last drop. The next day we tried there special for two of cooked seafood: full lobster, langoustines, gambas, calmar, octopus, and Mussels on a bed of black (ink) spaghetti. I rate it five star... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
French, Seafood, Soups
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Avenue Alfred Piat, 14390 Cabourg, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Normandy  >  Basse-Normandie  >  Calvados  >  Cabourg
  • Phone Number: +33 2 31 24 10 92

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?