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La Cale

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$$ - $$$
French, Seafood, Gastropub, European
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34 rue Jean Antoine Belle Teste | Dieppe, 76200, Dieppe, France
+33 2 35 84 14 93
12:00 - 15:00
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Tue - Sun 12:00 - 15:00
Tue - Wed 19:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 19:00 - 23:30
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Dublin, Ireland
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28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017

We were staying outside Dieppe on the last couple of days of a trip to France and had no fixed eating plans. We had eaten on the main strip by the harbour on the first day and now hoped to get an early meal on the second day. We chose La Cale on the basis of research on TA and... More 

Thank daithm
Yangon Region, Myanmar
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78 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

La cale restaurant is located between Dieppe's two bridges on the port. It is a bit remote from the main tourist spot and you have to walk a bit but it is ok. Restaurant is an old cafe that has been renovated with taste. I arrived at 12 am and by 12:30, restaurant was packed with locals... They have choice... More 

1 Thank Renaud76200
Paris, France
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2016

Do not be put off by having to walk just a few minutes away from the tourist area and into the fishing harbour industrial zone: this is a fabulous restaurant in every respect! Friendly service, pleasant decor and (most importantly) really good food (but note that we are speaking only for the fish — did not try any meat dishes).... More 

1 Thank DavidM M
Pierre-Yves L, Propriétaire at La Cale, responded to this review

Dear customer, I am satisfied that your steps guided you up to my establishment and that you appreciated your evening. By hoping to see again you one of your next stays on Dieppe. Best regard. Pierre-Yves Lebiez More 

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55 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

After a recommendation from our B n B (Chateau de Miromesnil) we are here on Saturday 16th of July. It was a beautiful evening so we were able to eat on the terrace next to the water. The local charcuterie to start and fresh fish were fantastic. The super efficient service by the waiter who managed to serve the entire... More 

1 Thank Simon T
Pierre-Yves L, Gérant at La Cale, responded to this review

Dear customer, I am happy that the recommendation of your B&B satisfied you and that you spent a good evening. I shall not shack to announce to Nicolas, my boss of rank, your compliments towards him. Cordially Pierre-Yves Lebiez More 

Petersfield, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 June 2016

Just had another lovely meal in my favourite restaurant in Dieppe. It is definitely worth searching out La Cale as it is off the beaten track next to the dry dock. You can always be assured of a warm welcome, delicious freshly cooked food and a friendly bistro atmosphere. The "menu du Marché" is constantly changing and is excellent value... More 

2 Thank Jan T
Moscow, Russia
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2016

La Cale is situated on the other side of the harbour from the long row of variable-quality eateries mostly used by tourists. It is not easy to find, although it is visible from the dockside on the corner of a short side street. It is mainly used by locals, and there are perhaps a dozen tables. The restaurant offers a... More 

Thank jrw12014
Pierre-Yves L, Gérant at La Cale, responded to this review

Dear Customer, I am pleased that your visit at my restaurant enjoyed you. Thank you very much for your recommendation. See you soon maybe. cordially More 

Dieppe, France
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124 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2015 via mobile

Off the beaten track in Dieppe, near the fish market, this unpretentious restaurant serves high quality and fresh dishes, all home-made. The accent is on fish but carnivores are well catered for too. We all had skate terrine and a mille-feuille of brill, which were perfectly cooked and delicious. The desserts were tasty as well. The chef clearly has a... More 

Thank boblecostaud
Pierre-Yves L, Gérant at La Cale, responded to this review

Dear customer, thank you for your recommendation. Effectively,I mainly offers fish but I also offers products from Norman country as this excellent meat. You have rightly guessed, cooking is my passion and I'm glad I shared with you the time of a lunch. Best regards. Pierre-Yves Lebiez More 

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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2014

Hidden in Le Pollet, but good parking, La Cale "style-Bistro" is superb dining. Well-priced "menu du jour" has interesting fare. The charcuterie plate is excellent, coquille St. Jacques salad was marvelous. Main dishes are interesting, well conceived, quality food and presentation. Also like the seafood stir-fry dish. Desserts are from heaven! Atmosphere can be a bit noisy and crowded, sometimes... More 

2 Thank Eugenia S
Boston, Massachusetts
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2013

I found this place in my wandering around Dieppe. Got there early (I didn't realize how late French restaurants outside of Paris, open for dinner!) and the staff seated us outside with a glass of wine -- along side the drydock (la cale in French if I remember correctly). We were the first customers and got a lot of attention... More 

2 Thank LCL02129
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127 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 November 2013

The foie gras was very good,but the foie gras de la mer was quite tasteless. The coquilles saint jacques were good but the raie was so so .... The inside of the restaurant is quite nice and the waiters very pleasant.

1 Thank Pierre55

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$17 - US$34
French, Seafood, Gastropub, European
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34 rue Jean Antoine Belle Teste | Dieppe, 76200, Dieppe, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Normandy  >  Haute-Normandie  >  Seine-Maritime  >  Dieppe
  • Phone Number: +33 2 35 84 14 93

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?