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“Premiere class”
Review of A Contre Sens

A Contre Sens
Ranked #1 of 504 Restaurants in Caen
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: French
Dining options: Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed 7 June 2018

First class, from the moment we entered until we departed three hours later. Lovely ambiance, superb and attentive service, excellent food and wine. Tried their "L'Intuition" five course meal and was delighted, all courses. Highly recommend.

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Thank Frank N
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Reviewed 20 December 2017

Going to A Contre Sens is something we so look forward to when staying in Caen and manage to go there 2 or 3 times a year. Comments I have made in previous reviews still very much apply, however on a very recent visit, we could not help but make comparisons with eating at Michelin starred restaurants in the UK. One near us charges twice as much, insists on payment in advance with no refund for cancellations. Oh how we appreciate A Contre Sens where you get superb food, the warmest of welcomes and all for around £50 for a 5 course tasting menu which they very willingly adapt for your requirements. No advance payment here! Do try it if you have the chance; worth a detour as it is so good but you need to book well in advance. We will soon be booking for May and possibly also April

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2  Thank CMH1935
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Reviewed 10 December 2017

A bit weird in that there are two sections to this restaurant that you enter through two different doors. The night we dined there was apparently only one of the waitstaff that was comfortable with English - which is fine, but our interactions with our waitress were awkward because she needed translation help. Not their fault, but it does impact the experience. Food was creative - the chef obviously has a flair, but I'd put it in the second tier of meals we had during our 12 day trip in France.

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Thank JDW25Wisconsin
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Reviewed 29 September 2017

On recommendation of our guide for Normandy, we went to this restaurant on the final evening of the trip. Other than the occasional screaming 3 year old at a nearby table, it was a wonderful experience. We had the 5 plats meal and every course was a delight. The service was excellent; the wine list was more than adequate; and the price was a very good value.

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Thank 19papa47
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Reviewed 24 September 2017

probably the best adress in Caen. Beautiful setting, very friendly and professional staff. We had the 5-course menu (only 56€) and got three perfect appetizers (of which the rubarb tart was outstanding). Starter wa a very balanced dish with calf and octopus, followed by a perfect cooked John Dory. The duck was succulent, full of wild flavours. The cheese dish was a surprise (4 cheeses served in onion soup: a first. We got twe different desserts, both top. Winelist is exclusively french but reasonably priced.

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Thank michel l
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