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La Fringale

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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43 rue Saint Jean, 14400, Bayeux, France
+33 2 31 21 34 40
18:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:30
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Mon - Sat 18:30 - 22:30
Tue - Sat 11:30 - 14:30
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016

Had the 3 course for 18 euros and it was fab. Eat there twice and 2nd time had seafood pizza, again wonderful

Thank Jane H
Derby, United Kingdom
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90 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016

A warm welcome. My husband and I have similar taste so chose, onion soup, poulet Alec sauce Normande and tart tatin. I questioned the Chardonnay wine, was it oaky? . The waiter said French Chardonnay was very nice and immediately brought me a sample. He was correct. The meal was very tasty and hot. Well cooked also. Would eat here... More 

Thank suan_thornley
Needham, Massachusetts
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34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our dinner and amazing desserts. We chose the classic Normand dishes and they were wonderful. The atmosphere is very cozy... There is outdoor seating but it was raining and we were inside in the homey dining room. The service was friendly and they happily tolerated our poor French which made us feel welcome.

Thank hancamem
Vancouver Island, Canada
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117 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is on the pedestrian mall section of Rue St Jean in Bayeux. Easy to find. My wife and I opted to sit outside as it was sunny. Good pleasant service. We both selected a "menu" and went for identical items: onion soup, Normand chicken (in a very nice sauce), and creme brule. The little bit of home was... More 

1 Thank CashandCarry
Columbia, Missouri
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131 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2016 via mobile

Not as elegant or as top quality dining as a couple nearby places, but it isn't meant to be. Nicely decorated in mix of modern and retro, nice selections on the menu, and all things considered a comfortable and pleasant experience. For the price, a very reasonable value. I'd have preferred soup a bit warmer but it was ok.

Thank Congenuity
Perth, United Kingdom
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757 reviews
450 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 277 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2016

From the outside this place does not look all that special but we decided to chance it and found a little wonderland. We were seated to the rear of the restaurant and the service by Natalie and daughter Morgan was first class from start to finish. A Bordeaux de Blaye wine was recommended and turned-out an excellent choice (all three... More 

1 Thank FairCityFrasie
Pawleys Island, South Carolina
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016

Nice place. Had onion soup and large salads-both were good. Table wine was good. Overall, we had a pleasant meal in a nice location. Good value.

Thank W H
Arlington, Virginia
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2016

Excellent food and gracious, caring atmosphere. My husband and I each had boeuf bourguignon which was offered on the prix fixe menu that evening. A hearty meal of delightful flavors. The dessert, apple tarte tatin, was amazing. While dining outside the weather unexpectedly turned chilly and the owner immediately appeared with shawls for the patrons. It was as if we... More 

1 Thank PVTraveler2013
Phoenix, Arizona
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

Food was good, atmosphere quaint and service more than adequate. Nice place for a full meal or a quick bite. Staff was friendly and the meal did not cost an arm and a leg.

Thank edward s
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2016

We visited Bayeux on a trip to Cherbourg. As it was mid January, a lot of the local restaurants were closed. Luckily we stumbled upon La Fringale. The food and service were excellent, and extremely good value for money. We will definitely return when back in the area.

Thank Victor J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
18:30 - 22:30
18:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:30
18:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:30
18:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:30
18:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:30
18:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 43 rue Saint Jean, 14400, Bayeux, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Normandy  >  Basse-Normandie  >  Calvados  >  Bayeux
  • Phone Number: +33 2 31 21 34 40

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