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la poterne

9 rue du Vaugueux, 14000 Caen, France
+33 2 31 93 57 46
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  • Excellent10%
  • Very good32%
  • Average20%
  • Poor19%
  • Terrible19%
Travellers talk about
“salmon” (6 reviews)
“seafood” (2 reviews)
“trophy heads” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
French, European
$$ - $$$
9 rue du Vaugueux, 14000 Caen, France
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a daily menu for lunch with my boyfriend before Christmas. The decoration is amusing inside and outside as well and the waiters are extremely kind. I told them that I have milk allergy and they kindly suggested me the right dishes without milk....More

Thank Ildi M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a business dinner. All the food was ok but nothing special. Starter, main dish and a dessert costed €18.

Thank ilter1979
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good food,consumed with relish! Prices are right and definitely good value. The Beaujolais Nouveau was "comme d'habitude" superb Try the very cool jazz club upstairs (if you can squeeze in!)This place is very popular with the locals,always a good sign. A la prochaine

Thank geoffrey v
Reviewed 6 November 2017

Looking at other reviews and comments for this restaurant I wonder if we just hit a good night, but we were well served and very satisfied with this restaurant. Like a couple others have said we wanted a more French cuisine experience and the menu...More

Thank Freedomatlast99
Reviewed 4 November 2017

We all went for the 3 course 23 euro. highlight was fish terrine starter ..all downhill after that. waiters seem busy..way too busy to ask how our meal was. drinks pricey. After we were asked for coffees. we declined except my friend asked for an...More

Thank callan4
Reviewed 23 October 2017

The restaurant is housed in a neat old building in the old section of the city. It looked like the entire area was spared during the bombing during the war. The street in front of the building has been turned into a pedestrian walkway. We...More

Thank Alex N
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

On a very touristy street, chock-a-block with restaurants, we had dry, over-cooked fish (John Dory), tasteless onion soup (puff pastry crust - no cheese). Oysters to start were very saline and lean. Perhaps typical of an area of the region, but not Concale, where we...More

Thank alvaroroy
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Was planning on dining at L'accolade and experiencing the five star trip advisor rating but they were closed on Thursday night. Took a stroll down the main restaurant drag and decided on La Poterne. Ordered the prefix menu for €19. Chicken was fine and dandy...More

Thank Gerald P
Reviewed 22 August 2017

Having come to Caen from Paris, we were looking for a quick authentic local lunch. We found it at la Poterne. The atmosphere was good, near the castle at the center of Caen. The prix fixe menu will likely help you to go outside of...More

Thank Kevin R
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

We wanted to visit this famous part of the town and the buildings are truly amazing. After reading good stories about the restaurants in this area we chose La Poterne without reading the reviews. We ordered a Scaldis menu 30euro Duck dish with calf liver...More

Thank Michael W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 rue du Vaugueux, 14000 Caen, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Normandy  >  Basse-Normandie  >  Calvados  >  Caen
  • Phone Number: +33 2 31 93 57 46
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