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L'Absinthe

1 rue de la Ville, 14600, Honfleur, France
+33 2 31 89 39 00
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Overview
  • Excellent36%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“poached eggs” (4 reviews)
“petit fours” (4 reviews)
“lobster” (5 reviews)
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CUISINES
French, European
PRICE
$$$$
DETAILS
1 rue de la Ville, 14600, Honfleur, France
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1 - 10 of 437 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

We had a group dinner in the main dining room by the fireplace. oysters were wonderfully fresh and juicy, tasty. King prawns were a bit overdone and dry, but lobster with vanilla sauce was very tasty and cooked right. Service was very fast and elegant,...More

Thank liskit
Reviewed yesterday

We decided for this restaurant for it's 2-fork Michelin recommendation, nice location and high-standing service.

Thank Daniel D
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Just finished a memorable meal here. We both took the e35 menu. I started with a mackerel tart and my wife had a cold asparagus soup. We both had duck as the main course. Desserts were an apple tart and a lemon tart. Everything was...More

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had eaten there two years before in mid-winter and had a pleasant experience. We returned this spring after Easter. The setting and the restaurant itself are pleasant, tables set apart and well presented. We sat inside rather than the conservatory. The food all three...More

Thank JMMfromSurrey
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Nice location. The food was awesome and service was perfect. Space between tables allows for private/business conversations. Very good wine selection

Thank Speedo-Kate
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We made a reservation in this restaurant based on a list we received from the hotel. Friendly, but not very personal. A little stiff. Little food, little taste. Not bad, but probably just not our thing. The first dish: salmon tartar with sesam. Poor in...More

Thank Inge M
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

We were a family of three in Honfleur for the day. With no reservation we were given a corner table in the light glassed in terrace - a perfect spot to observe the well-dressed French bourgeoise who were our fellow diners. We chose the set...More

1  Thank Alex_Ctmas
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Dinner on Jan 02. Great service, lovey atmosphere and really good food. The dining room is charming with a real fire and ancient exposed beams. Highly recommend

Thank David A
Reviewed 1 January 2017

We were disappointed in the dinner in this restaurant on the port of Honfleur. We were served very slowly, and the food was unappetising and overcooked - think the fish had been frozen. Would not return.

Thank mattymoo2015
Reviewed 31 December 2016

Very nice place but not so easy for vegan, and quite expensive for so few in the plate ! but very good quality food.

Thank olivierIn78
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$36 - US$146
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Private Dining
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, View, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 rue de la Ville, 14600, Honfleur, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Normandy  >  Basse-Normandie  >  Calvados  >  Honfleur
  • Phone Number: +33 2 31 89 39 00
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