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1 rue de la Ville, 14600, Honfleur, France
+33 2 31 89 39 00
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103 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

After a morning looking round the very interesting and beautiful town of Honfleur we needed to choose somewhere for lunch and this restaurant fitted the bill. We found the restaurant very welcoming. I had a goats cheese and beetroot starter and my partner had melon with smoked duck. For main course we both had a guinea fowl and everything was... More 

Thank GaryW123
Devon, United Kingdom
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158 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

We tried to get a table at this Restaurant on Saturday night, our first in Honfleur, having been unsuccessful we booked for our second, and last, evening. L'absinthe is associated with a Hotel of the same name, on the quay, and appears to have several Bistrot outlets as well.....but the main restaurant is the one to go for if you... More 

Thank Devon_Laddo
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

Wow -ordered from a set menu €35.00 each - and was fantastic -really ,really good ......and with formal Service ....with Coffee's and a glass of wine €100.00 for 2. For that standard of food ,an absolute bargain .....would highly recommend

Thank pftumch
Paris, France
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

I can recommend this restaurant. Foods are good and staffs were friendly. Nevertheless, This place is quite expensive.

Thank yoan g
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

Gormet food - great setting formal and french attentive staff. Food was excellent and the waiting staff friendly.

Thank Arianwen S
Skokie, Illinois
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27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

Outstanding food, outstanding service. This what a French Restaurant should be and it is located in one of the most beautiful cities in France. The atmosphere is inviting and the cheese plate is magnifique

Thank rsiegel624
Los Angeles, California
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38 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016

Picturesque restaurant near the old harbor with amicable service. Beautiful atmosphere and amazing French food! Absolutely necessary to try the desserts here! The menu is in French and English language.

Thank Annika0412
South Royalton, Vermont
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138 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016

Our hotel recommended a few restaurants in Honfleur, including L'Absinthe et La Grenouille (as well as a strong suggestion to avoid most restaurants that border the old harbour). L'Absinthe is a relatively expensive choice (more than 100 Euros for two for appetizers, main dish, wine and coffee), but well worth it. The food is extremely well prepared, plentiful and tastefully... More 

Thank jhugon
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

Divine vegetarian evening meal. Accommodated my specialist requirements. Beautiful beetroot and goats cheese starter and poached egg in a truffle sauce.

Thank 14aaa
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

Surprised this isn't higher on the restaurant list. A great location on the front of the habour.. Tables not on top of each other.. Great service with plenty of smart waiting staff. Nice food would recommend highly

Thank holiday9999

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$36 - US$146
French, European
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, View, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?