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L'Arbre a Pin

2 rue du Lieutenant Feral, 14510 Houlgate, France
+33 2 31 24 73 71
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good52%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“mussels” (6 reviews)
“pizza” (9 reviews)
“sea view” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, French, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
2 rue du Lieutenant Feral, 14510 Houlgate, France
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Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

The heated terras offers ocean view. The mussels were really nice. My wife's steak was tender. Food arrived swiftly. White wine was refreshing and fruity. Not cheap, but certainly worth a visit.

Thank Arjen J
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

I came here with my boyfriend for dinner. The sea view is nice and we enjoyed it a lot. The service was good. Pizza are average, so was the rose wine (50cl). I am not sure about the food but I would definitely go back...More

Thank Ewi17
Reviewed 27 August 2017

You can smell the lovely food as you are approaching and it looks like a nice place. Inside we were greeted by friendly staff and asked where we would like to sit. We opted for a table at the back outside so that we could...More

Thank Bianconero
Reviewed 23 June 2017

The first time we have visited but what a pleasant surprise. Good value wine with a fantastic selection of fine wines. We had delicious starters and one pizza and one spaghetti both of which were hot fresh and tasty.

Thank Chris S
Reviewed 24 March 2017

First time in Houlgate at the beginning of spring. One of the restaurants that stay open on Sunday evenings and Mondays. Its location was facing the beach with sea view (if you have a table on the covered terrace. The owner, a young lady with...More

Thank Suarie H
Reviewed 14 October 2016

Each summer my children and I visit Houlgate with my in-laws. Everyday we have lunch at this fabulous and delicious restaurant. My 7 year old son LOVES the mussels (moule) and my 5 year old always orders the chicken pasta. The owners are fabulous and...More

1  Thank Ann M
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

Visited with my husband and 2 young children (who I must say are rather fussy). The team were very helpful, understood out awful mix of French and English and looked after the kids fussy choice of pizza. Food was tasty and served quickly. Would highly...More

1  Thank Pookie1982
Reviewed 30 July 2016

Pleasant, friendly staff. Great exterior location near the beach. Decent range of food - pizzas, galettes, seafood. Gets busy.

Thank Bella B
Reviewed 24 May 2016

The restaurant was full and crowded. Food average. Rest room dirty. Nothing specially wrong, but also nothing specially good.

Thank Vikistravels
Reviewed 24 May 2016

Went here on recommendation of fellow Tripadvisors and pleased we took notice. Had a delicious and not expensive late lunch/dinner eating as always local dishes. I particularly enjoyed the huge plate of whelks served simply with mayonnaise as a starter. We both really enjoyed the...More

Thank Stephen W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 rue du Lieutenant Feral, 14510 Houlgate, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Normandy  >  Basse-Normandie  >  Calvados  >  Houlgate
  • Phone Number: +33 2 31 24 73 71
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