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Au Cote d'Argent

1 Digue Gaston Berthe, 62100, Calais, France
+33 3 21 34 68 07
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Overview
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (17 reviews)
“turbot” (9 reviews)
Closed
All hours
CUISINES
French, European, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
1 Digue Gaston Berthe, 62100, Calais, France
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1 - 10 of 172 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We've been coming to this restaurant for a number of years. It is always excellent. Fish is the main menu but there's a great selection and variety of menus at a range of prices. We'll be back again!

Thank David N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had lunch here for our 29th wedding anniversary. What a find!! I must admit to having been reasonably uninspired by Calais as a town - like most Brits I am normally going somewhere else in France!! This time we chose to spend a bit...More

Thank William B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Eating alone isn't always the most enjoyable thing to do, but as I was on my own in Calais, and fancied a treat, I found this excellent restaurant, close to the seafront. It wasn't very full, and I had a table that gave me a...More

Thank Chris G
COTEDARGENT, Gérant at Au Cote d'Argent, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

A lot of thanks from all the staff. Kind regards.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Everything here is top quality-the food is beautifully cooked by Bertrand and served superbly by his well trained staff. Eating here is a great food experience

Thank GerryKent
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We booked for lunch on Sunday 17 September 2017. The welcome, service and food were great and good value for money. Our fish (Skate and Turbot) were perfectly cooked and delicious as was our starter of Avocado mousse and picked white crabmeat. We had to...More

Thank PMJM6665
COTEDARGENT, Gérant at Au Cote d'Argent, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello PMJM Thank you very much for your superb comment. all the staff

Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

Excellent fish expertly cooked, courteous helpful and friendly staff. Lovely atmosphere with just the right amount of attention from the staff. Very popular amongst those who know it so book. Not to be missed either before or at the end of a French holiday

Thank apple_gardener
COTEDARGENT, Gérant at Au Cote d'Argent, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2017

Thank you so much. From All the staff.

Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

The sort of place that hasn't really changed for years, and why bother when it's like this? - professional, polite, efficient waiting staff - well laid tables, with all the right "materiel" for a serious shellfish fest - see photo - good selection of simply...More

Thank FootloosePair
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Sandwiched between the port and the beach and only a 10 minute drive or so to the Eurotunnel terminal this was a great place to eat before heading back on a late evwening shuttle. There are two reasoanbly priced set menus - we took the...More

Thank Patrick L
Reviewed 9 August 2017

We were looking for somewhere to enjoy a last Continental meal before boarding the Shuttle back to Blighty. The restaurant has many reminders of England and gives a splendid view of the ferries entering and leaving Calais' busy harbour but the cuisine is, thank goodness,...More

Thank Roger K
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Three families - 6 adults and 8 kids - pitched up (pre booked) after a trip over to purchase wine. We had a lovely meal thanks - friendly and professional staff. All enjoyed their food, and nice the see the chef out mixing with customers....More

Thank Gavin-Kent
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20 - US$46
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Full Bar, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Digue Gaston Berthe, 62100, Calais, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Hauts-de-France  >  Pas-de-Calais  >  Calais
  • Phone Number: +33 3 21 34 68 07
  • E-mail
Description
Au Cote d'Argent restaurant right on the water at Calais faces the seawall with fascinating views of the watery parade of sea ferries churning in and out. The dining room puts you in the mood for excellent seafood, with varnished wood-panelled walls, marine blue carpeting and upholstery, nautical detailing and huge plate glass windows for viewing the waves. Chef Bertrand Lefebvre trained with some of France���s greatest chefs ��� Paul Bocuse among them ��� before opening his own restaurant here. The cuisine is simple, elegant in a selection of menus that include dishes like chicken livers saut��ed with mushrooms in sherry, fillet of red mullet with rice and shellfish with saffron or half lobster without shell but with coral sauce. The service is warm, the cooking refined and sophisticated, the wines are French and the experience a delight.
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