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La Croix d'Or

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83 rue de la Constitution, 50300 Avranches, France
+33 2 33 58 04 88
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London, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

En français plus bas *** Nice but nothing memorable The food was good. Fish was good, so were the few different vegetarian main dishes I would have enjoyed my dinner at la Croix d'Or if the service was less uptight and gave us a smile :) *** Repas de qualité, bon poisson et bonnes options végétariennes Le bémol majeur: service... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic experience. Outstanding food and selection of wine. Highly recommended and we were served by Max who could not have been more accommodating and helpful. A little oasis

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Host was very brusque and cold. Seated in back room with large party (10-12) of German tourists, so service was very slow at first. Waiter made a good effort, but had large task. Food was very good and was presented well. Wine was excellent. Prices were reasonable for a restaurant of this caliber and ambiance was actually very nice. Cannot... More 

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Swanley, United Kingdom
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111 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016

A little like eating in a museum or posh antique shop. Arrive early so that you can have a look around. First impression of service - not so good as when I ordered an aperitif of campari, bitters and soda there was no bitters, angostura or otherwise. Once seated there was nothing to complain about but one of my companions... More 

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Ploerdut
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

We couldn't find a decent restaurant in Avranches until we asked a passer by for help. We stressed we didn't want a crêperie nor a pizzeria, which was all we had seen up till then. She identified that we needed somewhere " gastronomique" and sent us here. The ambiance, the service and the food were all top notch. There are... More 

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Brighton, England, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

First off, a caveat. I don't tend to give poor reviews, but this was a hugely expensive and lacklustre meal in a hotel that was poorly kept and appeared to be resting on its laurels. We've stayed in places from B+Bs to châteaux on this trip and eaten wonderful meals in places from Routier cafes to Michelin starred restaurants and... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2016

My husband & I plus our 12 year old boys went to La Croix d'Or for lunch on 24th July 2016. The bar man downstairs was barely helpful as he directed us upstairs to a table. The restaurant upstairs was a lovely setting looking out over the bay - unfortunately the old-ish waitress who seated us and took our order... More 

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eric b, Propriétaire at La Croix d'Or, responded to this review

Dear Madam, You confused of restaurant for your lunch of 24.07 because our restaurant has no floor and no view on the bay The commands(orders) are allways taken by a man and also this day no waitress at our restaurant. After check of our invoices no table of three people this day!!!! Thanks to you to be willing to delete(eliminate)... More 

Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

Chose this restaurant based on other peoples reviews and were not disappointed. We had an excellent meal with attentive service.

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london
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37 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

We stopped in Avranches on the way to Caen. We had seen these reviews and decided to eat here. Whilst the food is very good it was still a little off the best as some reviews describe it. Service is not quick so if you are in a hurry move them on a bit! All in all OK but not... More 

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Northamptonshire
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96 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 July 2016

It was the penultimate night of our vacation in Normandy when we discovered La Croix d'Or and regret not having found it sooner, as the menu was excellent and I could have worked my way through just about every dish, given time. Food was excellent and traditional French and it is easy to see why it is so highly regarded... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French, European
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 83 rue de la Constitution, 50300 Avranches, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Normandy  >  Basse-Normandie  >  Manche  >  Avranches
  • Phone Number: +33 2 33 58 04 88

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?