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la poterne

9 rue du Vaugueux, 14000 Caen, France
+33 2 31 93 57 46
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  • Excellent11%
  • Very good30%
  • Average21%
  • Poor19%
  • Terrible19%
Travellers talk about
“lamb chops” (4 reviews)
“salmon” (6 reviews)
“small square” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
French, European
$$ - $$$
9 rue du Vaugueux, 14000 Caen, France
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have eaten at this restaurant several times and have always enjoyed my meal there. However, to get the best meal don't restrict yourself to one of the fixed price tourist menus. Select what you want to eat and if it is offered on one...More

Thank Randall K
Reviewed 3 March 2018

Probably one of the best in a street crowded with restaurants. The decor is unusual , the walls are hung with the trophies brought back from exotic countries. The food is quite good but nothing very unusual. The staff was quite helpful.

Thank laloon
Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

Really nice staff who allowed for my lack of French and we're very polite. Food was excellent and when I get back to Caen again I shall return here.

Thank Tadhg M
Reviewed 3 January 2018

We had a daily menu for lunch with my boyfriend before Christmas. The decoration is amusing inside and outside as well and the waiters are extremely kind. I told them that I have milk allergy and they kindly suggested me the right dishes without milk....More

Thank Ildi M
Reviewed 16 December 2017 via mobile

We had a business dinner. All the food was ok but nothing special. Starter, main dish and a dessert costed €18.

Thank ilter1979
Reviewed 14 December 2017 via mobile

Good food,consumed with relish! Prices are right and definitely good value. The Beaujolais Nouveau was "comme d'habitude" superb Try the very cool jazz club upstairs (if you can squeeze in!)This place is very popular with the locals,always a good sign. A la prochaine

Thank geoffrey v
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Looking at other reviews and comments for this restaurant I wonder if we just hit a good night, but we were well served and very satisfied with this restaurant. Like a couple others have said we wanted a more French cuisine experience and the menu...More

Thank Freedomatlast99
Reviewed 5 November 2017

We all went for the 3 course 23 euro. highlight was fish terrine starter ..all downhill after that. waiters seem busy..way too busy to ask how our meal was. drinks pricey. After we were asked for coffees. we declined except my friend asked for an...More

Thank callan4
Reviewed 24 October 2017

The restaurant is housed in a neat old building in the old section of the city. It looked like the entire area was spared during the bombing during the war. The street in front of the building has been turned into a pedestrian walkway. We...More

Thank Alex N
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

On a very touristy street, chock-a-block with restaurants, we had dry, over-cooked fish (John Dory), tasteless onion soup (puff pastry crust - no cheese). Oysters to start were very saline and lean. Perhaps typical of an area of the region, but not Concale, where we...More

Thank alvaroroy
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 rue du Vaugueux, 14000 Caen, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Normandy  >  Basse-Normandie  >  Calvados  >  Caen
  • Phone Number: +33 2 31 93 57 46
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