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L'Antidote

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French, European, Wine Bar
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41 Rue au Ble, 50100, Cherbourg-Octeville, France
+33 2 33 78 01 28
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12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
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Tue - Sat 12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

Food was only acceptable, wine was bad and service as well. I had a salmon gravlax which was way too salty and the main tasteless (calamari)

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Great Missenden, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

A little difficult to find but well worth the effort. Unusual decor but food very good and reasonably priced. Service was relaxed and friendly.

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Thank Miles7000
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 157 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2016 via mobile

Visited with friends who'd been before, otherwise we might not have found this restaurant at all! But definitely worth seeking out. We went for the simple three course menu. Starting with crispy fish spring rolls with salad and sweet and sour dressing - almost a meal in itself! Followed by veal kidneys, in a tasty sauce with sauteed vegetables and... More 

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Feltham
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2016 via mobile

Hard to find but well worth the effort. Superb good, very kind and welcoming staff, lovely salads and desserts, good choice of wines... Will come again next time!

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Thank Rachel P
Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2015

Where do I start, many times i have promised to do a review on this hidden gem and each time something comes up. We have visited this restaurant many times on each occasion the food has been amazing. The friendly relaxed service only adds to what has been an amazing atmosphere every-time we have visited. This restaurant is well used... More 

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Thank Tony F
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2015 via mobile

We had an excellent meal in this tucked away little restaurant. It was busy and we were very lucky to get a table. The staff were very polite and talkative. The menu offered lots of choice and the suggestion's board was also extensive. The meals served looked absolutely stunning and delicious. It was also nice that good food does not... More 

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Thank Tony V
Bocholt, Belgium
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2015

We arrived at this restaurant by accident, it looked a bit strange outside and very hidden in a small street. There were a lot of good recommodations of Le Routard and that's why we decided to go in. Once we were inside we had no regrets! Despite we didn't had a reservation and it was very busy we were welcome... More 

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Thank Sissie B
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2015

Really nice food and great service. Staff speak great English happy to help and share their WiFi 5/5

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Thank Boybird1
London, England, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2014

Good fun for kids but very odd having your waiter dressed as a pirate. Menu looks fun but I've been twice now and after having the kraken which was tough octopus I'd never go again. Its a shame as its very friendly and nicely tucked away but just too unreliable food wise.

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Thank Steve J
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24 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2012

I make a point of visiting this restaurant every time I'm in Cherbourg - which is about once a year. The food and wine are both excellent as is the excellent service, comfortable and convivial atmosphere only add to this. One of the best sirloins I've had in northern france! Recommended for exhausted sailing yacht crews :)

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Thank ElCalvados

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French, European, Wine Bar
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 41 Rue au Ble, 50100, Cherbourg-Octeville, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Normandy  >  Basse-Normandie  >  Manche  >  Cherbourg-Octeville
  • Phone Number: +33 2 33 78 01 28

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?