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L'Absinthe

1 rue de la Ville, 14600, Honfleur, France
+33 2 31 89 39 00
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Overview
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“oysters” (12 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (7 reviews)
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CUISINES
French, European
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
1 rue de la Ville, 14600, Honfleur, France
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11 - 20 of 128 reviews

Reviewed 8 July 2017

Dinner for 8...arrived late past our booking but not a problem...superb wines which matched the food...amusee busche wonderful, but for me I had the Hake main which was in a cream sauce and superb. Recommend, recommend, recommend.... awesome

Thank Mark R
Reviewed 23 June 2017

we only wanted a beer in the shade so we sat down at a table and did not realise we where at the rear entrance the staff all were dressed like vicars food looked great up market.!

Thank bobthegardener2016
Reviewed 20 June 2017

Called in here on the recommendation of Brigitte & Phillipe, the owners of Beehome Guest House. We were not disappointed, the food was very good, well cooked and nicely presented. In particular, the fillet steak was one of the best I have ever eaten. Probably...More

Thank Norman H
Reviewed 14 June 2017

We ate in several lovely restaurants whilst in Honfleur (as there is so much choice) but this is by far the nicest for us. Really welcoming, polite and interactive service that very much adds to the experience. The table looks so pretty you hardly want...More

Thank LucyCLondon
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

We found this place charming and welcoming. Our hotel in Deauville recommended is this restaurant. Amuse bouche (gaspacho) was fresh and tasty. I had duckling which was well prepared and nicely presented, my husband had fish and equally liked it. The highlight of meal was...More

Thank DameGrenade
Reviewed 2 June 2017

An all round excellent experience. Exquisite food, well presented by attentive and friendly staff. We had a window table in 'la terrasse' to enjoy the lengthy and very relaxing atmosphere.

Thank Peter R
Reviewed 1 June 2017

Rick Steves' book almost scared us off, as it ranked it as expensive, but the menu was tempting so we went in. The prices turned out to be far less than RS reported, and the food was execllent. Great location and fine service. Do try...More

1  Thank Nutmeg2003
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

After wandering around Honfleur trying to decide where to eat we chose L'Absinthe and we weren't disappointed. In true French tradition we had an aperitif with our amuse bouche. We were also brought bread rolls with two different butters. We both ate from the €35...More

Thank Anne R
Reviewed 26 May 2017

We had a group dinner in the main dining room by the fireplace. oysters were wonderfully fresh and juicy, tasty. King prawns were a bit overdone and dry, but lobster with vanilla sauce was very tasty and cooked right. Service was very fast and elegant,...More

Thank liskit
Reviewed 25 May 2017

We decided for this restaurant for it's 2-fork Michelin recommendation, nice location and high-standing service.

Thank Daniel D
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JMMfromSurrey
11 August 2017|
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Response from Peter R | Reviewed this property |
I believe so, I suggest you make a booking through the website.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 36 - USD 146
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 rue de la Ville, 14600, Honfleur, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Normandy  >  Basse-Normandie  >  Calvados  >  Honfleur
  • Phone Number: +33 2 31 89 39 00
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