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Au Vieux Fourneau

4 rue Royale, 62100, Calais, France
+33 3 21 34 67 88
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good38%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“amuse bouche” (13 reviews)
“sauerkraut” (3 reviews)
“pates” (3 reviews)
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French, European
$$ - $$$
4 rue Royale, 62100, Calais, France
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Reviewed 6 December 2011

We booked a table for dinner and were unimpressed to find that our booked table was squashed up to a very noisy group at the front. We asked for other options and we met with a shrug, it took us to go for our coats...More

Thank pnetster
Reviewed 28 November 2011

My wife and I visited this restaurant while spending the night in Calais waiting for our chunnel crossing. The neighborhood is nice, well lighted, and full of life. The restaurant has a nice decor, I remarked to my wife that if we dialed the clock...More

Thank John_Weinstein
Reviewed 8 November 2011

We have eaten at this restaurant 3 times in the last couple of years and the food is always very good. We have normally chosen the 18.50 Euro menu as it is such excellent value for an appetiser, starter, main course and dessert and has...More

1  Thank Nigel W
Reviewed 4 November 2011

This is a very pleasant little restaurant on a busy street, with lots of other very ordinary restaurants. The décor is nice, and when I ate there in the evening there was piped French accordion music in the background. The waiter was unfazed by food...More

1  Thank LMCambridge_UK
Reviewed 19 August 2011

Small restaurant on the main road down to the beach. Very good food and service at a reasonable price.

1  Thank PhilDuff
Reviewed 6 August 2011

We had a gorgeous meal from the 18.50 four course menu. The food tasted delicious and the portion sizes were spot on. Service was excellent in spite of my less than eloquent French language skills.

Thank rgriff99
Reviewed 27 July 2011

Calais has some great restaurants, but this isn't one. The front part of the restaurant is inviting but we were ushered through to a tasteless, bland, brightly lit room at the back. Restaurant was medium busy but staff seemed super stressed. Abrupt, no pleasantries, dirty...More

3  Thank Montratchet
Reviewed 21 July 2011

This was 5 minutes walk from our hotel, and very importantly open on a Monday evening. We chose the Menu Plaisir at 18.50 euros (Added Taxes boost the final bill a bit) not just on price, but because it offered a good selection. Service was...More

4  Thank SouthWalesPeter
Reviewed 9 June 2011

We have visited this place several times over the years and found the food "par excellence".Presentation is of the highest order and the service is always friendly and efficient.It is the only restaurant we consider in Calais nowadays!

5  Thank DonnyBlade
Reviewed 5 June 2011

After looking for good restaurants all over France, this restaurant is probably the best we have visited. The set menus offer good food at reasonable prices. The level of service and whole experience was second to none and all in all we enjoyed a very...More

4  Thank Bullens
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13 September 2017|
Response from Richard L | Reviewed this property |
Hi. It's just around the corner from the Premiere Classe Calais Centre - Gare. 5 minutes walk.
24 September 2016|
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Response from Gordon W | Reviewed this property |
Not far at all. Google maps suggests 8 mins by car which sounds about right. No parking on the Rue Royale itself, but plenty on the back streets.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 rue Royale, 62100, Calais, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Hauts-de-France  >  Pas-de-Calais  >  Calais
  • Phone Number: +33 3 21 34 67 88
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