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Restaurant Au Vieux Fourneau

4 rue Royale, 62100, Calais, France
+33 3 21 34 67 88
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good36%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“amuse bouche” (13 reviews)
“sauerkraut” (3 reviews)
“pain perdu” (2 reviews)
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French, European
$$ - $$$
4 rue Royale, 62100, Calais, France
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Reviewed 23 August 2012

We popped in on an overnight trip to Calais to enjoy the 18 Euro set menu and we were very pleasantly surprised. We enjoyed a delicious amuse bouche followed by a mussel and scallop soup with pastry lid, beef and frites and rounded off with...More

Thank Love_flying
Reviewed 6 August 2012

We arrived late in Calais on a Sunday night not expecting anything to be open. We came across this restaurant. It was great. A great example of a french restaurant where its all about the food. It was very busy with families and tourists. The...More

2  Thank Thewiseone
Reviewed 24 July 2012

Walked past this restaurant while looking for somewhere to eat in Calais — what a find! Great menu, with plenty of choice. Food is classic but unpretentious french fare; superbly cooked and generously apportioned. Several set menus to choose from, including the €35 set, which...More

Thank Tomosan
Reviewed 17 July 2012

We first went here 5 years ago when celebrating our silver wedding. We were so impressed we make it a definite visit whenever we are in Calais. This is the first time we have gone for dinner, usually going to lunch. Both are to be...More

1  Thank Selseysilver
Reviewed 9 July 2012

Tasty home cooked food in busy little restaurant. Good service, nice wine too.

1  Thank Chezaban
Reviewed 1 July 2012

We have visited the Histoire Ancienne, which is almost next door, several times, but went here for a change. We were very impressed. Comfortable surrounding, prompt and pleasant service, very good food in generous portions. The 18.50 menu was excellent value - do try it.

Thank kentgeordie2012
Reviewed 19 June 2012

We were staying in Calais on a Sunday night in June, and this place was a real find. We ate from the 15 euro set 'Menu' which was three courses, plus a 'Mise en Bouche'. We enjoyed the Mise en Bouche, which was just a...More

2  Thank David and Val T
Reviewed 12 June 2012

we first went to this resturant last year on our way back from holiday. it is conveiently situated, very central, near our hotel and near enough to the port. on our holiday this year it was put in our itenary and we looked forward to...More

Thank sunbatherW_s_M
Reviewed 8 May 2012

The main restaurant was full so we were sat in the large back room. This is a bit too bright and empty for a great atmosphere but our meals were really tasty and reasonably priced. We will be going back!!

Thank Chezaban
Reviewed 14 February 2012

With the 1st 3 TA rated restaurants closed on a Sunday night we feared here would be busy, but not so. It was quiet and we had excellent service. Is Sunday night TV so exceptional in France?! Even the cheapest (15€ and 20ish€) menus looked...More

Thank rennatian
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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
Average prices
USD 18 - USD 35
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 2:30 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
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 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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Restaurant traditional cuisine, Parisian bistro atmosphere. Reception room, veranda, air conditioning, near hotels, shops and beach.
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