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Restaurant 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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“sauerkraut” (3 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (12 reviews)
“pain perdu” (2 reviews)
Closes in 4 min
French, European
$$ - $$$
4 rue Royale, 62100, Calais, France
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Reviewed 20 February 2017

We popped in for Sunday lunch just as we were passing. We had had no particular recommendation and didn't have a data connection to look at TripAdvisor so we just went in. The main restaurant area was completely full, but they opened the downstairs room...More

1  Thank TimothyNathan38
Reviewed 6 February 2017

We had dinner here on Friday. We chose the gourmet menu The amuse bouche and starters were good, but my wife's main course was not. The confit duck was undercooked and the vegetables overcooked. The desserts were ok, though my creme brulee was not freshly...More

2  Thank Peter S
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

A friendly and busy restaurant in the middle of Calais. Good food, good service and great atmosphere. €80 for two including 3 courses and drinks.

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Reviewed 9 January 2017

We were the first to arrive here today for lunch as we had an early crossing back home to England so we were limited by time, and yet due to fantastic service we were still able to enjoy a delicious four course lunch. We have...More

Thank Kathy B
Reviewed 6 December 2016

We were recommended this restaurant by our hotel and it was wonderful. Small and cosy, staff were pleasant and spoke a little English, and were extremely helpful in helping us choose the right meal for us. Food was excellent and plenty of it as well....More

Thank Deborah C
Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

We had eaten here before and had a reasonable experience - so thought we would dine here again - big mistake! Despite booking weeks in advance we were given a badly placed table by the door, staff were far more interested in the French customers....More

1  Thank Liversalts50
Reviewed 21 November 2016

We were recommended this Restaurant by our hotel, and it proved to be a great place to eat. The busy staff gave the air of high quality with professional service. The menu was broad enough for all tastes, and the food itself was beautifully presented...More

Thank Steve H
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

We visit Calais every year but would go for the day just to visit this restaurant . It is superb in every way. The decor is good and also the staff (although not much English spoken) and the food is all cooked to perfection and...More

1  Thank Rita Mae L
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Our hostess from our B&B recommended this restaurant. We were there at about 6:30pm last Sunday evening so it was not too busy. The staff were friendly and coped with our very poor French (with a smile). We chose from the €28 menu and our...More

Thank ShonaKettering
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Our club ate here after a busy day playing Petanque against La Fanny Coquelloise. We were a group of sixteen and the service, food and general ambiance was very good. I reckon they probably coped much better that an English restaurant with a group of...More

Thank John B
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Questions & Answers
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, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
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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