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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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12:00 pm - 2:30 pm Hours
French, European
$$ - $$$
4 rue Royale, 62100, Calais, France
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Reviewed 12 April 2016

We walked in on a Monday evening, without pre booking, and were greeted warmly. We were served promptly without being rushed at all. Based on previous experience of portion sizes in France, ( being generally on the small side), we opted for a starter and...More

Thank birminghamcorbiere
Reviewed 31 March 2016

Best to book as it gets very crowded, they have a room at the back and another downstairs, but they lack the ambience of the main restaurant. Unusual for France there is always a good selection of vegetables. There is also covered seating outside, and...More

Thank Alan R
Reviewed 24 March 2016

We chose this restaurant as it had the best looking menu of all the others nearby, we were very pleased we did. The food, mostly fish and seafood, was cooked to perfection and very generous portions, the wine, a white Bordeaux was also excellent. The...More

Thank Ana-and-Rick
Reviewed 29 February 2016 via mobile

The two best things were the grilled oysters and the roasted marrowbone, service was good and the cooking accomplished.

Thank john cam f
Reviewed 19 February 2016

We enjoyed an amazing meal in this restaurant. Four courses, including a very tasty miss en bouche, of well cooked, beautifully presented delicious food. The meal was also very reasonably priced. I would recommend this restaurant. We had three young people with us and they...More

Thank TravellerGillian
Reviewed 15 February 2016

As it was the second time of visiting, l think says it all. Staff welcoming and very helpful, food was excellent and very much appreciated after a long drive.

Thank Vangough12
Reviewed 17 December 2015

On a recent trip to Calais my wife and I chose Au Vieux Fourneau completely at random and were so pleased we did. We both chose from the €16 menu, 4 delicious courses, 2 coffees and a pleasant bottle of house red all for under...More

Thank nlm999
Reviewed 22 November 2015

Could not be luckier than we found this restaurant not far from the hotel where we staid for the night before ending our holiday in Europe. Very warm, romantc, full of character restaurant, the staff were very nice and serving with allot of attention to...More

Thank Muresan M
Reviewed 6 November 2015 via mobile

Recommended by Benoit our hotel owner. This is a reasonably priced restaurant with delicious and filling traditional French food. The staff were friendly and accommodating to our needs and we will revisit when next in town. Thanks for a great night. Would recommend this place...More

Thank Paul070866
Reviewed 31 October 2015

We have been to this restaurant a number of times. Firstly because it was open on a Sunday evening when most of the restaurants are closed. It was so good we now go there whenever we are in Calais. Excellent value, very friendly and efficient...More

Thank Jane H
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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
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Kids, Romantic, Groups
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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