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Aux 13 Arches

9 Place du Castel, 50580 Port-Bail, France
+33 2 33 04 87 90
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good36%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“salmon” (6 reviews)
“whelks” (4 reviews)
“seafood” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
French, Seafood
$$ - $$$
9 Place du Castel, 50580 Port-Bail, France
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Reviewed 15 October 2018

we entertained our friends here and found the food to be very good, prices ok, very nice location and close by.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank ejmenke
Reviewed 14 October 2018

The food was excellent, good value and service prompt. Our two waitresses were friendly and attentive. After leaving the restaurant we found our car wouldn't start. We asked a member of staff if they would call a taxi for us. They did better than that...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Julie W
Reviewed 12 September 2018

This restaurant serves good, local French food using local products. There are set menus as well as a la carte and excellent sea food options. Good ambience and nice service. Portbail itself is charming and worth the visit. We went more than once it was...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Ingrid A
Reviewed 29 August 2018

Restaurant is set in a lovely location. We only stopped by for drinks at a time when the restaurant didn't appear too busy. Whilst the waitress wasn't rude it was clear she wasn't happy to serve us. Before we went to leave my wife thought...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank StickPTI
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Don't miss this one - great Moules-frites, very fresh and well prepared, friendly service is also a plus.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank novarde
Reviewed 21 June 2018

Lovely setting and friendly staff but service was poor. My main was served but I had finished eating it before my husband got his main. They had obviously forgotten but kept saying it was just coming. This spoilt the meal because both of us ate...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank hedberg
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

We try to avoid the British when on holiday, too many meals ruined by loud and ill mannered visitors. The lovely Aux 13 Arches is beloved of the chattering classes but the terrace is big enough put some distance between us. The food is typically...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Tim H
Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

Normally the 13 Arches is fabulous. The service was sadly confused and “Fawlty Towers” esque! Drink order never appeared until the third time of asking. One of us ordered a starter not the plate du hour. When asking for a second starter from the menu...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Paul B
Reviewed 3 April 2018

This really is a gem. Super nice and innovative kitchen and excellent service. Sea food is top notch, but they do veggie (better tell them in advance) and meat, too. As a special treat they have rhum with different flavours for digestive. Prices are surprisingly...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Brian R
Reviewed 10 November 2017

It was very long time , I did not came back to this restaurant. More than 15 years. It was big change on good way. Small rooms and terrace. Great location. Many Menu was attractive . We had oysters , duck liver, sea food, sir...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank filipou
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 Place du Castel, 50580 Port-Bail, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Normandy  >  Basse-Normandie  >  Manche  >  Port-Bail
  • Phone Number: +33 2 33 04 87 90
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