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Restaurant La Cremaillere

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23 avenue de la Combattante, 14470 Courseulles-sur-Mer, France
+33 2 31 37 46 73
07:00 - 23:00
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Ottawa, Canada
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had dinner here twice. The food was delicious and pipping hot. The service was fast and we felt that if we ordered every course at the same time, we would be rushed which I believe annoyed the staff. They had a full house but everything seemed to run smoothly. We had the catch of the day which was a... More 

Thank golfers384
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32 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

Very pleasant place with a sea view from most tables doing great seafood. Nothing too fancy and decent portions, good food, well presented, service is polite, and swift when needed. If the mackerel rillettes starter's still on the menu then order it, it's great. Non fishy items available if you're not that way inclined. It's not cheap but doesn't pretend... More 

Thank TimWh
Ottawa, Canada
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99 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

We were very satisfied with our dinner at La Cremaillere, and our stay in their hotel. The ceviche and butternut squash soup were very nice appetizers- generous servings. The "daily special"/menu with the catch of the day was prepared to perfection. The wine list was quite extensive and reasonably priced. Our server was very friendly. During the day the ocean... More 

Thank IanMumford
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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108 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

We took a short detour on our way to the ferry at Caen to eat an evening meal here. The hotel/ restaurant is very well placed on the sea front/ promenade for good views and taking a walk after your meal. The food was very good and service efficient, although not particularly friendly. We weren't kept waiting long and all... More 

Thank 2509Jill
Crowthorne, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

We chose this restaurant for our final lunch before heading to the ferry and home. It is in a great location overlooking the sea and we were lucky to be there on a beautiful sunny day. We could have sat outside but chose to be inside as it was a little too hot in the sun! Service was prompt and... More 

Thank Clackster57
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Had a very good meal here. The staff were helpful and attentive even when the restaurant is full. However the price is not the cheapest compared with other restaurant. But I guess it is the price of good food and service.

Thank Sam S
Paris, France
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

for my mother's birthday we had lunch in la Crémaillere restaurant we took the 'plat du jour' (fish of the day) and it was perfect!! very good and tasty

Thank Stephanie M
West Island, Montreal
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22 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

We walked past and thought it acute place to stop in for lunch. We were greeted by a very snooty frenchman who did not make us feel welcome at all....constantly mocking our limited french ! We ended up having drinks and ate elsewhere :( too bad with such a beautiful setting ...

Thank travellinmarty
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124 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

We enjoyed very nice seafood, also nice steak and particularly good deserts. The restaurant has a very nice location overlooking the beach, but as a result it is very busy and everyone seemed to eat at the same time at 7pm. Service was slow and forgetful as a result. We ate inside with a view over the sea, but there... More 

Thank Alan-J-P
Saskatoon, Canada
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68 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

We were not planning on staying here for supper but we walked past the restaurant on the beach at lunch and everything smelled so good that we decided to stay. The seafood is so fresh and the mussels (which I think everyone in the restaurant ordered) were the best i have ever had.

Thank Shannon M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
French, Seafood, European
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23 avenue de la Combattante, 14470 Courseulles-sur-Mer, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Normandy  >  Basse-Normandie  >  Calvados  >  Courseulles-sur-Mer
  • Phone Number: +33 2 31 37 46 73
Ouvert 365j/365j situe face a la mer les pieds dans l'eau, la cremaillere est l'etablissement reconnu pour la qualite de ces fruits de mer et la regularite de sa gastronomie


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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?