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5 quai Henri Cheron, 14450 Grandcamp-Maisy, France
+33 2 31 21 41 00
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Wimborne, United Kingdom
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68 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Friends recommended this restaurant to us and we're happy to pass the recommendation on. There isn't a lot to see in Grandcamp-Maisy, but La Maree makes it worth the detour from the main road between Cherbourg and Bayeux. We visited on a Sunday lunchtime and the restaurant was very busy, mostly with French families and couples. Coquilles St Jacques are... More 

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Austin, Texas
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521 reviews
285 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 267 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017

My husband and I were traveling in the area in December. Low season for this area. It was difficult to find places open at all. This place opened for dinner around 6pm. We were the only ones in there for almost our entire meal. The menu was in French and the waitress didn't speak English. Thankfully, the owner/chief knew some... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

Quick efficient and friendly service. Starters were good and the main dish, Baked Cod Loin on Calamari sauce Risotto with Mushroom Froth was exceptional and delicious. Creme Brulee for desert, not so good.

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High Wycombe, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

I am not sure how to start this review but I don't think in all the years I have been travelling in France have I had such a poorly prepared, poorly presented and such awful food. This is NOT representative of French cuisine as have eaten in many places throughout France. Even the smallest, out of the way places served... More 

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Wrexham, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

The food here has always been superb - the price is great at 20 euros for a 3 course lunch, even the evening menus are a bargain. My only criticism from a visit made last year is that the service wasn't great. I'm delighted to say, as evidenced by five visits in 2016, this has been improved no end. Fantastic... More 

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Seattle, WA
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209 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 216 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

The four of us had a fine experience. We arrived as it opened and were seated at an interior table, the window seats were either occupied or reserved. Unassuming decor, but fresh, ample, well cooked, delicious fish and shell fish. Reasonable prices. Good friendly service. No problems. Pleased we returned.

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London, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

I tried a number of restaurants in Grandcamp Maisy. This one is 'head and shoulders' over the others. Excellent, food, wine (or cider if you prefer) and food. Over seven nights I eat there three times - each time was outstanding.

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UK
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

I visited with six friends, we arrived with big smiles and our polite British manners and most of us could speak French. However we were given the most unwelcoming greeting, which crescendoed throughout the evening. Our vegetarian received her main meal 30 minutes later than the rest of us; no apology for the fact they had simply "forgotten" her. When... More 

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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Very unfortunate to have encountered this place. Probably the most unwelcoming restaurant in France.  And for France that's quite an achievement. The boss has a face like.....Well in the spirit of how the food is served; here are the ingredients: you make sense of it.  Bulldog.  Nettle. Wasp. For the record: Slab of overcooked tuna. Overcooked chips. Condemned to sit... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

Fine dining at reasonable prices. The seafood is awesome. Service was fast and friendly, but come early if you want to have fast service because it seems to get really busy later on. Staff switched language to english when they realized our french was fluent, which helped a bit. Everything was fresh and good quality, also the wine.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, View, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 quai Henri Cheron, 14450 Grandcamp-Maisy, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Normandy  >  Basse-Normandie  >  Calvados  >  Grandcamp-Maisy
  • Phone Number: +33 2 31 21 41 00

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