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Le vent du nord

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$$ - $$$
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Rue principale, Audinghen, France
+33 3 21 32 97 69
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

The service was slow and rather unfriendly. We asked for a fish soup which was so-so and le menu du jour. The fish was completely tasteless and fried in old oil. The accompanying salad consisted of two leaves of lettuce... When we asked for the bill they charged us for coffee that was supposed to be included in menu du... More 

Thank Berbene
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107 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

Such a shame that this quaint little restaurant is serviced by such surly staff,it really spoilt what should have been a pleasant last night of our holiday,and so unnecessary. The food was ok,however they must get a good deal on the mussels as they were all so tiny,and all I can think of is that when caught they must be... More 

Thank freddiedoncaster
Norwich, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

Good place for our last meal of the holiday especially as I always go for moules frites if I am leaving France! Food was great but the service a little impersonal perhaps because they were so busy. The fish was excellent and so beautifully cooked and my wife really loved it. We will return!

Thank Mike D
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

We were at 'le vent du nord' wiht friends mid july. To crowdy, to less staff, long waiting periodes ..... Goodvseafood restaurant wit An excellent menu 'le marmite du pecheur' - rally a lot of good fish.

Thank luc_vdw
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016

This place serves various types of mussels with french fries for unbeateable prices! Also the fish of the day is excellent! The fisherman lives just on the other side of the door...so the freshness is guaranteed...Nicely decorated, suitable for special occassions, or just for a Sunday lunch with a family. Very praised by locals, need to reserve well in advance.... More 

Thank Lada P
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2016

This is beautiful. It's in a small village between Boulogne and Calais, but feels a world away. Family run, extremely friendly and rustic, it is clearly a local favourite, and there is always a pleasant feeling not to be handed a menu with an English translation. The food was excellent. It is no frills, hearty chunks of meat or fish... More 

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Surrey, United Kingdom
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192 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2015 via mobile

With most places in the area closed for Christmas we came across Le Vent du Nord by accident. A pure slice of what a French lunch should be. No one else in the family run restaurant was english, which was great! We had the fois gras, to start and then I had the mussels and my friend had the fillet... More 

Thank Denia1956
Worthing, West Sussex
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2015

Great french cuisine at excellent prices. A truly french experience. Moules write for main course is huge and Plat du jour beautiful fresh fish.

Thank Puffinandperegrine
Ashford, United Kingdom
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208 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2015

I was very lucky to get a downstairs table midweek in August, even though the restaurant has expanded since my last visit & has an upstairs (not very atmospheric) room - book in the high season. Portions are generous, including the reasonably priced & big kir aperitif - snails come in 9's & the pots of moules are the largest... More 

Thank Frances S
Deal, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2015

We have had lunch at le Vent du Nord many times over the years and we will continue to come back. It is the kind of family-run restaurant that, unfortunately, is becoming increasingly hard to find. I often choose moules frites; not very adventurous perhaps but the mussels have been consistently excellent and the chips are beautifully crisp. The daily... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rue principale, Audinghen, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Hauts-de-France  >  Pas-de-Calais  >  Audinghen
  • Phone Number: +33 3 21 32 97 69

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