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Le Bistronome

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31-33 Rue Prairies Saint Gilles, 14000 Caen, France (Formerly Le Grillon)
+33 2 31 93 64 23
09:00 - 23:30
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Wonderful dining experience, fresh & exciting dishes with service mirrored with effortless class sadly lacking in French hospitality of late. The tuna tartare a salivatingly sublime experience and should be scoffed at once. I am remiss and have forgotten the name of our French/Iranian waiter who was magnificent with a worthy supporting cast. A triumph unrivalled in charming Caen.

Thank Ash C
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had cycled to Caen from Ouistreham, it was raining and we were looking for somewhere quick for lunch. The food was fantastic! I ordered the Normandy salad thinking I would get a bowl of leaves and cheese and was pleasantly surprised! What I got was a plate of charcuterie meat, Camembert, bread and salad, my favourite! The menu was... More 

Thank Lauren E
South East, England
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51 reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We really enjoyed the food here and the lady who served us was very kind and spoke good English. We had a huge burger! It was good and tasty. Nice location and luckily the sun was shining too.

Thank Debthereb
Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Visited today after seeing on TripAdvisor. What an amazing find. We hadn't booked and were very lucky to get a table, even at 12.15. Staff were very friendly and hard working. The menus read really well, a black board had daily specials. The food was delicious and served beautifully. We all enjoyed our food and couldn't believe what great value... More 

Thank Julia P
El Puerto de Santa Maria, Spain
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17 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Laura from Adagio hotel recommended this restaurant for dinner and boy was it good!! They have about 20-30 items on the menu and they are all hand made. One of the BEST meals I have had while in Europe and the waiter (might have been the owner) was awesome and very interactive with us and we had a great time... More 

Thank House_of_women
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4 reviews
Reviewed 5 April 2017

If you're in the area don't miss out on this dining experience. I had rigatoni and my husband and daughter had the steak. Everything was seasoned well and the customer service was second to none. We had a delightful waiter who was attentive and extremely acccomodating . Don't miss out on a good thing

Thank Anita R
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 30 March 2017

We scanned the restaurants and brasseries overlooking the city-end of the yacht basin. Le Bistronome with its attractive facade and simple set menus was inviting. The place was full, mainly of office workers - always a good sign - and we were lucky to get a table. The decor seemed new and stylish with adequate spacing between tables for privacy.... More 

Thank Michael R
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187 reviews
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Reviewed 19 March 2017

Our table ordered steak, fish and chicken. The steak was good, the fish was interesting and the chicken was dry. Service was good. The restaurant is cozy. Presentation is interesting.

Thank dondedieu
Dublin, Ireland
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

I ate here twice during my stay and both meals were exceptional, I am vegetarian and was easily accommodated for, which is something which was problematic in other places. The food is of a very high standard here. The second time I ate here was part of a large group which we booked in for dinner at short notice and... More 

Thank Unicorn_chaser23
Worcester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

We started and finished our 10 day touring holiday of France at this place having not found a better restaurant in any other place we went in between night 1 & 10. The duck, in particular was fantastic. Food aside, the venue is very nicely finished with a great atmosphere and friendly staff. We would definitely return next time we... More 

Thank Paul J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
French, European
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
09:00 - 23:30
09:00 - 23:30
09:00 - 23:30
09:00 - 23:30
09:00 - 23:30
09:00 - 23:30
09:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31-33 Rue Prairies Saint Gilles, 14000 Caen, France (Formerly Le Grillon)
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Normandy  >  Basse-Normandie  >  Calvados  >  Caen
  • Phone Number: +33 2 31 93 64 23

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