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Ivan Vautier Restaurant

3 avenue Henry Cheron, 14000 Caen, France
+33 2 31 73 32 71
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good21%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“bread” (6 reviews)
“lobster” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
French, European
3 avenue Henry Cheron, 14000 Caen, France
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Reviewed 14 November 2017

Fantastic restaurant with excellent service, and magical food. We had arrived a bit early for our reservation, and there was no issues with seating us. We ordered the tasting menu, and the progression of all the dishes just worked. Each dish was well balanced, with...More

Thank alexk333
Reviewed 5 October 2017

Excellent service and espquisite food on a very busy night, when Mr. Vauthier was hosting a private event in his smallish restaurant. Look forward to a return visit. The rooms, the hotel, and staff all exceeded expectations!!

1  Thank Nancy W
Reviewed 21 September 2017

An elegant restaurant with impeccable service. The menu was small and our group found the choices limited and not to American taste. They did offer the best gluten free muffins my wife ever had.

Thank williamhait
Reviewed 8 September 2017

They tried. They really, really tried. But our dinner was just eh here. The service was impeccable and our waiter did everything he could to make our evening enjoyable but the food was just eh. To start with, my mother is gluten intolerant and my...More

Thank legaljacket
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

I have been trying the 4 Michelin Star restaurants of Caen, in Normandy. I was going to write a review at the end commenting on each restaurant. However, after last night's disaster dinner, I decided to write a review for Ivan Vaultier immediately. I sent...More

Thank Billy R
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

Since my last visit I tried the other Michelin's star in town. We keep coming back to Ivan Vautier. Easy parking, nice decor, space between the tables, very peaceful. The food us delicate and inventive, full of savors. Great bread. Friendly service. For the Saint...More

Thank Lorenzo-Laurent
Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

This restaurant really stands out from the crowd. Very professional and friendly service, top Chef & crew, amazing surprising dishes with surprising tastes and presentations. One of our absolute favourites in Normandy, absolutely worth the trip! Ranks, as far as we are concerned, in the...More

Thank Rudolf H
Reviewed 1 October 2016

We ate at each of the Michelin 1* Restaurants in Caen on consecutive nights in September. Ivan Vautier was the most expensive, but also the most polished, with classical service you expect at this level. The all lobster menu we had was bordering on 2*...More

ivanvautier, Gérant at Ivan Vautier Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 October 2016
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Merci pour votre commentaire, et cela nous fait très plaisir que vous avez passé un bon moment au sein de...More

Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

We've stopped for a night on our way to Brittany and had the lobster menu. Each dish was delicately cooked, refined and delicious. The wine selection was also very good ranging in all prices to your liking. The bread was home-made and absolutely divine so...More

Thank Laetiha
Reviewed 21 July 2016

We ate here on the Saturday night of our two night stay at the hotel and the breakfasts on both mornings and could not find any faults. The dinner menu although expensive (it is Michelin starred) was excellent, and breakfast had a good selection.

Thank Anthony B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 avenue Henry Cheron, 14000 Caen, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Normandy  >  Basse-Normandie  >  Calvados  >  Caen
  • Phone Number: +33 2 31 73 32 71
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