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Restaurant Hostellerie Normande

11 rue Emile Deschanel | Hostellerie Normande, 14510 Houlgate, France
+33 2 31 24 85 50
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible7%
8 Sep 2018
“Standards have fallen.”
9 Aug 2018
“Nice setting, cooked without love. ”
Restaurant Hours
French, European
$$ - $$$
11 rue Emile Deschanel | Hostellerie Normande, 14510 Houlgate, France
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Reviewed 8 September 2018

We live in Normandy and have dined here several times over the years (including before the revamp). This time is probably our last. Starters were fine but the main courses were all below average. Our son was visiting and, as did I, had filet steak....More

Thank mrslittleboot
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

A very nice setting, but the food can be prepared with some more love. The sea bass was very very dry and we’ve send it back. We got a better one within a few minutes. The steak tartare was not as you would expect in...More

Thank Maikel M
Reviewed 23 August 2016

The house offer a great change from the standard fare in busy seaside resorts. Nice ambiance in a shady garden!

Thank LaohuPenang
Reviewed 30 July 2016

Slightly off the main drag - just round the corner from the two busy seafood restaurants - so a bit easier to get a table. Nice-looking terrace (note: don't sit under the gap in the awning if it's raining). Efficient but pleasant waiting staff. Good...More

Thank Bella B
Reviewed 8 November 2015 via mobile

We found this restaurant for one mistake. And we were very happy , we were waiting for table 30 min outside so I will recommend to do reservation before. It's traditional restaurant that offers meals with Camembert and sea food ! I order 12 oysters...More

Thank kasjopeja89
Reviewed 19 August 2015

Hidden gem Good reception, nice terrace and good menu. Only downside one poor waiter rushed off his feet took about 2hrs to be served full menu but It didn't matter as we were on holiday. Will eat here again.

Thank foodie_56_2011
Reviewed 22 July 2014

I came here with my family whilst on holiday in Houlgate & almost missed the restaurant as it's off the main road. I was glad we had been exploring as this was a great find. A very quirky restaurant. The 2 set menus were excellent...More

Thank mrschef67
Reviewed 17 June 2014

There were five of us for Sunday lunch. On entering one immediately had a sense of warmth, welcome and intimacy. Nothing pseudo about this place. It's a place to experience serious enjoyment of food in comfort, prepared and served by very friendly people who obviously...More

2  Thank Ian G
Reviewed 1 June 2014

We had a lovely set meal here16 euros for three courses. A great place if you want rustic French and authenticity. Not English speaking but very welcoming. They enjoyed our children being there..

1  Thank EmmaD28874
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 rue Emile Deschanel | Hostellerie Normande, 14510 Houlgate, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Normandy  >  Basse-Normandie  >  Calvados  >  Houlgate
  • Phone Number: +33 2 31 24 85 50
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