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Au Vieux Fourneau

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4 rue Royale, 62100, Calais, France
+33 3 21 34 67 88
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
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All hours
Sun 12:00 - 14:30
Sun - Sat 18:00 - 22:00
Tue - Fri 12:00 - 14:30
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London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were recommended this restaurant by our hotel and it was wonderful. Small and cosy, staff were pleasant and spoke a little English, and were extremely helpful in helping us choose the right meal for us. Food was excellent and plenty of it as well. They offer a set price or you can choose from the main menu, is very... More 

Thank Deborah C
London, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had eaten here before and had a reasonable experience - so thought we would dine here again - big mistake! Despite booking weeks in advance we were given a badly placed table by the door, staff were far more interested in the French customers. They failed to offer the chance to order an aperitif, and despite saying I wanted... More 

Thank Liversalts50
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were recommended this Restaurant by our hotel, and it proved to be a great place to eat. The busy staff gave the air of high quality with professional service. The menu was broad enough for all tastes, and the food itself was beautifully presented and exquisite. Highly recommended.

Thank Steve H
Maulden, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

We visit Calais every year but would go for the day just to visit this restaurant . It is superb in every way. The decor is good and also the staff (although not much English spoken) and the food is all cooked to perfection and beautifully presented. The menu is varied and there is a set menu for a very... More 

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Kettering, Australia
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90 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Our hostess from our B&B recommended this restaurant. We were there at about 6:30pm last Sunday evening so it was not too busy. The staff were friendly and coped with our very poor French (with a smile). We chose from the €28 menu and our meals were delicious. My husband said it was the best steak he had in our... More 

Thank ShonaKettering
Crawley, United Kingdom
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65 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Our club ate here after a busy day playing Petanque against La Fanny Coquelloise. We were a group of sixteen and the service, food and general ambiance was very good. I reckon they probably coped much better that an English restaurant with a group of this size. It was a lovely evening which was enhanced by good food and excellent... More 

Thank John B
London, United Kingdom
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86 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Had a great meal, excellent ambience and brilliant staff. Good choice on the menu, including a special regional menu. Good value, and even with a group of sixteen we were all served at the same time. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank John H
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53 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

On a Saturday night the service was terrible- two hours to get two courses and we gave up on dessert. The toughest confit de canard I have ever had the misfortune to try to eat.

Thank Taistealoir
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

So after reading all the good reviews here i thought i would give the restaurant a go. It was average at best. So lets start with the positives. The initial gentleman that sat us down to our table was very nice and friendly, he also took our order, we all selected the set menu. One of the people travelling with... More 

Thank ollie12_81
Rugby, United Kingdom
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73 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

Busy restaurant in Calais with excellent staff and food. Service efficient even when crowded with free amuse bouche of crab and liver pates provided. Wine, as expected. of high quality.

Thank Ken M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 rue Royale, 62100, Calais, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Hauts-de-France  >  Pas-de-Calais  >  Calais
  • Phone Number: +33 3 21 34 67 88

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