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Le Goeland

2 boulevard Carnot, 14780 Lion-sur-mer, France
+33 2 31 96 07 06
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good47%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
29 Sep 2016
“Good little find”
11 Sep 2016
“Handy stop off near the Caen ferry port”
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French, European
$$ - $$$
2 boulevard Carnot, 14780 Lion-sur-mer, France
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The food, especially the crepes tasted wonderful. The owners were really friendly. Remember to book a table in advance. It is popular!

Thank l0bj
Reviewed 29 September 2016

Just next to the hotel we stayed in so very handy from that point of view. Very reasonable priced - for the two of us, including a bottle of wine and a beer the cost was £54.46. The food was excellent, but as in most...More

Thank Peter S
Reviewed 11 September 2016

We drove all along the coast from Courseulles, looking for a place to eat before boarding the late ferry from Ouistreham. We ended up in Lion around 6.30 and waited in a bar/tabac around the corner (v good and cheap glass of white) for this...More

Thank suenbern
Reviewed 21 June 2016

Typical of the hungry wanderers, imagining the perceived typical village cafe, unfortunately now seeming like a long ago memory, and getting to the stage of lets go in here. Nice greeting and shown to a table by the waitress, orders given drinks enjoyed and food...More

Thank William W
Reviewed 15 September 2015

Great to find a restaurant like this open on a Sunday. Not a large or particularly special menu but the food was good and not expensive.

Thank OldBrockBadger
Reviewed 15 September 2015

The restaurant is OK for moules frites, but rather lacking in atmosphere. It was a wet evening when we visited with not many customers.

Thank Wombat2013
Reviewed 30 August 2015

The owners spoke reasonable English and the food was quite tasty, especially the banana split. Nothing was too much trouble.

Thank amteegee
Reviewed 27 July 2015

Very nice food, good choice. Try the Irish Coffee Ice cream. Friendly service and well presented food. Ate there twice and they'd had a run on the second day but kept us informed as to which dishes were off menu.

Thank David P
Reviewed 14 August 2014

We were staying in nearby hermanville. We were advised to try this restaurant. We took a salad, being veggies and asked for advise on the wine. Red, and it was very tasty with the food. Bottle of water was brought without being asked. Same with...More

Thank diana56
Reviewed 26 July 2014

You can enjoy your moules frites in many places in the Normandy, but try this at Le Goeland with their Roquefort cheese sauce! Great taste and a great ecperience...

Thank ThFab
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
09:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 boulevard Carnot, 14780 Lion-sur-mer, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Normandy  >  Basse-Normandie  >  Calvados  >  Lion-sur-mer
  • Phone Number: +33 2 31 96 07 06