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le vauban

Du Nord, 14520 Port-en-Bessin-Huppain, France
+33 2 31 21 74 83
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  • Very good36%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“seafood” (20 reviews)
“crab” (8 reviews)
“monkfish” (4 reviews)
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French, Seafood
Du Nord, 14520 Port-en-Bessin-Huppain, France
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Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

We had the most amazing meal tonight! 4 of us ordered the prix fixed menu, all different starters (smoked salmon, seafood platter, escargot, oysters) and shared them all! Yummy!!! Then for main course we had Monkfish with cream and bacon and Canard... everything we ate...More

1  Thank GBFlygirl
Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

After two extremely poor experiences in the region La Couronne in Rouen and Mere Poulard in Mt St Michel we came across this little place. Nothing pretentious and no accolades yet it was by far the best experience on this trip. Food was simple yet...More

3  Thank Mino C
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Small restaurant where we felt very welcome. Excellent starter of shrimp and sea snails (more than we could eat). We couldn't have picked a better place in this charming port town.

1  Thank lacyspring
Reviewed 30 September 2017

Along with my husband, son and DIL we had dinner here our first night after arriving in France. My husband and I had eaten here 5 years ago on our first trip and enjoyed it so much we knew it was the perfect place to...More

5  Thank MLKen
Reviewed 22 September 2017

Visited with my wife during a short trip to Normandy. We stayed with English friends who have a lovely house in Port en Bassin near to the Omaha Beach landing area used by American forces during the D-Day landings in 1944. We visited Le Vauban...More

1  Thank Geoffers1817
Reviewed 21 September 2017

We were a party of eight and catered for very well. Appeared to be family run and service was excellent, a nice happy ambiance. Enjoyed it so much we went back the following evening and thoroughly enjoyed it again.

2  Thank Thatch22D
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Booked for 13 people and found that they coped great with different choices.The food was of a really good quality . They do a three course set menu of different prices all with a great choice.Would recommend this restaurant .

2  Thank diver247
Reviewed 29 July 2017

Like all the other restaurants in PeB, they do a good selection of seafood. We went in a large group and whilst we were looked after, it was clear we were getting a very different meal to the others in the restaurant. Perhaps best to...More

Thank Simon F
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

I've never felt more welcome at any restaurant at home or abroad, ever, and that's not a claim I make lightly. Every member of staff we spoke to were delightful, we would order in our best "franglais" and they would reply in nice simple and...More

4  Thank Andy C
Reviewed 25 June 2017

had the lovely table d'hote - the seafood platter was a bit of a challenge - so would avoid too many bulots for me !! We enjoyed the wine but by default had the fancy offer of speciaity wines by the glass so just ask...More

5  Thank pammag
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
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12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Du Nord, 14520 Port-en-Bessin-Huppain, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Normandy  >  Basse-Normandie  >  Calvados  >  Port-en-Bessin-Huppain
  • Phone Number: +33 2 31 21 74 83
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le vauban, one of the longest established restaurants in Port en Bessin,the vauban is hidden away in a small side street just a stone' throw from the harbour and fish market.seafood specialities abound in the two small and cosy dining rooms. daily inspirations and most convivial welcome from the proprietor and his wife.
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