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le vauban

Du Nord, 14520 Port-en-Bessin-Huppain, France
+33 2 31 21 74 83
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“seafood” (20 reviews)
“monkfish” (5 reviews)
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French, Seafood
Du Nord, 14520 Port-en-Bessin-Huppain, France
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Reviewed 4 November 2018

Two of our party are coeliacs and enjoyed an excellent gluten free evening meal here ...lots of choice, and the waiter spoke good English, so was able to advise. The restaurant was spotless and stylish, and seemed to be full of French visitors, which we...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Lizzie114
Reviewed 1 October 2018

Changed our reservation time at last minute with no problem. Lovely staff and good food with good portion size, Wine good. Reasonably priced. Will return. Probably best meal we have had in Port en Bessin.

Date of visit: October 2018
2  Thank janehague2016
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

I had great expectations as this was a recommendation from some locals. Best dishes were pork with cider sauce, skate wings, prawns and sea snails, creme brûlée. Goats cheese and tomatoes tartlet like a flan, fish terrine too dry, monkfish over cooked and smothered in...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank GroundhogBill
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

Date of visit: June 2018
3  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

Date of visit: May 2018
4  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.

Date of visit: October 2017
2  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

Date of visit: September 2017
6  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

Date of visit: September 2017
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.

Date of visit: September 2017
3  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 .

Date of visit: September 2017
2  Thank diver247
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:00
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19:00 - 21:00
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19:00 - 21:00
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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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