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La Poterne

€€ - €€€French, European
9 rue du Vaugueux, 14000 Caen, France
+33 2 31 93 57 46
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  • Excellent11%
  • Very good32%
  • Average21%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible18%
Travellers talk about
“lamb chops” (5 reviews)
“salmon” (7 reviews)
“cheese board” (2 reviews)
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French, European
€€ - €€€
9 rue du Vaugueux, 14000 Caen, France
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1 - 10 of 86 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had €23 set meal. Food was delicious, plentiful and beautifully presented. Fish soup / bisque; salmon and cod with sourcraute, cheese board. Hubby had: pate; steak; cheeseboard. We couldn’t fault the meal at all!

Thank Linda H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In the old part of Caen bustling with tourists and lined with cafes and restaurants, this is the one closest to the muscular castle of William the Conqueror. In a charming stone building decorated with hunting trophies (not for the faint of heart), the atmosphere...More

Thank changart2016
Reviewed 10 April 2018

I have eaten at this restaurant several times and have always enjoyed my meal there. However, to get the best meal don't restrict yourself to one of the fixed price tourist menus. Select what you want to eat and if it is offered on one...More

Thank Randall K
Reviewed 3 March 2018

Probably one of the best in a street crowded with restaurants. The decor is unusual , the walls are hung with the trophies brought back from exotic countries. The food is quite good but nothing very unusual. The staff was quite helpful.

Thank laloon
Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

Really nice staff who allowed for my lack of French and we're very polite. Food was excellent and when I get back to Caen again I shall return here.

Thank Tadhg M
Reviewed 3 January 2018

We had a daily menu for lunch with my boyfriend before Christmas. The decoration is amusing inside and outside as well and the waiters are extremely kind. I told them that I have milk allergy and they kindly suggested me the right dishes without milk....More

Thank Ildi M
Reviewed 15 December 2017 via mobile

We had a business dinner. All the food was ok but nothing special. Starter, main dish and a dessert costed €18.

Thank ilter1979
Reviewed 14 December 2017 via mobile

Good food,consumed with relish! Prices are right and definitely good value. The Beaujolais Nouveau was "comme d'habitude" superb Try the very cool jazz club upstairs (if you can squeeze in!)This place is very popular with the locals,always a good sign. A la prochaine

Thank geoffrey v
Reviewed 6 November 2017

Looking at other reviews and comments for this restaurant I wonder if we just hit a good night, but we were well served and very satisfied with this restaurant. Like a couple others have said we wanted a more French cuisine experience and the menu...More

Thank Freedomatlast99
Reviewed 4 November 2017

We all went for the 3 course 23 euro. highlight was fish terrine starter ..all downhill after that. waiters seem busy..way too busy to ask how our meal was. drinks pricey. After we were asked for coffees. we declined except my friend asked for an...More

Thank callan4
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 rue du Vaugueux, 14000 Caen, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Normandy  >  Basse-Normandie  >  Calvados  >  Caen
  • Phone Number: +33 2 31 93 57 46
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