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Le Bouchon du Vaugueux

€€ - €€€French, European,
12 rue Graindorge, 14000 Caen, France
+33 2 31 44 26 26
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good33%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pork” (6 reviews)
“gazpacho” (3 reviews)
“sea bass” (2 reviews)
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French, European, Gastropub
€€ - €€€
12 rue Graindorge, 14000 Caen, France
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice place close to the castle. service was fine. not a lot of space but we are talking of a "bistrot " restaurant so it is normal. order 2 bottles of wine and have choose the menu for 3 of us. simple and nice. the...More

1  Thank gilles h
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

The matron accepted a telephone booking in English with a UK mobile phone number. We were welcomed on arrival. In 20 mins all tables were occupied. The blackboard menus & 'formulas' satisfie any appetite. Tip: if you want wine by the glass or carafe the...More

Thank neil721552
Reviewed 22 September 2017

Although quite a tight fit the restaurant was warm, the staff friendly and the food fine Fayre. I had the set menu for 35 euros and it started with escargot followed by veal , cheese and a delicious baked pear . Really good value and...More

Thank Derek O
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Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

We had a set menu dinner. All the dishes were excellent and very beauteful served. Great french cuisine experience!

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Reviewed 22 August 2017

Absolutely wonderful dishes from top to bottom. A varied, interesting menu. A couple of fixed-price four course options, or a la carte as preferred. Every dish the party had was delicious. Added to which the service was exceptionally friendly (the owner(?) went out of her...More

Thank UK_Lab_5105
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Everything was just as we thought, and better! the service was absolutely great! the menu had some nice options, and all we ordered was excact faboulus! definitely amazing! thank you!

Thank reut2111
Reviewed 30 July 2017

This is a small restaurant run more family style. The menu and wine list appear at your table as two large blackboards. From here, you have a choice of two menu's, with 4 or 5 options in each. The wine list is sorted by price...More

Thank Robert M
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

We've just come back from Le Bouchon du Vaugueux, where we had an amazing dinner. From reservation to the end, service was friendly and efficient. They have two menus (Euro35 and Euro23), each one with 3 options of appetiser, main and desert (plus cheese in...More

Thank ckatsuya
Reviewed 21 July 2017

One of the best meals I ever had. Sea bass with basmati rice in a sauce not to be believed. Incredible meal! Worth a trip to Normandy.

Thank Ed B
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Tiny restaurant with grand results. Our entire party had beautifully presented, fresh, well-paired, superb meals, accompanied by excellent wines. The menu boards obviously are changed daily to reflect the creativity and farm (and ocean) to table fresh approach with Gallic flair. The staff was very...More

Thank masonsmom2k
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Questions & Answers
24 October 2016|
Response from Lizand30 | Reviewed this property |
Gary - you're more than welcome to come to my house for dinner on Saturday but I live in Lancashire not Caen. Sorry - you must have sent to me by mistake. Andrew
1 September 2016|
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Response from RufusStone | Reviewed this property |
Yes there are some nice B&B places easily within walking distance. We stayed at Le Clos Saint Martin - very quirky and they make their own yoghurt as part of breakfast, which was the best I've ever tasted!!
24 April 2016|
Response from RufusStone | Reviewed this property |
You need to direct your question to the restaurant. I only reviewed it. They can fit 30 in though but they are normally busy so book early!!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$19 - US$40
French, European, Gastropub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 rue Graindorge, 14000 Caen, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Normandy  >  Basse-Normandie  >  Calvados  >  Caen
  • Phone Number: +33 2 31 44 26 26
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