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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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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good32%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“dorade” (4 reviews)
“foie gras” (9 reviews)
“pork” (6 reviews)
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French, European, Gastropub
€€ - €€€
12 rue Graindorge, 14000 Caen, France
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Real lovely food, very crowded restaurant, very good and attentive service, I had Cocotte Escargot ... sauce was divine followed by a breast of duck, perfectly pink and a beautiful sauce, my friends had dorado which they loved, plus a glass of wine and two...More

Thank henryborgbarthet
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very nice restaurant/Brasserie...the reception is friendly and the service level is very attentionate. The food is very nice, very tasty, the wines are equally very good ! I had as desert "Paulova aux fruits rouge" => delicioso !!!!

Thank Anthony D
Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

We thought we had 7:00 pm reservations but via mistake on our part, we did not. However, the owner (a female who co-owns with her husband who is the chef) was extremely gracious and seated us even though she was fully booked. After we were...More

Thank TravelerMike9999
Reviewed 8 May 2018

my husband and I had a wonderful meal in this small, lovely restaurant recommended by our hotel owner just off the main restaurant alley. the owner and serving staff were very pleasant and polite, not wincing at my broken French. we enjoyed our starters of...More

Thank livinginfinland
Reviewed 18 March 2018

Reserved in advance from UK, We experienced a wonderful mix of flavours never tasted before with top-class cuisine showing the skills of the chef. The meals were absolutely delicious -each mouthful a new experience and the quantity was just right. Yes, you are a little...More

Thank eurotrippers
Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

Basically to English is spoken but you get a wonderfully inventive ardoise style restaurant that has fresh local food including cheeses. Excellent wine selections. Friendly and enthusiastic staff and owner. Must go to here and then Memorial. Great value. Highly recommended.

Thank canuckfan491
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

I stayed here for work dinner under suggestion to my french colleague. This is one of most famous franchising restaurant in France where the specialities are in compliance to the French kitchen and also offered regional specialities . I can confirm what afore described since...More

1  Thank Stefano G
Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

From the moment we were warmly greeted upon entry to spooning up the last taste of dessert, Le Bouchon de Vaugueux was delightful! In our whirlwind tour of Normandy and Brittany, my husband, teenage son, and I voted this our best overall meal. I can’t...More

Thank J9lee
Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

Excellent dishes, from starters to dessert. Atmosphere was cozy and service was friendly as well as professional!

Thank Annika H
Reviewed 12 November 2017

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
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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$39
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, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, 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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