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L'Absinthe

1 rue de la Ville, 14600, Honfleur, France
+33 2 31 89 39 00
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Overview
  • Excellent41%
  • Very good33%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“oysters” (12 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (7 reviews)
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CUISINES
French, European, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
€€€€
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LOCATION
1 rue de la Ville, 14600, Honfleur, France
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1 - 10 of 129 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

We had a delightful lunch yesterday. The service was excellent, very efficient & friendly. We had a very nice Miz Bouche a Foie gras Creme Brullee, my friend doesn't like it so she was given smoked salmon! I had Smoked haddock with a poached egg...More

Thank drvmercer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's easy to overlook this restaurant because it's outside the harbor on a side street. We had a superb meal. My wife had a Mango Passion Fruit Souffle with Ginger Ice cream that was surprisingly light and creamy. For her entree she had a Preserved...More

Thank Roger A
Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

This nice restaurant in the lovely town of Honfleur is a good choice for a complete seafood dinner with friends. Starting the dinner with a Calvados is common here so that’s what we did. The scallop carpaccio as the starter and the royal sea bream...More

Thank Nesligul D
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

A very enchanting place, near the harbor and the center of Honfleur! A traditional and fresh seafood, that were excellent! It's in the Michelin guide 2017.

Thank ANA_KUMAMOTO
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

I would give it 4.5* because few little things were very good but not exceptional. In general we had a very nice evening, relaxed and left with happy tummies. In order to be top notch I'd give more veg with mains (it was very little)...More

Thank remton56
Reviewed 13 October 2017

My brothet an I dined there this evening. We had super service and a super meal. We started with a salad with pigs cheek, much nicer than it sounds, and Mackerel on an oblong biscuit (times 2). Both very tasty and visually appealing starters. We...More

Thank dtredhead
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Dinner 4 October 2017: Although the service was indeed excellent, two of us had filet de bar and one filet de lieu, all of which were either very old or previously frozen. (We cook and eat bar from our Paris street market so know what...More

1  Thank Maurylan
Reviewed 4 September 2017

We had the evening menu plus the cheese course and thought the entire experience was great. The sommelier was very helpful, and we had a lovely white wine from the Loire. The price cant be beat for fine dining in Honfleur. Very highly recommended... it...More

Thank frtravler
Reviewed 3 August 2017

This restaurant captures everything of a perfect evening. The atmosphere is romantic, the staff is friendly, helpful and professional and the food is outstanding, especially the salmon tartare! We loved it so much we dined here twice. You will not be disappointed.

1  Thank Condocat
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

We met our parents her for dinner whilst travelling. The food was superb, good atmosphere and a lovely old building with great ambiance. The food was delicious from start to finish. I had oysters, fillet beef and soufflé. Staff were friendly but forgetful. Found ourselves...More

1  Thank Richard B
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JMMfromSurrey
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$36 - US$146
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 rue de la Ville, 14600, Honfleur, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Normandy  >  Basse-Normandie  >  Calvados  >  Honfleur
  • Phone Number: +33 2 31 89 39 00
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