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Restaurant L'Espiguette

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Place Saint Amand, 76000, Rouen, France
+33 2 35 71 66 27
08:30 - 01:30
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Sun 11:30 - 00:30
Mon 18:00 - 00:30
Tue - Wed 08:30 - 00:30
Thu 08:30 - 01:30
Fri 08:30 - 02:00
Sat 11:30 - 02:00
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Melbourne, Australia
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3 reviews
Reviewed 16 January 2017

In the middle of winter, L'Espiguette provides a warm, inviting and very attractive respite from the cold. The food is good, the service pleasant and efficient and the wine list excellent. It is very busy, so a reservation is a good idea.

Thank cfljkg
1 review
Reviewed 4 September 2016

The restaurant has an unbeatable location in Rouen. We found it by change and discovered a gem. Great food that escapes from the traditional offering in Normandy. Great and charming service. They also speak fluent English which is not very usual in France. We were about 12 people, arrived pretty late for French standard and they were able to give... More 

Thank Jesús B
London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2016

If you score restaurants on location, food and service, L'Espiguette fares reasonably well on the first two but less so on the third. A handsome half-timbered building in a small, quiet square (or rather, triangle) a few minutes' walk from the cathedral, it is more bistro than restaurant, with paper napkins, the daily menu chalked on a blackboard and good,... More 

Thank tayn
Gisors, France
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204 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 August 2016

Great quality, great taste, good service, good card, nice terrace with a magnificent tree, quiet corner.. lots of French flair.. kinda romantic. Ingredients are of great quality... went on a recommendation and was not disappointed at all. You will be given peanuts waiting for your meals to come.. have the choice between different menus, starter and main dish or main... More 

Thank Yannick M
New York City, New York
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1,096 reviews
448 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 558 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2016

You know when you go somewhere just because it feels like quality, and you almost don't care what you order because you know it's going to be good, regardless? L'Espiguette is that kind of a place. All the details are spot on. Everyone acts with class - friendly in that Rouen way but smart, they know what they are doing,... More 

Thank Charming_Karl
Helsinki, Finland
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 July 2016

A good place for a lunch in Rouen by a sunny day. Very well located, the terrace gets packed very quickly. The food is good, but need be aware that vegetarian or fish options are seldom. The staff is very friendly even if in summer time (summer jobs?) our order got a bit mixed up a couple of time. Also... More 

Thank Joffrey F F
Singapore, Singapore
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2016

When we stumbled across this little restaurant, it was late afternoon and the place was deserted, the doors were all shut. But I tried the front door and it was open. So we wandered in and met an older looking gentleman behind the bar. We asked to see the menu, then decided to book a table for dinner. So glad... More 

Thank aw_goose
Paris, France
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129 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2016

A charming restaurant looking out on the tiniest of squares on a sweet cobblestone street in Rouen. We went there for a lunch of "cocotte des raviolis en ragu" and were greeted with individual steel pots filled with delicious cheese raviolis in a meat sauce with mint leaves. From what I could see around us, diners were veritably diving into... More 

Thank MikeyinParis2013
Lutterworth, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2015

First time in Rouen, stummbled across this superb restaurant, it was full but the friendly english speaking waiter, who i believe is the owners son made room for us outside. He explaind the menu in great detail, reccomended an excellent wine and we had fantastic meal in the heart of this beautifull city.

Thank Nick R
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2015

L'Espiguette, situated on the corner of a pretty square with outdoor seating is a tempting place. We came a little early (just before 7.30 pm) and ordered a meal from the rather overbearing 'patron'. To drink, we wanted a plain red wine, not one of the fine sorts on the blackboard, and asked for a a half litre pichet. Should... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
French, European
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 00:30
18:00 - 00:30
08:30 - 00:30
08:30 - 00:30
08:30 - 01:30
08:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Place Saint Amand, 76000, Rouen, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Normandy  >  Haute-Normandie  >  Seine-Maritime  >  Rouen
  • Phone Number: +33 2 35 71 66 27

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?