We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Le Cabestan

11 quai Vauban, 50550 Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue, France
+33 2 33 44 24 98
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent9%
  • Very good44%
  • Average22%
  • Poor19%
  • Terrible6%
10 Sep 2017
“Great seafood ”
5 May 2018
“Very disappointed ”
Opens in 28 min
€€ - €€€
11 quai Vauban, 50550 Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue, France
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (128)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 10 reviews

Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

The problem with this restaurant is the service,not the food. The food was good but the service awful. We arrived and were offered a table in the entrance,which I had no problems with at all The waitress took a good 10 mins to get us...More

Thank John w
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

Positives.. The restaurant has a good first impression, it is clean, tidy, well presented and the staff are very friendly and welcoming. The starters were very good and we were served a large portion. The children's menu had moules which our daughter had and was...More

Thank p0ppyanne
Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

Twice! Lovely young lady serving. Good food. Lapin Pate was very good and the house coupe desert was excellent. Steak and Lamb very good size and bien cuit.

Thank bruce p
Reviewed 7 October 2017

Delightfully located overlooking the quayside and harbour. Seating inside and also under a canopy on the front. Modern and tasteful interior. The menu has a wide range of both seafood and meat dishes which can be ordered a la carte, or from several set menus...More

Thank Ian M
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

The seafood, plateau de mer, is consistently good here. The oysters are wonderfully fresh. At busy times, such as Sunday lunch, the service can be a bit slow - but then just enjoy the view of the harbour!

Thank Brillat-Saverin
Reviewed 31 October 2015 via mobile

The food was good, the service prompt and the staff friendly. The latter were very helpful in making way for a wheelchair user even though the place was pretty full. A satisfying experience.

Thank f00dieisme
Reviewed 2 August 2015 via mobile

Have had lunch here twice. Nice place. Understated, relaxed. Good food. Not expensive. Good service. Good for kids. Enjoy!

Thank NottinghamRob
Reviewed 4 September 2014

A busy restaurant, we were glad we had booked in advance. The meal was well presented with good sized portions. We would have enjoyed it more had it been less frenetic

Thank mabel13
Reviewed 10 August 2014

We failed to reserve a table on a busy Saturday evening and our first choice restaurant was full. So we entered Le Cabestan with no great expectations because they had a table free. What a good choice it turned out to be! All four of...More

Thank RLP50
Reviewed 6 August 2014

We sat outside under the covered terrace and enjoyed an excellent lunch looking over the harbour. The seafood was beautifully cooked, the frites were copious hot and light and carnivores were well catered for too . Service was friendly and attentive and the food seemed...More

Thank DevonRussells
Nearby HotelsSee all Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue Hotels
Hotel La Granitiere
4 reviews
.46 km away
Hotel au Moyne de Saire
130 reviews
3.70 km away
Chateau de Quineville
70 reviews
8.63 km away
Hotel le Conquerant
109 reviews
9.26 km away
Nearby Restaurants
La Bisquine
410 reviews
.12 km away
Hotel de france Restaurant les Fuchsias
337 reviews
.06 km away
Le Chasse Maree
262 reviews
.13 km away
Le Debarcadere
423 reviews
.11 km away
Nearby Attractions
Tatihou Island
243 reviews
1.25 km away
Maison Gosselin
162 reviews
.12 km away
Traversees de Tatihou
70 reviews
1.53 km away
Tour Vauban de La Hougue
93 reviews
.85 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
29 July 2015|
Response from 841Elizabeth |
Sorry, 24/12 in the evening?
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 quai Vauban, 50550 Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Normandy  >  Basse-Normandie  >  Manche  >  Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue
  • Phone Number: +33 2 33 44 24 98
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing