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La Taverne

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15 Place Georges Clemenceau, 14780 Lion-sur-mer, France
+33 2 31 96 27 05
Tue - Sun 12:00 - 14:00
Tue - Sat 19:00 - 21:00
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were the only English and it was packed, best to book in advance. Several set menus from €9 upwards with dish of the day as well. Food all cooked to order but service was surprisingly fast.

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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely typical French restaurant, not pretentious. Family run and friendly. Very good English from the waiter, he was very helpful. The menu was good and bilingual. Nice wines to choose from. Overall good value for money in the main city centre

Thank Colinmargie
Green Bay, Wisconsin
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93 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

We stayed in Lion s/Mer and was recommended to try this local restaurant for dinner. You should make reservations! Service was great! Had an apple-type drink first, then I had a 3 course meal and my husband had 4. All courses were great but especially the mussels and skate wing! The prices were reasonable at approx $70 USD for the... More 

Thank Crenee1977
Tel Aviv, Israel
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 October 2016

Hva ate lunch there. its a small, home made french cuisine restaurant, located in Lion Sur Mer. the food was great, fresh, and not expensive. i would definitely return.

Thank Dorbd
Cork, Ireland
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2016

We just happened to find this restaurant as we wandered up from the seafront and were so glad we did. The steak sandwich and duck we had for lunch were beautifully cooked and very tasty. The restaurant was full of locals (always a good sign) and the lady who served us was friendly and courteous. The prices are really reasonable.... More 

Thank TAaor
Oswestry, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2016

Was recommended to us by the Proprietors of Soleil de Nacre, Hermanville - turned out to be good choice. Good menu with good choices and food very good. They were obviously very busy the night we called but managed to find us a table.

Thank Dragonman1948
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100 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Great place to stop for lunch before getting on the ferry back to Portsmouth. My John Dory fillet was delicious and my wife had the salmon/pork salad which was also delicious and very hearty! Gets busy - we arrived at 12 noon and got pretty much the last table.

Thank Guy M
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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236 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

Had a lovely evening meal here; friendly staff and great food in a classic French setting. Recommended. Nice little village as well!!

Thank Ewan C
Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 June 2016

Brilliant family run restaurant with fantastic food at really good prices, great service, enough said.

Thank Rich C
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 June 2016

Six of us ate there and we all enjoyed our meals. Staff very helpful. Recommended and hope to return.

Thank Stourfield

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 Place Georges Clemenceau, 14780 Lion-sur-mer, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Normandy  >  Basse-Normandie  >  Calvados  >  Lion-sur-mer
  • Phone Number: +33 2 31 96 27 05

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