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La Rapiere

53 rue Saint Jean, 14400, Bayeux, France
+33 2 31 21 05 45
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good15%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
53 rue Saint Jean, 14400, Bayeux, France
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Reviewed today via mobile

One gets the idea from various review sites that this may be the best restaurant in Bayeux. This always makes me a little skeptical. I was wrong. While we weren’t able to try ALL the restaurants in Bayeux, it is entirely possible that this is...More

1  Thank RKH26
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

To be fair, we did tell them we did not want to be rushed. But the service could’ve been a little faster. The food was very good, beautifully presented. It was pricey, but was the best place we ate in Bayeau. I had the duck,...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

My daughter and I shared a 4th of July dinner at La Rapiere with a room of Americans! For some reason, Linda and her staff had the "upper room" filled with all Americans and the "lower room" was reserved for the locals. It didn't matter...More

1  Thank Marianne C
Reviewed 1 week ago

This sweet & charming restaurant is off the beaten path in Bayeux...it can be tough to get a reservation, but keep trying. It's so worth it! Every bite, every morsel was thoughtfully created and deliciously enjoyed. The owners are a husband (the chef) and wife...More

2  Thank Karen W
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited La Rapiere on our Normandy tour with friends of each of whom are representatives of leading gastronomic associations and have a wide spectrum of dining experiences. Well English speaking service attendant helped each of us in recommending and getting our orders. La Rapiere...More

1  Thank HAKAN Y
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a small, family run restaurant (Linda and Simon Boudet) for which reservations are a must! The family is fluent in English, the decor lovely, the service impeccable, and the food absolutely delicious. The wine list is extensive. Like other very fine dining establishments,...More

1  Thank Bob B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have eaten in fine restaurants around the world and La Rapiere succeeds in every respect. Beautifully presented and prepared, not pretentious, just wonderful.

1  Thank Andrew L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our family enjoyed our evening at La Rapiere very much. The small cozy dining rooms allowed us feel quite special.

2  Thank Nancy C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and two teenage children thoroughly enjoyed our meal - my only complaint being that I ate too much. The oysters were probably the best I’d ever had.

2  Thank Grace810
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We sought this restaurant out after reading other positive reviews and we were not disappointed. The food was pricey but it was delicious and exactly what we were looking for. It was our favorite meal in France.

2  Thank Brenda M
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Judy P
6 July 2017|
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Response from lonestartravels | Reviewed this property |
I emailed the restaurant in January for a late April booking. They responded fairly quickly.
Kevin K
27 January 2017|
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Response from Kevin K |
I have done and they have been helpful! Thank you 😁
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$37 - US$70
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
18:30 - 21:15
18:30 - 21:15
18:30 - 21:15
18:30 - 21:15
18:30 - 21:15
18:30 - 21:15
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 53 rue Saint Jean, 14400, Bayeux, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Normandy  >  Basse-Normandie  >  Calvados  >  Bayeux
  • Phone Number: +33 2 31 21 05 45
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In the heart of Bayeux, La Rapiere is a warm and traditionnal restaurant, with a food that we try every day to raise to offer you high standard meals. Please note : bookings are highly recommended, we don't accept pets, and unfortunately we don't have vegan options.
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