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Le Bistronome

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31-33 Rue Prairies Saint Gilles, 14000 Caen, France (Formerly Le Grillon)
+33 2 31 93 64 23
09:00 - 23:30
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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133 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2015

Waiting for the ferry and need a nice meal. This place is perfect. Wet so we went inside. Good service and excellent food. Just very ordinary in the nicest possible way

Thank Derek_Law
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375 reviews
173 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2015

I visited the place in the middle of the summer on a sunday afternoon. It was one of the few places that served a dinner in the center of Caen and it had a nice view from the terrace. The food however was a bit of a dissapointment I ordered home made Tartare Boeuf but french which was ok, but... More 

Thank normandic
Pessac, France
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2015

Visited on a very warm evening, so the outdoor terrace was packed. This caused a bit too much work for the waiting team of only two people. They were very pleasant despite their obvious stress. Food was very good

Thank Marc G
1 review
Reviewed 10 August 2015 via mobile

We arrived quite late in the evening but were welcomed into the busy restaurant. They had a menu in English which makes life a lot easier. We chose the 3 course menu which was absolutely delicious. Beautiful presentation and incredibly tasty. Very good atmosphere and very pleasant staff.

Thank Andrea B
Hassleholm, Sweden
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 August 2015

Had supper twice in this lovely restaurant, first time I had Moules Frites with bacon, a savouring meal enjoyed with a glass of Sancerre. Second time I had an Entrecote with a glass of red wine. Well cooked food, very nice staff and an overall nice restaurant! When visiting Caen again, I will definitely go there again!

Thank Rev_Zeb
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2015

Tried to think of a clever title for the review but "loved it" summed it up! Excellently placed right next to a yachting marina this place was a lucky find for me and my friend. First of all the service was excellent, a waiter that smiled, seemed genuinely to care about how your meal was, and wanting to help by... More 

Thank SotonRanger
Bradford, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 July 2015

Visited Le Bistronome in May, whilst visiting Caen. Service was exceptionally good, advice on what to choose from the menu was spot on. Food was terrific. I mean't to add this review back in May, but failed to do so as then I couldn't easily find the restaurant on Trip Adviser. Had a duck confit for a main course and... More 

Thank iwr
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171 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 June 2015

great food and service nice wine card staff made ​​a tremendous impression meat dishes above all praise

Thank Derizemlya
Tenterden, United Kingdom
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110 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 June 2015

Nice location near the marina, this was a popular restaurant with friendly service. We opted for the fixed Menu du Midi which at 12.50 Euros for 3 courses was very reasonable, my selection was pate, steak frites and creme brule. Decent wine at around 20-25 Euros per bottle. My wife had a fish dish which was cooked in tin foil... More 

Thank Andrew D
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168 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 181 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2014 via mobile

Service was great, food was a mixed bag. Medium / well steak was well blackened, but still completely raw / bleeding. Duck was dry but very tasty, risotto also very tasty. Soup (a must when its -2 outside) wasn't on the menu, and changed from cream vegetable to fish when ordered, A genuine mixed bag.

Thank JDwalkabout

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
French, European
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats, Romantic, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
09:00 - 23:30
09:00 - 23:30
09:00 - 23:30
09:00 - 23:30
09:00 - 23:30
09:00 - 23:30
09:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31-33 Rue Prairies Saint Gilles, 14000 Caen, France (Formerly Le Grillon)
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Normandy  >  Basse-Normandie  >  Calvados  >  Caen
  • Phone Number: +33 2 31 93 64 23

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