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The Fruity Cafe

#2 of 5 Dessert in Caen
Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
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28 rue Saint Pierre, 14000 Caen, France
+33 6 80 75 21 13
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Sunday
Closed
Hours:
Tue - Fri 08:00 - 18:30
Sat 09:00 - 19:00
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Phoenixville
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2016 via mobile

We were two Americans exploring Normandy. Stopped in early, just as Virgil was opening the Cafe. He made us each a great Latte, had a nice chat and he gave us advice on where to go and what to do in the area. Perfect start to the day!

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Thank Johnryanshaw
London
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2016 via mobile

If you want large American style coffee head over to The Fruity Cafe where the friendly staff will chat to you with great English whilst you wait for your takeaway - also a nice seating area inside or outside. Clean loo inside as well.

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Thank Becca_Was_Here
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 February 2016

We went here for breakfast and had a very pleasant experience. The man serving us spoke perfect English and was extremely friendly and helpful. We enjoyed our tea/coffee and small pastries, but we wished the breakfast menu had more food items. It's mostly drinks and fruit smoothies. It was also a bit pricey for what we got: about 20 euro... More 

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Thank Catherine G
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2015

Our visit was brief as we had to catch a train and the cafe did not open until 9am. Lot's of drinks to chose from and happy for us to eat our shop bought pastries with our drinks. Smoothie, milk-shake and coffee all excellent and would say it's a great place to pop in for a drink.

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Thank Helen C
Boise, Idaho
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124 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2015

The gentleman who helped us was very friendly, and spoke great English. You could tell the staff cared about the service and product they produced. It was one of the best cups of coffee we had in Normandy.

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Thank Laurajsi
Limerick, Ireland
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2015

The Fruity Cafe was a fun place with delicious food,fruity drinks and lovely coffee especially cafe creme . The service was very friendly and it was a good venue to just sit outside and watch the world go by.

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Thank Mary M
Clayton, Georgia
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77 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2014

Finding an early breakfast that was more than a croissant wasn't easy. Stumbled upon The Fruity Cafe and got just what we wanted! Virgil, the barista, speaks excellent English. He directed us across the street to a bakery where we purchased a cheese and tomatoe tarte and a pain au raisins. Carried them back to an outdoor table where Virgil... More 

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1 Thank Lady0ftheLakes
Solihull, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2013

Lovely place for a coffee, just by the castle and in sight of the church. Lots of hot and cold drinks on the menu - very difficult to choose. Very friendly and spoke very good English! Great service. Although no breakfast pastries on offer, happy for us to eat some we'd bought from a local patisserie. Would definitely return.

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2 Thank tripfanman
Caen, France
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31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2013 via mobile

Very nice and bubbly staff, perfect location and excellent smoothies, cappuccinos, teas, mochas and more! Lovely place to take a break and get an energy boost while in the centre ville of Caen.

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2 Thank GirlyGalTal
Southampton
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2012

Found this cafe early one morning. We're not really lovers of espresso coffee, prefering a latte. This guy made a fab latte with swirling caramel on top. Very friendly towards us, a big smile first thing in the morning :)

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Thank Michelle W
virgule13, Owner at The Fruity Cafe, responded to this review

Thanks a lot for your review! I do remember you both and it was a pleasure to prepare you these latte! Hope to see you again! Take Care. Virgile More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$14
Cuisine
French, Cafe, Fast food, Healthy
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Tuesday
08:00 - 18:30
Wednesday
08:00 - 18:30
Thursday
08:00 - 18:30
Friday
08:00 - 18:30
Saturday
09:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28 rue Saint Pierre, 14000 Caen, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Normandy  >  Basse-Normandie  >  Calvados  >  Caen
  • Phone Number: +33 6 80 75 21 13

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