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Le Carlotta

16 quai Vendeuvre, 14000 Caen, France
+33 2 31 86 68 99
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good37%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“dover sole” (2 reviews)
“lobster” (2 reviews)
“chicken” (2 reviews)
Closes in 5 min
12:15 - 14:00 Hours
French, European, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
16 quai Vendeuvre, 14000 Caen, France
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Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Very good brasserie with pleasant service. Sea food is good. But the lobster was a bit « caoutchouteux ».

Thank Alexei K
LeCarlotta, Gérant at Le Carlotta, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much, and we are very sorry if the lobster was too cooked.

Reviewed 4 January 2018

We have been going to Le Carlotta for more than 10 years. Recently, it has changed hands but the food and service remain top. If you want quality traditional French cuisine, Le Carlotta is the place.

Thank MakHongKong
Reviewed 15 December 2017

I ate here while travelling on business because it was recommended by the company people that I was visiting. I find eating on my own a little awkward but the staff were friendly and found me a quiet table to read my book at. The...More

Thank Tom B
Reviewed 26 November 2017

One thing I found about Caen is that the traffic is horrendous and forget about finding a parking spot. So finding a restaurant near my hotel (near the quai) was imperative. I came upon Le Carlotta. This vibrant restaurant has an extensive menu and many...More

Thank Ron W
Reviewed 21 November 2017 via mobile

Excellent! We had our last dinner in Caen here! I wished we found this restaurant the night before since we were staying at the Mercury Caen. Service is great and we changed our order twice! Not a flinch from the waiter! Super polite! The food...More

Thank MoandMari
Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

Dinner at La Carlotta last night was superb. Great choice of dishes and wines. My very first memorable meal in France - having lived and worked in restaurants there for a few years! Hot plates, everything seasoned to perfection and presentable. Efficient quick service. Crisp...More

Thank Dorothy G
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

A very fine brasserie with excellent food and attentive staff. The surroundings are lovely, mahogany panelling and stained glass. All reminiscent of everything the French get so right in a brassiere. We had the sole meunière which was cooked to perfection. Advisable to book as...More

Thank Christine A
Reviewed 26 September 2017

We stayed overnight at the Mercure and were unable to get in to our chosen bistro so we crossed to the clearly visible Carlotta as it was raining. It proved to be an excellent choice. We ate al a Carte, both having just two courses,...More

Thank robtLoughborough
Reviewed 10 September 2017

We walked in off the street without a reservation and really enjoyed our lunch here. We ate the 31 Euros Set Menu which provided a great deal of choice. All the dishes were tasty, freshly made and cooked to perfection. The wine list provided a...More

Thank Ovvin
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

I'm a regular. Love the food and atmosphere 1920's. Great service, classic french food. Wine waiter is very helpful. I recommand this place.

Thank rokurota m
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$31
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:15 - 14:00
19:15 - 22:30
12:15 - 14:00
19:15 - 22:30
12:15 - 14:00
19:15 - 22:30
12:15 - 14:00
19:15 - 22:30
12:15 - 14:00
19:15 - 22:30
12:15 - 14:00
19:15 - 22:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 quai Vendeuvre, 14000 Caen, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Normandy  >  Basse-Normandie  >  Calvados  >  Caen
  • Phone Number: +33 2 31 86 68 99
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