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La Tortue

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36 Rue de L'homme de Bois, Honfleur, France
+33 2 31 81 24 60
18:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 18:30 - 22:00
Thu - Sun 12:00 - 14:00
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I highly recommend this place. This restaurant is going out of the crowd and the hustle from the harbor of Honfleur. The chef Romain has a really significant culinary experience thanks to his past work has an Executive Chef in several locations over the globe. The menu is short and the ingredients are all local, you should try the apple... More 

Thank brunohssn
Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

4 of s visited this restaurant in Honfleur and were so impressed. It is situated facing the harbour and this lovely town had lovely weather as well which of course helped. 3 of us had the Moules Mariniere ( mussels in a large cooking pot) served with bread and Frites for a very reasonable price. The atmosphere was great. It... More 

Thank Ray1503
Waltham on the Wolds, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Arrived without a booking on a Saturday night, however they found a table upstairs. Fixed price menu had sufficient choice and we choose the full four courses. These were interspersed with excellent appetisers . The main course of Normandy pork was delicious, good selection of 3 local cheeses and rounded off with baked apple in filo pastry. Well done to... More 

Thank PelicanPoint1
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

A charming restaurant. An absolutely delightful and relaxed Sunday lunch on our wedding anniversary. Very good food rather redolent of the simple quality France used to provide in spades. I think every other customer was French in this gorgeous but touristy town. Service by a waitress named Valerie was excellent: friendly and professional. Highly recommended.

Thank Gordon S
Lisserbroek, The Netherlands
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

With so many restaurannts to choose from, we decided to just follow our nose and hey presto we found the perfect place! :-) what a great cook, I never had such a tasteful vegetarian meal in years. It was super. The waiter was very attentive and gave us good advice which wine to choose. We are definitely coming back. Thanks... More 

Thank bjorng975
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

You need to book in advance ( we booked Thursday lunchtime for the last free table in the evening) to enjoy the friendly atmosphere and great food. Would definitely go again.

Thank Gilli B
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

Wonderful lunch of a fish soup, that had large chucks of fresh fish and shrimp. Great steak to follow and excellent fries. Last but not least was a light as air chocolate souffle.

Thank Gailgolightly1212
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

So we come here every year after we go to the film festival at Deauville, this time was the third year, so its become kind of a tradition. I do not know another place where you get such great food for this price. Staff is always friendly and inviting, they speak english too! Just great quality food and great service,... More 

Thank Babette D
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

We had a really nice evening at this restaurant. We were a bit early before opening time but the staff was very nice and allowed us to wait insight. We had a 3 course dinner and everything was very delicious and made of fresh local food. The service was very nice and attentive and the atmosphere very charming. The price... More 

Thank Julia H
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74 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

We went here on our last night in France. Lovely way to finish our trip. The staff were very attentive and opened the upstairs section for us. The food was very modern and stylish. I had beautifully cooked salmon. Rather than just stick to the kids menu they also offered the kids half portion of their main adult courses which... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
18:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 22:00
18:30 - 22:00
18:30 - 22:00
18:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36 Rue de L'homme de Bois, Honfleur, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Normandy  >  Basse-Normandie  >  Calvados  >  Honfleur
  • Phone Number: +33 2 31 81 24 60

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