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La Buissonniere

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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US$20 - US$59
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
French, European
Delivery, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited la Buissonnière for my mum's birthday: table for 10 with 3 children. Nothing was too much trouble. The welcoming was outstanding, the atmosphere beautiful, the choice of drinks (whisky-gin) was impressive and the lady very knowledgeable, and furthermore the cuisine was delicious and...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank nrudd05
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Theatrical dining room, hostess miserable, never smiled once. Aperitif ordered, my partner asked for a local cider, hostess looked down upon us and forcefully replied with a “No”, making us feel most uncomfortable. Our starter of Smoked foie gras was a little disappointing as there...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank AnnatEnniskillen
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came across this restaurant by accident and it was excellent- great atmosphere, warm welcome, great service and most importantly the food was fantastic. We will definitely be back!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank jane r
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived in Calais ... and found this restaurant. The maitre D was charming and the service excellent. We were given a delicious light ‘amuse bouche’ of a savoury cheese brûlée I could’ve eaten a large one as a main course it was so good!...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank darian d
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I've been visiting this restaurant since the mid-1980s and it has never, ever disappointed. The food is perfect, the service impeccable and the atmosphere sublime. There is every chance that I'll go back again. If only I lived next door, I'd go tomorrow. Five stars,...More

Date of visit: January 2019
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Reviewed 27 December 2018 via mobile

Most travellers to Calais probably view it as a destination to pass through on their way to more glamorous or warmer places. To do so is doing it a great injustice as this charming city (away from the port) has plenty to offer in culture,...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Reviewed 23 December 2018

This was our second visit to this authentic family owned restaurant. The service and the food is absolutely impeccable.I have travelled and eaten all over France and this is the best. It is friendly and the majority of the clientele are local people. They also...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank thedotsd
Reviewed 20 December 2018 via mobile

This is as good as French restaurants get! Authentic, polite & pleasant service (that’s rare!), wide choice on the menu and excellent gastronomic quality, especially for the prices. Honest family-owned restaurant which is actually worth a big detour and even a trip to Calais! Would...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank FC1300
Reviewed 17 December 2018 via mobile

Fantastic Food and service. Well worth a visit if you are in Calais. Love this place. Try to visit as many times a year as possible.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank JamesH5742
Reviewed 14 December 2018 via mobile

Popping into Calais town centre after shopping at Cité Europe, we wanted a special French restaurant for an authentic Gallic experience. The menu was varied and unusual and we all selected different starters and mains with a bottle of house red. The quality of food...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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27 November 2017|
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Response from sbd119 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Bev888, you can just ring the restaurant. The woman who is in charge or her mother who covers for her both speak english. All you need to do is start the conversation when they pick up the phone by saying something like... More
27 April 2017|
Response from 517tonyt | Reviewed this property |
There is a shopping mall with a car park minutes away!
29 November 2016|
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Response from Zimgirl26 | Reviewed this property |
Hi there. I don't work there either!
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