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E Castel

1 rue General Koenig, 50480 Sainte-Mere-Eglise, France
+33 6 85 21 21 21
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“lunch” (36 reviews)
“quiche” (45 reviews)
“tartiflette” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
French, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
1 rue General Koenig, 50480 Sainte-Mere-Eglise, France
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1 - 10 of 121 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

We happened upon this delightful cafe quite by chance. The owners are British but have lived in France for about 16 years. Their decision to open this cafe was a good one. Lovely home made food with plenty of choice and very reasonable prices. It...More

Thank marijke12
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place specialized in home made quiches that are wonderful. They also have lasagna that my son loved. And home made desserts! A nice selection of beers and local wines compliments the food. And the British staff is " lovely!" One of the best meals...More

Thank Rockytopdoc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food is delicious, the service is first class, the price is reasonable and the location is beautiful. This was our second visit here as we were so impressed the first time we wanted to return and we weren't disappointed. The menu is varied but...More

Thank MrsKBatley_WestYorks
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant is very friendly serving good, wholesome and tasty food. My husband and I have visited E Castro on several occasions ranging from having coffee outside in the sunshine to a snack and to something more substantial. The tartiflette is a MUST. The upstairs...More

Thank Elaine8963
Reviewed 6 July 2017

This restaurant seemed to be very popular. The upstairs had a lot of character. The British staff were friendly. All food was good and desserts were excellent.

Thank JHawk50
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

Went in to buy some lunch, very nice staff and good sandwiches for a decent price. Nice view of the cathedral is a plus.

Thank Lisa F
Reviewed 23 May 2017

5 of us visited here as a stop off on the way back to the ferry at Cherbourg. The Cafe is on the corner of the square overlooking the Church. Spotlessly clean and the only loo I know in France to have perfumes for you...More

Thank HIls123
Reviewed 13 May 2017

Came across the establishment on our trip to Normandy area. Just below the famous church in Ste-Mere-Eglise where American Paratrooper hung via his parachute in WWII. Couple very nice and quiches are as good as any I have ever had and good value. Stop in...More

Thank Thomas T
Reviewed 10 May 2017

Are guide for the day recommend this English Café must be one of the best quiches I have had for a long time!! lots of choices. Great little café and I would recommend to all.

Thank Themelmore
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

We were advised by a friend of my wife to visit the cafe if we had an opportunity. After visiting the Airborne museum and before our trip back to Cherbourg we found time for drinks and cakes. We were fortunate to be able to sit...More

Thank Paul S
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7 February 2016|
Response from Carol M | Reviewed this property |
Hello, I wish I could answer your question fully. I do not have a card but I can give you the address, I rue de general Koenig St Mere Eglise. You could also leave a review incorporating that you have lost the card she... More
30 November 2015|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$14
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 rue General Koenig, 50480 Sainte-Mere-Eglise, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Normandy  >  Basse-Normandie  >  Manche  >  Sainte-Mere-Eglise
  • Phone Number: +33 6 85 21 21 21
NOW OPEN 9.00am TO 6.30 PM FROM 30TH MAY TO 6TH JUNE. JOIN US FOR BREAKFAST!! Cafe bar open from April to end October serving food and / or drinks all day on the main square of Ste Mere Eglise from 11.00Am to 6.30Pm 7 days per week.Quick service no booking required. Home made quiches and tartiflette. Freshly made sandwiches, soup and frites. Lasagne, salads and desserts too including ice cream sundaes. Illy coffee, full range of alcohol available by the glass. Outdoor terrace plus indoor seating for up to 60. Check our our facade with its pre WW2 frontage and sundial and our upstairs seating area which has remained largely unchanged since the 1940s. English Owned
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