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Aux 13 Arches

9 Place du Castel, 50580 Port-Bail, France
+33 2 33 04 87 90
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good41%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“whelks” (3 reviews)
“moules” (4 reviews)
“oysters” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
French, Seafood
££ - £££
9 Place du Castel, 50580 Port-Bail, France
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1 - 10 of 227 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Restaurant and terrace very nice decorated, but our reception at the door was cool to say the least. As I'm vegetarian, we asked if chef could make a main course salad, and were told that would be no problem. We sat down outside after being...More

Thank Sarah W
Reviewed 25 April 2017

Have been going to this restaurant after the market for 10 years now but today was the last time. The service was appalling and we were made to feel like second ( or third ) class citizens. The food is not as good as it...More

2  Thank Lynn B
Reviewed 21 October 2016

We have eaten at the restaurant a number of times and have never been disappointed, great food and friendly staff

Thank Streetsie
Reviewed 6 October 2016

Went there for our wedding anniversary as restaurant is not far fom where we live. Welcome by head waitress was good. All in all the food was excellent and not that pricey but the sefvice was terrible. Waitress did not smile once and seemed to...More

2  Thank David W
Reviewed 20 September 2016

The breakfasts were some of the best we have had in small French Hotels. The lunches and dinners were from a standard menu plus daily specials. The fish dishes were very good and the local meat dishes were also good. Eating outside was pleasant but...More

1  Thank Bobbio
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Quick trip away on the boat, dinner here, very good quick and good value, added bonus of fireworks that night

2  Thank Susan P
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

Visited for dinner while on holiday. Food was amazing. The seafood platter of whelks, oysters and prawns was exceptionally fresh. The pate was also really good. We had mussels and chips and the beef as mains, all cooked to perfection and delicious. 2 courses each...More

1  Thank Anne-Marie L
Reviewed 15 June 2016

We always go to the Portbail market on Tuesday's when on holiday in Normandy and always go to the 13 Arches for lunch. We love it there and the food is always good but yesterday's was exceptional. The food was fantastic and the chef must...More

1  Thank Lynn B
Reviewed 10 December 2015

We live nearby and go to this restaurant regularly. Menu is mainly seafood but there are meat and vegetarian options available. There are several menu options available from a la carte to set price. We consider the restaurant to be great value and the food...More

1  Thank David W
Reviewed 22 September 2015

Wonderful restaurant beside bridge to La Plage. Lamb brochettes were fabulous. Quick and pleasant service.

1  Thank Localityenthusiast
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 Place du Castel, 50580 Port-Bail, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Normandy  >  Basse-Normandie  >  Manche  >  Port-Bail
  • Phone Number: +33 2 33 04 87 90
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