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La Boussole

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1 rue Max Leclerc, 76460 Saint-Valery-en-Caux, France
+33 2 35 57 16 28
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Sussex
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249 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 157 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

We ate at La Boussole a couple of times two years ago, from the set menu and enjoyed meals from the set menu. This time we took some local French friends, who hadn't eaten there before. We all decided on moules frites. Two chose moules mariniere, but unusually there was no wine jus with the mussels. Another had moules au... More 

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Thank Kompo
missfreakles, Gérant at La Boussole, responded to this review

Hello, We are really sorry about your disappointed for the mussels....It was mussels of bouchot, it is small mussels. We hope to see you on the next time in our restaurant and for the next time, take the set menu, you will not disappointed and it will be a pleasure to offer you an aperitf....... More 

Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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225 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2016 via mobile

We came here with friends on a miserable day and received a warm welcome. Chef's wife spoke good English and we were enchanted by their children playing in their pyjamas just before bedtime. The set menu included tasty fish dishes and a generous chicken option. Presentation was nothing fancy and the desserts were disappointing in consequence, but generous and hearty... More 

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missfreakles, Gérant at La Boussole, responded to this review

Thank you for your appreciate; You are welcome in our restaurant; Thank you More 

London, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2016

Chef open door to get us out of rain as he saw us come into restaurant even as bissy as he was . That say a lot both of them there we very nice . English is spoken and food very good . He does well in that small kitchen which you can see. we ate in conservatory not sure... More 

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Thank Stuart G
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2015 via mobile

Had an excellent €25 set Sunday lunch of seafood, fish, apple tart, partner had duck, all delicious. Been to St Valery many times but hasn't realised you could sit outside in the sun here. A strong recommendation!

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Thank bunyanchris
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2015 via mobile

I can only confirm the many positive ratings given to this restaurant. Very good local food and good value for money. Although a tiny kitchen there is good food served here.

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Hellevoetsluis, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2015

Very friendly service. Willing to speak English. We had the mussels with creme fraiche and the retour de marche (kind of day's catch; pick of the market). Both were very tasteful. Mussels slightly on the small side, but tasteful with creme with an oomph. Retour de marche was a seabrass with rice, fennel, lettuce, and a tomate and courgette ratatouille.... More 

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Edinburgh
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2015 via mobile

The menu is predominantly seafood based, although offers a good selection of other dishes to suit most tastes. Food was delicious, very fresh and well presented. Service was excellent, attentive and polite. Staff were friendly and appreciated our (poor) efforts at ordering in French, although spoke excellent English themselves. Great value for money, would return.

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Sussex
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249 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2014

We ate at La Boussole twice during our stay in St Valery, and thoroughly enjoyed two different meals picked from their €19 menu. The fish soup was beautifully fresh and home made, as were the selection of tarts for dessert. The main courses offered a meaty change from the seafood choices elsewhere, and were nicely served with home made chips.... More 

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East Sussex, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2014

Had a set 3 course set menu for €19 on Sunday lunch. Fresh fish soup, not can or bottle. Very busy but service was good. Picket of 50 cl house wine €8.50, and it was very good.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2014

A nice little restaurant with a competent chef and great service. We went for the 3 course 19€ menu and every dish was enjoyable. Highlights were escargots in a subtle Brie sauce to start and the main fish course of wild Carrelet in butter. chocolate & banana tart to finish was a treat. Also worth mentioning that the house rose... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9 - US$32
Cuisine
French, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 rue Max Leclerc, 76460 Saint-Valery-en-Caux, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Normandy  >  Haute-Normandie  >  Seine-Maritime  >  Saint-Valery-en-Caux
  • Phone Number: +33 2 35 57 16 28

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