Fine eating is an important matter in Normandy! We pride ourselves on the quality of our products - freshly caught seafood, succulent meat and home grown fruit and vegetables – which make up the wealth of our cuisine. Restaurants, inns and cafés abound in la Manche, for the delight of our taste buds. Far from exhaustive, this list compiles fine dining addresses, some awarded, and all commended by gourmets !

week end normandieLa Citadelle - Granville
La Citadelle offers freshly caught fish and seafood:  locally farmed oysters, Chausey lobster, and whelks… You will not be disappointed by the meat dishes and homemade desserts! 

 

La Croix d’Or - Avranches
This 17th Century post house is a delicious stopover in the heart of Avranches. The exceptional environment, antique furniture and copper pans will transport you back through time!

 

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Le Mascaret - Blainville-sur-Mer
In his restaurant, the exceptionally talented Chef Philippe Hardy shares his culinary world through an extraordinary sensory experience. Fish caught that morning is accompanied with vegetables from the garden in a whirlwind of flavours and spices. The (Michelin) star continues to shine above the Mascaret !  

 

L'Intuition - Saint-Lô
At the head of L’Intuition, Mickaël Marion offers a creative menu, combining exotic and Norman flavours. The restaurant features in the Michelin and Gault et Millau guides.

 

Aux Berges de Candol - Saint-Lô
In his restaurant on the banks of the river Vire, Pascal Delozier proposes a menu which changes with the seasons and the chef’s inspiration. The dishes served “sous cloche” have a definite taste of Normandy! 

Chez François - Genêts
Situated near Mont Saint-Michel, François welcomes you in his inn. The atmosphere is warm and authentic, with the traditional red and white tablecloths! You will enjoy rustic and unpretentious food prepared in grandmother’s old pots or cooked over the open fire.

 

L’Edulis - Granville
Jonathan, the chef of this new gourmet restaurant proposes a delightfully refined cuisine, high in flavour served in a cosy atmosphere. His aim to bring “emotion on a plate” is a complete success!

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Mer et Saveur - Granville
In this restaurant facing the harbour of Granville, the menu changes with the seasons! Duo of shellfish, creamy lobster soup, grilled turbot with asparagus and chilled strawberry were some of the mouth-watering dishes on the menu this summer!

 

Le Moulin de Jean - Cuves
A warm welcome awaits you in this charming water mill, nestled in the Norman countryside. In one of the cosy dining rooms, enjoy a delicious and typical Norman meal.

 

Le Goût Sauvage - Saint-Lô
A new menu is proposed every week at the restaurant Au Goût Sauvage. Caroline Vignaud elaborates simple yet delightful dishes with local organic produce accompanied by selected wines. A treat to any palate!

La Passerelle - Bricqueville-sur-Mer
The restaurant offers a refreshingly short menu and mouth-watering dishes : Duo of salmon, yellow curry and gribiche sauce, Millefeuille of seabass, white chocolate Croquant served with strawberries…

 

Le restaurant de La Lande - Lessay
A peaceful and welcoming restaurant, where you can sample traditional cuisine and subtle dishes. You’ll be delighted!

weekend normandieLe Vauban - Cherbourg
Facing the fishing harbour, Chef Régis Chauvin creates refined dishes around the catch of the day. The restaurant has even been awarded a Bib gourmand.

 

Le Pily - Cherbourg
The story of Le Pily starts with Pierre and Lydie, “Pi” in the kitchen and “Ly” in the dining room.  In their cosy restaurant, two seasonal menus are available, offering different dishes each month.  The restaurant has had a Michelin star since 2010.

 

Le Panoramique - La Pernelle
To reach the restaurant, go up the hill of la Pernelle; the view over the bay of Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue is simply breathtaking and is only equalled by dishes prepared Chef Arnaud Féron, maître restaurateur.

 

 

La Mariweekend normandiene - Barneville
Seafood is at the heart of the menu at La Marine, has had a Michelin star for the last 20 ans. Chef Laurent Cesne offers creative dishes in his seafront restaurant.

Le Racine - Saint-Germain-des-Vaux
As you walk through the door of this stone house in la Hague, you will find a unique place where Maud and Tony have decided to settle down. They propose fresh seasonal and local produce to be eaten in or taken away (catering service).

Le Moulin à Vent - Saint-Germain-des-Vaux
Comfortably seated, facing the sea, you will sample seasonal and local produce prepared in a refined and surprising fashion by Chef Antoine Fernandes.

 

 

 

 

weekend normandieLe Café du Port - Omonville-la-Rogue
The restaurant, situated on the harbour of Saint-Germain-des-Vaux, prides itself on the quality of its seafood: grilled lobster, ormer casserole, seafood platter, mussels à la normande, Omonville casserole, and duo of fish with a cockle coulis are some of the mouth-watering dishes on the menu…

La Malle aux Epices - Auderville
Nestled in the heart of la Hague, La Malle aux Epices offers a surprising menu, elaborated from local produce with an exotic twist: fish tartare, crispy camembert, vegetable curry…

Le Landemer - Urville-Nacqueville
Le Landemer welcomes you in a newly decorated dining room offering beautiful sea views. The chef, Hervé Roy, passionate about good food, prides himself on bringing quality produce to your table.

 

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