Memories of Honfleur for a lifetime!

So again looking for post titles is not easy for the creative deficient in me so just wanted to tell you about some wonderful memories in beautiful Honfleur. You have by now, read my blog and you know what Honfleur means to all of us in our house.  There are many posts on Honfleur in my blog. Oh yes this is Calvados dept 14 of Normandy.

I wanted to just do a pictorial of memories of our shopping and eating here and give you an overall view of what is available from my point of view (cannot include all too many), just the best ones.

The Café de Paris by the old basin just in front of the Lieutenant house is great. We had tried it for breakfast , believe or not, it was good and have comeback. Webpage: Cafe de Paris

Honfleur

There were once even rides in the Carrousel yes my boys came here early and then some. Wonderful Carrousel and so happy still there for future generations of wonder kids. This is by the city hall.

Honfleur

Honfleur

Honfleur

We ,also try a new store still with no webpage in Honfleur but elsewhere in Normandy, this is J’Irai revoir ma Normandie , or I will come back to see my Normandy, is a store on the road D580, full of goodies from Normandy from cider to biscuits, and jellies etc. Loaded and good prices just entering Honfleur .

Honfleur

 

Another wonderful place already in old town is La Curé Gourmande, 31 rue du Dauphin no webpage but candies galore a heaven for the young at heart!

Honfleur

Then, one to load up on good Normand cider is La Maison du Cidre Rosé, webpage on tourist office of Honfleur: La Maison du Cidre Rose

Honfleur

We passed by a wonderful restaurant we have been before, Le Crystal Restaurant in 3 Rue Haute, very nice quaint and romantic in first floor (US 2nd fl).  Again no webpage just on a typical old street by the lieutenant house to your right or right at Café de Paris. And one for the personal memories.

Honfleur

 

We decided to do a sample test of those we have not been or do not remember been there after so many years and not always with photo camera.

We went for breakfast in the 32 quai Sainte Catherine and found L’Albatros, very nice talking owner and about football lol! Do not need to tell you the conversation was long and fun. The breakfast superb bagel bacon and eggs with delicious café with milk and orange juice, breads all for about 12€ per person; worth it better than any hotel. No webpage but my review site in my blogroll Yelp has some info: Yelp on L’Albatros

Honfleur

Honfleur

Honfleur

 

Wondering around and lunch time we stop at La Maison Bleue at 17 quai Saint Etienne. Here we had four big leffe Belgian beers , desserts from banana split to pear belle helene to peach melba , and croquet monsieur and madame sandwiches, all for 35€ per person  ,very expensive especially the beers at 10€ ,but worth the ambiance and location.  Again no webpage but my friendly Yelp page on my blogroll has some info. Yelp on La Maison Bleue

Honfleur

For dinner, I saw a quaint little restaurant on the main road, and knowing old town is over price as so much overrun by tourists we decided to have it outside on the next over town we were staying in hotel for the same reasons. This is in nearby D580 road La Riviére Saint Sauveur at 17 Rue des Quatre Francs, La Fregate restaurant. This was a find very nice friendly service, gourmet style food with great presentation, and the prices the best 20.50€ per person with emince de volaille, filet bar fish, crème brulée, crumble pomme rubarbe, fruit rouge tarts, a bottle of rosé wine from the côte de provence etc very nice and a repeat is in order.  A bit of tourist info on the town page in French here: City La Riviére Saint Sauveur on La Fregate

Honfleur

Honfleur

Honfleur

And I guess doing it backwards but that is me lol! Upon arriving, we had dinner, and again we headed for city center old town, one of my sons saw this western style restaurant with American flags so you guess it we had to stop and check it out . It was a find, we love it,and lucky to find out there is one near us so so great! This is Oncle Scott’s The Country Restaurant at the Cours Jean de Vienne, Honfleur. We paid 28.37€ per person but worth it, nice ambiance, great service ,richly decorated with Harley Davidson, and American flags as well the great horses outside! Here we went beserk with the Brooklyn lager beers and Sol to boot, plenty and entrées of onion rings, and tortilla guacamole, then dishes like pulled pork, fish and chips, Baltimore crabcakes, and desserts of banana mellow , coupe coco island, coupe Americaine, and Piña Louisiana! just great a repeat is in order and near us as well. Webpage here: Oncle Scott’s see Honfleur

Honfleur

Honfleur

Honfleur

Honfleur

 

 

Of course, we have stayed here several times overnight, coming from Versailles. I just did not kept the hotels but I am sure it was the Campanile, Ibis hotels here. This time we try a different one in La Riviére Saint Sauveur , the B&B Hotel . One nighter they are all good. This had two rooms ,one with twins beds and another a double bed , bathroom, TV, all you need. It was just outside Honfleur ,walking would have been like 30 minutes but we took the car into the city. Parking there is 4€ for the day! The hotel breakfast was 6,15€ all you can eat and it was great even with bacon and eggs! hotel room for four was 110€ TTC (all taxes included) per night. More info here: B&B hotel at La Riviére Saint Sauveur

Honfleur

Honfleur

 

 

 

We went on foot on the streets of Honfleur to remember many times our walks here amongt the quaint architecture of the city and so much romantic. It is now overloaded with tourists from all over, but still worth the visit for the ambiance, architecture, sea life, and our memories. Some street shots to follow as there will be more. Enjoy them as we do.

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And remember, happy travels, good health, and many cheers to all!!!

 

 

2 Comments to “Memories of Honfleur for a lifetime!”

  1. I always enjoy your travel posts. This one did not disappoint!

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