To eat and stay in Honfleur !!!

If you have been reading my blog and thank you for it doing it since Nov 2010; then you know my sentimental attachment to Honfleur. A city gear to the ocean and fishing and Normandy, I have several posts on it in my blog and they are all special to me. I had to go there again for a personal duty that I had to do, put the ashes of my father at sea as were my mother and wife, Let me tell you about eat and stay in Honfleur !!!  Hope you enjoy the post as I.

However, worth to tell you this is a town towards the ocean of great sailors. There is plenty of seafood and fish and galore restos of all shapes price and form here, a delight to spent a day or two in wonderful Honfleur. Let me tell you again of some of our favorites over the years and repeat always.

We came straight to the hotel this time, and then you do what we do /like best walk the beat! And Honfleur is wonderful but of course cannot do all in one day so we rented a nice inexpensive chain of hotels here call B&B right at the entrance of the town! in the neighboring city limits of La Rivière-Saint-Sauveur! These are good for one or two nights and on my road warrior trips used them often. We had automatic check in and right into our room lovely double bed below and a loft of twins beds, nice clean bathroom, and plenty of storage with TV, free WiFi and free parking. Good deal as we compare price/quality ratio always. Webpage:

Honfleur B B Hotel front apr23

The other repeat as we do a lot here is the Au Relais des Cyclistes at 10 place de la Porte de Rouen here since 1992. We made reservation on the run from our car just to be sure not to missed it ! The couple owners here by systematically favoring traceability procedures, offering products from small producers who love what they do and who bring care and passion to what they do, you will find a true taste on the plate. A brasserie that remains down to earth , friendly and unfussy. It is the nice table to sit, close to the tourist office, the mediathéque library and the port.  It is a smiling tandem, recommended by all-Honfleur. The brasserie can be spotted by its orange awning. Observe the painted traces of the original sign on the pediment of the house, and the back side.As well as our good borador Rex always with me!  Au Relais des Cyclistes ,tradition has it that in the 1940s, peasants who came down to town to shop left their bicycles at the local café; and therefore the stage post of cyclists is it today. webpage:

Honfleur au relais des cyclistes fountain oysterpickers women apr23

Honfleur Au Relais des Cyclistes resto Rex apr23

The next morning we came to our breakfast main, not in the hotel paid a bit more but worth it always. This is the L’Albatros at 32 Quai Sainte-Catherine is a repeat great for breakfast by the Vieux Port, bagel with eggs and bacon, coffee, orange juice, and pancakes a bit high at 17.90€ but worth it for the treat and the great service and greater view in the early morning harbor. restaurantguru webpage: 

Honfleur L'Albatros resto vieux port pdj front apr23

We arrive for the personal duty I needed to do and no time to have a full lunch so we headed for an apero combi at another favorite spot over the years, we headed for the Cafe de Paris on 2 quai des passengers , and the same friendly service. Just around the corner from the boat ramps on your way to the jardin public and the statues of personnages of the city. City central Honfleur  great! restaurantguru webpage:

Honfleur cafe de paris front closeup apr23

Honfleur cafe de paris counters apr23

I could not miss the Le Crystal, 3 Rue Haute, did not ate there this time but glad still open for the memories of always. A beauty try the second floor inside a house on the pedestrian street out of the harbor to your right, left hand side. This is a refine Norman cuisine and do try the Lobster or the Choucroute de Mer especially in the upper floor (1fl FR). Always a treat and memorable moments with the family. Right at the start of a wonderful quant wooden houses street, lovely. Nice to see again passing by. restaurantguru webpage:

Honfleur Le Cristal resto memories rue haute apr23

The Honfleur tourist office on its restaurants

There you go folks, another dandy beautiful and nostalgic spot in my belle France.  Honfleur is a must to visit for any reason. Again, hope you enjoy the post on the eat and stay in Honfleur as I

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

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