Where to Stay and Eat in Normandy

Where to Stay and Eat in Normandy

The best restaurants and hotels in the region, plus some hidden secrets only the locals know about…

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Domaine de la Pommeraye, Suisse Normande: Country hotel and spa in traditional Norman stone buildings with spacious grounds under new ownership. Evening meals on reservation. www.audomainedelapommeraye.com

Le Clos, Perche: Antique furniture, elegant bedrooms and fine dining at this 19th-century château, part of the Relais & Châteaux network of luxury hotels. www.leclos-normandie.com

Château d’Audrieu: Classical furnishing, an excellent restaurant and a high-quality refit makes this historic four-star château near Bayeux a popular choice. chateaudaudrieu.com

Château de Bénéauville, Côte Fleurie: B&B in style at this sumptuous Renaissance château in a former hunting park at Bavent, near Deauville, with wood-panelling, beamed ceilings and tapestries. www.chateaudebeneauville.fr

Boutique hideaway La Bergerie

Hôtel La Fontaine, Caen: Newly renovated two-star boutique hotel in quiet city-centre street with ten modern rooms and generous breakfast of Norman specialities. en.hotelfontaine-caen.com

La Bergerie, Suisse Normande: Close to the Vélo Francette cycle trail, guest rooms or gîtes with the options of traditional Normandy evening meals and tours in London taxis. bb-cottages-normandy-61.jimdo.com

Spirit of 1944 Guesthouse, Omaha Beach: Glen Miller plays in the background and WWII memorabilia abounds at this luxury B&B close to Omaha Beach and Pointe du Hoc. www.spiritof1944.fr

Relax Normandy-style at the Spa du Domaine de la Pommeraye

Le Jardin des Plumes, Giverny: Boutique hotel in Giverny owned by Michelin-starred chef Éric Guerin. Eight elegant rooms in 1912 Art Deco property near Monet’s Garden. www.lejardindesplumes.fr

Hôtel Le Normandy, Deauville: Newly refurbished hotel in classic period style. A taste of la belle vie in classy Deauville. www.hotelsbarriere.com/fr/deauville/le-normandy

Manoir de Bénédicte, Suisse Normande: Opened in Autumn 2016, a late 19th-century property passed through eight generations and now owned and run by Bénédicte. www.lemanoirdebenedicte.fr/en

Hotel Le Normandy


Restaurant La Longere, Le Neubourg: Gastronomic restaurant in traditional half-timbered Eure longhouse; food by Gérald Seuron, formerly chef at Château de Versailles. Cookery classes and home-made deli items to take away. www.restaurant-la-longere.fr

Restaurant Gabriel, Saint-Pierre-La-Garenne: Between Giverny and Les Andelys, contemporary décor combines with classic fine dining from rugby player turned top class chef Fabrice Vallée. www.restaurantgabriel.fr

Le Bréard, Honfleur: Imaginative French-Asian fusion food by Fabrice Sebire in historic property close to the Vieux Bassin. Bib Michelin since 2006. www.restaurant-lebreard.com

Restaurant Gabriel. Photo: Bruno Cohen

Initial, Caen: Partnership between chef Yohann and sommelier Yvan, who combine 15 years’ experience to offer a celebration of simple, seasonal food, all sourced locally. www.initial-restaurant.com

Le Channel, Ouistreham: Close to the ferry port and specialising in seafood. Terrace tables with lighthouse view and cosy booths. www.restolechannel.com

Le Saint-Pierre, La Bouille: In a pretty village near Rouen with Seine views. Modern creative approach to traditional cuisine with seasonal products. www.le-saint-pierre.com/en

Le Tribunal, Mortagne-au-Perche: Rustic meets contemporary with young chef Freddy Pommier in this 3-star hotel in a pretty town in the Perche Natural Regional Park. www.hoteltribunalorne.com

From France Today magazine

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