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Cafe Gondree

) #5 of 6 Restaurants in Benouville ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ French, Cafe, European
12 avenue du Commandant Kieffer, 14970 Benouville, France
+33 2 31 44 62 25
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good19%
  • Average15%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible23%
Travellers talk about
“baguette” (9 reviews)
“potato salad” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
French, Cafe, European
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
12 avenue du Commandant Kieffer, 14970 Benouville, France
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1 - 10 of 188 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

Unfortunately this was totally not what we expected, service was poor, as was coffee, this is a pivotal part of the history of the operation to take the bridge and almost a compulsory visit, having read prior to touring the area, however would certainley not...More

Thank ricke957
Reviewed 1 week ago

Honestly, they were pretty unpleasant here. We went on 06/07/17 when they were mass producing baguette sandwiches. The food was on par with what you get in the Paris train stations. Not bad, but it's just a sandwich. The best part is that you can...More

Thank Bill B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It gets a very good for its location and history. Always full of ex military look at the history. It's all part of the Pegasus Bridge story of course so should not be missed. We were luck to see the bridge rise to let a...More

Thank BeeGee45
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you are here for D Day celebrations or at any other time of the year it's worth a stop over. Have a beer or drink a Coffee, people watch and chat to veterans or visitors. You will always get a slant or opinions on...More

Thank A5735JTgaryc
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

Yes, businesses make profits out of history but they should respect the history they rely on by offering products and service of a decent quality. The coffee was as horrible as it was overpriced. My advice would be to have a look round but order...More

Thank Andy M
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

Certainly it trades heavily on its location and historical involvement but it's still a decent if slightly expensive cafe. The service from all 4 ladies was lovely and the food arrived quickly. They were very accommodating of our dog as well.

Thank David R
Reviewed 30 April 2017

We knew we wouldn't receive a friendly welcome here because so much has been written on the web. We went in, however, because the cafe undoubtedly has a place in history. It IS expensive, it was difficult to get a smile from the staff, and...More

Thank JM-IM
Reviewed 26 April 2017

... don't expevt to be the only tourist, or have the best coffee in town. The lady has transformed over the years into a true business lady. But... it is a very historical must see! You've have got to be there if you are on...More

Thank Possie1982
Reviewed 25 April 2017

Said to be the "First Building Liberated" on D-Day... worth the photo op but cameras are not really welcome inside where you'll find a lot of memorabilia on the walls... cards from British Airborne Vets, newspaper articles, old photos... coffee is coffee... and pastries are...More

Thank DogTagTours
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Visited Cafe Gondree after visiting Pegasus bridge museum which itself was excellent. First question we were asked was "are you eating?" We just wanted quick drinks and telling the staff that they appeared to get icier if that was possible. Seeing the barista machine behind...More

1  Thank Colin J
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Danny F
Good Evening, I am looking for an email address for Café Gondree to get in contact with Madame Gondree about a visit. Does anyone know of one? Thanks, Danny
27 January 2016|
Response from Ian W | Reviewed this property |
The cafe website does not give an email address - but only postal or phone details: - Postal: 12 av. du Commandant Kieffer 14970 Bénouville Tél. : 02 31 44 62 25 Hope these help? Regards Ian W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 20
Breakfast, Lunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 avenue du Commandant Kieffer, 14970 Benouville, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Normandy  >  Basse-Normandie  >  Calvados  >  Benouville
  • Phone Number: +33 2 31 44 62 25
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