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Le Balbec, providing chic cuisine and a dreamy atmosphere

  • Gourmet cuisine

  • Regional products

  • Stunning view of the sea

  • In the heart of Cabourg

Welcome to our gourmet restaurant located in the heart of Cabourg with a stunning view overlooking the sea. You will delight at the gustatory journey you will embark on surrounded by the elegant and inspiring decor of Le Balbec.

There is no time to lose. Come to Le Balbec and experience something extraordinary.
You will discover it first on your plate, with a delicate and refined cuisine that manages to be gourmet, traditional and modern all at the same time: prepare to be whisked away by this daring culinary feat.
Here, we only use fresh ingredients, and seafood is put front and centre. Among the main dishes on our menu, you will find salt-crusted turbot with lemon confit butter, truffle purée and seasonal vegetables. Perhaps you will even follow in the footsteps of the Grand Hotel's illustrious guest Proust and sample the sole meunière...
An extraordinary view will unroll before you as far as the eye can see with a peaceful yet stunning view of the sea. What better setting could you ask for to enjoy your lunch or dinner?
And the gustatory journey continues, this time at the bar with its menu. While perusing our selection of wines and spirits, perhaps your taste for reverie will draw you to our signature cocktail. Its name is The Swan, another homage to Marcel Proust. It is quite a story...

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At Le Balbec, experience the thrill of its flavours with a magnificent view of the sea.


"Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5, based on 235 reviews"

  • Vladimiro Barbieri

    5 stars out of 5

    1 month ago

    (Translated by Google) Refined environment and perfect service
    The sole and lobster Beli are superb.

    Great choice of wines, very high price.
    For two you can easily reach 200.00 with three total pots

    Ambiente raffinato e servizio perfetto
    Super la sogliola e l’astice beli.

    Grande scelta di vini , prezzo molto alto .
    In due arrivi tranquillamente a 200,00 con tre piatti totali

  • Alexis Lechevallier

    5 stars out of 5

    1 month ago
  • Guillaume Aghroum

    5 stars out of 5

    3 months ago

    (Translated by Google) A perfect meal. From starter to dessert, the products are prepared with taste and a search for originality. We had a great time. The service is impeccable.
    I think the only point of divergence may be the decoration. If you are looking for an "old-fashioned" place, to immerse yourself in an interior decor from the beginning of the 20th century, this will not be the case. But personally it didn't bother me.

    Un repas parfait. De l'entrée au dessert, les produits sont travaillés avec goût et une recherche d'originalité. Nous avons passé un très beau moment. Le service est impeccable.
    Je pense que le seul point de divergence peut être la décoration. Si vous cherchez un lieu "à l'ancienne", à vous plonger dans un décor intérieur du début du XXème, ce ne sera pas le cas. Mais personnellement cela ne m'a pas dérangé.

  • aude dutheil

    5 stars out of 5

    4 months ago

Location & Contact


Les Jardins du Casino
Cabourg 14390

Opening hours

Monday Closed
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday 19:30 - 21:30
Thursday 19:30 - 21:30
Friday 19:30 - 21:30
Saturday 12:30 - 14:00, 19:30 - 21:30
Sunday 12:30 - 14:00, 19:30 - 21:30

Restaurant location


  • Non Smoking Area

  • Credit card

  • Other payment options

  • Wheelchair access

  • Free Wireless internet (WiFi)

  • Parking

  • Booster Seats available (for Baby)

  • Reservation recommended

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(*) Average meal price calculated on the basis of starter and main course or main course and dessert, excluding drinks, menu and promotional offers. The average price is an estimate only, calculated according to the prices provided by the restaurant. Depending on the country, the average price may or may not include all taxes.