Where to eat and discover Norman foods and beverages
All the places not to miss during your stay in our hotel in Caen to taste local products!
Make the most of your weekend or your holidays in Normandy to visit places where local specialities are produced and where you can taste them. Discover all our recommendations near the Best Western Plus Le Moderne, your hotel in Caen city centre!
Restaurants where to eat Norman specialities
Boeuf & Cow - 5 minutes walk from the hotel
Specialising in meat, the restaurant offers fine cuts of Normandy-bred beef and other local produce.
Address: 6 Boulevard des Alliés, 14000 Caen
Monsieur Louis - 5 minutes walk from the hotel
Monsieur Louis is a must-visit brasserie in Caen, where local products are revisited to offer you gourmet cuisine. Don't miss its speciality: roast Normandy chicken!
Address: 11 Place Saint-Sauveur, 14000 Caen
La Cave à Huîtres - 10 minutes walk from the hotel
Are you more of a seafood fan? This restaurant offers you Norman oysters that they produce themselves. Freshness guaranteed!
Address: 24 Quai Vendeuvre, 14000 Caen
Café Forges in Beuvron-en-Auge - 30 minutes from the hotel
Head for one of the most beautiful villages in France: Beuvron-en-Auge. The Café Forges welcomes you in a typically Norman setting, in an old forge. On the menu: authentic and local cuisine.
Address: Grande Rue, 14430 Beuvron-en-Auge
On the cider road
Louis Dupont family estate - 30 minutes from the hotel
With over 30 hectares of orchards, this estate has been run by the Dupont family for 4 generations. Guided tours are organised in summer for the curious and the estate shop is open all year round.
- French and english tours
- Address: Lieu-dit, La Vigannerie, 14430 Victot-Pontfol
Caves du Manoir de Grandouet - 40 minutes from the hotel
This family-run winery is housed in beautiful timber-framed buildings in the heart of the Normandy countryside. With almost 30 hectares of orchards, the farm is open to the curious.
- French tours only
- Address: Le Manoir de, 14340 Cambremer
Calvados Christian Drouin - 40 minutes from the hotel
Discover this family distillery and its beautiful 17th century buildings. On the programme: visit the orchards, the press and the manor.
- French, english and german tours.
- Address: 1895 route de Trouville, 14130 Coudray-Rabut
War and Apples Tour - from Caen
Fancy a guided tour retracing the history of the Second World War in Normandy and discovering local produce? Mary & Folks offers you the War and Apples tour with a visit to the fortifications of the Atlantic Wall, a meeting with a cider producer (private visit, walk in the orchard and tasting).
- French and English tours
Discovering Normand cheeses
The Cheese Village, Fromagerie Graindorge - 50 minutes from the hotel
Want to know all the secrets of making Pont l'Évêque and Livarot cheese? The Graindorge cheese factory opens its doors to you! You can discover the cheese-making workshops to learn about the different stages of production,
- Visit in French subtitled in English. Paper documents translating each video in German, Dutch, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Chinese, Japanese, Corean and Russian.
- Address: 42 Rue Gén Leclerc, 14140 Livarot-Pays-d'Auge
Where to buy Norman specialities
Made in Calvados - 5 minutes walk from the hotel
A true heaven of Normandy products! Located just a few steps from the hotel, this shop offers all sorts of Normandy beverages (alcoholic and non-alcoholic), biscuits, shortbread, confectionery, jams and much more!
Address: 12 rue Saint-Pierre 14000 Caen
Biscuiterie Jeannette - 15 minutes from the hotel
A Norman and French institution! Founded in 1850, the Biscuiterie Jeanette is the oldest in the region.
The company is known for its delicious madeleines with pure butter, but also for the fight led by former employees to save the factory in the 2010s.
Drop by the factory shop of this local staple and buy their delicious madeleines!
Address: SAS Jeannette 1850, 23 avenue du Pays de Caen, 14460, Colombelles