Local restaurants

The restaurants below have been enjoyed by us and by some of our customers but we would always like to hear from you if you disagree - for the benefit of others. Remember many restaurants are closed on Sunday evenings and all day Mondays.

ARDRES
Aux Marronniers, 18 Route Nationale 43
Pizza and other simple dishes. Friendly atmosphere.
Tel: +33 321 35 41 41
La Bonne Auberge, 512 route de Guines
Changed hands about 2 years ago. Good.
Tel: +33 321 35 41 09
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free wineLa Griotte, 67 Avenue de Rouville
Very good modern style cuisine served in a light airy environment. Especially good for fish. Closed Saturday lunch.
Tel: +33 321 34 91 05
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free wineLa Taverne de Kate, 40 rue Saint-André
Busy bustling brasserie where it's also possible to sit outside. Salads, steak frites, pizzas etc.
Tel: +33 321 82 53 91
free wineL'Esplanade, 45 Esplanade du Maréchal-Leclerc
Good brasserie, but people have told us of grumpy service. 2 courses at 9,90€. It's possible to eat outside in summer.
Tel: +33 321 35 41 23
La Frégate,Les Lacs d’Ardres
This lakeside restaurant is different and fun. Simple, honest food where you can sit inside or out. Especially good for meat that they grill on an open fire. Closed Tuesday.
Tel: +33 321 34 91 05
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free wineLe Francois 1er, Place d'Armes
One of the very best restaurants of the area, across the road from our shop. Always impressive and reliable. Only open lunchtimes Tuesday to Sunday.
Tel: +33 321 85 94 00
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free wine = these Ardres restaurants have agreed to offer you a free kir as a Boursot customer
AUDENFORT
Auberge du Moulin d'Audenfort, 16 Impasse du Gué
Honest food in a rustic waterside setting, with 13 bedrooms.
Not easy to find.
Tel: +33 321 00 13 16
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BOULOGNE SUR MER
La Ferme Gourmande, 44 Rue de Lille
On the main cobbled passage of the main town, this restaurant is open on Mondays - and until late in the afternoon. Good, honest and inexpensive.
Tel: +33 321 80 24 54
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La Matelote, 80 boulevard Sainte Beuve
The Michelin rated restaurant of Boulogne - a great experience.
Tel: +33 321 30 17 97
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Restaurant de la Plage, 124 boulevard Sainte Beuve
Opposite Nausicaa, excellent quality restaurant specialising in fish.
Very good cuisine with a warm welcome.
Tel: +33 321 99 90 90
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Les Terrasses de l'Enclos, 6 Rue de Pressy
In the Old Town, well positioned characterful restaurant and chambre d'hôtes in a fine townhouse.
Tel: +33 391 90 05 90
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CALAIS
Aquar'aile, 255 rue Jean Moulin
Perched on top of flats, this restaurant looks out to sea and overlooks the entrance to Calais harbour. View perhaps better than the food?
Tel: +33 321 34 00 00
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Au Côte d'Argent, 1 digue Gaston Berthe
Good food overlooking the beach in Calais.
Tel: +33 321 34 68 07
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Oh! Mouettes, 10 rue Jean Pierre Avron
Excellent food, well-priced menus. Reputed for fish! On the harbour.
Tel: +33 321 34 67 59
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La Buissonnière,, 10 rue Neuve
Some good reports coming in about this new restaurant that is always crowded with locals. 3 courses start at 15€.
Tel: +33 321 96 22 32
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Le Channel, 3 boulevard Résistance
Fantastic wine list, excellent food, impeccable service. Not cheap but it is good. Probably Calais' best and most famous restaurant.
Tel: +33 321 34 42 30
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Sole Meunière, 1 boulevard Résistance
Good reliable food, always busy.
Tel: +33 321 34 43 01
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LE TOUQUET
Restaurant Pérard, 67 Rue Metz
The nationally famous fish emporium – restaurant and shop. Always busy.
Tel: +33 321 05 13 33
SAINT-OMER
Restaurant du Cygne, 8 rue Caventou
The best of the restaurants offering excellent food and presentation.
Stylish and always popular - advisable to reserve.
Closed Mondays.
Tel: +33 321 98 20 52
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De Drie Kalders / Les Trois Caves
Typical local Flemish food – beef in beer, potjevleesch et al, with a good selection of local beers. Fun.
Tel: +33 321 39 72 52
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Hôtel Château du Tilques, 12 rue Château, Tilques
Mixed reports coming through currently about the quality of the restaurant.
Tel: +33 321 88 99 99
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WIMEREUX
Restaurant La Liègoise @ Hôtel L'Atlantic, Digue de Mer
Contains two qualities of restaurant overlooking the sea. Both excellent. Innovative cuisine.
Tel: +33 321 32 41 01
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Restaurant L'Epicure, 1 rue Gare
Well reputed, and used a lot by the locals.
Tel: +33 321 83 21 83
Hotel Le Spéranza, 43 Rue du Général de Gaulle
Almost alongside the Hotel Atlantic, we have heard good reports. Especially busy during summer.
Tel: +33 321 32 46 09
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Hôtel du Centre, 78 rue Carnot
Bustling brasserie offering good quality and value.
Tel: +33 321 32 41 08
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Restaurant La Vie est Belle, 44 Rue Carnot
Those of you who recall Jean-François Laurent at the Michelin starred La Brocante in Wimille, may be pleased to know that he has opened this fun restaurant on Wimereux’s main street. Great food!
Tel: +33 321 83 19 31
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WISSANT
Restaurant La Chaloupe
A welcome new addition to the selection of Wissant restaurants. Modern setting serving good fish in particular. On the main road, just at the northern end of the village.
Tel: +33 321 96 23 10
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Hotel de la Plage, 1 rue Edouard Houssin
The hotel’s jaded appearance begs questions, but the restaurant was perfectly good, without necessarily being “great”; in our experience, it was better than any of the other restaurants or hotels in the village centre.
Tel: +33 321 35 91 87
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Chambres d'Hôtes & Hôtels

Les Draps d'Or, 152 rue Lambert d'Ardres, Ardres
Run by Hilary Mackay (a Brit!), this is comfortable and only two doors away from your favourite wine shop!
Tel: +33 321 82 20 44
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Au Petit Tambour d'Autingues, 288 rue de Louches, Autingues
Mme. Saint-Just
On a farm, 5 minutes away from the centre of Ardres.
Tel: 33 321 36 25 38
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Le Manoir, 1530 Rue de Saint-Quentin, Bois en Ardres
M. et Mme. Roger
Just after passing through Bois-en-Ardres on the main road from Calais, follow the signs on the left to this B&B. 5 minutes before the centre of Ardres.
Tel: +33 321 85 97 78
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Les Fuchsias, 292 rue General Saint-Just, Bois-en-Ardres
M. et Mme. Balloy
In Bois-en-Ardres, from Calais turn left off the D943 at the pharmacy. 5 minutes before the centre of Ardres.
Tel: +33 321 82 05 25
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Hôtel Château des Tourelles, route Marquise, Le Wast
Apparently under new (the original) ownership, so quality has returned to its former glory.
Tel: +33 321 33 34 78
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La Ferme du Vert, Wierre Effroy
A tranquil spot for relaxation, with its own restaurant.
Tel: +33 321 87 67 00
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Hôtel Château Tilques, 12 rue Château, Tilques
4* château hotel, 5 minutes north of Saint-Omer.
Tel: +33 321 88 99 99
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Hôtel Ibis,2-4 rue Henri Dupuis, Saint-Omer
Make sure you do not get a room on the cobbled street side of the hotel!
Tel: +33 321 93 11 11
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Hôtel Le Bretagne, 2 place du Vainquai, Saint-Omer
Customers have said one needs to go for a "superior" room.
Tel: +33 321 38 25 78
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Hôtel Saint-Louis, 25 rue Arras, Saint-Omer
Simple: like winding back the clock 20 years!
Tel: +33 321 38 35 21
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L'Enclos de l'Evêché, 6 Rue de Pressy, Boulogne
M. et Mme. Humez
Very attractive townhouse with a few bedrooms and a restaurant.
Tel: +33 391 90 05 90
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Hôtel Ibis, 62 rue Porte Neuve, Boulogne
The closer of Boulogne's two Ibis hotels to the old town.
Tel.: +33 321 31 21 01
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Hôtel Ibis, 11 boulevard Diderot, Boulogne
Well, Ibis is Ibis, anywhere in France!
Tel: +33 321 30 12 40
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Hôtel La Matelote, 70 bd Sainte Beuve, Boulogne
The hotel is there, probably more as an after-thought to the restaurant. Good but some feel the hotel lacks character.
Tel: +33 321 30 33 33
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Hôtel Saint-Jean, 1 rue Georges Romain, Wimereux
This hotel is very good and always has a friendly welcome. Rooms are comfortable and offer good value. Only a couple of minutes’ walk from the beach and the main street of Wimereux.
Tel : +33 321 83 57 40
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Hotel du Centre, 78 rue Carnot, Wimereux
Monsieur Boulanger runs this good honest hotel in the bustling heart of Wimereux. Good food.
Tel: +33 321 32 41 08
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Hôtel L'Atlantic, rue Notre Dame, Digue de Mer, Wimereux
Without doubt, the best hotel on this part of the coast. Not cheap but excellent. All rooms look out on the sea. The restaurant is worth a detour.
Tel: +33 321 32 41 01
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Hotel Le Spéranza, 43 Rue du Général de Gaulle, Wimereux
Good value hotel just behind the seafront in Wimereux, 50 yards from the Atlantic. Good food too.
Tel: +33 321 32 46 09
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Hôtel Westminster, 5 avenue du Verger, Le Touquet
British style luxury. We’re told it’s good but expensive.
Tel: +33 321 05 48 48
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Golf Clubs

Golf de l'Aa Saint-Omer, Acquin-Westbecourt Tel: +33 321 38 59 90
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Golf des Dunes, avenue Edouard VII, Hardelot PlageTel: +33 321 91 90 90
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Golf des Pins, 3 avenue Golf, Hardelot PlageTel: +33 321 83 73 10
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Golf de Ruminghem, 1336 rue Saint AntoineTel: +33 321 00 94 23
Golf du Bois de Ruminghem, 1613 rue Saint AntoineTel: +33 321 85 30 33
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Golf du Touquet, avenue Golf, LeTouquetTel: +33 321 06 28 00
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Golf de Wimereux, av François Mitterrand, WimereuxTel: +33 321 32 43 20
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Places of Interest

Office de Tourisme, Ardres (For local attractions)Tel: +33 321 35 28 51
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Blockhaus, Eperlecques (WW2 museum)Tel: +33 321 88 44 22
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La Coupole, Saint-Omer (WW2 museum)Tel: +33 321 12 27 27
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Nausicaa, boulevard Saint Beuve, Boulogne (Aquarium)Tel: +33 321 30 99 99
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Cité Internationale de la Dentelle et de la Mode, Calais
You may have thought that lace was boring, but this museum dedicated to Calais’ main industry will open your eyes.
Tel: +33 321 00 42 30
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