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Cuisine of Rouen for gourmets. Places for dinner - best restaurants

Cathedrale de Rouen Rouen vacation is hard to imagine without exploration of attractive ethnic restaurants, cozy cafes and bars. Local culinary traditions are rather original and authentic. The most popular ethnic treat is considered to be the Rouen duck. Cooking of this traditional treat resembles a deliberate and intriguing ritual as the dish is accompanied with lots of original sauces and spices. As a rule a duck is cooked on a turn spit, however some cooks give preference to grilling.
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The main stuff of this ethnic treat is still sauces. For cooking the sauces the cooks pick the best French wines and spices. The duck is served with baked apples and celery. Every cook tries to prepare this ethnic dish following a special unique recipe to give the dish an inimitable taste. Cooks having achieved genuine perfection in preparing this ethnic treat are rewarded with a special order named «L’ordre des Canardiers» being considered among local cooks to be one of the most honorary culinary art rewards.
Another gastronomy symbol of the city is apples. The fruit is added to meat dishes, dainty desserts and plenty of nappy drinks. The youngest tourists will appreciate apple juice of local production which is served almost in every restaurant and café. Adults should try local apple wine. Many tourists opt for this ethnic drink as a memorable souvenir. Sweet addicts will love chocolate of local production. The chocolate is a secret ingredient of most desserts giving the sweet treats their inimitable taste. Copyright
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Not far from an old market tourists will find one of the most popular city cafes named J. M.'s. Its main visitors are still tourists. The J. M.'s café is a perfect place to rest and recreate after long exhaustive city cruising as well as to enjoy speciality hot wine punch and various treats. The Tavola Calda café is a perfect place to try speciality ice cream sitting on an open air terrace and enjoying amazing city view. Despite rather high prices the café is always filled with thankful visitors and buzzing atmosphere.
Aglise Saint-Paul Near a railway station tourists will find a budgetary restaurant named Yvonne offering its visitors a vast choice of sandwiches, bread and butter treats, astonishing desserts and refreshing drinks. If necessary the Yvonne visitors can order take away dishes. The Le Globe bar offers its guests not only most popular drinks and speciality treats but also its visitors can pick some memorable souvenirs there. A part of the hall of this attractive bar is taken with a huge sparkling shop window filled with bright post cards, calendars and other souvenir trifles with symbols of the city.
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Michelin-starred restaurants in Rouen
♥   Restaurant 'Gill' Rouen. Type - Modern cuisine. 0.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Le 37' Rouen. Type - Modern cuisine. 0.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Le Réverbère' Rouen. Type - Modern cuisine. 1.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Les Nymphéas' Rouen. Type - Classic cuisine. 1.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'La Couronne' Rouen. Type - Traditional cuisine. 1.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Cancan' Rouen. Type - Modern cuisine. 1.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'L’Odas' Rouen. Type - Creative. 1.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'La Place' Rouen. Type - Modern cuisine. 1.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Gill Côté Bistro' Rouen. Type - Modern cuisine. 1.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Rodolphe' Rouen. Type - Modern cuisine. 1.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Unique sights around Rouen

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Cuisine and restaurants in the neighbours of Rouen

Travel notes on best cuisine and restaurants of Rouen (France) on Famous recipes and traditional dishes and courses in Rouen restaurants. Where to eat - our recommendations on popular places in Rouen, where you can taste delicious meal and also spend a good time with your friends. - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
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