Summer is here ! So are the holidays ! It’s time to enjoy a drink on the terrace with friends or family.
The tourist office team has come up with a selection of the nicest places to have a drink with your family or friends, facing the sea, on a south-facing terrace or in Douvres-la-Délivrande.
Let’s go for a tour of the best addresses in the Terres de Nacre.
At the beginning of August, presentation of a valid health pass: a complete vaccination certificate or a certificate of immunity proving that you have been infected within the last 6 months and that you have been in remission for at least a week, or a negative test less than 48 hours old.
Au Père Tranquille, Bernières-sur-mer
Cosy terrace in an idyllic setting, facing the white beach cabins and the beach. Chic and trendy atmosphere. This is the place to watch the sunset.
A must try : the garlic prawns.
La Maison bleue, Courseulles-sur-mer
An address well known to the regulars of Courseulles-sur-mer. This restaurant offers a south-facing terrace, ideal for windy days. Enjoy some seafood and goog cocktails comfortably installed facing the ponds and the mill of the Ile de Plaisance. Little extra : discover the outdoor table in giant bubbles.
A must try : the latest barman’s “passion blue” base on… blue wine !
This is the brand new restaurant that has just opened on the Place du Petit Enfer. The terrace is south-facing, sheltered from the wing, but the large windows allow you to admire the sea and the ballet of the sailing boats.
A must try : the beer of the moment.
Just next door, discover the wine shop les Bouteilles à la Mer, which offers a nice selection of organic and natural wines as wells as aperitif boards.
Au bain des Mots, Saint-Aubin-sur-mer
Facing the beach, this tea room-library looks like a beach cabin. The walls are covered with novels, comics and children’s books to read while enjoying homemade sweets.
A must try : the fluffy pancakes.
Les terrasses du mini-golf, Luc-sur-mer
This establishment has had a makeover! The terrace with a sea view has been completely renovated, the cushions are pretty and colorful and the benches are made of wood… not forgetting the brand new cocktail bar !
A must try : the burgers whose bread comes from a bakery in Luc-sur-mer.
This small wine cellar offers copious aperitif boards of Norman and Corsican products and a fine selection of wines, served on large wooden barrels.
A must try : the selection of Corsican charcuterie.
La Case a Kat, Courseulles-sur-mer
This tea room and organic wine bar located in the heart of the seaside resort offers a small sunny terrace and a very large choice of novels, comics and children’s books.
A must try : the multiple flavours of Norman ice teas.
Place 26, Douvres-la-Délivrande
The bookshop, well stocked with children books, mangas, comics, novels, now offers a tea room area with local delicacies from Normandy (ice creams, coffeas, teas, cakes…).
A must try : the pastries made by Sylvie, les Desserts Lutins.
La Riceteria, jolie cabane, Langrune-sur-mer
Here is a small shop offering a wide range of delicacies to be enjoyed with tasty smoothies, on the colorful terrace shelterd from the sea spray.
A must try : the gourmet “rocky rad cake”, THE speciality ! It’s a brownie with marshmallows and nuts.
Find out more about the restaurants and terraces of Terres de Nacre.
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