Drinking Calvados → Recommended addresses


Bars, hotels, res­taur­ants, del­icates­sens, wine stores, you’ll find Calvados every­where. In Normandy, in France, and all over the world.

  • “Le Green” at the Hôtel du Golf

    Deauville - Normandy

    Come and take a deep dive into one of the finest col­lec­tions of Calvados at Le Green, where the red and wood decor has a dis­tinctly Brit­ish feel about it. Take in the breath­tak­ing view from the 180° terrace.

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  • Le Château d’Audrieu

    Audrieu - Normandy

    Pay a visit to the “Le 1715” bar or “Le Séran” res­taur­ant and you can explore a wide range of Calvados from the three appel­la­tions along with many Calvados-based cocktails.

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  • La Fabrique

    Caen - Normandy

    Loc­ated on one of the oldest squares in Caen, Place Saint-Sauveur, La Fab­rique Côté Terre wel­comes its cus­tom­ers in a bright, com­fort­able ambi­ence. Here you can sip on sev­er­al ori­gin­al Calvados cocktails.

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  • Le bar du Normandy

    Caen - Normandy

    Situ­ated in a per­fect loc­a­tion in Deauville’s town centre, facing the Planches de la Manche beaches, this iconic Côte Fleur­ie estab­lish­ment boasts a cock­tail menu in which Calvados has pride of place. Marc-Jean has been offi­ci­at­ing here for 32 years.

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  • La Compagnie des Calvados

    Honfleur - Normandy

    Spe­cial­ising in Calvados, this wine and spirit store stocks more than 80 dif­fer­ent Calvados includ­ing some very old col­lect­or’s vin­tages from the 3 Calvados appellations.

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  • Coupette

    London - United Kingdom

    Inspired by France, but proudly London-based, Cou­pette is a Calvados insti­tu­tion on the other side of the Chan­nel. With its French monik­er and relaxed ambi­ence, Cou­pette has quickly become one of the most import­ant bars on the inter­na­tion­al scene. “Apples” is one of its most iconic cocktails.

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  • La Renaissance

    Caen - Normandy

    Mich­elin-starred chef Arnaud Viel is a local boy. He serves up ori­gin­al and sus­tain­able Normandy cuisine. Calvados nat­ur­ally has pride of place in this superb restaurant.

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  • L’Auberge du Président

    Cormeilles - Normandy

    Loc­ated in the heart of the Pays d’Auge, the Auberge du Présid­ent is an authen­t­ic and eleg­ant Normandy auberge. Don’t forget to order the monk­fish medal­lion with Calvados when you dine at this gast­ro­nom­ic auberge oozing Pays d’Auge charm.

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  • Calvador カルバドール

    Kyoto - Japan

    This amaz­ing place is tucked away in the very heart of the former imper­i­al cap­it­al of Japan. Owner Hiroy­uki Takayama offers a selec­tion of over 200 dif­fer­ent Calvados selec­ted during his many trips to Normandy.

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  • Le Dauphin

    Breuil-en-Auge - Normandy

    For chef Mat­thieu Le Guil­lois, Calvados is an “art de vivre”. Loc­ated a short dis­tance from the Pays d’Auge dis­til­ler­ies, this tra­di­tion­al auberge offers a large selec­tion of Calvados and sev­er­al recipes in which the spirit plays a pre-emin­ent role.

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  • Gill

    Rouen - Normandy

    Boast­ing two Mich­elin stars, this is an import­ant res­taur­ant on the Normandy culin­ary scene. One of chef Gilles Tour­nad­re’s spe­ci­al­it­ies is his Calvados soufflé, served as a grand finale to round off an amaz­ing meal.

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  • L’Edulis

    Granville - Normandy

    A lover of region­al products, Jonath­an Datin serves up a finely-craf­ted and suc­cu­lent cuisine often involving Calvados in one way or anoth­er. Some­times it is even com­bined with a deli­cious Chau­sey blue lobster…

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