There are several restaurants in the city centre of Boulogne-sur-Mer which offer a variety of options giving you the chance to try local specialities.

La Matelote

This Michelin-starred restaurant is a real Boulonnais institution and is located right opposite NAUSICAA. Chef Tony Lestienne and his family-run establishment will share with you their passion for cuisine inspired by the sea. The menu offers a range of options catering to all tastes giving you a chance to sample French food.


This brasserie just opposite NAUSICAA is ideally situated near the beach and the marina. It serves up a selection of local dishes based on fresh produce or the catch of the day.

Fleur de Sel

This restaurant on the Quai Gambetta offers authentic cuisine with high-quality service.




L’îlot vert

This restaurant is right in the heart of the old town. It takes 30 minutes from NAUSICAA to walk there. It serves up “unusual, inspired cuisine which respects seasonal produce” (Tony Régnier).


La Table du Vieux Singe

This new “bistronomic” restaurant has just opened right in the heart of Boulogne on the theatre square!

Enjoy its gourmet traditional cuisine.



Le Marivaux

Le Marivaux serves up high-quality traditional cuisine in a refined and classy setting.

It boasts the best terrace in Boulogne which catches the sun from 11am to 5pm. The family atmosphere will make you feel right at home. Bonhomie is the order of the day here, with non-stop service from Monday to Saturday.

Le Comptoir

In a bistro-style ambience with blues music providing the backdrop, sample regional cuisine right in the middle of the Place Dalton. Our motto is: “Get drunk, get endlessly drunk to your heart’s content with wine, poetry and virtue” (Charles Baudelaire).


This typical brasserie on the Place Dalton is also a venue favoured by those who want to meet up for a drink on the terrace. The varied menu combines traditional bistro dishes with more elaborate options.


The restaurants recommended with this logo are all partners of the MrGoodFish programme. This is a European programme which aims to raise public and professional awareness of the importance of sustainable consumption of seafood.

It was launched by three of Europe’s biggest aquariums (Acquario di Genova in Italy, Aquarium Finisterrae in Spain and Nausicaá – National Sea Centre in France). This means that as well as offering high-quality fish, these restaurants are also committed to obtaining supplies of marine resources in a sustainable way. The dishes they serve are based on varieties of fish which have been selected according to their stock level and size, the season, and the status of the species.

The restaurant guide produced by the Tourist Office of Le Boulonnais en Côte d’Opale lists the restaurants available in Boulogne sur Mer and the surrounding area.

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