La Ferme des Aulnettes, a typical Normandy inn located on the "Floral Coast" between Deauville et Cabourg, welcomes guests all year round, serving meals on a delightful outdoor terrace in summer and around a cosy fireplace in winter. Perched high up on the coastal road running along the top of the "Vaches Noires" cliffs, just a few minutes from the centre of Houlgate with its charm of yesteryear, Auberge de la Ferme des Aulnettes offers the peace and calm of a secluded country property, with private parking facilities for guests. In our restaurant you will discover the pleasure of tasting fine local produce presented in the very best way: fresh and simple. Our dishes are totally in tune with the changing seasons and reflect the very best in French culinary tradition, with the help of some of the finest certified Normandy produce. Among our specialities, free-range chicken poached in cider, fresh homemade duck foie gras, crispy Camembert puff, "Normandy Label" beef fillet with its marrow, Sole meunière with Charlotte potato mash and salted butter, and last, but not least, our special Scallop menu during the fishing season from October to May.
Just a few minutes from the inn lies the seaside resort of Houlgate, with its fine Belle Epoque architecture, and its long sea wall bordering the fine sandy beach, a delight for walkers and bathers alike. With a casino, a cinema, many shops and crazy golf, many fun-filled moments await you. We are also within very easy reach of Deauville, with its famous boardwalk, race course, casino, luxury shops, museums and several nightclubs. A short drive will take you to Honfleur, offering you the chance to stroll around the port and pop into the many art galleries surrounding it or to Caen, where you can take in the history found in the corridors of the Memorial and head off to the beautiful beaches along the Normandy coastline that were formerly the scene of the D-Day landings. You may also wish to head inland where the local craftspeople perpetuate the traditions of the past, in tune with the seasons, from apple-growing to Calvados liqueur and from dairy farming to Livarot cheese.