Address: rue Saint-Nicolas, Sauzon, 56360, Belle-Île-sur-Mer.
Open April 1st~September 25th, November 1st~12th, December 26th~31st.
Restaurant in a typical port house with wooden beams. Seafood cuisine.
Address: 2, Quai de la Douane, 29200, Brest
The place for fish and seafood.
Closed on Mondays and Tuesdays October~March, closed on Mondays in April, May, June and September.
Closed december 11th~26th
The best restaurant in town. Inventive cuisine based on wild fish and local produce.
Four season menu.
Three terraces, a patio, a panoramic room and a bar.
Reservations needed in high season.
Well-located along the harbour. Very popular. If you want a table inside, you have to reserve 24 hours in advance.
Choose the original decoration inside or the easy-going terrace.
Good seafood, above average and regional specialties as well as bistrot cuisine.
Check opening hours on the phone as it is advisable to reserve!
Great seafood and local products restaurant lost along the road to Ars-en-Re along the salt fields which made the island so famous.
Seasonal cuisine. Great oysters and seafood.
The homemade pates are first class. Definitely worth a stop. Patronized by locals as much as by tourists.
Small restaurant tucked inside a back street. Paronized by locals as much as by tourists.
Local tasty cuisine with interesting surprises. Reasonable prices. Warm welcome.
Busy brasserie/restaurant located along the harbour. easy-going atmosphere. Good seafood, especially cuttle-fish and mussels.
Opened every day. Closed in December and January.
Just in front of the church tower (clocher) of this charming little town.
Relaxed atmosphere. Good local oysters. Easy-going waiters. Reasonable prices. Packed in season.
Open for lunch and dinner June 2nd~December 11th, December 23rd~March 21st
A local restaurant offering a gastronomic taste of the sea. recommended.
Tel. + fax: (33)(5)46298237
Opening hours: Lunch and dinner time. Check out in low season.
This restaurant seating 40~60 is so popular that it is advicable to reserve a day in advance, even in low season. better than average cuisine making good use of local products.
Located along the harbour. very busy brasserie cum seafood restaurant. Easy-going atmosphere. good seafood.
Two entrances, one rue saint-Jean to the restaurant and the other Place de la Chaine to the bistrot.
Very honest seafood restaurant.
Sits up to 500 with both establishments.
Try the "Mouscade a la Charentaise" (Mussles inlight creamy saffran sauce)
Revisited in September 2003. Hasn't lsot a bit of its charm! Actually improved its menu! Reserve!
In a pedestrian-only street away from the touristic hussle, a smal seafood restaurant patronized by the locals.
Very reasonable and good value. Warm welcome.
Moules mariniere 9 Euros, Oysters 9~12 euros (as of 2001)
A restaurant-bistrot owned by Gregory, son of two-star restaurant owner Richard Coutanceau.
Probably the best location in town at the entry of the medieval harbour by the fortified towers.
Very warm and efficient staff.
Typical bistrot-style seafood of a higher quality.
Great wine list.
try: escalopes de Lotte aux Pommes de Terre Grenaille (Frogfish fillets on Re Island fine Potatoes)
Reservations urgently required!
Good value Chinese/Vietnamese restaurant opened by a Cambodian/Cantonese family in 1998 after 10 years i nearby Rochefort.
Also serves a great variety of take-out dishes all day long.
Very reasonable prices with all the classics of Chinese canton cuisine.
Warm welcome and very clean modern restaurant.
A monument derservingly considered as the best restaurant in la Rochelle and the Charente Region! A member of the Relais & Chateaux and a 2-star restaurant in the Michelin Guide establishment, customers will nonetheless feel at ease.
Impeccable service. Great view on the sea from the bay windows.
The fish and seafood are simply first-class ans have been so since Mr. Coutanceau and his very precise wife opened their restaurant in 1984.
Recommended dishes (as of 2001):
Daurade au four sur sa peau (oven cooked seabream with its its crusty skin), Huitres et langoustines cuites au four (oven-cooked oysters and gambas), Carpaccio de Thon et tomates confites (Tuna Carpaccio and preserved Tomatoes), Poitrine de Canard cuit a la broche aux Legumes de l'Ile de Re (Duck Breats with re Island vegetables), clafoutis du mendiant at sa Glace (Beggar's Clafoutis and its ice-cream), Gelee de The et son Coulis de Fruits (Tea Jelly and its Fruit sauce).
Opening Monday to Saturday (closed on national holidays). morning to evening.
Tucked from the touristic area, a very original bar/restaurant opened in 2000. Patronized by locals and a few clever tourists.
Offering great lunch specials at very good prices. Come early for lunch as it quickly gets packed.
Definitely worth a visit, even for coffee only!
Address: 127, rue du Colonel-Muller, 56100, Loruent.
(3,5 km north east from Lorient)
Closed on Saturday lunches & all Sundays.
Good restaurant with great specialities: sardine butter potatoes, chicken egg with caviar, petit gris snails in potato ravioli, red mullet with espelette peppers, "Bara Mel" steamed seabass, lobster with chanterelle mushrooms in chicken broth, veal spleen with truffles.
LE CAFÉ LEFFE
LE JARDIN GOURMAND (15~34 Euros)
LE POISSON D'OR (30~55 Euros)
Address: Inside Moulin de Rosmadec Hotel, 29930, Pont-Aven
Delicate cuisine by the Sebilleau Brothers. Very light and sphisticated. Potato Millefeuille with scampi and cabbage. Shellfish and seabream risotto.
LA TAUPINIÈRE (295~465FF)
Address: 29120, Sainte-Marine
You shall not be disappointed by the cuisine of Patrick Le Guen always exploring the flavours of the sea and the land!
Red and white tuna ravioles (dumplings), artichoke and andouille Kowing-aman, Tatin fashioned apples with iced compote and feuilletage. Precise choice of wines.