Le Moulin du Grand Poulguin: great Breton old windmill
very traditional restaurant in the harbor area of pont aven;very friendly service, fast ,efficient and the food just right we will be back as only live less than an hour away by car.
they have live music at nights that is superb, and nice players. a romantic night should be a dandy here. They ,also, have expositions of local artists painters very nice and typically Pont Aven a heaven for artists since 1864.
The story of the place, in brief, shows the foundations of the Moulin du Grand Poulguin, dates from the 12C and not baptised until the end of the 16C early 17C while they wer property of the Lords of Poulguin that a castle at Port Manech, on the right bank of the river Aven. Poul Guin comes from wine throat meaning the area was a wine trading post. It is the last one of the windmills of Pont Aven,and it is now inactive.
Winter hours are all day until 21h ,summer hours are all day until 22h30 at least. Annual closing all November, Christmas day and New Year's day.
Very nice place, recommended
Favorite Dish: We had Breton beers Duchesse Anne Triple 7,5% and kids had Morgane, bio blonde beer. Just to try them. We ate from pizzas savoyarde and Forte to tagliatelle albacore tuna pasta and the Tagliatelle 3 fromages, all with expresso coffee, bread,butter,and water, limonade, menthe syrop drinks, and only 17€ per person
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La Chaumiere Roz Aven: Lovely place towatch the boats and people go by.
This is a delightful little hotel spread over the old thatched cottage, which dates from the 15th century, and the newer building next door with the tea rooms.
It does not have a restaurant but tapas snacks and sandwiches are available.
We usually stopped for a drink - coffee in the morning or a light beer or cider in the afternoon. The views up and down, and across the river are very good from the outside tables.After looking at the rooms I really wanted to stay a night or two - but we were staying only 5 minutes away in a rented self catering house - maybe next year!
Hotel Restaurant Les Mimosas: Waters Edge Hotel/Restaiurant
We stopped for coffee here a couple of times. We liked the location and friendly service so went one day for lunch. We sat outside in warm October sun shine for a simple salad and omelette.
The location is perfect, service good, food just right and price right.
I looked around the ground floor interior when I went inside to the bathroom and thought it would be an Ok place to stay.
Le Moulin du Grand Poulguin: The old mill by the stream...
I like this place because of where it is, its history and its buzz.
We tend not to go there when it is very busy because - well it is a bit touristy but it does occupy a prime location in a popular tourist destination. And it serves decent food at fair prices. Apart from those very busy times the service is friendly and efficient.
There is always a good choice of pasta and pizza dishes but we usually go for the menu du jour, or just the plat du jour, depending how hungry we are. Hear you may choose from a range of casseroles icluding pot-au-feu de Lotte or choucroute de la mer. The fish dish of the dayis always good and nicely cooked.
There is a small eating corner near the mill-wheel on the main road, a small attractive deck overhanging the river at the back and lots of seating inside.
Even if you are only passing do try one of their delicious home-made glaces!