We criss cross the area we live often and eat out a lot. Not looking for anything particular, we came here to do some shopping and upon coming out of the town on the way to Pontivy on the D768 road came upon this creperie.
The place is very traditional rustic with wonderful old section in stones encrusted on the walls, and the newer section with terrace done in wood panelings, all richly decorated with Breton motifs. The welcome is very family and nice, with many local eating there ,some well known to the owners.
It is on a main road but better get there by car, there is a TIM department bus No 5 which terminus here, but its not regularly.
The food is the traditional galettes and crêpes with real Breton cider, so come to eat the tradition here. It is just walking distance from the exact city center and the main Church of St Pierre.
This is a local place no webpage, open every day from 12h to 14h and then from 19h to 22H
it is closed Sunday midday, Monday outside school periods and Thursdays evenings.
Favorite Dish: galettes we do the plat du jour or menu du jour always with the family as it is the freshest and best price.
my galette was of sausages, reblochon cheeses, onions, and green salad; the dessert was 3 scoops of ice cream (orange, pineapple,and coconut), and a bottle of the local val de Rance cider brut. all for 14,60€ per person.
just perfectly done and serve.
This is as close as you can get to a steakhouse in France, its a nice country decoration, great friendly attentive service, and moderate prices. The food is well presented and fairly good for the price range of cuts.
Not the biggest steaks if comes from more of the beef countries but it will hold its own. Great for a family outing and lunch.
The resto here is off the main road expressway N165 and as it is close to stores we comes to shop, once here we might as well eat out on the weekend and try it.
Favorite Dish: the grills dishes are varied, plenty of size, and tender prices, like the underbelley cut onglet de boeuf in mustard sauce with french fries, for 19,90€ ,then had the great Affligem blonde beer, and a nice cafe gourmand with small cakes and expresso coffee.
others had the courte paille steak burger big beefy burger,and other cuts of steaks all tender , and juicily wonderful, serve fast.
This is a jewel, tucked away in a corn field on a hamlet near the town of Monterblanc in the breton Morbihanaise. I was here on business so no photos.
The deco is 100% country, with family hosting of old farmers themselves; the produce is fresh right off the farms in the area. You think you are going to a country barn but its a longere breton with a full restaurant inside; and richly decorated in a country setting.
The presentation of the table and food leaves nothing of the fancy Parisien restos. Land and Sea mingle here with great dishes .Last service for lunch is at 13h30 and for dinner is at 21h15. Closed Sundays and Mondays, and major holidays
Great center of arts, both in sculptures and paintings by local artists the place is enchanting, I shall return in private.
Favorite Dish: foie gras for entrée, terrine de sanglier(wild pig) first dish, then skeweds of beef with vegetables, nice fruit dessert in a pineapple sauce, and coffee and water. Includes a bottle of Rully red from Burgundy.
nice small country resto next to musuem of cartopole or post cards of Brittany (see other tip).
Its one of the nicest in town with a pizzeria, but also, a pub, rum cocktails and a restaurant with a warm welcome and very exotic decoration.
A nice place on the road into deep Brittany to stop by for lunch and family; just up the road from me.
Favorite Dish: pizzas and grill dishes simple French country cooking from formulas of 8,50€ great for the family.
you have 23 pizzas versions sold here, and the goat cheese are my favorite.
Cant get any more Breton than this one. Recommended to me by breton co workers and it is very traditional and Breton, deep in the woods,you need a car. Reservations required.
The place is decorated with Breton symbols in a rustic longére or typical house of the region where in the old days wheat was stored. Very local family setting with folks that know each others for years very well.
The area is in the woods of St Avé, you need to follow the N165 expressway, take the D767 direction St Avé then the D135 to centre ville. After the last roundabout before entering the centre ville turn left and follow the sign for Le Pressoir, at the next roundabout, you will have blue signs for the créperie and following them will come head on to a retirement home, turn left and get past a forest narrow street, then a narrow country road, following the blue signs for the créperie, finally at the end you will find it on your right hand side
It is important to find these places to understand what are galettes and crêpes and the Créperies to the Bretons. Once here ,you will understand it better and appreciated, tradition with the highest are of French culinary excellence.
Favorite Dish: galettes of black wheat with seafood such as st jacques or scallops. However, the family try the complet, ham and cheese, and ham as well as sausages or breton andouilletes. all good. The traditional way, the best.
one more time with the montangnard with bisson buffalo beef: and the menez bre with two eggs fryonion,bacon and cheese, all down with Carpe Diem cidre (the one serve at the French white house Elysée since 1997!) desserts from ice cream to crepes of banana and chocolate with strawberries, two bottles of the cider,and coffee or tea darjeeling.
Créperie Les Logoden, (breton for smiles, and the name of two small islets by arradon) .The service was a bit slow but this is a small town, once we got going the lady started talking more lol! To emphasize the food was fantastic, the welcome a bit cold.
its nicely decorated just behind the church of St Pierre in city center ,the town close to me. No web but give you the brittany tourism page in contact.
Favorite Dish: galette arradonaise with local breton sausages, cafe gourmand with expresso coffee and small pots of creme brulée,far breton, and apple crêpes, a 50cl house red wine(2/3 bottle), and similar faires for the gang all for 92€ for five!!!
I have been here before, but now is better with the picture. It is facing the port blanc at baden, just by the harbor,and plenty of parking around it as many passenger boats sails from there tothe nearby island and to see the ile aux moines.
The ambiance is marine, blue,and seafood, galore with great breton beer or that other muscadet wine. It offers wonderful panoramic views of the exceptional gulf of morbihan (UNESCO site).
You have inside cozy room or the huge terrace outside or in the recliner room you will be in heaven especially in april onwards when the season really begins and by summer is packed.
Favorite Dish: i come here for the local plate oysters from 8 to 18€ ,but the seafood platter at 37€ is good for two persons really and its fantastic. Wash it down with white muscadet wine ,yummy
Great ambiance with a great look at town in main plaza; you can taste seafood or meats from France, and from June there is a wonderful terrace with trees of mimosa de Constantinople
Here the day starts at 7h30 with a nice breakfast, then at 11h its time for the apéritif , oysters with bread and glass of Muscadet wine. Midday comes with service inside, with menus to choose from. At 19h you are offer fast simple formulas ,and then the evening service begins. The menus start from 11.90€ to 24,90€
I was there for the midday service,and it was wonderful, just took a photo of my father.
During the months of winter, the restaurant is closed the evenings of Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.
Favorite Dish: i go for the moules or huitres that is mussels and oysters, with muscadet wine is glorious.
This is our stop for sodas, and and ice cream with about 80 flavors to choose from ,heavens!
It is loaded with families and right in the esplanade of the marina. You have shade and umbrellas terrace out into the esplanade
Favorite Dish: four scoops of ice cream in a cone or two in a cup; passion and strawberries,my favorites but the family mixes as there are 80 flavors lol!
(work in progress)
This tip is prompted - at least in part - by a recent forum query asking about the location of MacDonalds outlets in one of the culinary capitals of the world because they were 'travelling with children'.
I find it so sad that people do not have the confidence in their children's sense of adventure and taste to 'risk' exposing them to the food of other cultures when they travel. Food is a universal language - and one that, as a poor linguist I have fortunately learned is a superb fallback - and given the opportunity and encouragement, most children are far more adventurous than we give them credit for.
So, let's start with the Safe Option. Many menus in Bretagne - especially in the main tourist areas - will feature a children's menu. To be blunt, this pretty well equates to 'chips with everything', but the upside is that it's at least more culturally aligned than a burger, and the universal 'jambon et frites' (a slice or two of ham and chips) is likely to satisfy all but the fussiest of eaters.
Next up the scale of adventurousness are les croques. Croque Monsieur is the French twist on a toasted sandwich theme, either panfried or grilled with a generous lubrication of butter and a filling of ham and cheese, whilst Croque Madame is similar, but includes an egg. Both are almost universally delicious and perhaps once you've persuaded your child that something with such a foreign name is both scrumptious and unintimidating, then you're ready to take the final leap.
The final step is when your child graduates to ordering from the adult menu. In Bretagne, the most obvious option is to order a galette - a buckwheat pancake folded around a filling that is the Breton version of fast food - or a crepe (a more conventional wheat pancake). Both come with a bewildering selection of fillings to suit any taste. Most kids love pancakes, so perhaps if they're not used to savoury pancakes, start them off with the more conventional sweet options: the local salt butter caramel is divine, although so calorific that the only reason that you don't just smear it on your hips is that you'd bypass your taste buds in the process!
great way to have a light meal or drinks while seeing the world go by towards the little harbor down under by the left of the photo below.Nice tranquil town near my kids school
take a look the beautiful bays in things to do site
Favorite Dish: just croque monsieur with plenty of grimbergen beers
a wonderful oasis in my wandering in Brittany ,this cafe is own by Americans from Chicago who lives here and will love to see their visitors from abroad.
Home grown food, great coffee,beers,and friendly service in French or English
My stop on my way, and they do weekend live music and art vernissages or paintings
They ,also, have a Chambre d'hote to rent out a room on site in the village of Gorvello part of Theix
Favorite Dish: I go for the ambiance, the music ,and the cold beer, they also have chambre d-hote
Great local breton ambiance, like a grandma home. The service is very friendly and into cinema as one relative is a famous French actress. The food is serve in a traditional way. YOu will feel really in FRance here
Favorite Dish: menu changes but we had canard fumé and aigneau in leaves that both are great, menus from 14,50 but to eat well need to do the 36 euros menu, sublime
Eateries are not the only place to eat. Having a picnic saves time and money and can be an adventure! In Brittany when the weather is mild, the easiest thing is to stop in a grcery or charcutery and buy lunch meat, cheese, fruit, bread (or toast-crackers) and beverage. You should always carry a French waiter's opener-knife (See separate Tip). Bon appetit!
Years ago, I went to this restaurant and had a SUPERB seafood dinner there for a very affordable price. So, believing it was the same owner (and especially the same cook) Having had a look at the Michelin guide, I truly believed I would have the same experience again, so I went there in August this year and... The only words that come to my mind are: SHAME ON HIM
Shame on the owner AND cook. His only interest is in your wallet. He tries to stuff as much guests as possible in the restaurant, no matter if you have room enough. The seafood was REALLY BAD. It looked like deep frozen food (a shame in a city like Concarneau.
MY ONLY ADVICE:
If you like seafood go somewhere else!!!
A GOOD ADDRESS for seafood, and not far away is the Hotel des Cerisiers in la forêt-fouesnant about 15 min away from Armande (the description is on one of my other pages)
Favorite Dish: NOTHING
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