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Le Balafon

31 rue de la Vallee, 35800 Dinard, France
+33 2 99 46 14 81
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good32%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“monkfish” (2 reviews)
“ate here” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
French, European
$$ - $$$
31 rue de la Vallee, 35800 Dinard, France
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Reviewed 2 November 2016

We went there with a couple of friends and enjoyed. The food is french traditionnal, made with only fresh products as it seems. It is tasty, will fill your stomach. The pièce de boeuf was perfectly cooked, which is not always the case when we...More

Thank SLLD25
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Tucked alongside the market area, this restaurant gives you the opportunity to eat inside, in a inner courtyard or out on a terrace by the road. The food is flavoursome,well presented and good value. Service is good and very friendly. Well worth seeking out as...More

Thank frankafile
Reviewed 20 August 2016

My fiancè and I ate here on our first night in Dinard and had a wonderful time. The food was delicious and fresh and the staff was really helpful in suggesting what wine and entrees we should get. Must try when you're in Dinard.

Thank Mika_Men
Reviewed 9 August 2016

Great little restaurant near the market. The food was delicious and fresh as well as the cocktails. Really loved it. A must try.

Thank Smilemilie
Reviewed 20 July 2016

We ate here on our 1 night stay in Dinard. It is in a quiet location, & was highly recommended by the proprietors of our hotel. It is well worth leaving the restaurants in the busy areas to find this little gem. This is an...More

1  Thank Helen R
Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

Restaurant is a little off the beaten track but is well worth the effort to find. We were served two amuse bouches and both the starters and mains excellent. Wine list is really well well chosen and fairly priced. Staff very friendly and background music...More

Thank JamesS6523TS
Reviewed 3 September 2015

Have you ever looked for a vegetarian meal in France? At worst you meet with hostility, at best with incomprehension. Very frustrating when you are with a vegetarian partner but could eat in any restaurant yourself. Le Balafon is, therefore, an exceptional discovery. Vegetarians catered...More

Thank Aderynbach
Reviewed 30 August 2015

We have eaten at the Balafon several times this year. Always very good. We were there with our daughter and grand-children (11 and 7) and the restaurant managed thir presence very well.

Thank dcb99
Reviewed 17 August 2015 via mobile

Flavours delicious, the staff paid attention to detail and made good recommendations. Wine list short, but spot on We had a lovely evening

Thank Samantha W
Reviewed 17 July 2015

Lunch on our last day was amazing- three courses with drinks and coffee for 75 euros. Just wish we had gone sooner for dinner- there will always be next time!

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Genevieve S
Bonjour nous avons reserve du 30 decembre au 1er janvier votre restaurant sera t il ouvert? merci G.Schehr
21 November 2016|
Response from BREIZHFISHER | Reviewed this property |
Bonjour, Je ne suis pas restaurateur, ni propriétaire de ce restaurant, j'ai simplement donné mon avis comme client. Mais je pense qu'il sera ouvert, tout au moins le samedi midi, car il y a le marché sur la place devant le... More
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Danielle B
bonjour ce restaurant est l ouvert le dimanche et le pris moyen des menus merci
16 September 2016|
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Response from VLORIA60 | Reviewed this property |
je ne sais pas pour le dimanche nous avons pris à la carte, le soir on ne voulait pas un repas complet
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31 rue de la Vallee, 35800 Dinard, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Brittany  >  Ille-et-Vilaine  >  Dinard
  • Phone Number: +33 2 99 46 14 81
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