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Le Cafe de l'Ouest

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$$ - $$$
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4 Place Chateaubriand, 35400, Saint-Malo, France
+33 2 99 56 63 49
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Bampton, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Great place to eat to watch the crowds but also immerse into the French cuisine. Good attentive staff, rapid service, excellent food.

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cardiff
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360 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 164 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I understand mussels were not in season in April, but if they were on menu, I assumed they were imported from elsewhere and still fresh enough to eat. But no, they were smelly and left a foul aftertaste in mouth. I would stay away unless they are in season. This restaurant was a typical nasty pseudo French eatery catering for... More 

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

We were only in St Malo for 2 days but we ate here twice. We came straight off the ferry and came here for breakfast and loved it so much that we came back for dinner the following day. We did find breakfast to be a bit pricey as including the freshly-squeezed orange juice, our bill came to 22 euros.... More 

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Thank Jane C
Nottinghamshire
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

This is a hard review to write. Did we enjoy it, yes, was it perfect, no but only down to our expectations and the moules not being very big and some a bit gritty. We went to this restaurant in 2009, in the days before I ate moules. My husband had them and has claimed ever since they were the... More 

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Adelaide, South Australia
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017

We had our first meal in St Malo at this restaurant as it was recommended by the hotel. It was very busy for a Sunday lunch but the menu had a large range of dishes and our lunch was delicious. Excellent service and pleasant ambiance.

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Thank marterry
Oxford, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Our favourite place to eat in St Malo was closed (Bistrot Rocher) so we tried here. We had the 23 euro formule menu and the food was very good. Fish soup, a green lentil and poached egg salad, Salmon with butternut squash and cod with black spaghertti and veg were all well-prepared and tasty. Service was pleasant but not timely... More 

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Thank H C
Jersey, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

We came to this place twice, for lunch and dinner, great service and nice food, the restaurant is buzzing with ppl

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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

This restaurant was highly recommended by a friend who unfortunately needs re-education when it comes to dining. I had the moules frites, where the frites were crumbs of the rock solid consistency you get from the bottom of the deep fat fryer. The mussels were actually quite good but most of the shells were empty which left me feeling rather... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

Me and my boyfriend came last night for our Xmas eve diner .. guys well done, the food was really fantastic and the colonel was awesome .. you made our night very special .. great food great service good price great atmosphere .. thanks a lot to the team .. xxx

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Southampton
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82 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 November 2016

Stopped for breakfast after disembarking from ferry. Had one crepe and one roll plus coffee. €20+ just not worth it. Better to find a back street place.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$28 - US$35
Cuisine
French, Seafood, European
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Place Chateaubriand, 35400, Saint-Malo, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Brittany  >  Ille-et-Vilaine  >  Saint-Malo
  • Phone Number: +33 2 99 56 63 49

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?