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Rive Gauche

5 Place Gambetta | 5 Place Gambetta, 56000, Vannes, France
+33 2 97 47 02 40
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good31%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
5 Jan 2017
25 Sep 2016
“Great, great little place”
All hours
French, European
$$ - $$$
5 Place Gambetta | 5 Place Gambetta, 56000, Vannes, France
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1 - 10 of 324 reviews

Reviewed 5 January 2017

A friend of mine invited my husband and I to this little place for lunch during our trip to France. Food was fabulous and the wine selected was very good. My wònton appetizer and sauce was good.

Thank Allan D
Reviewed 25 September 2016

This little unassuming restaurant next to the port is a gem. The food is a sort of Asian fusion mix, and it's great. The dishes are light, creative, and very beautifully presented (not to mention delicious). The menu changes frequently, so chances are that often,...More

Thank VladMatei
Reviewed 20 March 2016

Have been going to this restaurant for about 7 years for lunch for celebrations and taking friends. The change of ownership has not reduced our enthusiasm for the meals. We were there recently and loved the new décor and menu. The asian twists to the...More

2  Thank Susan C
Reviewed 10 March 2016

It was such a treat to discover this newly renovated restaurant. Beautiful place, fantastic food and a great selection of natural wine. Very good service too by a knowledgeable waitress. I had the scallop risotto which was amazing and the Asian "mix starter" was so...More

Thank Lime2025
Reviewed 15 December 2015 via mobile

Cozy and warm restaurant. The staff is very friendly and love their job. They are proud to cater their home made dinners, rightfully so! The food is excellent with a great choice of accompanying wines. Will most definitively come back again, a great place in...More

Thank sgamard
Reviewed 14 November 2015

A lovely place to enjoy a home-made cooking with fresh products. Saint- Jacques shells are delicious . The decoration is very cosy. The restaurant is very well located , close to the city center and overlooks the marina. The staff is very pleasant.

Thank Dominique F
Reviewed 23 September 2015

We had a delicious meal here,we went for the set menu and it was classic French food served with panache.The waiter looked after the whole room single handed,and with good humour. It is a small space and very popular,we hadn't booked but we arrived early...More

Thank kanethomas
Reviewed 20 August 2015 via mobile

If you are looking for fresh food in a lovely settings and service with a smile this is the place for you. Wether you are couple, business or family, I've just had my third meal, spread over 2 years and have been impressed again. Simply...More

Thank AroundTheGlobe2000
Reviewed 24 July 2015 via mobile

We have been lucky enough to dine out in France every night for the past four weeks. This charming restaurant and host will stand out as one of the highlight meals of our trip. Not just for the lovingly prepared dishes, but especially for the...More

Thank jennRobw
Reviewed 26 June 2015

Fresh fresh fish, as you'd expect in a restaurant situated near the port in the lovely old town of Vannes on the beautiful Gulf of Morbihan. A very good meal in a restaurant aiming to produce something a little different.

Thank CMcTruro_Cornwall
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$16 - US$47
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
12:15 - 22:30
12:15 - 22:30
12:15 - 22:30
12:15 - 22:30
12:15 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Place Gambetta | 5 Place Gambetta, 56000, Vannes, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Brittany  >  Morbihan  >  Vannes
  • Phone Number: +33 2 97 47 02 40
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Ideally located on the port of Vannes, the Rive Gauche offers a modern cuisine with an asian twist. In an intimate and cozy setting, the quality of the dishes will meet your expectations, whether for a business lunch or for a private dinner. The menu, updated seasonally, is made from fresh products from Brittany.
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