Food and Drink in Southern Brittany

Bar de Minazen

Review: Bar de Minazen

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If there is only one thing you need to do on your holiday, it is to head down to the Ecluse (lock) de Minazen on the Blavet river.  It is one of those special places that you dream of finding on holiday - a sanctuary where the locals go!  A river beach on an island, a picturesque lock house and the rustic and tranquil Bar de Minezan.
Restaurant Saint Mathurin in Quistinic

Restaurant review: Le Saint Mathurin, Quistinic

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Welcome to the delightfully friendly Caroline and Eric who run "Le Saint Mathurin" in our local village of Quistinic.  And if you are struggling with your French, Caroline also speaks English. Read on to find out what makes Le Saint Mathurin special ....
Restaurants_ Dimask, Quistinic

Restaurant Review: Dimask, Quistinic

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Love at first sight! Dimask will become your go to place for anything foodie on your holidays. Open every day from 9h to 19h (excluding Wednesdays) you never need go hungry. Read our full review here ....
Pre-arrival Holiday Information Gites in Southern Brittany

Struggling to know what to bring on holiday?

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Struggling to know what to bring on holiday? Don't worry. Our Pre-arrival Holiday Planner is provided two months before arrival to make your life simple ...
Restaurants_ Tour du Monde, Larmor-Plage 2

Restaurant Review: Tour du Monde, Larmor Plage

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"Le Tour Du Monde" at the Port du Kernevel in Larmor-Plage is our go-to place for our fix of moules frites or fish & chips if we are in the vicinity of Lorient or the Lorient beaches.
Restaurants header Ty Val Bubry

Restaurant Review: Le Ty-Val, Bubry

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Le Ty-Val is a firm favourite of our guests for a relaxing Saturday evening. You know that sort of place where you can just relax and unwind after a long journey? Not far to drive, no dressing up required (unless you want to!), the best pizza in the area and great for kids...
Shopping in Bubry

Shopping in Bubry

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The nearest shopping town is Bubry, only a 8 minutes drive, with a large supermarket and other facilities. Click here for more information ...

A Taste of France: The crèpe

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You can't come to Brittany without trying a crépe! It's like coming to England and not having a full English breakfast. Brittany is home to the pancake. If you want to try making your own, this is my favourite recipe:
Restaurants_ Au Coin du Feu, Camors

Restaurant review: Au Coin du Feu

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Why did we take so long to visit this restaurant? I really have no idea! It's perfectly situated on the road from Baud to Auray so ideal as a lunch or evening stopover before or after a day out. The building looked charming and beautifully restored and the grounds inviting.