In nearby St Yves, an easy 1 km walk or ride away, there is a grocery store for basic provisions and to pick up the morning baguette which is also open on a Sunday morning.
In Bubry (8 minutes drive) there are two grocery stores/bakers all of which are also open on a Sunday. There is also a large Intermarche supermarket.
In Quistinic (10 minutes drive) there is a grocery store.
The grocery store in St Yves, an easy 1 km walk or ride away, is supplied with bread fresh every morning from a local baker.
In Bubry (8 minute drive) there are two bakers as well as the Intermarche supermarket.
In Quistinic (10 minutes drive) bread can be picked up from the grocery store or from Dimask, the Salon du Thé - Épicerie - Restaurant
Butchers & Fishmongers
Butchers: The nearest butcher is at the Intermarché supermarket in Bubry - an 8 minute drive. There is a mobile butcher in Quistinic (10 minutes) who visits every Friday morning.
Fishmongers: There is a fish counter in the local Intermarché supermarket in Bubry and a mobile fishmonger visits Bubry (8 minutes) every Tuesday morning and Quistinic (10 minutes) every Wedneday from 17h.
There is an fishmonger in Baud opposite the church.
There is a large Intermarché supermarket in Bubry 8 minutes away were you can pick up all your grocery requirements.
In addition, 20 minutes away in either Baud, Hennebont or Plouay there is a wider range of supermarkets and shops.
Where to start? ... we are so spoilt for choice it is difficult! To make sense of the 50 plus restaurants in a 25 minute radius, we provide detailed information on most of these to ensure you get the most from your culinary experience of Brittany as well as our favourites..
Only 10 minutes by car is the child-friendly "Ty Val" restaurant. In Bubry there is a restaurant and two creperies.
In Quistinic there is the fabulous "Dimask" - Salon de thé, petite restauration - épicerie.
We also have details of those elusive workers restaurants which only the locals seem to know, where you can still get a hearty 3, 4 or even 5 course meal for £11 including wine. We can provide assistance to make any bookings.
One favourite restaurants at the coast for moules frites and fish & chips "Le Tour du Monde" overlooking the port de Kerneval in Larmor-Plage.
1 km away in the village of St Yves there are two local French bars as well as the eclectic bar at the old mill at Botconan, 5 minutes drive away. We are incredibly fortunate to have nearby the delightful bar at Minazen along the river Blavet; the ideal place to relax an have a beer, coffee or ice cream after a walk or cycle ride or a day at the river beach. For a 16th century experience, the tavern at Poul Fetan provides authentic Breton cider and beer or a traditional organic lunch.
There is a marvelous array of markets from which to pick up fresh local produce and to savour French life. On arrival, we provide a full listing of all the local markets including any seasonal markets and brocantes (antique and bric a brac fairs) so you don’t miss out on your travels out and about. There are unmissable markets at the medieval towns of Auray on a Monday, Hennebont on a Thursday and Vannes on a Wednesday and Saturday.
Petrol can be purchased at the supermarket in Bubry 8 minutes drive away on a 24/7 basis , where you pay by machine. Likewise, petrol can be picked up at the supermarkets in Baud, Hennebont and Plouay 20 minutes away on a 24/7 basis. LPG (or GPL in France) can be purchased in nearby Hennebont, 20 minutes away.
The chemist in Quistinic 10 minutes away speaks excellent English. Whilst not as fluent in English, our guests have never had a problem with the chemist in Bubry as well, 8 minutes away.
There is an excellent doctor in Bubry which we can recommend if required who speaks English. We are also available to assist in making any appointments or attending for any translation requirements.
There is an Accident & Emergency Hospital in Lorient (35 minutes drive away) or Pontivy (40 minutes drive away). Both are modern newly built facilities. Lorient also has a specialist pediatric emergency unit for children under 16.