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La Mere Champlain

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1 quai Administrateur Chef Thomas, 35260 Cancale, France
+33 2 99 89 60 04
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Austin, Texas
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We bought and ate oysters just across the street at the tents first, and it was cold and windy so we went in to this place as it looked warm and welcoming (with a great view of the sea.) Service was excellent, people were very convivial and friendly. We had a wonderful, very relaxing and DELICIOUS seafood lunch! A wonderful... More 

Thank Kelly M
Ille-et-Vilaine, France
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27 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Last table in restaurant full of Sunday family lunchers. Good view over grey , windy sea! Nice menu at 18,50 € - interesting, tasty and good quality ingredients. Nice decor, helpful staff. I recommend this restaurant and will definitely return.

Thank Linsaj
Fougeres, France
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

This was a very good experience. Friendly and efficient staff and on the whole very delicious food. Only flaw: One of us ordered a plate including six ordinary oysters and six plates but only twelve ordinary arrived. One of them was very muddy and placed back on the plate but although two different members of staff clearly noticed it it... More 

Thank kimar2016
Herefordshire, United Kingdom
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196 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

We had a table with a great view of the beach and enjoyed a fabulous meal. We were given two amuse bouche which was a lovely touch. We were a party of 6 and all went for various menus, all of which were excellent. This is certainly not a tourist trap, as others have suggested, but is a very good... More 

Thank plantsman_10
Henley-on-Thames, United Kingdom
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152 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Always visit here whenever we're in France. Great value set menu for €18.50 with plenty of choice. All the dishes were very good apart from the mackerel starter which wasn't as described on the menu and tasted like it was close to going off. Service swift, brisk and typically French.

Thank Brighton_SussexGuru
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59 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

We went in a sunny afternoon and sat at table with beautiful view. The restaurant is quite busy. The menu has wide range of variety. But we are from Hong Kong and we focused on the seafood. Four of us ordered 4 platters. The oysters are very fresh. I am not a fan of oyster esp those in HK. But... More 

Thank Nyson
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

Tasty, fresh seafood directly on seafront road. Both the seafood platter (€38) and the sole (€31) were very good. Portions were a good size, so no need for dessert, but my daughter loves profiteroles and I kept her company with a cafe gourmand. Neither disappointed. Service was attentive and efficient without being particularly friendly. Disagree with reviews suggesting this is... More 

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Broadway, United Kingdom
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66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2016

We ordered the sharing plateau of Isle de Ble (we think) because it offered fewer oysters, which we don't care much for even though they are the specialty of the region. We were warned it was huge and when it came, we were astounded! Very fresh seafood, excellent service, well worth a visit.

Thank Nousvoici
Nice, France
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2016

Don't be fooled by the place of which looks very nice from outside, we found the food was not that fresh, and even had a few oysters that were off in my plate. I would say a bit of a tourist trap and disappointing.

3 Thank Needlestosay
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

The first lunch of the Rallye de Fougeres was here for about 130 people. The meal was excellent especially the delicious fish with choucroute, the fish was beautifully cooked and served quickly.

Thank SusannahG16

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
French, Seafood, European, Soups
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 quai Administrateur Chef Thomas, 35260 Cancale, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Brittany  >  Ille-et-Vilaine  >  Cancale
  • Phone Number: +33 2 99 89 60 04

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?