Where to Stay and Eat in Brittany

Where to Stay and Eat in Brittany

The best restaurants and hotels in the region, plus some hidden secrets only the locals know about!

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Les Agapanthes (22): Hôtel de charme of 20 rooms in the heart of Ploubazlanec, just half a mile from the sea. www.hotel-les-agapanthes.com


La Table Breizh Café (35): The Cancale crêperie is famous, but the upstairs restaurant is more of a secret. Here, you’ll find award-winning French cuisine with a Tokyo twist. www.breizhcafe.com

L’Amphityron (56): In Lorient, this acclaimed Michelin-starred restaurant is famous for its artistic creations, with menus from €88 to €150. www.amphitryon-abadie.com

La Butte restaurant

La Butte restaurant. Photo: Le Coq


Maison Tirel Guerin (35): An idyllic location for this 4-star hotel with Michelin-starred restaurant (plus indoor pool) near Cancale. Perfect for a relaxing weekend or longer break. www.tirel-guerin.com

La Butte (29): This Michelin-starred restaurant south of Roscoff is stylish and slick. Delectable dinners, Sunday brunches – and its weekday lunches are just €29. http://en-restaurant.labutte.fr

L’Auberge des Glazicks (29): Already with two Michelin stars and tipped for a third, Olivier Bellin creates exceptional dishes served on ceramics by Nathalie Dérouet. A place to linger. http://aubergedesglazick.com

L'Auberge des Glazicks

L’Auberge des Glazicks. Photo: Bernard Galeron

Le Petit Hôtel du Grand Large (56): With panoramic ocean views across the Quiberon peninsula, this Michelin winner is famous for seafood and its boule en chocolat dessert. Lunches from €35 and dinners from €55. www.lepetithoteldugrandlarge.fr

Château de Locguénolé (56): Enjoy a Michelin-standard lunch for as little as €39, in an historic setting with views across château grounds. www.chateau-de-locguenole.com


Crêperie An Dol Breiz (29): This restaurant’s chef, Alban Colin, won the 2016 award for Brittany’s best crêpe-maker. Come to his restaurant in the seaside town of Audierne, a perfect setting for Brittany’s favourite dish. http://creperie-audierne.fr


Le Saint Germain des Champs (35): Vegetarian food is not generally very easy to find in France, but this place tucked away in central Rennes (rue du Vau Saint-Germain) is well worth checking out, even if you are not strictly vegetarian. http://vegoresto.fr/rennes/le-saintgermain-des-champs

Manoir du Vaugarny

Manoir du Vaugarny


Maison de la Plage (29): Ocean views, airy rooms and a garden gate that drops down to the beach. www.villadelaplage.fr

Manoir du Vaugarny (35): Two gîtes beside a 14th-century manor, ideally located for exploring Fougères or Mont Saint-Michel. History, tranquillity, personal attention – and the option to rent a 2CV! www.manoir-du-vaugarny.com

Château de Bonabry (22): Stay with the Vicomtesse is this historic cottage east of Saint-Brieuc, with the sea at the end of the drive. www.chateau-de-bonabry.com

Brittany Spa Cottages (56): In the depths of rural Brittany, these two cottages are affordable, appealing and utterly relaxing: there’s even a hot-tub on-site. www.brittanyspacottages.com

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