There are many fantastic restaurants, none of which are expensive. Galettes & crepes are the local dishes, savoury or a sweet pancakes served with many fillings.
These are a few of our favourites for food, service & value for money.
At The Port
Bistro de Viaduct:
Perched over the port, with fabulous views, excellent lunch time menu, also a big favourite
Port, excellent food at a reasonable price
Incredible, Asian fusion food, great atmosphere & lovely rear terrace
At the port: Specialising in sea food platters, 'fruit de mer,' again recommended
In The Town
Bistro restaurant, local, fresh produce, one of our favorites
Dinan Centre, good food, best creperie also recommended are the hot stones, cook to your own taste
Traditional excellent food
Speciality brochettes (huge skewered meats)
One of the best places for shopping, a beautiful city with stunning buildings, many bars & restaurants with a real cosmopolitan feel.
Also, Dinan, Dinard, St Malo & The Madeline Centre which is just before St Malo, Cap Emerald on route to Dinard as well as Cap Malo, which is on the route to Rennes.
Markets & Antiques
There are many markets, every day, most finish at lunch time, so get there early.
Monday: St Cast Le Guildo & St Malo
Tuesday: St Malo, Dinard & Lancieux
Wednesday: Dinan Antiques, St Malo, Broons & St Brieuc
Thursday: Dinan, Dinard & Lamballe
Friday: Taden, St Jacut, St Malo & Jugon les Lac
Saturday: Dol de Bretagne, Plancöet & Rennes (largest in Brittany, worth a visit)
Sunday: Lamballe & Plouer sur Rance
There are many Brocantes (antiques/junk shops) some are very expensive, especially in summer, some sell ‘junk’ & others worth a visit. There are also Brocante markets throughout the year, we can advise you on the best one's to visit.
Rennes Christmas Carousel
Maire Rennes, Deck chairs for those who don't want to shop