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40 rue Vauban, 29900 Concarneau, France
02 98 50 70 55
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Nice food & athmosphere

On our first day in Concarneau we were looking around for a nice location to have dinner. This is a busy pedestrian street with a great buzz about it. There are many eating places but we wanted to try out somewhere we hadnt eaten in in previous years. We decided to try Le Penfret and werent... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 25, 2014
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Ashbourne, Ireland
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117 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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York
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

For my wife's birthday, we decided to come into the old town of Concarneau for an evening meal, as we had some recommendations from the guidebooks that this is the place to come to for a special meal. We were seated straight away and the waitress was brilliant. She could speak excellent english, but encouraged me to use my french... More 

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Ashbourne, Ireland
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53 reviews 53 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

On our first day in Concarneau we were looking around for a nice location to have dinner. This is a busy pedestrian street with a great buzz about it. There are many eating places but we wanted to try out somewhere we hadnt eaten in in previous years. We decided to try Le Penfret and werent disappointed. We sat outside... More 

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Plymouth, Devon
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493 reviews 493 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
495 helpful votes 495 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Having eaten well in the restaurant of the Hotel Oceanides on the evening of 30th June and lunched in the Admiral on 1st July, we had a couple of French culinary experiences to draw upon for this meal. The restaurant is OK but, given it is in what Maigret called the old town, in his novel The Yellow Dog, and... More 

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Durham
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245 reviews 245 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
134 helpful votes 134 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

We decided to have some moules et frites here before venturing back to our Gite. Very very nice, as was the cheeseplate. Service was friendly too. Great spot for people watching!

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London, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013

Well oiled machine. Does exactly what you want it to do on a holiday day trip out. Quick efficient service. Good food. Decent house wine. Excellent provision for families ( good highchairs and baby changing facilities) Nice range of typical seafood dishes. Clean and good quality. Nothing extra special but it does what it does really well and for that... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2013 via mobile

Have been coming back to this place regularly and at different times of the year. It never disappoints. Even in the rush of a Friday night in August the service is friendly and attentive. The location is superb and design is traditional rather than quaint. The food is excellent value, a creperie but with enough extra to keep everyone happy... More 

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buckley
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

This is the first time in this area of France was a damp day so decided to go to the fishing mueseum.when we came out it was around midday we looked at Le Penfret and it was empty anyway in we walked and decided on the plat de jour we had an anazing three course meal and drinks for 62... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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54 reviews 54 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2013

One may be worried by the lovely , but touristy , location, but fear not.This restaurant serves good quality food with a good choice and various prices .You can eat crepes if you so desire, or enjoy mussels, oysters, crab , prawns, or set menus with meat dishes in various forms .The fish soup and Coquille St Jacques are available... More 

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Norrköping, Östergötlands Län, Sweden
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2013

Had lunch here, chose fish soup and then filé mignon. Both were disappointing. Will not come back, even if staff were friendly.

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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68 reviews 68 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2013

Excellent food at a reasonable cost with attentive service in a small restaurant located within the castle boundaries. Well worth a visit.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 40 rue Vauban, 29900 Concarneau, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Brittany  >  Finistere  >  Concarneau
  • Phone Number: 02 98 50 70 55

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French

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