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Chez la Mere Pourcel

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3 PLACE DES MERCIERS, 22100 Dinan, France
02 96 390 380
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Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 109
    Excellent
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    Very good
  • 32
    Average
  • 21
    Poor
  • 9
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Gem of a Place

We visited Chez la Mere Pourcel on a rainy Saturday lunchtime. We were not actually planning on having a large meal but the menu was so tempting we couldn't resist going in. The restaurant was busy but we were given a very friendly welcome. We only ordered a main course but the drinks came with an... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 6, 2015
Amanda K
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London, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Entertaining clients
  • Doing business
  • Families with children
  • Special occasions
  • Local cuisine
  • Large groups
  • Romantic
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262 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
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English first
San Diego
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

This restaurant was recommended by our Hotel Concierge in Dinan and we were luckyto be able to get in since we did not have a reservation. I would highly recommend to reserve a table early on. We were 6 people and each had different meal and every single one of us was super impressed by the presentation and quality of... More 

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Wigan
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177 reviews 177 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

We ate here one evening from the 28 euro, 3 course menu. There was plenty of choice for each course, desserts needed to be ordered with the other courses as they were freshly prepared. The service was excellent, helpful and unobtrusive. The food was superb, beautifully presented, none of our party had any complaints. Booking essential.

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London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

My husband and I found this little gem of a restaurant by chance while walking & exploring Dinan. The building and atmosphere was so authentic being in one of the older buildings in the town. The wait staff was friendly, professional & accommodating. And the food. . . Amazing! I love french food and I was not disappointed from my... More 

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Lincs
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104 reviews 104 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

It's a wonderful building and was recommended to us due to its' history and ambience. We stopped by on a Saturday night on Easter weekend expecting full bookings. It was quiet at 6.50pm but we booked a table for 8 and the maitre she' was excellent. When we returned it was packed with people being turned away constantly. We were... More 

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Luton
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Went here on our first night lovely restaurant and food but don't have the crapes as they were not at all up to standard.

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London, United Kingdom
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44 reviews 44 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We visited Chez la Mere Pourcel on a rainy Saturday lunchtime. We were not actually planning on having a large meal but the menu was so tempting we couldn't resist going in. The restaurant was busy but we were given a very friendly welcome. We only ordered a main course but the drinks came with an amusee bouche of pate... More 

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Melbourne
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

We had a really enjoyable meal here. The food was great as was the decor. We had no language barriers but we do try to use our bad French as much as possible. We liked this place so much we booked New Years Eve there.

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Top Contributor
70 reviews 70 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Leaving on the side some small problems regarding the language barrier otherwise nothing bad to say. The food was excellent, service was elegant and professional, the atmosphere was posh and quiet. Highly recommended!

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

We ate in this restaurant after finding some of the other highly recommended Tripadvisor choices fully booked. As it transpired, we were not disappointed, as the food, value and surroundings compensated for our "misfortune". At 28 Euros for the full choice of courses from the a la carte menu, the value was unbeatable. There are cheaper and more expensive options... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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118 reviews 118 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

I have to say that this was an exceptionally good find! The restaurant is in a 15th Century building and the food and service are very good indeed. Everything we ordered was quite delicious, I had the salmon a la facon gravadlax followed by a steak tartare which admittedly I prepared myself but the meat was well prepared and everything... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3 PLACE DES MERCIERS, 22100 Dinan, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Brittany  >  Cotes-d'Armor  >  Dinan
  • Phone Number: 02 96 390 380

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 22 - 64
  • Cuisine: French

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Entertaining clients, Doing business, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Large groups, Romantic

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