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Gilles

2, Rue Pie qui Boit, 35400 Saint-Malo, France
0033 2 99409725
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Ranked #42 of 300 restaurants in Saint-Malo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $31 - $126
Cuisines: French
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
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English first
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014 via mobile

They do not speak English but are very forgiving og bad French. It is ridiculous that other reviewers give this place 1 star because the menu and staff is French only. Quaint and rustic interior and exterior but with a lot of charm. Decent wine menu with more than decent prices for top champagnes as Krug and Cristal. We had... More

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Lot et Garonne
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102 reviews 102 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

St Malo is not short of restaurants. My tip is when looking for restaurants in a tourist town, look further away from the main squares and tourist areas and look for a smaller menu. The quality can't be high with 40 choices of a main course. Restaurant Gilles had the Maitre Restaurateur sign in the window, which is a fairly... More

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Berkeley, California
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

Good friendly service. Tasty foods, nicely prepared and served. Un pretentious - really perfect for a nice dinner while on vacationbn.

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Reading, United Kingdom
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17 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

There are many restaurants in St Malo offering fantastic seafood, where all the restaurant needs to do is not get in the way of the wonderful ingredients. Some though try a bit harder. Gilles is one of them. Located a bit off the busiest parts of Intra-Muros, Gilles doesn't look very interesting from the outside, but inside is a small... More

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Paris, France
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25 reviews 25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

There are hundreds of restaurants in the old town of St Malo but if you pay another 10 euros for your lunch you move up to a different world. It is also slightly away from all the tourist cafes. The quality of each dish was superb and all freshly made by the chef/proprietor. We were persuaded to have the dessert... More

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Suffolk
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77 reviews 77 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

This restaurant was recommended by Michel at Hotel Quic en Groigne which is where we spent the final night of our holiday. It is a two minute walk "around the corner" from the hotel and Michel told us we would not be disappointed. We weren't. Right off the tourist route, this discreet, small restaurant serves superb food and excellent wines.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013 via mobile

Having just spent three great weeks in Brittany this was our most delicious meal. The formule menu for 27 euro was fantastic value and included plenty of choice. The décor was simple and pleasing and the service was excellent. The atmosphere was quiet and refined.

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Dublin
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92 restaurant reviews
334 helpful votes 334 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

In a tourist-trap like St Malo, it was great to find a restaurant, slightly off the beaten track, that served excellent food. We went there for lunch and selected from the standard lunch menu. Starters and mains were delicious and beautifully presented. We skipped dessert, but they looked great. Good friendly and efficient service.

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Plymouth
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69 reviews 69 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

Good value, welcoming restaurant and staff with modern decor but not plastic, with its fish and seafood specialties. the like most of the restaurants offer a fixed price menu if needed. As I said very good value,it does get very busy. Some good local wines on offer and a good cellar. We lunched here before the evening ferry and for... More

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London
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55 reviews 55 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2013

This is a small family restaurant that serves excellent food, prepared with unexpected finesse. The patron was friendly and helpful and went out of her way to suggest and prepare vegetarian dishes for me. (Quite something!) A really good meal, very well cooked and free from rip-off prices or pretension.

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