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Escapades

Seafood, Contemporary
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37 rue du Poulquer, 29950 Benodet, France
02 98 66 27 97
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Late Night, 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
A wonderful discovery

Have been in a state of despair for several years since the closure of "Le Minaret", on the banks of the Odet in Bénodet, where there was nothing around to better their superb coquilles Saint Jacques, fillet de bœuf au poivres and their home made vanilla ice cream. So to discover ESCAPADES in... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 2, 2015
Patricia S
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London, United Kingdom
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Yorkshire
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

After some lovely meals elswhere in Brittany, on a whim we decided to try this one for dinner. We had the set menu for around nineteen euros, which consisted of a 'gourmand' salad, salad leaves with some smoked salami and cured ham, veal stew of which the gravy was tasty but the meat chewy accompanied by some tired penne pasta... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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111 reviews 111 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Have been in a state of despair for several years since the closure of "Le Minaret", on the banks of the Odet in Bénodet, where there was nothing around to better their superb coquilles Saint Jacques, fillet de bœuf au poivres and their home made vanilla ice cream. So to discover ESCAPADES in Bénodet with a friend, who lives in... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Escapades is always busy so booking is recommended. We spend four weeks each summer in Benodet and have never been disappointed with the food or service at Escapades. The menu of the day is worth looking at and offers good value. For those of you taking the canine member of the family to France they are very welcome in Escapades... More 

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Sourdeval, France
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

We had the menue of the day and very good it was. Staff friendly, and even our dog got given a bowl of water!

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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276 reviews 276 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
188 helpful votes 188 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We tried to eat here last year, but couldn’t get a table, so we booked early for our first evening back in Benodet. There is an outside dining area separated from the pavement by a glass screen and tables in the restaurant itself. We chose to eat outside as it was a mild evening. For starters my wife choose crab... More 

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WEST COKER
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30 reviews 30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

We had a good quality meal in comfortable surroundings. Our young waiter spoke good English but was happy to help and encourage my school girl French. We both had the fish of the day which was beautifully presented cod that tasted yummy. Our deserts were huge works of art that hit the spot. Luckily we had a walk afterwards to... More 

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Esher, United Kingdom
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59 reviews 59 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

I really enjoyed this though the portion size for the fixed menu was a bit small. However the couple beside us had the shell fish medley and it was huge. My daughter had the salmon on their kids menu and really enjoyed it. House wine was reasonably priced and pleasant.

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Zurich
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

In short avoid this place, there are many nice restaurants in Brittany but this is not one of them. Poor quality food - all was previously frozen - the staff while pleasant, is young and unprofessional - a person at another table dropped their knife on the floor and the waiter picked it up and gave it back to them... More 

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Ilfracombe, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

We had the seafood platter, and it was excellent. There wasn't any pressure to rush eating this huge meal, so it was a pleasant evening in a beautiful restaurant with amazing views. The service was first class. I would happily eat here again.

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Donegal, Ireland
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69 reviews 69 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

This restaurant has quite a fine dining menu-great for couples but we had to leave because the choice for young children was too rich. Looked a lovely restaurant though

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 37 rue du Poulquer, 29950 Benodet, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Brittany  >  Finistere  >  Benodet
  • Phone Number: 02 98 66 27 97

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood, Contemporary

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