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All 187 Vannes Restaurants

Rive Gauche

5 place Gambetta, 56000 Vannes, France
02 97 47 02 40
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Ranked #11 of 187 Restaurants in Vannes
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $32 - $40
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Paris, France
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84 reviews 84 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

it was a business diner but friendly atmosphere, people know each other ; excellent choice of good quality food, reasonalbe prices.I had feuilleté with homard and langoustine, delicious, then scalops with octopus ink , excellent too and killing dessert with salted caramel ; good wine list, efficient and friendly service.I would come back on a private trip.

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Totnes, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
445 helpful votes 445 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

We had dinner at Rive Gauche a few days ago whilst staying in Vannes and loved every mouthful. We had 3 delicious courses for 24 Euros, each course beautifully presented. The restaurant is small so, unless you go early like we did, booking is probably advisable. It appears to be a 2 man band - one out front and one... More

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Surrey, England
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116 reviews 116 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

We chose this restaurant because it has received consistently good reviews for a number of years and we weren't disappointed. The formule du jour offers good value at 18 euros for two courses or 24 euros for 3 courses. There is a choice of two dishes for each course and on the day we visited all of them were very... More

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Chichester, England, United Kingdom
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98 reviews 98 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 via mobile

Thank you TripAdvisor! Arrived in Vannes quite late and very hungry and totally reliant on TA to point us in the right direction and this recommendation was one of its greatest successes. Rive Gauche is right in the centre of the old town and quite hidden when compared with it's slightly garish neighbours. There is no seating outside but even... More

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Tavistock, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Penultimate evening on a great 2 week trip around France produced the best meal and most hospitable service from a great host, loved it!!! On a previous visit in the autumn we were unable to get a seat in the restaurant, fortunately due the glorious weather the other restaurants in town were full of patrons sitting outside which presented us... More

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Lizio, France
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Today we are going to eat at Rive Gauche to celebrate 10 years of owning our own permanent home in France. We found Rive Gauche 5 years ago and since have eaten there about 20 times. Whenever we have been able to, we have taken from one to eight guests, both English and French. It is our favourite restaurant and... More

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Four of us visited the Rive Gauche last week on our trip to Vannes and weren't disappointed. The ambiance and the food were outstanding and the set menu was excellent value for money. We booked again for another evening and had an equally excellent meal. The service was first class and Gilles Gregorutti was welcoming and pleasant. We'll be back!

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Vannes
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

Would estimate we have enjoyed a meal at the Rive Gauche around 20 times in the past two or three years, every time we enjoy an excellent value, delicious meal using fresh products and with great service. The Rive Gauche focuses on food rather than pretentious decor, which is what we want, it is in a brilliant position in the... More

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Shaftesbury, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

This was our third visit to the Rive Gauche and it was so good to find it was just as good as we remembered from our previous visits - I can only repeat the comments made in my previous review (see review 6 April 2013) and confirm the Rive Gauche remains highly recommended

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Galway, Ireland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

Snug place, friendly and relaxed atmosphere. But the reason we went there was the food, and it was astounding. I've paid a lot more in the past for food that didn't even warrant comparison. We went with the lunch special, but had no idea what we ordered. Go there, enjoy the place, the food, attempt to speak French and leave... More

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Additional Information about Rive Gauche

Address: 5 place Gambetta, 56000 Vannes, France
Phone Number: 02 97 47 02 40
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Brittany  >  Morbihan  >  Vannes
Average Prices: USD 32 - 40

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