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La Mare aux Oiseaux

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223, rue du Chef de l'Ile de fedrun, 44720 Saint-Joachim, France
+33 (0)240885301
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible

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  • 292
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  • 87
    Very good
  • 30
    Average
  • 19
    Poor
  • 8
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Amazing place to enjoy creative and subtile cuisine

In the middle of an amazing natural environment, stands this unique place hotel and restaurant, owned by Eric Guerin, a guy from the region that came back to his homeland after having travelled in a few interesting places. His cuisine his graphically beautiful, enhances local products with a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Jérôme G
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Moscow, Russia
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Moscow, Russia
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32 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

In the middle of an amazing natural environment, stands this unique place hotel and restaurant, owned by Eric Guerin, a guy from the region that came back to his homeland after having travelled in a few interesting places. His cuisine his graphically beautiful, enhances local products with a subtile touch of Asia and of modernity, the result is well balanced,... More 

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Thank Jérôme G
London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2016

We arrived early at La Mare aux Oiseaux for a family lunch, and all sat in a cosy room of this lovely thatched-roof property. We got to enjoy our aperitif and mise en bouches by the fire (surrounded by lots and lots of teddy bears - a Christmas tradition we were told). We were then taken to our table and... More 

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Thank Cecile D
Lyon, France
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

Great moment, great chef, great crew, and outstanding cakes !! Very interesting cuisine with new tastes

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Thank uphron
Woking, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 via mobile

We stayed and dined at la mare aux oiseaux as a treat on the way home to England. It has been delightful and truly a little bit of heaven. After a stroll round the strange tiny thatched cottages of the village and a relaxing jacuzzi and sauna, we enjoyed the picorons menu. 6 small dishes where I shared all the... More 

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Thank Julia W
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015 via mobile

A little 'special meal' pricing for my wallet, but worth every cent. High quality food, representative of the area but some wider choices as I remember. Visited when temperatures were 40+c with a baby dripping, and dressed in shorts - didn't feel out of place. Had a lovely shaded table with breeze and lots of fuss from the staff to... More 

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Thank MattJKing71
Nantes, France
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18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2013

Don't miss it while travelling in that area. This place has much to offer. Starred chef Eric GUERIN did a real nice job, bringing us one of the best, more sophisticated food with a possibility to stay overnight in a splendid room. Located in a gentle park full of colourful birds, in Guérande area (one hour drive from Nantes), but... More 

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Nantes, France
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2012

One of the best restaurant in Brittany, not cheap but worth your money. A unique experience of food you'll probably never find anywhere else.

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Thank hubracknell
Paris
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2012

This is the third year running that we've come to La Mare and love it for its reliable menu and quality every time. It's good to have something you cvan trust.

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Toronto, Canada
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79 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2011

Restaurant only. I am from the region but I will write in in my broken English for the benefits of non-French Speaking. The surroundings are beautiful. You are in the middle of a garden , surrounded by curious free birds. We had the chance to be there on a sunny yet not too hot day and they put us far... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 223, rue du Chef de l'Ile de fedrun, 44720 Saint-Joachim, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Pays de la Loire  >  Loire-Atlantique  >  Saint-Joachim
  • Phone Number: +33 (0)240885301

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 26 - 32

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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