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Marche aux Huitres

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Amazing oysters

Cancale is a very pretty fishing village with an amazing array of seafood restaurants. The best way... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
michelemitchellhns
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Eating oysters the right way

Cancale is all about oysters, and we specifically came here to indulge. The oyster market consists... read more

Reviewed October 22, 2018
JanDebbie
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Cologne, Germany
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Cancale is a very pretty fishing village with an amazing array of seafood restaurants. The best way to enjoy oysters here is to head for a small markets where oysters are prepared for you on a tray and then you can sit on the beach...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank michelemitchellhns
Reviewed October 22, 2018

Cancale is all about oysters, and we specifically came here to indulge. The oyster market consists of a bunch of small stalls located beside the harbour area, overlooking the oyster banks. You can order huîtres creuses and huîtres plates (more expensive, but worth every cent),...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank JanDebbie
Reviewed October 7, 2018

Cancale is known for it's oysters the world over. Their oysters were shipped daily to King Louis XIV and they are shipped daily now to gourmet restaurants in Paris and New York. However, the place to have Cancale oysters is in this outdoor market in...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 4, 2018

Cancale is famous for its oysters. There are oyster farms, lots of oyster restaurants, and best of all, the oyster market. However, you should come early. There are lots of people who love oysters, and come to enjoy them in Cancale. At the market, you...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank sssteveg
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Cancale abounds with seafood restaurants, but if you want a fantastic experience, walk past all the seafront restaurants to the end of the beach near the lighthouse. Here are free-standing oyster stalls, selling oysters at something like half the price you will pay in the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank David B
Reviewed October 1, 2018

Just by looking at the goods exposed you get your first lessons in oyster appreciation. We have seen a sizable number of turists buyng oysters by the dozen at a good price and eating them on the spot with some cutlery and lemon provided by...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank julo972
Reviewed September 29, 2018 via mobile

Loved this, wonderful oysters at crazy prices. You eat by the sea and throw the shells in the ocean. Wonderful !

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank kerrancep
Reviewed September 24, 2018 via mobile

Not an oyster eater personally but seeing the good prices and the very satisfied faces of my friends and visitors just convinced me if anyone loves oyster they should definitely take a short walk to this vibrant little oyster market. €10 (sep 2018) one could...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 257scb
Reviewed September 24, 2018 via mobile

If you are in Cancale you should absolutely visit this place, open air market, where you can eat and buy the Oyster! Just excellent! And not pricy at all!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Karim_T1966
Reviewed September 15, 2018 via mobile

This little market right at the sea is great. You can pick up fresh oysters and eat them right at the sea. They have a big variety of oysters anf mussels they sell. Definitely a must do.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Response from H4169JZjamesd | Reviewed this property |
D’habitude s’il y a un ‘r’ dans le mois c’est bon pour les huîtres. Par contre je ne sais pas s’il fait beau à cet époque en général
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