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le boeuf sur le quai

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$$ - $$$
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quai commandant malbert, Brest, France
+33 2 98 43 91 34
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Sun 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Mon - Thu 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Fri - Sat 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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94 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016

Went here on way back to hotel and spoke to waitress who said to come back when they opened. Went back when they opened and were told we needed a reservation - which we did not have so we could not go in. Disappointing as we could have made one on the first visit. Passed by later and the place... More 

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Bromsgrove, United Kingdom
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73 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

We went to this restaurant on Bastille day 2016 and hence it was pretty busy. Even at the height of the frantic work of the team the quality of the food was spot on! The meat is the best I have tasted across Brittany! Thanks for a great meal.

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Newton Aycliffe, United Kingdom
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186 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 29, 2015

I ate here twice in a row on a recommendation form a colleague. The first night had the set starter for 23 euro which included a savaloy salad, main a steak with potatoes, and an ice cream to finish it off. Second time a 800g skewer with a variety of different meats. All the meals were very good. It was... More 

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Brest, France
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 2, 2014 via mobile

Steaks, duck, pidgeon, various types of offal - a thorough menu based on red meat. The accompaniement is potatoes in their skins and a green salad. While dinner is cooking the apperitif is served with canapes of pâte which is delicious. Good wine list and some tasty traditional deserts. I ordered pigeon borh times i've been here - very tasty... More 

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Gistel, Belgium
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 28, 2014 via mobile

Went there with business contacts after a local had recommended it. The steak was excellent, cuisson as requested. Wine list at the correct price and service very correct. The brasserie atmosphere is attractive for larger groups and families too.

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Emirate of Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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64 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 19, 2014

A very good simple restaurant brasserie type.The choice of meat is really very good and the grill just in front of you.Well priced and worth

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Dublin, Ireland
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192 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 177 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2012

The quay at Brest is rich in fish restaurants so for a welcome change we tried Le Boeuf sur Le Quai. It tucked in away from the quay in a most unlikely spot - but do not be put off. The inside is warm and welcoming with a blazing grill in the background where one can watch the steaks being... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2008

Our visit was for a dinner on 26th August 2008. I am a true amateur of rognons de veau and my wife adores a gigot d'agneau. Hence it was with great anticipation that we arrrived chez 'le boeuf sur le quai' having visited it earlier in the day and met with a delightful welcome and a discussion re the cooking... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 25, 2007

Poor service quality and made me sick when I went there

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 23, 2007

excellent meat

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
French, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Large groups, Business meetings, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: quai commandant malbert, Brest, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Brittany  >  Finistere  >  Brest
  • Phone Number: +33 2 98 43 91 34

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