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Les Carmes

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Parcheminerie Toussaints
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2 rue des Carmes, 35000, Rennes, France
02 99 79 28 95
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12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Tue - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Central Poland, Poland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2016

I absolutely recommend this place! I have been few times already in Rennes and each time I visit this restaurant for a bit of exquisite, delicious food. This is art on the plate what makes food even more enjoyable. The sevice is outstanding and the atmosphere is really relaxing and natural.

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Thank Marlina44
Collioure, France
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43 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 via mobile

Small, full, room with low ceiling, but mercifully not too loud (likely because all the other diners were French, not American.) Very good, creative food and reasonably priced wine list. We were very satisfied.

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Thank Dennis C
Sligo, Ireland
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38 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

Had a fabulous meal at this restaurant the starters of Foie Gras/Bouillon Thai (Foie Gras in Thai Broth with crunchy vegetables) was absolutely delicious as was the Noix de St Jacques, cèpes, châtaigne (Jacques scallops , porcini mushrooms , chestnuts). For mains we both had pigeon which tasted divine and just melted in the mouth it was so tender, everything... More 

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London
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64 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

Ate here one evening while in Rennes. When we arrived it was very quiet. The dining room is small but charming. The food was excellent, not huge portions but very tasty. By the time we left the restaurant had filled up and had a very cheerful atmosphere. Would certainly go back if in Rennes again.

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Thank LondonSilver
UK
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65 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

The menu isn't huge but the quality of the food certainly is at Les Carmes. I woud have no hesitation in recommending as a venue for business dinner with customers. The restaurant also gave us more private area of the restaurant which allowed for a good evening with customers. Food highlights: St Jacques, Supreme of Pigeon and the deserts were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

I love their food! I had the pleasure to dine in Les Carmes couple times already and every time they deliver what's promised. This is my place to go for special occasions. I love that the food can look so beautiful and taste so good. This time we took the Introduction Menu with the starter choice between whiting fish with... More 

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Thank Anna O
Dublin, Ireland
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

Myself and my partner went for a dinner in Les Carmes when we were visiting Rennes during the summer. We enjoyed everything from the first moment! First of all - the decor: warm and inviting (especially the set up outside, where we decided to have our apperitif). The restaurant itself was spotless clean and nicely decorated, giving relaxing ambience to... More 

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Budapest, Hungary
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98 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2013

After the good experience of last time we have revisited the place We have enjoyed again. A short menue covers all fresh ingredients The service was ok only with the desserts we had some feeiling that they are not upto the place. They were not bad at all, but not upto the place. The room directly facing the entry was... More 

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Budapest, Hungary
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98 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2012

We have tried several restaurants in Rennes and surroundings in the past years including place with Michelin star . We had an excelllent non formal service and all the food was prepared from fresh ingredients with the best manner also the selection of drinks available were more than satisfactory The place is a must to visit. Reservation is recommended

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Brittany
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33 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012

I liked everything. The food is great, inventive. The place is quiet and well decorated.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$21 - $66
Cuisine
French
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings
Open Hours
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 rue des Carmes, 35000, Rennes, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Brittany  >  Ille-et-Vilaine  >  Rennes>  > Parcheminerie Toussaints
  • Neighborhood: Parcheminerie Toussaints
  • Phone Number: 02 99 79 28 95
Description
C'est dans un cadre convivial et raffine que les nouveaux propietaires Etienne et Iwona vous proposent une cuisine originale et elegante, a base de produits locaux et de parfums du monde.Toute l'equipe du restaurant Les Carmes vous accueille du mardi au samedi midi a partir de 12h et le soir a partir de 19h30, afin de vous faire partager dans la bonne humeur, les plaisirs de la table.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?