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2 rue de la Pie Qui Boit, 35400, Saint-Malo, France
+33 2 99 40 97 25
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12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Chichester, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went with a party of friends for lunch. Good seafood, including the almost mandatory moules frites, and delicious oysters, another must-have in this part of the country. Good, friendly service, and good value house wine. Can recommend.

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Thank Chatterbox01
Bedford, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016

We saw it, we booked it, and we were certainly pleased we did. Small with a short menu to match but everything we ate was delicious. The menu of the day, two courses for Euros 18 was excellent, and also the 3 dishes from the main menu. Very friendly and efficient service. So unlike the busy tourist places by the... More 

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Thank Ge0rgia49
Suffolk, UK
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122 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2016

Small restaurant with limited menu, but quality all round. Cosy environment with good friendly service.

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Thank David B
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 30, 2016

We had the set lunch which was absolutely delicious. There was a delightful amuse- bouche followed by St Jaques with gratin potatoes then a lovely Apple dessert. All accompanied by a delicious half bottle of wine . There is obviously a deft touch in the kitchen. Service was attentive and the general ambience relaxing. Would have loved to return for... More 

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Thank Alisongarb
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24 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 4, 2016

My boyfriend and I spent 5 nights in St. Malo and we both agreed that this was the best meal we had! It's a small quiet restaurant and I would say that the only downside is the lack of outdoor seating, however the food makes up for this. My boyfriend had the salmon tartare followed by the duck, and both... More 

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Thank Nattiebean22
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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31 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

As previous reviewers have said this is a hidden gem. Small but perfectly formed. The interior decoration is immediately calming and relaxing. The service is that perfect blend of care and assistance when when required without being obtrusive. Gilles is run by a husband and wife team, he in the kitchen and she front of house. On the evening we... More 

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Thank wjam
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 29, 2016

This is an excellent family run restaurant in terms of friendly and competent service, super quality and good value. We were delighted with it last year. Back in St Malo recently we thought it might be interesting to find somewhere else to eat - but having looked around we found nothing we were more impressed by. Sometimes it can be... More 

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Thank Colin G
Hampshire
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275 reviews
205 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 29, 2016

We came across this restaurant in the back streets of Saint Malo, having despaired of finding somewhere that didn't sell pancakes! There is a smallish menu with a range of interesting dishes and we found the quality of cooking very good. The menu is either 26 euros for to course or 32 euros for three. Worth finding your way here.

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Thank Hampshirevoyager
Quebec City, Canada
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 14, 2016

Very small family owned restaurant in the heart of St. Malo. The ambiance is great; calm and soothing. The service is superb; the staff is very attentive and ensure that the experience is perfect. The presentation and quality of the food is simply outstanding. I was in St. Malo for 5 days and ate at Restaurant Gilles twice. I highly... More 

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Thank YQBTraveler
Montreal, Canada
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220 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 15, 2016

Interesting restaurant, recommended by Dominique from Hotel Quic en Groigne, two streets down, and owned by Eliane and Philippe Poignand, he in the kitchen, she at the front, with that night a young man to help with the ten tables. The very sober decor in pale gray renovated in 2014, gives the restaurant an elegant and minimalist look. A nice... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$19 - $51
Cuisine
French, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 rue de la Pie Qui Boit, 35400, Saint-Malo, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Brittany  >  Ille-et-Vilaine  >  Saint-Malo
  • Phone Number: +33 2 99 40 97 25

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