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Restaurant l'Absinthe Cafe

1 rue de l Orme, 35400, Saint-Malo, France
+33 2 99 40 26 15
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good31%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly
1 rue de l Orme, 35400, Saint-Malo, France
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Our group of six enjoyed the meal although in retrospect we might have been better not to take the menu with linked wines. The food was fine but some of the paired wines were not up to the level of the food. It might have...More

Thank Mark D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had dinner here. Place looks nice enough, though I have to say - dining room right next to the bathrooms without a separating door between the toilet door and the dining room is not really very nice. Food was good - I had the herring...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Ate dinner at L'Absinthe. The place looks nice, tastefully furnished and decorated. Thi is about where the positive things I can write about this place stop. The food was mixed. My starter (fish tartar) was good, but not very creative to pack smoked Salmon from...More

Thank Timmie B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just outstanding would fly here every weekend if I could. From our aperitif to the departure from the table. Service was excellent. The set menu options were so good we opted for the €29:00 not to be cheap skates but honesty driven.It was all we...More

Thank Sam K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had a delicious prix fixe menu here, starting with a seafood mélange, including one part that tasted a bit like ice cream. My main dish was the sole with local flavors and finally the baked apricot nougat. It was everything I could have hoped...More

Thank ProfT
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Despite arriving a little early for this restaurant, staff kindly seated us at an excellent table and were charmingly attentive throughout what became a very busy evening for them. The popularity of L'Absinthe (located in a tiny food-based street in Intra Murros) is well-founded, as...More

Thank 3Berrys
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Tucked away from the front in the walled town. We were lucky to get a table for four on a Sunday night and I expect you’d normally need to book. Typically French and very good for it. A modest sized downstairs dining room, cosy and...More

Thank Dazzled1062
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband & I both had a fantastic meal. We can not fault it. Although they were busy the stafff were friendly and attentive. The wine we chose was very good for the reasonable price of €29. We live in Paris and this meal far...More

Thank shunt402
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The pudding and desert were good but the mains were disappointing. Only 2 small pieces of pork came with my husbands meal, he needed a pancake after we left. The children’s chicken was larger than the adult mains. We had to prompt for the wine...More

Thank Hayley L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we visited recently with our children ( 8 and 6) - it was a lovely atmosphere to enjoy great local food and service. Loved the kids menu - our kids are typical and fussy, but the menu pushed them to explore whilst we enjoyed beautiful...More

Thank shepUk
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September 23, 2016|
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Response from Pierre-Maxime | Property representative |
Dear sir, Yes we accept dogs Best regards Pierre-Maxime
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July 3, 2015|
Response from Pierre-Maxime | Property representative |
Dear Sir, There is no dress code in our restaurant. We then adapt any menu to your diary/restriction requests. We unfortunately have no view on the water. Best Regards, Pierre-Maxime
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$21 - $53
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Families with children, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 rue de l Orme, 35400, Saint-Malo, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Brittany  >  Ille-et-Vilaine  >  Saint-Malo
  • Phone Number: +33 2 99 40 26 15
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