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Rive Gauche

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5 Place Gambetta, 56000, Vannes, France
02 97 47 02 40
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Vannes, France
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32 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This little unassuming restaurant next to the port is a gem. The food is a sort of Asian fusion mix, and it's great. The dishes are light, creative, and very beautifully presented (not to mention delicious). The menu changes frequently, so chances are that often, you will get to try something new. The service is great, and the value for... More 

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Lizio, France
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2016

Have been going to this restaurant for about 7 years for lunch for celebrations and taking friends. The change of ownership has not reduced our enthusiasm for the meals. We were there recently and loved the new décor and menu. The asian twists to the lunchtime recipes are delicious. Excellent quality and good value for money. We will be back... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2016

It was such a treat to discover this newly renovated restaurant. Beautiful place, fantastic food and a great selection of natural wine. Very good service too by a knowledgeable waitress. I had the scallop risotto which was amazing and the Asian "mix starter" was so good too. Very good value, not to be missed.

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Geneva, Switzerland
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015 via mobile

Cozy and warm restaurant. The staff is very friendly and love their job. They are proud to cater their home made dinners, rightfully so! The food is excellent with a great choice of accompanying wines. Will most definitively come back again, a great place in Brittany.

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Le Pecq, Ile-de-France, France
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015

A lovely place to enjoy a home-made cooking with fresh products. Saint- Jacques shells are delicious . The decoration is very cosy. The restaurant is very well located , close to the city center and overlooks the marina. The staff is very pleasant.

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County Wicklow, Ireland
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48 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015

We had a delicious meal here,we went for the set menu and it was classic French food served with panache.The waiter looked after the whole room single handed,and with good humour. It is a small space and very popular,we hadn't booked but we arrived early so we were lucky to get a table.The location is very central and we would... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015 via mobile

If you are looking for fresh food in a lovely settings and service with a smile this is the place for you. Wether you are couple, business or family, I've just had my third meal, spread over 2 years and have been impressed again. Simply delicious, not fussy but delicate food in season and at a very decent price tag... More 

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Perth, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 via mobile

We have been lucky enough to dine out in France every night for the past four weeks. This charming restaurant and host will stand out as one of the highlight meals of our trip. Not just for the lovingly prepared dishes, but especially for the ambience. With only seven or eight tables it was clear that the chef had given... More 

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Truro, Cornwall
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35 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Fresh fresh fish, as you'd expect in a restaurant situated near the port in the lovely old town of Vannes on the beautiful Gulf of Morbihan. A very good meal in a restaurant aiming to produce something a little different.

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Sent here by your reviews we ate a mixture of the Formule and A la carte. Not the brightest way to dine perhaps, but my partner was recovering from the flu, and couldn't contemplate even two courses. Pleased to say our wishes were graciously accommodated. This is a small restaurant (about ten tables) opening at 7.30. We arrived on the... More 

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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
$32 - $40
Cuisine
French
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Place Gambetta, 56000, Vannes, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Brittany  >  Morbihan  >  Vannes
  • Phone Number: 02 97 47 02 40

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