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La Gourmandiere

Rue du Poignant, 56000, Vannes, France
+33 2 97 47 16 13
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good20%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
5 days ago
Oct 8, 2017
“Disappointing ”
Open Now
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM Hours
French, European
Rue du Poignant, 56000, Vannes, France
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Reviewed 5 days ago

A memorable meal, beautiful fresh ingredients masterly blended with the most unbelievable subtlety. Only one set menu, but it is for the best !

Thank 662mayart
Reviewed October 8, 2017 via mobile

Four of us went for lunch . The food was good and we couldn t fault it , but seemed plain with no inspired twists , which we would normally expect in this quality of restaurant . My main gripe is that at lunchtime you...More

Thank Julia O
Reviewed June 12, 2017 via mobile

Following Trip advisor we came here full of high expectations. There is only one fine dining restaurant in Vannes. And it is not here. The positive points: the restaurant looks good inside. The quality of the food is good. The negative points: the food is...More

Thank Andrew E
Reviewed November 21, 2016

La Gourmandiere is simply superb, the restaurant itself is beautifully appointed and the service was excellent, and if you struggle with the French menu they are only to happy to help out. The food is truly exceptional, every plate is a picture and the flavours...More

1  Thank Jane H
Reviewed October 12, 2016

We treated ourselves to dinner here while we were in Vannes, and I am delighted that we did. The restaurant is actually outside the town so you need to drive or get a taxi. We did notice a few rooms so it looks like some...More

Thank GenghisandOtherOne
Reviewed September 16, 2016

Our second time at this fantastic restaurant. We actually flew back to Vannes just to dine with Chef Samson. He is as good as any Michelin star chef. Like 2 years ago, his homard bleu is the best of many we had on our visit....More

1  Thank James P
Reviewed July 30, 2016

Absolutely superb meal at La Gourmandiere tonight. In my opinion it is by far the best restaurant in Vannes. The quality and presentation of the food is second to none and the service was brilliant. Although our french is limited, they took the time to...More

Thank Foodlovee24
Reviewed March 21, 2016 via mobile

We went with two friends for lunch , we had often driven down the N165 and seen the sign writing on the roof , but never realised there was a hidden gem alongside the motorway . We all opted for the seasonal menu I had...More

Thank Julia O
Reviewed February 24, 2016

Très très très bon repas!! We enjoyed 10 courses over 4 hours of the finest French cuisine available in Brittany. Oliver Samson is not only a superb chef, he is an extremely good sport!

Thank AWildSnorlax
Reviewed November 30, 2014

There's no question but that this chap is an accomplished chef. Ambiance is good if a little bleak and the service is good. Food is carefully selected and put together. But for me, I found the presentation got in the way. If your idea of...More

Thank Jon63
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
$64 - $87
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 1:30 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
9:00 AM - 1:30 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rue du Poignant, 56000, Vannes, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Brittany  >  Morbihan  >  Vannes
  • Phone Number: +33 2 97 47 16 13
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Aurelia & Olivier Samson you reception for your biggest pleasure . In noon in the week we propose you Bistr' Aurelia, in evenings and weekend, it is Olivier's Table, 1* to the guide Michelin, 2 atmospheres and 2 styles to propose you the creative and generous kitchen which follows the rhythm of the seasons.
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