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La Mare aux Oiseaux

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223, rue du Chef de l'Ile de fedrun, 44720 Saint-Joachim, France
+33 (0)240885301
Tue - Sun 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Paris, France
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32 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2016

We very much agree with the reviewer from 24 May 2016. The garden is peaceful and provides a lovely atmosphere, the birds roaming freely are amusing (when they're not attacking the clients) but we were woken up by rooster crowing before it was light and continuing through dawn - long before we had hoped to wake up. Since it clearly... More 

Thank Robert B
Loire-Atlantique, France
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39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 21, 2016

We spent one night in the superior room perched on stilts right at the end of the garden and enjoyed a 6 course dinner included in their special offer. I can only add to the praise already given by other reviewers. We are lucky to live in southern Britanny and hope to pay another visit. Thank you Eric Guérin for... More 

Thank Michèle D
Moscow, Russia
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97 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 9, 2016

In the middle of an amazing natural environment, stands this unique place hotel and restaurant, owned by Eric Guerin, a guy from the region that came back to his homeland after having travelled in a few interesting places. His cuisine his graphically beautiful, enhances local products with a subtile touch of Asia and of modernity, the result is well balanced,... More 

Thank Jérôme G
London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 8, 2016

We arrived early at La Mare aux Oiseaux for a family lunch, and all sat in a cosy room of this lovely thatched-roof property. We got to enjoy our aperitif and mise en bouches by the fire (surrounded by lots and lots of teddy bears - a Christmas tradition we were told). We were then taken to our table and... More 

Thank Cecile D
Lyon, France
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2015

Great moment, great chef, great crew, and outstanding cakes !! Very interesting cuisine with new tastes

Thank uphron
Woking, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2015 via mobile

We stayed and dined at la mare aux oiseaux as a treat on the way home to England. It has been delightful and truly a little bit of heaven. After a stroll round the strange tiny thatched cottages of the village and a relaxing jacuzzi and sauna, we enjoyed the picorons menu. 6 small dishes where I shared all the... More 

Thank Julia W
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 7, 2015 via mobile

A little 'special meal' pricing for my wallet, but worth every cent. High quality food, representative of the area but some wider choices as I remember. Visited when temperatures were 40+c with a baby dripping, and dressed in shorts - didn't feel out of place. Had a lovely shaded table with breeze and lots of fuss from the staff to... More 

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Nantes, France
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25 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 1, 2013

Don't miss it while travelling in that area. This place has much to offer. Starred chef Eric GUERIN did a real nice job, bringing us one of the best, more sophisticated food with a possibility to stay overnight in a splendid room. Located in a gentle park full of colourful birds, in Guérande area (one hour drive from Nantes), but... More 

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Nantes, France
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 16, 2012

One of the best restaurant in Brittany, not cheap but worth your money. A unique experience of food you'll probably never find anywhere else.

Thank hubracknell
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 4, 2012

This is the third year running that we've come to La Mare and love it for its reliable menu and quality every time. It's good to have something you cvan trust.

Thank Thiery S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$26 - $32
French, European
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 223, rue du Chef de l'Ile de fedrun, 44720 Saint-Joachim, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Pays de la Loire  >  Loire-Atlantique  >  Saint-Joachim
  • Phone Number: +33 (0)240885301
  • This restaurant is at La Mare aux Oiseaux

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?