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Le Balthazar

Certificate of Excellence
French, Gastropub, Seafood, Wine Bar
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26 rue des 8 Patriotes | 26 Rue des Huit Patriotes, 22500, Paimpol, France
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
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Tue - Sun 11:30 am - 11:30 pm
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Paris, France
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2016

Le Balthazar is a wine bar and first thing to say is that the wine is... Excellent! We tried the "Balthazar" special wines that were great (for a very fair price) and ended up with a good champaign, that came perfectly along with the strawberry (from Brittany) desert. But unlike other wine bars, the place not only serves "planche" but... More 

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Directionfred, Propriétaire at Le Balthazar, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your comments. We are happy to welcome you again during your next stay in Paimpo More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016

The restaurant is a bit out of the centre of Paimpol but worth finding. It is small and the choice is limited which means that the ingredients are always fresh. The managers are very friendly and will make a small chat with you. During our short stay in Paimpol we went twice over there and want to recommended this restaurant... More 

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Directionfred, Gérant at Le Balthazar, responded to this review

Thank you very much for these compliments which are pleasant to read More 

London, United Kingdom
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38 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Le Balthazar is a quirky little wine bar in the old town of Paimpol which serves food. There is a good selection of wines, and some nice platters. The hot food is rustic and excellent value for money, all locally sourced. We had a huge plate of belly pork with sautéed potatoes and salad. Absolutely gorgeous and very filling! The... More 

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Grenoble, France
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 via mobile

We had "palourde au chorizo" and a "salade de Bretagne". The palourde were very tasty and the salade was big. Nice and quick service. Good souvenir from britany

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013 via mobile

We went in this restaurant because we red many good reviews, but I'm very disappointed: the food is very scadent and the prices are too high for this level of restaurant. I think that there is something wrong. I like to taste everything, tipical, sofistcated, but with quality. However, this is the worst meal I did in France!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2013

With a very charming attitude, la madame de maison explained the short, yet exquisite menu of the day in detail and recommended the perfect wine matches to go with our choices. Each one of our main courses and deserts were delicious, and the wines... Wow! Very relaxed atmosphere and absolutely worth the value.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2013

Just had a great meal here. It was the owners' first day back after their holiday and the menu was extremely limited but this did not matter, the food was excellent! We shared a Planche followed by the Popotte, both very very good. Welcome and engagement with the owner were wonderful, shame we are not in town tomorrow night otherwise... More 

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Paimpol, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2013

The choice of dishes is not big, but it shows that the owner only picks regional products in season. I live in Paimpol and been there many times, and I have never been disapointed.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$18 - $28
French, Gastropub, Seafood, Wine Bar
Dinner, Drinks, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26 rue des 8 Patriotes | 26 Rue des Huit Patriotes, 22500, Paimpol, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Brittany  >  Cotes-d'Armor  >  Paimpol
  • Phone Number: 33296200885
Le Balthazar est un Bar à vin dans lequel règne une ambiance chaleureuse et conviviale. On s'y sent comme à la maison, autour d'une bonne table, un bon verre , une bonne tartine,ou encore au comptoir, à grignoter des produits du terroirs en dégustant une bonne bière du pays, ou bien un crumble au coin du feu accompagné d'un bon thé ! On peut donc se restaurer ou simplement prendre un café , et se laisser distraire par l'ambiance, la musique ou les livres posés là pour satisfaire la curiosité du moment.

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