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We feel that we have been very lucky finding good restaurants on this tri[p. This was another of those fortunate stops. We went there to look at the interior grill (we have an interest in a US restuarant with an inside wood fired grill) and...More
Up a pretty side street of bars and restaurants, we stumbled on this restaurant. If you like meat go there for excellent flame grilled steak or pork. If not, a fabulous camembert with thyme and chilli. All served with homemade bread rolls and jackets. Great...More
We called in for Sunday Lunch initially and we were so pleased with the food and the welcome that we booked for dinner on the following Tuesday.
We were in Paimpol for 2 weeks and ate out most nights and le Balthazar was the best...More
Date of visit: August 2018
Directionfred, Propriétaire at Le Balthazar, responded to this reviewResponded August 27, 2018
Thankyou very much for your comment. At the pleasure of welcoming you again
The menu is a bit limited but the whole point of this establishment is to offer basic food but with excellent quality ingredients. Most dishes come with baked potatoes... but not any old potato. Oh no, these are the best local potatoes you can find,...More
Came here for quick lunch and enjoyed jacket potatoes with cheese and also charcuterie. Both excellent with a bottle of local cider. He has a baked potato oven and also a coal stove where the brochettes and meat is cooked all in full view in...More
Date of visit: March 2017
Directionfred, Gérant at Le Balthazar, responded to this reviewResponded March 28, 2017
Thank you for your comment. We will be happy to welcome you during your next visit.
We went here last night, by chance. We liked the cozy atmosphere and the meals were a very nice surprise.
Firstly we asked for the fish soup, dense and flavorful. We also had the pularde (clams) and the faux-fillet. All excellent, the same as the...More
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...More
Date of visit: April 2016
Directionfred, Propriétaire at Le Balthazar, responded to this reviewResponded April 25, 2016
Thank you very much for your comments. We are happy to welcome you again during your next stay in Paimpo
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...More
Date of visit: March 2016
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Directionfred, Gérant at Le Balthazar, responded to this reviewResponded April 5, 2016
Thank you very much for these compliments which are pleasant to read
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...More