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Marche aux Huitres

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Oyster Lover Heaven

Cancale is known for it's oysters the world over. Their oysters were shipped daily to King Louis... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
benni82018
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Point Roberts, Washington
If you like oysters, this is the place!

Cancale is famous for its oysters. There are oyster farms, lots of oyster restaurants, and best of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
sssteveg
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Haifa, Israel
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1 rue des Parcs | Port de la Houle, 35260 Cancale, France
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Cancale is known for it's oysters the world over. Their oysters were shipped daily to King Louis XIV and they are shipped daily now to gourmet restaurants in Paris and New York. However, the place to have Cancale oysters is in this outdoor market in...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Cancale is famous for its oysters. There are oyster farms, lots of oyster restaurants, and best of all, the oyster market. However, you should come early. There are lots of people who love oysters, and come to enjoy them in Cancale. At the market, you...More

Thank sssteveg
Reviewed 1 week ago

Cancale abounds with seafood restaurants, but if you want a fantastic experience, walk past all the seafront restaurants to the end of the beach near the lighthouse. Here are free-standing oyster stalls, selling oysters at something like half the price you will pay in the...More

Thank David B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just by looking at the goods exposed you get your first lessons in oyster appreciation. We have seen a sizable number of turists buyng oysters by the dozen at a good price and eating them on the spot with some cutlery and lemon provided by...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Loved this, wonderful oysters at crazy prices. You eat by the sea and throw the shells in the ocean. Wonderful !

Thank kerrancep
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Not an oyster eater personally but seeing the good prices and the very satisfied faces of my friends and visitors just convinced me if anyone loves oyster they should definitely take a short walk to this vibrant little oyster market. €10 (sep 2018) one could...More

Thank S C B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you are in Cancale you should absolutely visit this place, open air market, where you can eat and buy the Oyster! Just excellent! And not pricy at all!

Thank Karim_T1966
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This little market right at the sea is great. You can pick up fresh oysters and eat them right at the sea. They have a big variety of oysters anf mussels they sell. Definitely a must do.

Thank Timmie B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ofcourse it is all about the lovely oysters in Cancale; here you can try the different species from the local producers. You order a selection and can eat them on the spot with some lemon whilst enjoying the sea brease and views. Nice touch; you...More

Thank Antwerp_traveller69
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

The bet oysters we’ve tasted and reasonably priced, parking is terrible around here best to park in the town and walk along the scenic cliff top path down to the harbour. If you go early on a morning 7-8am you can see them bringing in...More

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Response from James D | Reviewed this property |
D’habitude s’il y a un ‘r’ dans le mois c’est bon pour les huîtres. Par contre je ne sais pas s’il fait beau à cet époque en général
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