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Le Ruffe

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1 B rue Yves Collet, 29200, Brest, France
+33 2 98 46 07 70
12:00 - 13:30
18:00 - 21:30
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Tue - Sun 12:00 - 13:30
Tue - Sat 18:00 - 21:30
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

All food is locally produced and free range. Owner pays attention to details of the food and to all customers. Congrats for a well done business!

Thank Adrian P
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22 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The personal attention of patron Thierry Beauty made our first visit most memorable. He devoted time to explain the menus and guided our selection of wine. No wonder with such leadership the rest of the staff were on the ball too. The food was great, the restaurant busy with a cosy ambiance. And the bill did not shock. We have... More 

Thank hoping4better
Porthcawl, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

Our Breton friends took us to this restaurant and it didn't disappoint. The food was outstanding and the service impeccable, especially when we asked for assistance with the choice of wine; the recommendation was perfect. The food was sourced locally, prepared simply but imaginatively, and a definite must for our next visit to Brest.

Thank camargasa
Berlin, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

excellent dinner and dessert . The staff was really professionnel and cool. nice and cosy ambiance. Will be back !

Thank Lockinsond90
Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2016

I liked this place. I was dining alone and the boss took the time to chat to me (in a mixture of my bad French and his rather better English). The food was well above average, with an interesting take on rillettes to start with, followed by a fish fillet that was properly lightly cooked.

Thank WardenRon
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99 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2016

This restaurant specialises in local food from the area, with the staff providing helpful explanations if/ as necessary. The 'formule' menu is a very affordable way to try out the seafood, meat and cheese options. The overall atmosphere is relaxed and informal.

Thank HTin
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2015 via mobile

The menu is not a big compilation of too much things to be cooked here. So expect an interesting but not so broad choice. It looks like this is on purpose. For each suggestion, the waiter is describing where the product come from, how the producer is raising his porks or cows or ... in a traditional and quality focused... More 

Thank Majinb00
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2015

We recently had dinner in this restaurant, which was located conveniently around the corner from our hotel. Overall we were very satisfied. The menu is somewhat limited. We started with oysters, which were very good (although expensive for an informal restaurant such as this). As main dishes, we both chose the mixed fish à la plancha, which was especially good... More 

Thank franco-americaine
Henlow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2015

Was recommended this restaurant by the hotel receptionist and wow was it good. The food was excellant and the wine recomended by the head waiter was superb. Everything on the menu was explained by the head waiter and was excellant quality. Would highly recommend this restaurant especially if you like fresh local seafood.

Thank Graham A
Brest, France
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5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2015

Excellent restaurant, fresh food (vegetables, fishes, ...), nice scenery (I am found of the paintings with vivid colors that brighten the room) and an atmosphere. You need to book if you want to make sure to get a table for lunch!

Thank Bruno G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
French, European
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 13:30
12:00 - 13:30
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 13:30
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 13:30
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 13:30
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 13:30
18:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 B rue Yves Collet, 29200, Brest, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Brittany  >  Finistere  >  Brest
  • Phone Number: +33 2 98 46 07 70

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?