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Restaurant l'Absinthe Cafe

1 rue de l Orme, 35400, Saint-Malo, France
+33 2 99 40 26 15
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good31%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly
1 rue de l Orme, 35400, Saint-Malo, France
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a birthday treat for my wife. From first to last it was a delight. There were 3 separate fixed price menus- all beautifully balanced- and more choices a large carte. Local produce lovingly and proudly prepared with subtlety. There are no wrong choices...More

Thank Iain Y
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

This restaurant was recommended by our hotel and we are so happy that we took her advice. We have been traveling around France for the last three weeks including lunch at the Eiffel Tower and this was the best meal we have had. Recommend the...More

Thank Lifeisgoodej
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

St Malo has many wonderful restaurants and stalls to sample it's culinary delights so trying to find one with exceptional quality would be hard but pleased to say that we have accomplished our mission by sampling the foods if this wonderful restaurant. The building was...More

Thank James P
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

There is a nice ambience in this place and the dining room is a good place to be. By 8pm (Saturday) the small number of tables were full - mainly with locals. We had the tasting menus including wine. All very well cooked and presented....More

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Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed dinner at L'Absinthe with 7 other colleagues. The staff were not only friendly, knowledgeable but most importantly extremely flexible. What the kitchen produced was refreshingly creative and tasty. Great place!

Thank Ed C
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Last night we enjoyed delightfully prepared and presented meals atL'Absibtge. The device was professional, friendly and uontrusive. We highly recommend this small restaurant. It is tad mor expensive than our favourite St Malo restaurant-Le Borgnefesse which is nearby. Our advice is -go to both!

Thank ThakurSahibMelbourne
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

If you are ever in the delightful walled and sea-bound cobbled street City of St Malo in Brittany, make a reservation at this wonderful restaurant. You will not be disappointed. The menu is terrific! With a lovely olde-world setting you will experience a meal of...More

Thank Lyoncat9
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Great French restaurant, friendly efficient staff, good choice of food and wine with recommended wines per course/meal, lovely period decor - just what a great restaurant should be!

Reviewed 28 July 2017

Had a super evening here with friends for a birthday celebration and ordered wine flight with the menu. Everything well cooked, beautifully presented and good portions. Some note able highlights - tomatoe and basil sorbet with aubergines , veal chop with citronella pearls, lovely sea...More

Thank Pollyu
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

Delicious and creative combination of food. The service was good too. Well go again if I am here in saint Malo

Thank yo474
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23 September 2016|
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Response from Pierre-Maxime | Property representative |
Dear sir, Yes we accept dogs Best regards Pierre-Maxime
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4 July 2015|
Response from Pierre-Maxime | Property representative |
Dear Sir, There is no dress code in our restaurant. We then adapt any menu to your diary/restriction requests. We unfortunately have no view on the water. Best Regards, Pierre-Maxime
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$22 - US$56
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 rue de l Orme, 35400, Saint-Malo, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Brittany  >  Ille-et-Vilaine  >  Saint-Malo
  • Phone Number: +33 2 99 40 26 15
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