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La Mere Champlain

1 quai Administrateur Chef Thomas, 35260 Cancale, France
+33 2 99 89 60 04
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good45%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“oysters” (38 reviews)
“risotto” (2 reviews)
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French, Seafood, European, Soups
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1 quai Administrateur Chef Thomas, 35260 Cancale, France
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Reviewed 25 October 2018

We had delicious #3 oysters here! Service was great. Also had good wine and another app to go with our oysters. Very charming.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank montlakecm
Reviewed 4 October 2018

Cancale is famous for its oysters, and that what we (well, I did anyway) came for. We arrived in Cancale about noon, and all the restaurants were packed. We found seating in La Mere Champlain, because it’s quite big. My wife ordered shrimp and langoustine,...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank sssteveg
Reviewed 27 September 2018

After reading reviews decided to book a table for dinner. Arrived as restaurant opened and welcome somewhat lukewarm.Shown to table and initial impressions good - table setting and view very nice. Ordered the set menu and waited a considerable time for first and subsequent courses...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

I have lost count of the times I have eaten here. It is s restaurant that you can rely on to enjoy. Great food and wonderful service with one of the greatest views.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank discerning_critic_11
Reviewed 18 July 2018

We stayed at the hotel attached to this restaurant, and had made a reservation for the night we arrived. The food and location were so fantastic, we ended up eating here 3 times! The oysters were AMAZING - we got the #1's. Note to American...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank anniemo67
Reviewed 29 June 2018

Food was excellent, service adequate. The dining room overlooks the water - try to get a table by the window. Our entertainment was watching the tide come in - quickly - and threaten a car that was parked on the beach. The water got above...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Stephen H
Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

Chose this restaurant as it was busy, and a decent distance from the bar showing France playing in the World Cup, with fans having a good ( of loud ) time . ( They won, so fans very happy!) Had grilled lobster with herbs which...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank jerseyman1
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

Wonderful location by the ocean, and the restaurant has a sophisticated decor. We had the seafood platter for one person (45E), which we shared. The platter had the usual fare (oysters, bulots, shrimp, langoustines, crabs) and was good, everything fresh without a doubt. The portions...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank 51michelw
Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

This was one of the lunch venues in our Loire Valley trip. We had the enormous seafood platter which was more than we could eat and there was a wide variety of sea creatures from oysters to langoustine and shrimps. Almost all guests were here...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank NesligulD
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Definitely stay here. Request room with terrace. Rooms are small but well equipped and all is comfy. Perfect view of bay, tides and oyster farming. Restaurant very good as well. Impeccable oysters. Breakfast excellent. Very good welcome, desk, help and friendliness.

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank Mart1230
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic, View, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 quai Administrateur Chef Thomas, 35260 Cancale, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Brittany  >  Ille-et-Vilaine  >  Cancale
  • Phone Number: +33 2 99 89 60 04
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