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Le Lion D'or

1 Place Chateaubriand, 35400, Saint-Malo, France
+33 2 99 56 36 02
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good44%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“roast chicken” (6 reviews)
“mussels” (30 reviews)
“burger” (24 reviews)
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French, Bar, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1 Place Chateaubriand, 35400, Saint-Malo, France
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Went for lunch and had a very good ribeye with Gorgonzola sauce cooked pink to perfection. The sea bass and salt cod also very good. Prices were ok and service excellent. Steak seems to be the main dish here and well worth trying

Thank AndyEight
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Le Lion d’Or may be considered a ‘tourist trap’ because of the location and of the eclectic menu which carries everything from Boeuf Bourguignon to burgers. I chose the local specialties (terrine, smoked fish gratin) and all was good quality. Nice service in a crowded...More

Thank Dan R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It’s a fairly typical menu served well in a perfect spot to catch the sun and enjoy people watching. Baked Camembert with honey was a treat.

Thank Dogberry1258
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Looked like a nice busy place. The staff understood no English.My husband ordered a steak medium well,it arrived cold and raw.He sent it back and again it came out raw. There are too many choices in this adorable town. Tho the manager gave us macarons...More

Thank Paula M
Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

There are so many restaurants in St Malo and we randomly picked this one. So happy we did. Started with the Normandy Camembert, sooo yummy! Then our table tried a number of different burgers and steak. Everything was delicious. Our server was very friendly. We...More

Thank dew192
Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

Tucked just inside the old city walls of Saint-Malo, Le lion d’or is obviously a popular spot for late evening dining for both tourists and locals. The menu is varied ranging from seafood, to steaks, burgers and crepes. The chou croute was particularly good, as...More

Thank John O
Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

Found this restaurant by chance as saw good reviews on here and Facebook , so glad we gave this restaurant a try. Staff were brilliant and very helpful, food was exceptional and portion sizes were big, this is a lovely French Restaurant, would highly recommend...More

Thank Tracey K
Reviewed 26 March 2018

This restaurant looks as though it might be a tourist trap, but we were very pleasantly surprised, by the quality of food and courteous service. We took the menu at 23€, with a bottle of Côte du Rhone for 21€. My main course of smoked...More

Thank Peter V
Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

My wife and I have visited St Malo on a number of occasions. Brasserie du Lion D’Or is consistently good all round from the quality of the food, excellent attentive service and it’s location within the city walls. Whilst this is an ideal couples setting,...More

Thank Stuart Mark T
Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

I highly highly recommend and rate this place! What a beautiful and serene place it was. Absolutely enjoyed the food here!

Thank Misskayseven
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 1:00 AM
9:00 AM - 1:00 AM
9:00 AM - 1:00 AM
9:00 AM - 1:00 AM
9:00 AM - 1:00 AM
9:00 AM - 1:00 AM
9:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Place Chateaubriand, 35400, Saint-Malo, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Brittany  >  Ille-et-Vilaine  >  Saint-Malo
  • Phone Number: +33 2 99 56 36 02
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