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Le Bistro de Jean

6 rue de la Corne de Cerf, 35400, Saint-Malo, France
+33 2 99 40 98 68
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lamb shank” (11 reviews)
“scallops” (13 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
French, European
$$ - $$$
6 rue de la Corne de Cerf, 35400, Saint-Malo, France
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff was first rate! Their English was a bit broken but understandable. My wife had the lamb shanks which she declared to be the best she ever had. I had the scallops, and they arrived in a wonderful lemon cream sauce - also excellent....More

Thank Bob B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was by far the best restaurant I visited in St Malo. While in general, I found alot of the restaurants in St Malo to be touristy (but of decent quality); but none of the ones I visited in my week long stay stood out....More

Thank Joseph K
Reviewed 8 October 2017

Wonderful meal, great atmosphere and excellent service. This restaurant is small and fills up early so ring to reserve a table. You wont regret the French food and wine that is served. The menu is varied and reasonable for a restaurant of this type. Try...More

Thank phil2602
Reviewed 7 October 2017

It is a very charming place with very nice staff. The amuse was very nice, and the scallops on a pumpkin risotto was delicious. I then ordered the chocolat fondant which was very greasy with curdled texture, not that great. I talked with another customer...More

Thank Kaz P
Reviewed 7 October 2017

Managed to get the last table for lunch. Really helpful, friendly staff. Good value - remember it's classic French so steak can be slightly less cooked than expected! They didn't rush us out after service either which was nice. Very reasonably priced too.

Thank GoldenTee
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Came here because of reviews and was not disappointed. Friendly welcome, efficient smiling service and great food. It was so good that we returned two nights later for our last night in France. As I told the chef, I had the best lamb shank I...More

Thank corvet
Reviewed 27 September 2017

Wow, what a great dinner. We both had the fish with the Anis sauce and were not disappointed. I wanted to lick my plate it was that good. Our waitress was super friendly and helpful, greeted us when we came and left. Not expensive at...More

Thank gladfly
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

Our hotel reserved us a table for 7:30pm. On arrival the bistro was already quite full and while we were seated walk ins were turned away. We were given complimentary pumpkin soup, which we followed with the truffle ham and the fish soup starters, steak...More

Thank Gemma S
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

This is a good restaurant with great french food,wine and cheese. The host was lovely,we had a warm welcome and host spoke english too. My friernds had the lamb shanks,very tender and juicy and I had the tuna. Generous serving,great flavours and service was great....More

Thank Vikash S
Reviewed 3 September 2017

We have visited many times before as we just love the food and the ambiance of this genuine French Bistro. You are advised to book as it is very popular. The menus are all very good but we chose the fixed menu for the variety...More

Thank BossPrestonUK
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 rue de la Corne de Cerf, 35400, Saint-Malo, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Brittany  >  Ille-et-Vilaine  >  Saint-Malo
  • Phone Number: +33 2 99 40 98 68
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