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7 rue Jacques Cartier, 35400, Saint-Malo, France
+33 2 99 40 15 97
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good37%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“fruits de mer” (12 reviews)
“oysters” (25 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
French, Seafood
$$ - $$$
7 rue Jacques Cartier, 35400, Saint-Malo, France
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our second visit to l'Ancrage (last in 2014) and it continues to delight. Superb fruits de mer and lovely warm staff.

Thank EmandDee
Reviewed 1 week ago

We always eat well here. A very friendly proprietor and good, fresh food. A smallish restaurant, comfortable for two or four and, at a pinch for six

Thank mikehandel
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

You NEED to come to L'Ancrage. The place is beautiful and the service perfect. The food was amaaaazing and not at all expensive for a good restaurant. For €24, you get 8 oysters, an assortment of seafood, and cheese or dessert. The wine was also...More

Thank MmeGye
Reviewed 18 February 2017

Nice seafood spot for dinner. We got the set menu for 24 euros (oysters, seafood main and a dessert). The oysters were very good, the sole was fantastic (some of the others seafood was just okay). Decent wine selection. Might be touristy but in the...More

Thank catatonia_10
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

I can't say it was abad experience, but was one that I don't want to have again. The staff is not very friendly, the prices are too expensive compared to other places that serve similar food, nothing special about the taste, and some of our...More

Thank Ahmed K
Reviewed 12 December 2016

We visited st malo in mid-October, and dined at L'Ancrage twice. Both times the food was superb. It is located on the south wall of the old town, in a street of cafes and restaurants near one of the gates. We chose this restaurant because...More

Thank none4methanx
Reviewed 22 November 2016

When entering you notice a strang smell, which has been mentioned before in reviews, but it soon goes. Had set meal 24 euros, 3 courses, fish soup, moules & frites(hand cut), and dessert. First class food and service although portions could have been bigger, but...More

Thank jamessouthlondon
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

We ate a very good and reasonably priced meal here, under the ramparts of the old town. Not having booked in advance, we were seated in an enclosed terrace which was a little cramped, rather than in the main dining room. Nevertheless we were warm....More

1  Thank Highburyite
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

My wife and I stumbled into this restaurant last year in St Malo when our first choice was not open. We were blown away and this year when we returned to Brittany we included St Malo in our itinerary so we could dine there again....More

1  Thank leonard l
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Whatever some visitors earlier said: we are ourselves quite critical and had a good dinner here! Complete nonsense to term this as a tourist trap. The plat fruits de mer was fresh and chilled, the moules were excellent and so were the fries. Old fashioned,...More

2  Thank demunnick
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Deborah G
Bonjour , do you allow dogs in the restaurant?
19 October 2015|
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Is it open during the last few weeks of July 2015?
2 July 2015|
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Jai besoin de savoir,Etes vous overt oe ferme, pendant la dernier semaines de Juillet 2015 ? Jorge Diaz , email: jgdiaz AT msn . com ARE YOU OPEN DURING THE LAST FEW WEEKS OF JULY 2015? EMAIL JGDIAZ (AT) MSN . COM
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$45
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 rue Jacques Cartier, 35400, Saint-Malo, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Brittany  >  Ille-et-Vilaine  >  Saint-Malo
  • Phone Number: +33 2 99 40 15 97
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