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La Java

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3 rue Sainte Barbe, 35400, Saint-Malo, France
+33 2 99 56 41 90
11:45 - 20:45
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Sun - Tue 08:45 - 20:45
Wed 11:45 - 20:45
Thu - Fri 08:45 - 20:45
Sat 08:45 - 23:30
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Jersey, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

If you like the weird and wonderful this is the place for you, From the swings at the bar to crazy decor ,like the hundreds of dolls festuning the çeiling and walls,to the large red man by the wackiest toilet entrance. Just to put a slight dampener on things it is not the cheapest bar in town by any means

Thank keff123
Paris, France
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290 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 257 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is supposedly the oldest café in Saint Malo, in business since 1820. You must absolutely go to see the unique decor inside. It is really wild. Lots of dolls and puppets hanging everywhere, which is kind of creepy and reminded me a bit of the movie Chucky. Drinks are on the expensive side but you really have to experience... More 

Thank MiaGlobetrotter
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145 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2017

This bar in beautiful Saint-Malo is a must see. It is amazing. The decor is covered in puppets and accordions and advertising signs. The seats at the bar are swings. It is extraordinary. We had a couple of beers which were fairly expensive but I considered it more of a cover charge. You just need to see it to believe... More 

Thank jackal8
St Helier, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2016

If you are looking for a bar that is out of the ordinary, this is the place to go. If you do a google search just type in Weird bar Saint Malo and you will find it at the top of the search. Already outside the bar there are some weird things on the wall and over the door. Once... More 

Thank The_Frojdian_Empire
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Definitely glad we popped in for a drink during our trip to St. Malo as we just had to experience one of the quirkiest bars we've ever seen! It's sooo different, it has to be seen when in St. Malo...and the swings at the bar are great! Worth paying a bit over the odds for drinks in my opinion (€11.50... More 

Thank Croque L
Jersey, United Kingdom
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74 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

We visit St Malo a few times a year and always try to pop in for a couple of drinks as we tour the ramparts. It has a different vibe to all other bars within the walls and what is there not to like about functional swings at the bar and hundreds of dolls. The prices are reasonable and the... More 

Thank Mark G
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Me and my boyfriend visited this bar / cafe when we went to St Malo at the weekend. The decor is amazing and the staff are friendly. Would recommend to anyone visiting St Malo

Thank Victoria D
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93 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2016

We stumbled across this place by accident by taking a short cut down one of the many crossing roads in Saint Malo. There are quite a few bars and cafes but this place is special. Hanging seats at the bar, cosy seats in the bar. The place is full of strange ornaments and pictures, all a bit bizarre but great... More 

Thank MarkCal
Swindon, United Kingdom
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248 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 June 2016

So you are walking past , you look through the window & what do you see? You are not sure so you venture in , seats suspended from the ceiling, puppets everywhere, it's a bit different to say the least, the toilet is a bit like a confession box with wild west doors! yes, it is a touristy place &... More 

Thank peterandjenny282
Gosport, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

We stumbled across this great place mid morning on a weekday. Thoroughly enjoyable - especially looking at all the artefacts. Friendly service with wifi.

1 Thank James C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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French, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
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Open Hours
08:45 - 20:45
08:45 - 20:45
08:45 - 20:45
11:45 - 20:45
08:45 - 20:45
08:45 - 20:45
08:45 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 rue Sainte Barbe, 35400, Saint-Malo, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Brittany  >  Ille-et-Vilaine  >  Saint-Malo
  • Phone Number: +33 2 99 56 41 90

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?