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Au Pied d'cheval

10 quai Gambetta, 35260 Cancale, France
+33 2 99 89 76 95
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good44%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“oysters” (25 reviews)
“moules” (4 reviews)
“at lunchtime” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
French, Seafood
$$ - $$$
10 quai Gambetta, 35260 Cancale, France
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Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

Love this unassuming. Small spot on the strip. They are understated but have some of best s a food I have had in France. Very competent service with. Good prices. Went back three times for the soup. Amazing

Thank Allan S
Reviewed 4 November 2017

We ate here and its right across the street from the Bay which is very pleasant. Walked in at lunchtime and got a nice table. Easy to understand menu, and the service was very good and there was no delay. We enjoyed it. We parked...More

Thank Happy_IE
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Went there for lunch and had 12 #2 oyster, three times Moules a la Cream with frites and two times Prawns, half a bottle Muscadet and some soft drinks for €102,- Everything was really fresh and well made. The atmosphere is nice and relaxed even...More

Thank Moller419
Reviewed 12 April 2017

This is really a pearl, a genuine small seafood restaurant by the port. We had a plateau de fruit de mer, a plate filled with seafood of all kinds. Perfectly fresh and very tasty. We enjoyed every little oyster, shell, shrimp and crab. The family...More

Thank Tholon
Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

We came for the oysters, and found them all there. From the flat "pied de cheval" to the "creuse", from the gigantic no' 00 to the big enough no' 3. They were brought in couple of hours earlier, looking all fresh and ready to continue...More

Thank ybhk19
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Got the shellfish tower. It was excellent. Crab, shrimp, clams, oysters, whelks, and snails. I believe it was about 28 euro per person at lunchtime. Totally worth it. Promptly served. Delicious. Lovely views from the second floor. Highly recommend.

Thank bkc1983
Reviewed 7 September 2016

In fact our diner was very enjoyable, we had the chance to eat on the balcony (only two tables available) weather was nice and the view on the bay and harbour magnificient. I took a plate of crustacés and the only reason why I gave...More

1  Thank Lierman P
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

My mum and I had a great meal at this place. We only had basic French but we ordered a feast of wonderful seafood, so fresh. Very rustic, felt very authentic. Nice.

Thank Kiwi_Prawn
Reviewed 5 July 2016

Cancale is a really nice town - very atmospheric and authentic. We walked along the quai and wandered into this place - had a couple of glasses of Muscadet and some very fresh oysters. I can't say that the oysters were any better than others...More

Thank r_mckaig
Reviewed 8 May 2016

Basic-looking restaurant, but very fresh and excellent good fruit-de-mer, overlooking the boulevard and sea. One of the best lunches ever!

Thank Joosmark
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$39
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 quai Gambetta, 35260 Cancale, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Brittany  >  Ille-et-Vilaine  >  Cancale
  • Phone Number: +33 2 99 89 76 95
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