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A contre courant

3 Place du Calvaire | 3,plaçe Du Calvaire, 35260 Cancale, France
+33 2 99 89 61 61
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good28%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“vanilla rum” (4 reviews)
“seafood” (20 reviews)
“prawns” (7 reviews)
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French, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3 Place du Calvaire | 3,plaçe Du Calvaire, 35260 Cancale, France
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1 - 10 of 136 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

Nice very, budget friendly menus. The staff super friendly with a sense of humor! Most restaurants don't accept you after 9pm but here you are still welcome, the kitchen is open till 10pm.

Thank rita01403
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great food, good wine 🍷 , fantastic staff, great location and most importantly for me the atmosphere it’s brilliant good mixture of people . I’m sure I will be going back in the future

Thank Lbfmartins1976
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we had a great time with staff at this quaint little restaurant the food was really good and the environment was fun.

Thank jefe8
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived early as we hadn't booked but were able to get a nice table outside. Service was very good even though they were increasingly getting busy. Had a 15.50 euro menu with superb choices for the price. Husband had the prawns, braised ham with chunkier...More

Thank Jane E
Reviewed 10 May 2018

We tried it in 2014 (after having tried many others in Cancale) and have been going back each year when we visit Cancale. Both seafood and meat dishes are tasty and fresh, The most friendly service with a vibrant and welcoming atmosphere. Host/Hostess and staff...More

Thank Denise P
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

Restaurant was recommended by the place we were staying. Not disappointed, went back on last night of the holiday. Everyone enjoyed everything from fois gras to scallops to chocolate moose. Service was good - thank you Annistasia and Christelle. Would definitely recommend you book as...More

Thank S G
Reviewed 12 April 2018

We went to Cancale to have.... Oysters!!!! Great restaurant, variety of oysters and sea food. Good desserts aswell.

Thank Maria M
Reviewed 6 April 2018

Very eclectic decor, fun and funny. We thought we would have to wait a long time, but the outdoor sitting was full, with a line, while the inside was free. We came in a table of 9 people. They originally seated us by the front...More

1  Thank Alexandra N
Reviewed 26 March 2018

Wonderful small restaurant at the port of Cancale. There is an 'outside' area which was firmly covered with a zipped up doorway due to the extreme cold the day we visited. My husband and I each had a 'small' goat's cheese salad which was fine...More

Thank Clucket
Reviewed 6 November 2017

We drove over to Cancale to see the oyster beds and taste the local specialties, and found this little gem of a restaurant. While there were numerous touristy restaurants on the north end of town, it is well worth walking south to check this one...More

1  Thank Jill S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
US$8 - US$37
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Place du Calvaire | 3,plaçe Du Calvaire, 35260 Cancale, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Brittany  >  Ille-et-Vilaine  >  Cancale
  • Phone Number: +33 2 99 89 61 61
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