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Le Surcouf

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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7 quai Gambetta, 35260 Cancale, France
+33 2 99 89 61 75
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Beirut, Lebanon
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Not very impressive from the outside but excellent tasty food at reasonable prices. Located in Cancale seaside near the oysters market.

Thank samer967
Brussels, Belgium
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

Difficult to make a choice in Cancale since the offer is really huge. The Surcouf provided us a very nice service. Food was excellent, my wife wanted to try the "fish choucroute" and she was delighted. Price is somewhat on the higher side and the insistance to have a "pousse café" was not, for me, the best idea they had.

Thank Lierman P
Preston, United Kingdom
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317 reviews
213 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 316 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

Without a doubt, this restaurant has the best selection of seafood along this very competitive seafront. Where they score is the variety and costs dependant on whether you chose plain eating or the full monte. If you are really after a gourmet delight, chose the lobster fruit de mer.

Thank BossPrestonUK
Paris, France
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

The Gambas (kind prawns) with citronella were a huge disappointment. They weren't Gambas - they were small prawns and there were only 5 in the main dish (about 90 grams of meat). When I queried the owner he told me the big ones are "too expensive" to serve. I ordered a side of normal prawns so my father would have... More 

Thank Potenuse
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173 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

We very much enjoyed our evening meal here. Nice menu and choiucce of food and very nice friendly service.

Thank carohuer
Mevasseret Zion, Israel
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141 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

Excellent oysters. Nice plate for 2 of seafood. Good service. Nothing outstanding but overall good experience. The view is good only if u sit outside. The best oysters thigh r sold on the shore.

Thank Idit M
Guernsey, United Kingdom
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116 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016

We visited this restaurant for Dinner following a recommendation from Tyrel Guren hotel some 10 minutes away. This recommendation was excellent. There are many restaurants to choose from here, so a recommendation is worth something. They were right, we have just finished some three weeks in France, from the Mediterranean to Brittany, and my wife stated that this was the... More 

Thank Guernseylink
Broadstairs, United Kingdom
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16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2016

So much choice in Cancale, but sure we made the right decision for celebrating our anniversary lunch. Friendly service and beautifully presented food. Needless to say, the oysters were great but for me the star was an exquitely cooked piece of cod. Highly recommended

Thank Trev1947
Javron les Chapelles, France
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2016

Service very friendly...food excellent...the fish soup is out of this world! we ate there two nights running as all the food looked absolutely mouth~watering!! Everything tasty and fresh ...and we can thoroughly recommend this restaurant !!

Thank Wendy R
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30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 March 2016

Went there for a business dinner... The manager has a ridiculously well stocked wine cellars with some real gems and is a true epicurean and a real laugh to talk to! Highly recommended!

Thank Ulricn1

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
French, Seafood, Soups
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 quai Gambetta, 35260 Cancale, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Brittany  >  Ille-et-Vilaine  >  Cancale
  • Phone Number: +33 2 99 89 61 75

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