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Rive Gauche

5 Place Gambetta | 5 Place Gambetta, 56000, Vannes, France
+33 2 97 47 02 40
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good32%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“prawns” (2 reviews)
“set lunch” (2 reviews)
“wine list” (2 reviews)
French, European
$$ - $$$
5 Place Gambetta | 5 Place Gambetta, 56000, Vannes, France
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

En I had been before 3 years ago, but under new management & with a chef who has spent 30 years in Asia - so you get proper spicing, but also very good level of french cuisine. By rights, this should be ranked much higher...More

Thank clare23
Reviewed 18 January 2018

Turned up early saturday lunch - all quiet and then it filled up. Lovely seafood with an oriental touch and very well presented. the prix fixe was good but the wine a bit pricey for a glass of corbieres (but very good). will return

Thank PeterHockenhull
Reviewed 18 October 2017

Small dining room so book a table for sure. Excellent friendly service and the food was fabulous. Right at the center of town and near the dock area and easy to get to. High-end restaurant for bargain prices.

Thank gladfly
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

We were looking for somewhere nice to eat in Vannes and most were full. We turned up here and were worried it was empty. However more people arrived and the food was excellent. We chose the €42 menu for 3 courses. I had a wonderful...More

Thank Mark B
Reviewed 21 August 2017

We had a wonderful meal at Rive Gauche. The waiter indicated that he was out of a few things, as we had arrived late on a summer evening, but that he would make do with what was left. He paid good attention to us, and...More

Thank Kyle D
Reviewed 5 January 2017

A friend of mine invited my husband and I to this little place for lunch during our trip to France. Food was fabulous and the wine selected was very good. My wònton appetizer and sauce was good.

Thank Allan D
Reviewed 25 September 2016

This little unassuming restaurant next to the port is a gem. The food is a sort of Asian fusion mix, and it's great. The dishes are light, creative, and very beautifully presented (not to mention delicious). The menu changes frequently, so chances are that often,...More

Thank VladMatei
Reviewed 20 March 2016

Have been going to this restaurant for about 7 years for lunch for celebrations and taking friends. The change of ownership has not reduced our enthusiasm for the meals. We were there recently and loved the new décor and menu. The asian twists to the...More

2  Thank Susan C
Reviewed 10 March 2016

It was such a treat to discover this newly renovated restaurant. Beautiful place, fantastic food and a great selection of natural wine. Very good service too by a knowledgeable waitress. I had the scallop risotto which was amazing and the Asian "mix starter" was so...More

Thank Lime2025
Reviewed 15 December 2015 via mobile

Cozy and warm restaurant. The staff is very friendly and love their job. They are proud to cater their home made dinners, rightfully so! The food is excellent with a great choice of accompanying wines. Will most definitively come back again, a great place in...More

Thank sgamard
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$16 - US$49
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:15 PM - 10:30 PM
12:15 PM - 10:30 PM
12:15 PM - 10:30 PM
12:15 PM - 10:30 PM
12:15 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Place Gambetta | 5 Place Gambetta, 56000, Vannes, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Brittany  >  Morbihan  >  Vannes
  • Phone Number: +33 2 97 47 02 40
Ideally located on the port of Vannes, the Rive Gauche offers a modern cuisine with an asian twist. In an intimate and cozy setting, the quality of the dishes will meet your expectations, whether for a business lunch or for a private dinner. The menu, updated seasonally, is made from fresh products from Brittany.
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