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La Gourmandiere

Rue du Poignant, 56000, Vannes, France
+33 2 97 47 16 13
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good20%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“samson” (3 reviews)
“carefully” (2 reviews)
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French, European
Rue du Poignant, 56000, Vannes, France
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Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

Four of us went for lunch . The food was good and we couldn t fault it , but seemed plain with no inspired twists , which we would normally expect in this quality of restaurant . My main gripe is that at lunchtime you...More

Thank Julia O
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

Following Trip advisor we came here full of high expectations. There is only one fine dining restaurant in Vannes. And it is not here. The positive points: the restaurant looks good inside. The quality of the food is good. The negative points: the food is...More

Thank Andrew E
Reviewed 21 November 2016

La Gourmandiere is simply superb, the restaurant itself is beautifully appointed and the service was excellent, and if you struggle with the French menu they are only to happy to help out. The food is truly exceptional, every plate is a picture and the flavours...More

1  Thank Jane H
Reviewed 12 October 2016

We treated ourselves to dinner here while we were in Vannes, and I am delighted that we did. The restaurant is actually outside the town so you need to drive or get a taxi. We did notice a few rooms so it looks like some...More

Thank GenghisandOtherOne
Reviewed 17 September 2016

Our second time at this fantastic restaurant. We actually flew back to Vannes just to dine with Chef Samson. He is as good as any Michelin star chef. Like 2 years ago, his homard bleu is the best of many we had on our visit....More

1  Thank James P
Reviewed 31 July 2016

Absolutely superb meal at La Gourmandiere tonight. In my opinion it is by far the best restaurant in Vannes. The quality and presentation of the food is second to none and the service was brilliant. Although our french is limited, they took the time to...More

Thank Foodlovee24
Reviewed 21 March 2016 via mobile

We went with two friends for lunch , we had often driven down the N165 and seen the sign writing on the roof , but never realised there was a hidden gem alongside the motorway . We all opted for the seasonal menu I had...More

Thank Julia O
Reviewed 25 February 2016

Très très très bon repas!! We enjoyed 10 courses over 4 hours of the finest French cuisine available in Brittany. Oliver Samson is not only a superb chef, he is an extremely good sport!

Thank AWildSnorlax
Reviewed 30 November 2014

There's no question but that this chap is an accomplished chef. Ambiance is good if a little bleak and the service is good. Food is carefully selected and put together. But for me, I found the presentation got in the way. If your idea of...More

Thank Jon63
Reviewed 23 February 2014

We first came to La Gourmandière for dinner, over the weekend, with their gastronomic menu. We found it out of this world, a rare experience, truly world-class. A true signature. We came back on a week day, for lunch with family members, for the regular...More

Thank Pudgy2
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
US$68 - US$92
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 1:30 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
9:00 AM - 1:30 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rue du Poignant, 56000, Vannes, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Brittany  >  Morbihan  >  Vannes
  • Phone Number: +33 2 97 47 16 13
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Aurelia & Olivier Samson you reception for your biggest pleasure . In noon in the week we propose you Bistr' Aurelia, in evenings and weekend, it is Olivier's Table, 1* to the guide Michelin, 2 atmospheres and 2 styles to propose you the creative and generous kitchen which follows the rhythm of the seasons.
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