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La Fontaine Rouillee Gîtes

3 bedroom gite to rent in Brittany
2 bedroom holiday cottage to rent in Brittany

Looking for a character holiday

cottage to rent in the real Brittany?

Edel Croc, Plessala - Originally the village cafe/bar/tabac, the innovative owner (the third generation of this family to run the business) has extended the premises into a neighbouring property and now provides tasty daily lunches and some evening meals - the steak frites have been particularly recommended by several of our gite guests, along with the friendly service.

Fontaine St Pere, Plessala -  this Creperie is renowned in central Brittany - offering an extensive and tasty take-away menu. Try the galette (savoury buckwheat pancake) stuffed with fresh salmon and leek in cream sauce and a side salad, followed by banana and rum flambéed crepe, all washed down with the local cider.

La Poterne, Moncontour - a restaurant adjoining a small hotel on the outskirts of this characterful medieval town which offers plentiful food including tasty Breton signature dishes as well as French classics, the owners are friendly and helpful.

Le Chaudron Magique, Moncontour -  "Specialites Traditionelles et Medievales" - it says this on their card, and this is what you get its a place to go for a celebration and to let your hair down - they will provide silly hats and velvet capes along with medieval aperitifs. The food is generally of a good standard with the emphasis on local pork, chicken and fish grilled, stewed or baked with a variety of interesting sauces. The puddings are both naughty and beautiful to look at.

La Mulette, Moncontour - The restaurant for mussels! A vast selection of moules options fill the menu, along with a good wine list, tasty meat of the day options for non-shellfish lovers and tables full of locals, so you know the cooking is good!  

L’Aromatique, Ploeuc sur Lie - really good 3 course set lunches which include a large glass of nice wine, exceptionally friendly service combined with a limited but very well prepared menu make for an enjoyable dining experience.  They also offer wider ranging menus for dinner on Friday and Saturday evenings and Sunday lunchtime.

L’Art des Choix, Laurenan - this recently refurbished restaurant offers high quality, auberge priced weekday lunches which are popular with local workers in addition to their a la carte menu on Thursday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday evenings.  

La Calypso, Loudeac - this restaurant is really worth seeking out, as well as the usual set menu lunches, their dinner menus offer up to 5 courses all of which are gourmet experiences; excellent food and friendly, completely un-pressurised service

La Bisquine, Loudeac - a bistro offering seasonal produce cooked in typical French style. Enjoy a quick and tasty lunch from the very reasonable menu du jour, or relax in the evening over 3 or 4 courses and appreciate the care that goes into turning fresh vegetables, meat and fish into really appetising meals. La Bisquine is situated opposite the church in Loudeac - a bonus in summer on Wednesday evenings when Breton music is played in the square.

Le Prieure, Lamballe - a brasserie beside the river; offering lots of menu choices including an excellent quality set lunch with wine, a selection of home-made pizzas to eat-in or take-away and traditionally french dining experience for evening meals.
Entre Nous, Lamballe - a small but perfectly formed restaurant with really excellent food, one of our current favourites, friendly helpful staff, relaxed decor and a characterful old building combine to add to the ambiance.

Ar Duen, Saint Launeuc - this venue provides several different dining areas which include an auberge, a creperie and a rotisserie restaurant - all of which are worth a visit

Le Madure, Saint Brieuc - a meat lovers paradise, this restaurant is in the central area of old town Saint Brieuc and offers both set menus and a la carte choices for lunch and dinner, meats are cooked over a wood stove with accompaniments that are tasty and not at all run of the mill.  In addition to the indoor dining area, there is a raised rear terrace ideal for summer meals.
We have done some arduous research to ensure that the recommendations we make are
tried and tested places to eat, that we hope our guests will appreciate as much as we do!  
Galette - savory buckwheat pancake
Huitres - oysters