10 Amazing Restaurants In Quimper, Brittany

Quimper | © S.Möller/WikiCommons
Quimper | © S.Möller/WikiCommons
Photo of Marcelina Morfin
9 February 2017

Located in Brittany in northwestern France, Quimper is a charming city brimming with many cultural activities. Visit the beautiful cathedral, explore the various museums and dine in some of the amazing restaurants the city has to offer. Here’s our guide to some of the best places to eat in Quimper.


Restaurant, French, $$$
Allium is a Michelin star restaurant. The menu changes to include the freshest options available and is popular at weekends so reservations are recommended. Ask for recommendations on the best wine from the Loire Valley to complement your meal.

Le Bar Iodé

Restaurant, Seafood, French, $$$
If you are in the mood for some truly succulent seafood, then be sure to add Le Bar Iodé to your list of dining destinations.Le Bar Iodé is a stylish venue, complete with a piece of art by Yann Kersalé, for a seafood meal. While the restaurant has many different types of oysters available, guests will also find a variety of other seafood specialties. With something new every day and night, some of the recent highlights include the dorade with a fresh thyme sauce and pollock with basil pesto.

Le Bistrot de Louis

Restaurant, French, $$$
Just a short distance from the historic center in the Kerfeunteun quarter lies Le Bistrot de Louis, a charming restaurant that places an emphasis on seasonal ingredients, ensuring the freshest tasting dishes possible. The bistro is perfect for a relaxing lunch or a romantic outing. The menu expertly optimizes the best seasonal ingredients available to create some delicious dishes.

Le Cosy

Restaurant, French, $$$
Le Cosy is the perfect name for this intimate restaurant. Tucked inside a little three-story stone house in the center of Quimper, Le Cosy is a place guests will find very comfortable, creating a wonderful ambiance perfect for sampling the delicious fare on offer. Popular dishes have included roast pork with vegetables; gourmet salad with goat sausage and meat jus; and the palette of fish with vegetables.

Crêperie du roi d’ici

Quimper is definitely not lacking in crêperies, and the friendly Crêperie du roi d’ici is a great option. Closed during the winter months, this crêperie should definitely be on your list of dining options if you’re visiting during the summer. Procuring top-notch ingredients including organic flour, the crêperie offers both sweet and savory options.

Crêperie du roi d’ici, 2 rue du Roi Graillon, Quimper, France, +33 2 98 87 53 37

La Krampouzerie

La Krampouzerie offers some of the best crêpes around. This venue uses nothing but the best ingredients available, including organic milk and flour. Located in the historic center, La Krampouzerie serves an array of sweet and savory delights. Try the duck breast, goat cheese and honey, or for those with a sweet tooth, the roasted pear with salted caramel, butter and ginger.

La Krampouzerie, 9 rue du Sallé, Quimper, France, +33 2 98 95 13 08

Le Mahraja

Restaurant, Indian, Pakistani, $$$
Le Mahraja is a beautiful restaurant which serves an array of IndianPakistani dishes brimming with incredible flavors that you’ll notice wafting through the air as soon as you step inside. Begin your meal with an order of eggplant beignets or samosas with vegetables and potatoes, followed by the lamb chili or the Mahraja shrimp with almonds, cashews, tomatoes, lemon and spices.

Pomodoro e Basilico

Brimming with Italian charm, Pomodoro e Basilico offers diners a great selection of delicious pizza and other Italian delights. For something meat-free, try the Forestiera with tomatoes, mozzarella, mushrooms, olives and oregano or the 4 Stagioni with tomato, mozzarella, mushrooms, artichoke, pepper, onions and cream.

Pomodoro e Basilico, 8 rue Saint-Marc, Quimper, France, +33 2 98 53 84 06


Restaurant, French, $$$
Ti-Coz is a lovely restaurant specializing in seasonal fare. There’s a variety of prix-fixe menus: try dishes like roasted salmon and beef steak with glazed vegetables. Complete your meal with something from Ti-Coz’s impressive wine list.

Au Vieux Quimper

Au Vieux Quimper is one of the oldest crêperies in Quimper and is located behind the Musée des Beaux-Arts. Some of the savory options include mushrooms, egg, cheese and Provencal tomatoes; egg, ham, cheese and chorizo; and the buckwheat crêpe with goat cheese. As for sweet choices, the house-made salted caramel, apple with grilled almonds and honey and the pear with chocolate and Chantilly cream are firm favorites.

Au Vieux Quimper, 20 rue Verdelet, Quimper, France, +33 2 98 95 31 34

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