Vannes is a delightful walled town in northern France, steeped in history, and with a wealth of medieval streets to wander. When you’ve worked up an appetite settle down at any one of these 10 great restaurants for a long, lazy lunch.
Vannes’ culinary scene is diverse, as is evident with Afghan Cafe. If you have a craving for Middle Eastern fare, especially dishes from Afghanistan, then this is the place to visit. Enticing diners for over 15 years with its exotic, flavorsome meals, this café really cares about creating a memorable meal each and every time.
For those people craving something sweet and chocolatey, then L’EntreChoc should definitely be on your dining list Located in the heart of the historic quarter, L’EntreChoc is a warm and cozy restaurant, offering up made-from-scratch fare made with organic, local and seasonal products. In order to highlight the best ingredient available, the menu does change on a weekly basis and always features at least one vegan options on both the savory and sweet menus.
One of two restaurants on this list that have earned a Michelin star, La Gourmandière is located on the outskirts of Vannes. Tucked inside a farmhouse, the restaurant offers up delectable seasonal cuisine, focusing on the flavors of the region. Within an interior space featuring charming stone walls and modern furniture, guests can dine on a variety of dishes which changes every few weeks, allowing them to try something new with each visit.
Under new management since August 2014, Le K19 is a lovely bistro-style restaurant located just steps away from the center of Vannes. Undergoing a complete renovation, the dimly lit interior is decked out in various shades of grey with some red accents, making it a lovely spot for a quiet night out with friends or even a romantic rendezvous.
Located in the heart of old Vannes, Roscanvec is a warm, inviting eatery delighting guests with its delicious cuisine. Indeed, it must be doing something right, as it is the second restaurant on this list with a Michelin star. Specializing in the flavors of Brittany, the restaurant offers a variety of menus with something to suit every hunger level within their cozy atmosphere.
Le Rozili is a great find that is frequented more by locals than tourists. A renovated restaurant with a modern spin, the sleek interior, with a color palette of white, grey and red, gives it a contemporary feel, plus it offers guests beautiful views of the Gulf of Morbihan. The food will definitely not disappoint either; the menu changes daily in order to reflect the freshest ingredients available at market and to allow the chef to flex his creative muscles.
Once you have had your fill of French cuisine, why not continue your culinary journey at Le Salgado? This popular choice specializes in Portuguese cuisine that is sure to delight any diner that walks through the door. Le Salgado is a warm, inviting restaurant that also features a boutique where you can purchase items such as salted cod, wine, port, cheese, and much more.
Sushiya specializes in sushi and other Japanese delights. Respecting Japanese traditions when creating their delicious cuisine, they also want to shake things up a bit and make sure to include modern touches to make things fresh and new. A cozy place, Sushiya’s menu offers an array of tantalizing options such as nigiri, sashimi, and California rolls.
Le Vent d’Est
If you’re looking for authentic Alsatian eats in Vannes, then Le Vent d’Est must be added your list of dining options. Established in 2000 and located across from the port, this homey restaurant, complete with rustic décor and photos, will make you feel as though you are inside someone’s welcoming home, an environment that is further enhanced by relaxing music.
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