We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Au Pied d'cheval

10 quai Gambetta, 35260 Cancale, France
+33 2 99 89 76 95
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent35%
  • Very good45%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“oysters” (25 reviews)
“moules” (4 reviews)
“first floor” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
French, Seafood
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
10 quai Gambetta, 35260 Cancale, France
All Details
Write a Review
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Reviews (615)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 42 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent oysters. Great staff and attentive service. Other seafood average. Good wine at reasonable prices. Restaurant appears very simple compared to the many other highly, over-decorated places, yet it is very good. First floor balcony has two tables that were reserved when we went.

Thank Yotheif
Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

Love this unassuming. Small spot on the strip. They are understated but have some of best s a food I have had in France. Very competent service with. Good prices. Went back three times for the soup. Amazing

Thank Allan S
Reviewed 3 November 2017

We ate here and its right across the street from the Bay which is very pleasant. Walked in at lunchtime and got a nice table. Easy to understand menu, and the service was very good and there was no delay. We enjoyed it. We parked...More

Thank Happy_IE
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Went there for lunch and had 12 #2 oyster, three times Moules a la Cream with frites and two times Prawns, half a bottle Muscadet and some soft drinks for €102,- Everything was really fresh and well made. The atmosphere is nice and relaxed even...More

Thank Moller419
Reviewed 11 April 2017

This is really a pearl, a genuine small seafood restaurant by the port. We had a plateau de fruit de mer, a plate filled with seafood of all kinds. Perfectly fresh and very tasty. We enjoyed every little oyster, shell, shrimp and crab. The family...More

Thank Tholon
Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

We came for the oysters, and found them all there. From the flat "pied de cheval" to the "creuse", from the gigantic no' 00 to the big enough no' 3. They were brought in couple of hours earlier, looking all fresh and ready to continue...More

Thank ybhk19
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Got the shellfish tower. It was excellent. Crab, shrimp, clams, oysters, whelks, and snails. I believe it was about 28 euro per person at lunchtime. Totally worth it. Promptly served. Delicious. Lovely views from the second floor. Highly recommend.

Thank bkc1983
Reviewed 7 September 2016

In fact our diner was very enjoyable, we had the chance to eat on the balcony (only two tables available) weather was nice and the view on the bay and harbour magnificient. I took a plate of crustacés and the only reason why I gave...More

1  Thank Lierman P
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

My mum and I had a great meal at this place. We only had basic French but we ordered a feast of wonderful seafood, so fresh. Very rustic, felt very authentic. Nice.

Thank Kiwi_Prawn
Reviewed 5 July 2016

Cancale is a really nice town - very atmospheric and authentic. We walked along the quai and wandered into this place - had a couple of glasses of Muscadet and some very fresh oysters. I can't say that the oysters were any better than others...More

Thank r_mckaig
Nearby HotelsSee all 13 hotels in Cancale
Le Cancalais
105 reviews
.02 km away
La Mere Champlain Hotel Restaurant
524 reviews
.10 km away
Le Continental
106 reviews
.15 km away
Le Querrien
405 reviews
.24 km away
Nearby Restaurants
L'Atelier de L'Huitre
204 reviews
.03 km away
L'Arriere Cour
271 reviews
.05 km away
La Table de Breizh Cafe
334 reviews
.17 km away
A contre courant
2,520 reviews
.14 km away
Nearby Attractions
Marche aux Huitres
536 reviews
.20 km away
Chemin de Ronde
184 reviews
.72 km away
Sentier des Douaniers
46 reviews
.37 km away
Eglise Saint-Meen
68 reviews
.55 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Au Pied d'cheval staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 31 - US$ 39
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
View, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 quai Gambetta, 35260 Cancale, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Brittany  >  Ille-et-Vilaine  >  Cancale
  • Phone Number: +33 2 99 89 76 95
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing