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) #18 of 54 Restaurants in Cancale ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ French, Seafood
14 Quai Gambetta, 35260 Cancale, France
+33 2 99 89 75 05
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good46%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“creme brulee” (2 reviews)
“clams” (2 reviews)
“seafood” (5 reviews)
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French, Seafood
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
14 Quai Gambetta, 35260 Cancale, France
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Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

I'm partial because this is the only restaurant I visited in the area for seafood. But by golly they serve what I think is the freshest oysters in town! The only place where you'll get fresher oyster than this place is if you dive in...More

Thank RudyOly
Reviewed 23 June 2017

At a certain point, specialty restaurants reach a level of excellence that makes them difficult to compare, and so it is with L'Huitriere. Without extensive investigation (which I would gladly do), finding a better informal seafood restaurant would be extraordinarily difficult. As a restaurant that...More

Thank BienAgiter
Reviewed 14 January 2017

Always a great place to eat, my favourite seafood restuarant in Cancale. Open from 1st March until mid November, extremely popular so wise to book your table in advance.

Thank Otterail
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Superb seafood with excellent service.Very reasonably priced with great choice on the fixed price menues.We were there early evening and luckily got atable before the crowds arrived.Probably best to book on a Saturday evening.Friendly staff and food local and fresh.Looking forward to returning as soon...More

Thank Henri B
Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

Friday lunch on holiday with my wife in Normandy. The restaurant serves both fixed menus and a la carte. We opted for a 20€ fixed menus, which includes a starter, two dishes and a sweet, beverage aside. For starter we got (and shared) a 12...More

Thank daniel c
Reviewed 3 June 2016

This has to be one of the best meals I have had in Cancale. We went there 2 years ago, and I wanted to return, and I did not regret it. It is a very simple restaurant, but everything is very good especially the Oysters...More

Thank Needlestosay
Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

Cancale is famous for its seafood and with 30+ restaurants lined up along the seafront at Le Port choice is difficult. L'Huitriere is a good choice. Superb seafood. Friendly and good advice. Acres of parking.

Thank Geoff B
Reviewed 24 April 2016

We went to Cancale to try the famous flat oysters.At the stand next to the restaurant,we chose our oysters and they were then opened for us.Delicious and a very distinctive taste.What a joy sitting on the rocks watching the harvesting of the oyster beds and...More

Thank marianne333607
Reviewed 18 October 2015

There were many restaurants to chose from, we chose this one because the menu on the chalk board outside was hand-written rather than printed and gave the impression that it changed frequently. We ate early as we had been travelling all day, the service was...More

Thank SarahGolfandRocks
Reviewed 7 September 2015

The menus read OK but the food did not deliver. We chose the €15 menu and for starters had fish soup - good but nothing special - and some small mussels and clams stuffed with garlic parsley butter - very salty and over-grilled. Bread was...More

Thank Martin50_50
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 Quai Gambetta, 35260 Cancale, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Brittany  >  Ille-et-Vilaine  >  Cancale
  • Phone Number: +33 2 99 89 75 05
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RESTAURANT traditional offering seafood, fish and especially oysters since the boss is also oyster farmer.
Very good value for money with eg a menu at 15 € with 12 oysters, cute fillet and homemade dessert.
family atmosphere !
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