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3 Base des sous Marins, 56100 Lorient, France
+33 2 97 88 01 93
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Kidderminster, United Kingdom
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121 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

We expected a rather grim tour of the submarine "Flore" and its museum and were delighted by the presentation and the clever technology we used. Great for older children and reasonably mobile adults. Good facilities adjacent and a superb children's' play area adjacent for them to let off steam post-visit.

Thank DaveAlx
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

This is the obvious place to eat while visiting the various attractions at the Lorient submarine and yachting base. The service was quick and the food was good.

Thank steve1gunnislake
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106 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

Along with 4 other equally massive U boat bunker bases, hundreds of Allied attacks by air failed to even slightly damage the sub pens, resulting from the ingenious 7 - layer roof system to protect against penetrating explosions. Not to be missed. For advance preparation go to historyarticles.com.

Thank jeromeoconnor
Dublin, Ireland
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72 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2016

We arrived at 1 and managed to book a table for 30 minutes later. Great restaurant with big windows over looking the boats. Big long benches or high tables. Lovely food - scallop, duck, chicken skewers, salads. I will definately go back but will ring in advance to book.

Thank SAKsps123
Detroit, Michigan
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2015

Nice place to eat at when visiting the WWII Keroman bunker. It has a good view of the bay and outdoor seating.

Thank Nailhead_Steve
Taunton, United Kingdom
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261 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2015

Great free outdoor Experience of Nazi Mega Building - next door to two museums and the Eric Tarbaly Sailing centre. -Rainy Day must see.

Thank Chris L
Chichester, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2015

Eating brochettes on the terrace in the early October sun, surrounded by sailing types and overlooking the Cite de la Voile and the yachts in the estuary - what could possibly be better?

Thank reggierenault
Belper, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2015 via mobile

Lunched here while waiting for tour round K3 base. Food nice although wasn't so sure about the addition of sultanas to a Caesar salad. Made for an interesting flavour. Daughter's gambas were v tasty she told me. Gets busy at lunchtime with workers from the sailing bases nearby so be prepared to perch and eat on the bar if you... More 

Thank Theresa K
Bradford, United Kingdom
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68 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2015

This is a good bar very handy for the various attractions around the Cité Eric Tabarly. But it gets very busy, especially on Monday lunchtimes when the neighbouring restaurant closes for lunch. Menu is brief but the food is good, well cooked and quick. Service is good, but be prepared for a bit of a wait for a table when... More 

Thank AdamGet
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2015

The place is fine and the food is reasonable. Great setting between the submarine base and the harbour. The terrace is great on a fine day. The menu is limited and does not really change. The food is average and you can be sure it always the same. It works out a bit expensive for someone that is working and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
French, Bar, European
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Child-friendly, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Base des sous Marins, 56100 Lorient, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Brittany  >  Morbihan  >  Lorient
  • Phone Number: +33 2 97 88 01 93

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?