Modern French in Brest

La Chaumière

Creative cuisine is what gives this modern-meets-traditional restaurant, with a big fireplace and contemporary furnishings, a high profile. Breton chef René Botquelen turns out succulent concoctions prepared with...

Health Food in Brest

Le Potager de Mémé

A fabulous lunch address wedged between shops, Le Potager de Mémé (Grandma's vegetable garden) is uber-cool, ultra-healthy and great value. Pick from zesty salads, soups, tarts and savoury tartines (slices of...

Seafood in Brest

Le Crabe Marteau

This eatery down by the port is famous for one thing and one thing only: crab (served with potatoes); savour them from the terrace facing the island ferries or in a rustically nautical interior. The seasonally...

Modern French in Brest

Ô Zinc

This contemporary bistro with a pinch of post-industrial flavour (suspended lamps, zinc tabletops and walls done up in greys) cooks up just a few starters, three or four mains and a handful of desserts – and none...

Crêpes in Brest

Crêperie du Roi Gradlon

The crêpes at this very popular, homey and affordable crêperie really are worth writing home about. Service is very friendly, but it can get packed.