The best restaurant in Brest, local cuisine category
Brittany is renowned for its cuisine and it would be a shame not to try the menus of what is undoubtedly the best Breton cuisine restaurant in Brest: The Creperie of King Gradlon.
Located at 19 rue Fautras (not far from rue du Siam), this restaurant will delight you with the freshness and variety of products used to make an ideal and hearty crêpe/galette. The « andouille, egg, cheese » pancake or the Ouessant sausage pancake are among the essentials, to be tested absolutely! Pancakes and pancakes with a vegetarian filling are also on the menu.
Many desserts and sweet pancakes also await you, with one of the most popular specialties of the establishment: the chocolate pancake.
A wide choice of Breton beers and ciders (to be consumed in moderation) is offered to accompany savory and sweet dishes.
In an elegant and sober decor, the friendly team of The Creperie of King Gradlon welcomes you for lunch and dinner, from Tuesday to Friday. As this restaurant is very popular, it is advisable to reserve a table.
The best foreign cuisine restaurant in Brest
Brest cuisine is excellent, but why not vary the pleasures by going to the best foreign cuisine restaurant in Brest? If Indian cuisine is one of your favourites, be sure to visit the restaurant Khyber, at 46 rue de la Porte. This establishment specializing in Indian and Pakistani cuisine will make your taste buds travel in a colorful and typically oriental decoration.
With a welcoming staff that listens to its customers, Khyber offers a wide variety of dishes, including a delicious Butter Chicken, Prawns Madras, Chicken Tikka Massala, Kulfi (a dairy and frozen dessert made with pistachio and cardamom) or Suji Halva (a semolina cake with coconut and almonds). Vegetarians will also be delighted with 6 vegetable curries, including Bangan Bharta (aubergines cooked in Tandoor) or Mattar Pannir (peas with Indian cheese).
The service is carried out quickly (including for take-out), with hearty dishes, prepared using fresh, quality products. Khyber is open Monday to Sunday, noon and evening, except Wednesday noon. On Sunday noon, it is possible to have lunch there, but only by reservation.
The best high-end French cuisine restaurant in Brest
For lunch or dinner in an elegant and refined setting, where you will taste the best French gourmet cuisine in Brest, The Imaginary Restaurant is the perfect place!
Located at 23 rue de Fautras, this establishment, with efficient, courteous and smiling staff, has a big surprise in store for you! In effect, The Imaginary Restaurant displays the particularity of not having a specific menu. Its chef, Romain Pouzadoux, had the original idea of offering 3 « surprise » menus available in 3, 6 or 9 dishes, which vary according to seasonal products and the chef’s creative desires.
The result is a simple, inventive and very tasty cuisine. Among the dishes that may possibly be offered, a succulent Spanish pig with zucchini and a delicately cooked hake with carrots are worth mentioning.
The restaurant is open for lunch and dinner, from Tuesday to Sunday (except Wednesday evening and Sunday evening). Saturday and Sunday noon, The Imaginary Restaurant is only open by reservation.
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