A stay in Brest would not be complete without tasting a local and essential dish, the crepes ! With sausage, salted butter or other, they come in a thousand toppings. Three crêperies stand out in the city for the flavor of their crepes and pattiesas well as the quality of their reception.
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If you want to taste excellent crepes at any time, whether it’s for a morning coffee, a lunch break or a snack, this little creperie is the perfect place. Customers rave about the flavor of the patties, crepes and waffles served on site or to take away! All at unparalleled value for money.
There is a multitude of toppings to choose from, and all the food is fresh. Three menus are available: omelette cooked on a billig with 3 ingredients, a drink, a crepe with garnish; salad with 3 ingredients, a drink, a crepe with garnish; finally, double menu, consisting of a galette with 3 ingredients, a drink and a crepe with a garnish. The selection of milkshakes and smoothies, coffees and teas, soft drinks and juices, beers and ciders is not left out.
Regarding the welcome, the opinions on L’Ambassade Bretonne are dithyrambic. Customers like to be received with a smile by two brothers who always have a kind word for them. Funny, simple, caring, full of love for their profession, they are also a mine of information on places to visit.
At the Ambassade Bretonne, you will melt while tasting your plate!
770, rue Jean-Jaures 29200 Brest. Such. : 02 29 62 08 36.
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Black Wheat Creperie, a heavenly setting
This 30-year-old creperie, well known to locals, is nestled in the Stang Alar valley. In winter, it welcomes its customers in a large stone room with fireplace and wood fire. In summer, the terrace surrounded by trees is an exceptional tasting setting. Upstairs, a large room is devoted to receptions.
Buckwheat or sweet pancakes are delicious and served copiously. Customers can choose from the house specialties on offer or compose their own crepes and galettes with a variety of ingredients. They arrive hot as it should.
The creperie also serves gratins, salads and the famous North Finistère dish, le Kig Ha Farz. In the dessert section, the choice is wide, and the sundaes are to die for.
The service also deserves a good point: it is always fast, attentive, done with kindness and in a good mood. As for the prices, they are quite reasonable.
La Crêperie Blé Noir is often recommended by locals to tourists passing through.
40 route du Stang-Alar 29200 BREST. Such. : 02 98 41 84 66.
The Creperie of King Gradlon
This creperie owes its name to King Gradlon, alias Gradlon Meur (Gradlon the Great), a legendary king of Armorica and Cornwall who is said to have lived between the 4th and 5th centuries.
The very friendly mother-daughter duo at the head of the establishment provide a warm welcome, with simplicity and a total lack of pretension.
Cooked with fresh and local products, the savory and sweet pancakes are succulent and lighter than elsewhere. Portions are generous and invigorating, with hungry stomachs even being able to get a double portion for a little extra.
The complete galette is available with forest or onions. As for the homemade chocolate crepe dessert, it is worth the detour.
As a bonus, sweet and savory pancakes are offered: carrots-prune jam, pineapple-bacon. Finally, the ice creams are a treat for the taste buds.
Having become an essential establishment in Brest, La Crêperie du Roi Gradlon offers very reasonable prices. As the place is small and often crowded, reservations are recommended.
19, rue Fautras 29200 Brest. Such. : 02 98 80 17 28.
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