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Le Saint Placide

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6 Place Poncel, 35400, Saint-Malo, France
+33 2 99 81 70 73
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Geneva, Switzerland
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163 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Superb local cuisine. Raviole de langoustines to die for. Filet de Bar perfectly cooked with tasty greens Refined and tasty caviar beef carpaccio Splendid wine selection Swift, smily and pro service Two thumbs up Bravo We will go back

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Thank Olivier M
Paris, France
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016

Everything was so good here! Yes it's a 1-star, so a bit pricey, but it's well worth it! There is no view, it faces a parking lot, which is the best sign because you know they are putting money in the food and not the view. The service was great too, not over-bearing, very correct.

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Thank Piskinek
Jersey, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2015

So yes we have again visited what is now my favourite restaurant in France, the food was as always stunning. Beautiful blends of flavours textures and a great imagination and balance. We had the €69 set lunch menu which came with a lovely selection of amuse-bouche and pre starters, the menu is simply stunning, as a chef of thirty plus... More 

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Thank dannymoisan
Stamford
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29 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2015

The best of the many fine restaurants at which I dined during a recent eating foray in France, Le Saint-Placide combines a refined yet friendly front of the house experience with exquisitely prepared food, delighting the eye as well as the palate. Not cheap, but this level of quality never is. Watch for a 2nd star one of these days!

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Thank MaryEllenStamford
New York City, New York
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45 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 169 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2015

Our meal began with a superb assortment of Breton hors d'oeuvres, which made it easier to overlook the peculiar modern decor of a dining room that looked rather like an airport restaurant. Our starters were very good, too, but things went off when we asked the woman running the dining room to take our white wine out of the ice... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2015

This is a high quality restaurant in the interesting St Servan area just outside St Malo. The atmosphere was very adult. It was sort of severe - in a good way. The staff are highly professional and efficient. The lunch menu was excellent value but I think I fared better going for one of the tasting menus. I went for... More 

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Brussels
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180 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2015

This restaurant is situated in the quiet outskirts of Saint Malo. It has a parking space and is housed in a renovated building. The interior is tasteful and modern; great attention has been given to every detail. The staff is very friendly, professional and helpful. The choice of menu is not very large, but this is a warranty of fresh... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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143 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2015

Very deserving of their Michelin star for the inventive seasonal riffs on foie gras, oysters, scallops, crab, lobster and John Dory. Each plating was a beautiful picture unafraid of bright, colorful elements. (The dessert which featured a green sponge and basil sorbet was plated with other variegated green elements!) Portions were light and delicately flavored which left diners feeling sated... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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64 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2015 via mobile

This restaurant is special. Not just because it has a Michelin Star, which it richly deserves, but because the food and the staff make it so. It is a little off the beaten track in St.Malo, but well worth the short taxi ride to get there. Their tasting menu at €90 is pricey, but when you consider it actually amounts... More 

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Tours, France
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86 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2015

We ate at this restaurant on a Wednesday evening in April and several other tables were occupied. The decor is very original and you can imagine yourself on a beach with the waves coming in and the sound of seagulls. We had two different lobster starters - one cold and one hot. Both were excellent. We then both had the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French, European
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 Place Poncel, 35400, Saint-Malo, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Brittany  >  Ille-et-Vilaine  >  Saint-Malo
  • Phone Number: +33 2 99 81 70 73

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