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Five brunches to try in Brittany

The brunch is the much-anticipated moment of the weekend and it is very popular in Breton restaurants. Whether you want something trendy, serving local products or with a sea view, discover our selection of the best addresses in Brittany for a Sunday brunch!

1. The Royal brunch

Château des Tourelles in Pornichet

Do you have an XXL appetite and you’re looking for an extraordinary brunch? On Sundays, at Château des Tourelles in Pornichet, three enormous buffets await you. The first consists of savoury appetizers made with local and seasonal products in verrines, salads and bagels, as well as cold meats, a bread bar and cheese platter. The second features fresh seafood, smoked salmon or gravlax salmon, cooked fish and a variety of garnishes. The chefs delight diners by putting on a show of cooking quick risotto or a barbecue in the summer. The final buffet is 100% sweet with pastries, Viennese pastries, smoothies and chocolates. How about a little walk on the beach to digest?

Every Sunday in the year
Price: €55 /person

2. Brunch on every floor

La Coloc’ in Brest

Where shall we sit? In the dressing room or the bathroom? At La Coloc’, the décor takes the form of the rooms of a house. Originality guaranteed! Or perhaps you would prefer to sit opposite the Marina and its magnificent view of Brest bay. Here you’ll find all the ingredients for a perfect home-made brunch. For those with a sweet tooth: fresh orange juice, Canadian-style pancakes, muesli and bakery products accompanied with as much hot chocolate as you like. And for those who prefer savoury food, you can personalise your plate with organic eggs (scrambled, fried), bacon or salmon, cream cheese or guacamole. A little cheese and a mixed salad and your plate is ready. Bon appétit!

Every Sunday
Price: €20 / person (€10 for children)

3. The brunch making a buzz in the Breton capital

The brunch at Balthazar Hôtel & Spa has become the place to be on a Sunday in Rennes. This eat-all-you-can brunch (food and non-alcoholic beverages included) highlights local products in a refined setting. Chef Anthony Le Fur has revisited the sausage “pancake”, in the form of a buckwheat tacos garnished with caramelised onions, sausage and salad. Mini burgers and pieces of meat carved in front of you accompany verrines and seasonal products. Not forgetting, of course, the crêpes and pastries to end on a delicately sweet note.

Sunday from 12.15pm to 3pm (booking recommended +33 (0)2 99 32 76 14)
Price: €45 / person (€22.50 for children from 4 to 12)


4. The brunch made from local products in a cider bar

On the quays of Quimper, discover an original concept behind the white and black ermine-decorated façade of Le Sistrot. After returning to their home town following six years in Montréal, brothers Erwan and Ronan Gire wanted to work together and decided to open a theme-based bar-cellar-restaurant. And what better theme than cider?  In a modern yet warm setting made of stones taken from the town’s former ramparts, the 100% local and seasonal cuisine is created “without a microwave or freezer”. At Sunday lunchtime, Le Sistrot proposes a varied brunch based on fish, eggs, meat and sweet treats. It wouldn’t be complete, of course, without the speciality of the place – cider -, of which the restaurant stocks nearly 50 varieties.

Sunday from 11.30am to 2.30pm (booking recommended +33 (0)2 98 10 73 46)
Price: €19 / person


5. The "privateer" brunch

In Saint-Malo, the historical city-centre boutique, La Maison Générale, has expanded with a concept store called La Réserve: a real-life Ali Baba’s cave with a trendy and stylish look where you can find clothes, stationery, decoration and household linen in the setting of a former print work. The ground-floor tea room is ideal for enjoying the unique atmosphere of the place and dining all day long. On Sunday and holidays, you can enjoy the buffet brunch consisting of 100% fresh and home-made products, such as a variety of salads, sweet and savoury verrines, smoked salmon, faisselle cheese and Bordier butter, as well as pastries from Grain de Vanille (by Olivier Roellinger).

Sunday and holidays from 11am to 3pm (booking recommended +33 (0)2 99 20 37 60)
Price: €24 / person

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