The area boasts some of France’s finest produce, recipes and wines. Wherever you go, seafood, straight out of the Atlantic, is on the menu. Want a simple grilled fish ? Eat it with a beurre blanc sauce, created right here in town and surroundings. Need a pinch of sea salt ? The very best comes from Guérande. This is also France’s kitchen garden, producing flavourful, tender vegetables. Partner it all with a glass of Muscadet, the local white wine that goes so well with oysters or fish, mussels or crab. Award-winning winemakers and chefs guarantee memorable meals.
Les Chants d'Avril
An almost religious attachment to quality produce, technical cooking methods and a Mystery Prix-fixe menu are the foundations of this delicious haunt.The chef, Christophe François, took over this Nantes institution.
Thanks to Ludovic Pouzelgues and his exceptional experience, his personality expresses itself today through a true cuisine d'auteur (different everyday!) praising the ocean's riches to high heaven.
Chef Nicolas Guiet, shows his unique flair by highlighting vegetal flavours with the help of market gardener Olivier Durand and his "experimental" crops. On the menu you'll find an explosion of sea/land/vegetal flavours brought to their highest expression.
Considered as one of the most beautiful brasserie in France, since the 19th century La Cigale is a good place for oysters and offers some mouth-watering desserts.
This famous, award-winning restaurant is considered to be one of the best in towns. Chef Jean-Yves Gueho is well-known for creating innovative dishes, such as lobster salad with yellow wine sauce.
Villa Mon Reve
Based inside a charming 19th-century villa with a large garden, chef Gerard Ryngel’s menu boats delicious fresh fish and seafood as well as French specialities such as frogs’ legs.
Housed in an immaculate stone mansion, dating from 1900, L’Abelia serves fine, traditional French cuisine peppered with modern touches, including seabass in foamed cream sauce, and a crème brulée to die for.
Crêperie Heb Ken
In the shopping area, have a crepe cooked like in Brittany. Not far from the famous Place Royale.
Everything is perfect, decoration, food and the location, on the bank of Loire. A reference in Nantes! On the other side of the river Loire, take the ferry, in 10 minutes you will be arrived.