Mi figue mi raisin - Boutique epicierie primeur Saint-Brieuc
Trehorel Guenole
Fill your plate!

Saint-Brieuc bay local produce

Have a mouthful of Brittany! Try local produce like the famous Paimpol white beans (coco de Paimpol), the sausage rolled into a buckwheat pancake (galette-saucisse), various seafood, cheeses, vegetables…

Coquilles Saint-Jacques
Emmanuelle Rodrigue

Freshest fish around!

Call of the sea

Seafood is what Brittany is most famous for. Trawlers work day and night in the Saint-Brieuc bay to provide us with the best seafood : various fish, spider crabs, brown crabs, lobsters, shrimps, mussels and of course our iconic Saint-Brieuc bay scallop!
Have a seafood platter or a seafood dish in our restaurants.

Peche a pied a Plerin
Emmanuel Berthier

Bay icons

Scallops and mussels

When the scallop season ends in spring, the mussel season starts!

The Saint-Brieuc bay counts about 200.000 wooden mussel poles. 13.000 of them are by the Hillion peninsula close to the nature reserve.

Mussel farming is a Breton tradition. Do not just eat them. Think about visiting the farms!

Or you could go shellfish picking at low tide in the Saint-Brieuc bay: clams, razor shells, cockles, velvet crabs…

Cafe crepe - Fenetre vue mer Plage Les Rosaires, Plerin
Emmanuel Berthier
Crepe Saint-Jacques - Restaurant creperie des promenades
Trehorel Guenole

Roll your buckwheat pancake

Wheat and buckwheat

You cannot leave Brittany without trying a buckwheat pancake! (a "galette")

This cereal from asia is the key ingredient to make the famous Breton buckwheat pancakes. Make them yourself or go to a specialised restaurant called a crêperie.

More specific to the Gallo-speaking part of Brittany (the other regional dialect, besides Breton) is the local sausage rolled into a buckwheat pancake: la galette-saucisse! It is considered by many as the Breton hot dog. Try this delicious snack on a local market.

Thirsty? Bretons usually drink buttermilk or cider with their pancakes. Yech’ed mat!

Maison Georges Larnicol - Dessert
Trehorel Guenole
Marche de Saint-Brieuc - Fruit de mer - Araignee
Emmanuel Berthier

The bay in a basket

Best addresses

Whether it is from the Saint-Brieuc market or directly from the producers, fill up with local and seasonal produce. You might run into the Saint-Brieuc chefs.

Try the gourmet addresses from our address book!

Chocolats de Serge Abalain, Saint-Brieuc
Trehorel Guenole

Piece of cake

Sweet tooth

Saint-Brieuc is a paradise for anyone with a sweet tooth: chocolate and biscuit factories, cake shops… You name it, we’ve got it!

At Abalain’s, find chocolates branded with a scallop.

Try the finest Breton kouign amann (butter cake) at the Choux à Lié at Ploeuc-sur-Lié, south of Saint-Brieuc.

Do not miss the Brieuc biscuit factory that offer more than 60 different recipes: salted caramel, Breton shortbreads, cakes, kouign amanns, chocolate spreads, jams and of course the unique Saint-Brieuc buckwheat shortbread!

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