Guidebook for Saint-Gérand

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Guidebook for Saint-Gérand

Drinks & Nightlife
A lovely art-nouveau style bar and brasserie on Rue Nationale in the heart of Pontivy. Great menu and drinks including mulled wine, beers, hot chocolate and tasty cakes and pastries.
Bar Le Rivoli
13 Rue nationale
A lovely art-nouveau style bar and brasserie on Rue Nationale in the heart of Pontivy. Great menu and drinks including mulled wine, beers, hot chocolate and tasty cakes and pastries.
Bar/cafe facing the market square in Pontivy, funky interior and an extensive cocktail menu.
Plaza Café
63 Rue nationale
Bar/cafe facing the market square in Pontivy, funky interior and an extensive cocktail menu.
Food Scene
A bright, spacious and friendly Asian restaurant with an extensive and delicious buffet and cooked to order wok section. Set price lunch and dinner, drinks are extra.
La Lanterne Rouge
A bright, spacious and friendly Asian restaurant with an extensive and delicious buffet and cooked to order wok section. Set price lunch and dinner, drinks are extra.
Friendly and convenient sandwich bar, all made to order using fresh ingredients, tea, coffee and soft drinks available.
Subway
5 Place du Martray
Friendly and convenient sandwich bar, all made to order using fresh ingredients, tea, coffee and soft drinks available.
Popular and welcoming pizzaria near the Chateau, ample on-street parking. Pasta and salads also on offer.
Le Vésuve
49 Rue du Général de Gaulle
Popular and welcoming pizzaria near the Chateau, ample on-street parking. Pasta and salads also on offer.
The Merlin restaurant overlooks the lake and is a lovely place for a glass of wine or a meal. Canoes also available for hire.
Camping Anse De Sordan
The Merlin restaurant overlooks the lake and is a lovely place for a glass of wine or a meal. Canoes also available for hire.
A chaming creperie in the medieval part of Pontivy. Eat inside or streetside.
Crêperie La Petite Bretonne
20 Rue du Fil
A chaming creperie in the medieval part of Pontivy. Eat inside or streetside.
Super Italian restaurant which does more than pasta and pizza. Two prices of menus on offer, budget at excellent value and high end for a treat. Booking essential at the weekend.
Al Dente Restaurant
Super Italian restaurant which does more than pasta and pizza. Two prices of menus on offer, budget at excellent value and high end for a treat. Booking essential at the weekend.
Beautiful setting on the river Blavet in the centre of Pontivy. Outside tables overlook the water. Varied menu, friendly staff.
Auberge de l'île
3 Rue de la Fontaine
Beautiful setting on the river Blavet in the centre of Pontivy. Outside tables overlook the water. Varied menu, friendly staff.
Essentials
Fantastic city-centre bakery and patisserie, long opening hours and a delicious selection of produce.
La Mie Câline
1 Rue nationale
Fantastic city-centre bakery and patisserie, long opening hours and a delicious selection of produce.
Full sized supermarket with all the things you will need and a Flunch restaurant/cafe, petrol station, garage and car wash on site.
Intermarché HYPER Pontivy et Drive
2 Avenue des Cités Unies
Full sized supermarket with all the things you will need and a Flunch restaurant/cafe, petrol station, garage and car wash on site.
Smaller supermarket, electrical store and petrol station on the west side of the town. Good choice and quality.
Super U et drive
35 Rue du Général Quinivet
Smaller supermarket, electrical store and petrol station on the west side of the town. Good choice and quality.
Sightseeing
Scenic lakeside beach, just 20 minutes drive from the Gite. Canoes for hire. Bars and restaurants nearby (avoid Le Restaurant l'Embarcadère, customer service isn't great).
10
locals recommend
Beau Rivage
10
locals recommend
Scenic lakeside beach, just 20 minutes drive from the Gite. Canoes for hire. Bars and restaurants nearby (avoid Le Restaurant l'Embarcadère, customer service isn't great).
The ancient chateau, one of the main historic sites of Pontivy (currently closed for repair, but the exterior is interesting to view).
Rohan Castle of the Dukes
1 Rue de Lourmel
The ancient chateau, one of the main historic sites of Pontivy (currently closed for repair, but the exterior is interesting to view).
A lovely little park near the central Post Office, full of flowers and a nice place to enjoy a coffee and pastry.
Basilique Notre-Dame de Joie
A lovely little park near the central Post Office, full of flowers and a nice place to enjoy a coffee and pastry.
Everything Else
Hospital/A&E for any emergencies.
Polyclinic Kerio
Hospital/A&E for any emergencies.
Police station for any advice or problems.
Gendarmerie Nationale
1 Rue Julien Guidard
Police station for any advice or problems.
Shopping
The main street of Pontivy, all the big name stores and various independent boutiques for clothes, watches, chocolates, jewelry, gifts, souvenirs etc.
Rue nationale
The main street of Pontivy, all the big name stores and various independent boutiques for clothes, watches, chocolates, jewelry, gifts, souvenirs etc.
Entertainment & Activities
Welcoming, fun envoronment. New laser game recently installed. Bar and cafe service. Now with full size snooker tables and pool tables.
Le Kilhou
Welcoming, fun envoronment. New laser game recently installed. Bar and cafe service. Now with full size snooker tables and pool tables.
Four screens. Good selection of films with some occasionally in English.
Cinéma Rex
Four screens. Good selection of films with some occasionally in English.