Dining & bars on Pont-Aven

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Pont-Aven offers all the dining options you would expect on a cruise ship, from the à la carte Flora Restaurant to the self-service restaurants, La Belle Angèle and Le Café du Festival, with food freshly prepared by our skilled French chefs.

Main restaurant - Le Flora

Pont-Aven's elegant à la carte restaurant, Le Flora, is situated at the aft of the ship where you can watch the sea slide by as well as observe our chefs in action in the open kitchen. There are two main choices for diners: either the renowned, great value buffet plus main course, cheeses and desserts, or the four course à la carte menu. As you would expect from any fine French restaurant, there is a superb wine list from which to choose, all offering outstanding quality and value.

Great value dining options include:

  • Smoked salmon and langoustines starters (seasonal)
  • Main courses of fish, meat and vegetarian dishes
  • Sumptuous desserts and fine French cheeses
  • A children's menu for the under 12's
  • A la carte dinner menus and light luncheons
  • Continental or Full English breakfasts
  • Extensive fine wine selection, including French and Spanish wines.

Self-service restaurant - La Belle Angèle

La Belle Angèle is Pont-Aven's self-service restaurant which offers a fantastic choice of foods from around the world, as well as French favourites such as our minute steaks, cooked to your liking on the spot. There's also a salad buffet, great choice of desserts and drinks, including wines and beers to accompany your meal. Diners can sit within the self-service area, or enjoy a larger choice of seating in Le Café du Festival that provides views from the front of the ship.

Café - Le Café du Festival

If you don't feel up to a full meal, the Café du Festival serves sandwiches, cakes, pastries plus hot and cold drinks. There is an adjoining a large seating area with flat screen televisions at the front of the ship which is great for families too as the children's soft play area is situated close by.

Bars on Pont-Aven

Main lounge bar - Le Grand Pavois

Pont-Aven's main lounge bar, Le Grand Pavois, is located towards the front of the ship and serves a range of cocktails as well as beers and wines, hot and cold drinks plus snacks. With seating on two decks joined by a large sweeping staircase, the bar area has a real cruise ship feel. It is also the focal point for entertainment provided by magicians, singers and bands and there are a number of flat screen televisions showing big sports matches and news updates to ensure that you never get bored.

Piano bar - Le Fastnet

This stylish cocktail bar, adjacent to Le Flora Restaurant, is the perfect place for an aperitif or a post-dinner digestif and the relaxed mood is enhanced by the pianist.

Pool bar - Les Finistères

During the summer season and on busy off-season crossings you can enjoy Pont-Aven's pool and leisure area with the bar, Les Finistères, serving wines, beers and soft drinks.