Have your lunch while watching the Grand Elephant stroll on by from the comfort of a covered terrace.
You can enjoy a traditional breakfast or lunch.
The chef’s “back from the market” menu – with a choice of fish, a traditional dish or grilled meat – or one of our homemade pies.
Or, have a snack on the weekend. Depending on the season, enjoy: homemade quiches, bruschetta, salads, freshly made sandwiches… as well as hot dogs and panini sandwiches in the summer.
For your late-afternoon coffee break : muffins, brownies, shortbread, or donuts are available, with locally produced regional beverages.
Les Machines de l'Île, Boulevard Léon Bureau, Nantes
How to get there?
Parking(s) nearby: Parking Les Machines, Parking Les Nefs, Parking Chantiers Navals
Public transport: Prairie au Duc, Prairie au Duc 1, Chantiers Navals, Gare de l'Etat
Self-service bicycles: Machine De L'île (n°43), Palais De Justice (n°44), Grue Jaune (n°103), Brunelière (n°41), Prairie Au Duc (n°45)
T. 02 51 17 48 86
Open Tuesday to Sunday, 10am to 7.30pm.
Open on Mondays during the French school holidays.
Café de la Branche closed from 01/01 to 03/02/23 inclusive.
Free for PASS Nantes holders
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Pass Nantes winter offer from 1st October. to 31 March : free drink (except during the month of January.)
Service hours: from 3:00 PM until closing time. A free drink of your choice: 250 mL glass of draft beer (the bar has a selection of 6 different beers on tap) / a 120 mL glass of Musacdet white wine (from local Nantes wine producer) / a 120 mL glass of Chinon red wine (from the Loire Valley) / a 120 mL glass of Groleau rosé (from a local Nantes wine producer) / a 330 mL organic cider / an iced tea / a hot chocolate or Vienna-style tea.