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La Java

££ - £££Cafe,
3 rue Sainte Barbe, 35400, Saint-Malo, France
+33 2 99 56 41 90
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“du coin” (3 reviews)
“d'en face” (2 reviews)
“de la ville” (2 reviews)
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Cafe, Pub
££ - £££
3 rue Sainte Barbe, 35400, Saint-Malo, France
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1 - 10 of 37 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Oodles of character. Quirky style. Excellent staff (other reviews suggest rudeness? Not in our experience). Only had drinks. Good choice of background music - Django Reinhardt and excellent swinging bar chairs. Will be going back next year. Cash only when we were there.

Thank Gigspanner
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you enjoy being publicly humiliated by the rude & arrogant barman, then wish to pay €4.40 for a ‘grand’ coffee that is actually extremely small (but did actually taste good), whilst being in the presence of a multitude of creepy dolls, then this place...More

Thank swsuzwuz
Reviewed 10 December 2017

This was our first stop and was brilliant. Everywhere you look there is something different to see. Very quirky and the service is brilliant. Best get there early as it gets busy with locals as well as us tourists. Really reasonable prices too. You will...More

Thank alibax127
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

The barman looked disgusting and was incredibly rude. We stood at the bar waiting to be served .. he had zero interest in us and was only interested in talking to the locals. When we did eventually make eye contact and started to order .....More

2  Thank Freddy22
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Cool town, cool bar. Feeling like Alice in the wonderland. Just for a glass of wine or beer with chosen salamis and local specialties. It is worth the time you'll spend there, looking around at all the stuff the owner managed to gather and put...More

Thank Christian G
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Walking through St Malo my girlfriend and I popped in to what looked like an interesting bar. We don't speak French very well but we try. We asked for un americano and un latte. We'd actually looked this up before hand just to make sure...More

3  Thank Terence B
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

My partner and our friends visited on Friday 28th July. I have been to this bar before, although shall not be returning now. We sat down at the bar, which was completely empty (in fact, there were probably only about 4 people in the whole...More

3  Thank Pippa B
Reviewed 2 August 2017

Quirky, funny decor, chanson music in the background, a glass full of cidre breton and another with pastis. Lovely atmosphere and friendly staff! Great for a few drinks!

1  Thank Marcus M
Reviewed 12 July 2017

went to this bar as a surprise treat for my sister as it was her birthday, wow were we sorry!!!! the barman was the rudest person we have ever met...and we were charged 37 euro for 2 coffees and 2 drinks!!! its a total rip...More

2  Thank eithne k
Reviewed 11 July 2017

We came across this place by accident and what an accident. Imagine a Fair Ground, A Circus and the Moulin Rouge on Acid and you have it. The two small bars are a joy. One you sit at an Altar rail and the other on...More

Thank Nita S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Cafe, Pub
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:45 - 20:45
08:45 - 20:45
08:45 - 20:45
11:45 - 20:45
08:45 - 20:45
08:45 - 20:45
08:45 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 rue Sainte Barbe, 35400, Saint-Malo, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Brittany  >  Ille-et-Vilaine  >  Saint-Malo
  • Phone Number: +33 2 99 56 41 90
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