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Cap Finistere

Britanny ferries, Santander, Spain
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good50%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible7%
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“cannelloni” (2 reviews)
“pizza” (3 reviews)
“top deck” (5 reviews)
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
Britanny ferries, Santander, Spain
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was really looking forward to my ferry crossing from Portsmouth to Santander and was excited about the boat, which is the newest of the Brittany ferries and is a "cruise" ship rather than "economy". I'm sad to say it was quite a disappointing experience....More

Thank Z0E_26
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Thanks again for following me I write a review about the cap Finnisterre for Portsmouth to Santander we now closed the over way going home Santander to Portsmouth the Crossing was so much better was worth it the kids got there kids bags and everything...More

Thank Matthew C
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

We have been travelling with Brittany Ferries for that past fifteen years, we travel out from Portsmouth to Bilbao, and return from Santander to Plymouth. Over the years prices have spiralled quite significantly, the cost this year being over £850. We travel out of season...More

2  Thank Tony949
Reviewed 21 July 2017

Just had the unpleasant experience of travelling on this ferry. This is supposed to be the more expensive "cruise" option as apposed to "economie". First evening onboard looking forward to some entertainment we are in the middle of high season on a "cruise" option. Entertainment...More

1  Thank toniEngland
Reviewed 18 July 2017

I have always wanted to take this ferry and in many ways it is good. You get to Spain with your car without the hassle of driving right through France and you can eat well in the restaurant and relax. The only snag is it...More

1  Thank Nick G
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

First time with Brittany ferries, as I wanted to drive to the south of Spain for my 5 week holiday. Turned up in Portsmouth on the day of departure all went well. All staff knew what they was doing loaded car up went to cabin...More

Thank Edmund W
Reviewed 5 July 2017

One of the best meals of the holiday. Good layout of restaurant. Intimate surroundings, Courteous and attentive staff, Food well presented and hot. Good choice.

Thank Rev Brian T
Reviewed 25 May 2017

This is the only full service restaurant on the ferry, so has a captive audience for customers looking for this. It needs to perform well for the price level. The menu choices are limited, which is not surprising since, at peak season, they have to...More

Thank PhilB55
Reviewed 21 May 2017

We Are members of both French and Spanish Travel Clubs but usually only use the Spanish Crossings. Of the Three Ships mostly used on the Spanish Routes. Cap Finistere is our Favourite (I wish the good points of all three could be rolled into one)....More

2  Thank TrevAndCo
Reviewed 20 April 2017

The Portsmouth - Bilbao ferry is one we use fairly frequently. On the first night the disadvantage is eating quite late at night as the whip sailed at 22.30 hours. This gives the impression that not many people eat there but on the second night...More

Thank northwalesnaturist
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10 October 2016|
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Response from Pete S | Reviewed this property |
Hi sorry but not sure. I have a coeliac friend and am aware of the problems- I think most likely not so go prepared [sure you do anyway]. possibly an idea to email Brittany and ask them cheers pete
2 July 2016|
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Response from guestwithstandards | Reviewed this property |
Hello Hattie, Yes there is a wardrobe, in the Superior Cabins there are more than one. Regarding the other answers: Pete, what were you doing in the wardrobe ? and thank you for sharing it with us three times. Ellyhamps... More
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Restaurant Details

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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Britanny ferries, Santander, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Cantabria  >  Santander
Cap Finistere is a car ferry running between Santander and Portsmouth The ferry Bretagne runs between Portsmouth and St Malo. The French run offers magnificent cuisine. The run from santander is horribly different.cuisine.
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