Vent du Large

• Opened on the following evenings, until the 24th of september: Tue • Wen • Thu • Fri • Sat • Closed during the day, and on Sundays and Mondays • ONLINE RESERVATION required • See the link nearby. • TWO MEAL TIMES : 5pm or 5:30pm •and• 8pm • During the 8pm mealtime on Tue, Wen, Fri and Sat, there's one of our famous singer duet with François, the violinist-and-owner. A cover charge is collected at the time of your online reservation • And just before sunset, right on the lawn facing the sea, François welcomes you for fifteen minutes of Johan-Sebastian Bach on violoncello. Follow us on Facebook with keywords "resto vent du large" • François Guay et Isabelle Houle, vos hôtes

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1009, road de La Grave
Havre-Aubert, G4T 9C8
(Quebec, Canada)

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General information

Managers François Guay
Island Havre Aubert Island
Nearest Beach Harbour Beach (Sandy Hook)
Distance from the beach 3 km
We speak Français, English
Additional Information
  • Dine-in service offered
  • Gluten free menu
  • Licensed Restaurant
  • Non-Smoking
  • Parking
  • Public Phone
  • Terrace
  • Wireless Internet
Number of Indoor seating 120
Number of seats on the terrace 90
Price Less than $15
Over $50

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    Les Cultures du large

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This company will be open for business during the next summer season. For more information about their opening hours, contact them directly.

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