Diving into the heart of Brest's Saint-Louis market 

Smells, colors and flavors mingle at the Marché de Saint Louis, a Brest institution and Sunday rendezvous for many locals.

Diving into the heart of Brest's Saint-Louis market

For many Brest residents, it's a Sunday morning ritual. The Saint-Louis market is a Brest institution, the largest market in the city. It's a place to meet, chat, stroll and, above all, stock up on good local produce. local produce.

Get your basket ready, and we'll take you on a stroll through the stalls!

Vegetable stall at the Saint-Louis market

Through the seasons

Colors and flavours

Like any self-respecting food market, Saint-Louis is adorned with colours colors, smells and flavors that change with the seasons..

We appreciate this cycle of nature, to find the products forgotten for a few months:

plunge your hand generously into the tub of cherries, carefully choose the first melon of the summer, load your basket with a heavy, fleshy pumpkin... 


The market covers the rue de Lyon, the Halles Saint Louis and the church parking lot. For added convenience, take the streetcar to get there!

Kig Ha Farz

Discover Breton specialities at the market

Our advice: come early enough to be sure of getting a slice of Kig Ha Farz This Breton pot-au-feu, typical of North Finistère, is often a victim of its own success!

On the side local specialitiesyou will also find crêpes, kouign amman and far bretonall of which you can enjoy on your return home, or, if you don't have the patience to wait, while strolling the market aisles.

Benefit from quality, local products
Strolling through the Saint-Louis market

A 100% Breton cheese platter

At local cheesesWe're already looking forward to the platter we'll be tasting this evening, accompanied by a nice salad and a glass of wine.

Why not

Dare to try the Breton cheese and cider pairing: you'll be in for a real treat!

Seafood, a market must-have

You can't leave the Marché Saint-Louis without stopping by the stand of Jean-Marie Salaün and his seafood products. His speciality: the crustaceans are hand-caught by scuba diving, with no impact on other species. Smoked trout, scallops, octopus... the choice is vast, and sometimes difficult!

We recommend you add some trout accras to your basket: we've tasted them for you, and they're delicious!

Buy oysters at the St Louis market
seafood at Marché Saint-Louis

Have a drink on the terrace before leaving the market

With your basket full, why not sit down on a terrace and enjoy an espresso or, depending on the time of day, an aperitif?

In spring, when temperatures warm up and the scarves and down jackets come off, it's always nice to enjoy a ray of sunshine and that iodized scent wafting through the air.

How do I get there?

The Saint-Louis market is located in the heart of the city of Brest:

  • Bus: Lines 2, 16 and 19
  • Streetcar: Line A
  • Car: Acacias and Forum parking lots (free of charge)
Getting there with Google Maps