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Café de la Branche

Included in the Pass Nantes 7 days

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.


From 9 August, a EU Digital covid certificate will be required to access cafés, bars and restaurants, whether indoors or on the terrace. A valid proof of health in certificate form with your name on it, as well as proof of identity, will have to be presented. For more information on acceptable documents, please visit:

Open Tuesday to Sunday, 9:30 AM to 7:30 PM.
Open on Mondays during French school holidays.
From 1 September: Tuesday to Sunday, 9:30 AM to 19:30 PM


From 1st October to 31st March, Winter offer for Pass Nantes 7 days card holders only. Service from 15.00 to the Machines de l'île closure, according to the opening hours. Annual closure in January

To choose between : beer 25cl (6 types), 12cl wine (white Gros Plant, red Chinon, rosé Groleau), 33cl organic cider, iced tea, chocolate or Viennese coffee


Les Machines de l'île
Parc des Chantiers
Boulevard Léon Bureau
44200 Nantes


02 51 17 48 86