Restaurants in Le Mans

Restaurants in Le Mans

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Ranger 6

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Monday 29th January
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We're going to be staying in Le Mans itself and taking a couple of days to enjoy the place rather than just around the track. We won't have a car and will be using the tram system.

I know there's tripadvisor and I've looked, does anyone have suggestions for decent restaurants/bars?

My enquiries so far have resulted in;
  • Steve
  • L’un des Sens Bar a Vins

//j17

3,027 posts

157 months

Monday 29th January
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Just take a wander through the area of the old town north of Place de l'Eperon/Avenue de Rostov-sur-le-Don. Nice quiet area with a number of restaurants, including the Corvette team's old hangout when the parade route used to go that way.

Inverness

472 posts

112 months

Monday 29th January
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A group of us went here in August on the way back from our summer hols, good food, very busy, and the waiting staff were excellent,

http://www.la-vieille-porte.fr/le-bistrot-de-la-vi...

Ranger 6

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Monday 29th January
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Many thanks folks, keep ‘em coming smile

leyorkie

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110 months

Monday 29th January
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In town Auberge des 7 Plats
Remember it’s a busy week so you will need to book
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FredericRobinson

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166 months

Monday 29th January
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leyorkie said:
In town Auberge des 7 Plats
Remember it’s a busy week so you will need to book
That's our regular place, if you go round the back to the little square there's more options, which appear to serve food from the same kitchen as the 7 plats, always excellent

BenLowden

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111 months

PH Marketing Bloke

Tuesday 30th January
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We've enjoyed a trip to the Le Mans Legends cafe the past three years but sadly it looks like it has closed so will have to find a new venue!

bernhund

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127 months

Wednesday 14th February
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FredericRobinson said:
leyorkie said:
In town Auberge des 7 Plats
Remember it’s a busy week so you will need to book
That's our regular place, if you go round the back to the little square there's more options, which appear to serve food from the same kitchen as the 7 plats, always excellent
+1. 7 Plat is great and has a sister restaurant opposite the town hall around the back. Will definitely need to book. Further down the hill in the same road is Les Nez Rouge, which is much smaller but very nice.

Ranger 6

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Wednesday 14th February
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All noted, many thanks for the suggestion.

Ranger 6

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Friday 29th June
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FredericRobinson said:
leyorkie said:
In town Auberge des 7 Plats
Remember it’s a busy week so you will need to book
That's our regular place, if you go round the back to the little square there's more options, which appear to serve food from the same kitchen as the 7 plats, always excellent
We've booked this one and have our eye on others - the key question is Sunday night.

All the ones that we thought would be good are closed on the Sunday - do they open just for a racing weekend or is it typical France and they're closed even though there's a decent revenue stream walking past?

I would add, yes we are going next week for the classic, and staying in the centre of town so any suggestion needs to be walking distance please?

leyorkie

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110 months

Friday 29th June
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Often Sunday night and all day Monday is standard closing.
Even if it’s a bank holiday Monday- closed.

Ben Jk

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100 months

Friday 29th June
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We ate here on the Friday. It was very good!


Ranger 6

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Monday 2nd July
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leyorkie said:
Often Sunday night and all day Monday is standard closing.
Even if it’s a bank holiday Monday- closed.
That's what I'm afraid of - McDonalds it will be then.....biglaugh

leyorkie

799 posts

110 months

Monday 2nd July
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There’s more to choose from than Macd’s.
Most of the big chain restaurants are open Monday and some of them can be good
Try Trip advisor for St Saturnin or la Chapelle St Aubin.
It’s the commercial centre Auchan on the way into Le Mans

https://www.tripadvisor.co.uk/Restaurant_Review-g3...

Sorry forgot the walking distance! Taxi

Edited by leyorkie on Monday 2nd July 11:39

Ranger 6

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Monday 2nd July
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Thanks, was joking about mcds, one of our party owns a restaurant so would rather go hungry than spend money at the golden arches.

I think we'll find something. I'm hoping that something reasonable will be open in the centre of town.

Big Robbo

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80 months

Tuesday 25th September
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Just go up into the old town near the cathedral and you will find plenty of decent restaurants