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12 Rue Trois Sonnettes, 72000, Le Mans, France
0243239156
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Dining options: Late Night, Reservations, Seating

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Long wait

Went there on 13th July- stupidly didn't realise it was a holiday the next day. It was very busy, the service was slow and the food wasn't great. It had a nice outside garden at the back where we sat.

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 15, 2015
Liz E
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Sidmouth, England, United Kingdom
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Sidmouth, England, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Went there on 13th July- stupidly didn't realise it was a holiday the next day. It was very busy, the service was slow and the food wasn't great. It had a nice outside garden at the back where we sat.

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Kiev, Ukraine
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166 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015 via mobile

We came here in a big group with prior reservation as part of our 24 hours of Le Mans visit. As I understood from our French colleagues, the cuisine is typically local and quite good. Please, note that it's quite heavy with a lot of fat in most typical dishes. But the waiting was almost unbearable even considering that all... More 

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Isle of Lewis, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Looking at the reviews on here, I feel I am committing a crime by placing an average the on this restaurant. We visited after the Drivers parade, everywhere was packed so we were lucky to get a table. We sat out at the back, on a terrace area, welcome relief after the noise with crowds and cars. Every table was... More 

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Madrid
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497 reviews
248 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 213 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013

We looked around in Le Vieux Mans (the old part of Le Mans) and this restaurant´s menu pleased us most. Neighbouring restaurants have terraces in the streets, but La Fabrique has one at the back, surrounded by (the back of) old weaver houses. The terrace is built on different levels, so it always seems intimate. Large choice of salads, using... More 

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Baarn, The Netherlands
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013 via mobile

We had diner with 10 persons. The restaurant has a very cool terras 'inside' the restaurant. The service was very good. They work very hard to get all the food on time to all the customers. The menu is well balanced and tasts perfect. No complaints at all. The restaurant is worth visiting when you are in Le Mans.

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Almere, The Netherlands
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40 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

great food for a great price. lovely restaurant with great service. Nice terrace in the back were we enjoyed a nice meal. great ambiance.

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Menlo Park, CA
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93 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

Unpretentious La Fabrique is hidden away on a small street in Le Mans, with a pleasant garden in the back. Service was warm and friendly, our lunch delicious. Pass up the more prominent places with bigger signs and treat yourself to a relaxing Kir Pétillant before dining.

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Thank kmuch
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127 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013 via mobile

We breezed passed this place during the evening section of the Le Mans 24 Race - we didn't want to eat yet more campsite food. The three course set menu option at €20 did not disappoint. A good choice was available. I particularly enjoyed my chicken main course and the chocolate dessert. The French really know how to cook! Service... More 

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Thank Swisheavy
Yorkshire
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112 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012

This restaurant was recommended to us and we were not disappointed. The terrace is a great place to eat and the food was very enjoyable, service was excellent. We had a plate to share as a starter (on their suggestion) which was a brilliant idea as it let us try lots of different bits of food. Rest of the meal... More 

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Lille, France
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233 reviews
181 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2011

On a Monday night, when a lot of restaurants are closed in the old town we decided to try this place. The restaurant has a nice outside sitting area but it was too cold to try it. We had the salade Lucette, the faux filet and the onglet. The steaks were cooked as ordered andwere both of good quality. The... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 12 Rue Trois Sonnettes, 72000, Le Mans, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Pays de la Loire  >  Sarthe  >  Le Mans
  • Phone Number: 0243239156

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French

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