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La Vieille Porte

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Certificate of Excellence

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Certificate of Excellence2014 - 2018 Winner
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Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
CUISINES
French, European
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol

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Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
CUISINES
French, European
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
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All reviews beef french fries mash potatoes bread salad foie gras brochette old town enjoyed lovely a great evening top class nice steak lovely little restaurant thursday night cobbled street attentive service amazing food
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Please secure a reservation. We were lucky to grab a table outside without one and would have missed a fantastic meal. Service was quick and efficient but not rushed. Our appetizers were good enough but the mains were simply excellent. My companion had the duck....More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 155jeffm
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful meal. The waiters were attentive and friendly. I'd recommend it. Book in advance. Not far from the center.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank phalangchokw2018
Reviewed September 13, 2018

There were four of us and we sat outside. It was a lovely restaurant, attentive service and they were friendly. We had smoked duck salad, chicken Caesar salad and the chicken cassoulet, all excellent. Nice touches like cheesy sauce with bread at the start, lovely...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank rufusntony
Reviewed September 10, 2018

Over night stay in Le Mans & a very luck find. We explored the cobbled back streets near the Square de la vieille Porte, and found a queue outside a pleasant street seating Bistrot and checked the menu. Simple menu of local dishes and buzzing...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Go-there-together
Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

Set in the middle of the old town, this was recommended to us by our hotel reception. We were not disappointed. We didn’t have a reservation but managed to get an outside table on a lovely evening. Hubby and I shared the fois gras as...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank ElizabethDonn
Reviewed August 3, 2018

It's a fabulous place to eat. The food, the ambiance and the service. Set in the medieval quarter of Le Mans, this restaurant will not disappoint. Try to get a table outside in warmer weather.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Elena C
Reviewed July 25, 2018 via mobile

Just visited this restaurant at random after lots of positive TA reviews. Fantastic food, excellent attentive service and excellent value for money. Do not pass it by.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank WoodyJake
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

Having spotted this restaurant as a “possibility” we had a quick look as we went for a drink. A couple of beers later we went back and found tables in short supply, we should have booked as it had gone from being quiet to busy....More

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank Likesmifood
Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

We wandered slightly away from the Republique stop on the tram, to find this place. 4 of us ate there for two successive days using the plat du jour. Excellent selection, we tried a wide variety of the food on offer and all was good,...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Tardiz
Reviewed July 7, 2018 via mobile

Great restaurant in lovely back street location. Nice steak and steak tartare. Very French but English spoken - we do try but it helps! Good value wine but bottle just left on table - no offer to pour a taster. Good friendly service. Happy to...More

Date of visit: July 2018
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