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le fou du roy

2 impasse Sainte Catherine, 72000, Le Mans, France
+33 2 43 28 45 03
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Overview
  • Excellent26%
  • Very good46%
  • Average11%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible7%
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All hours
CUISINES
French, European
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
2 impasse Sainte Catherine, 72000, Le Mans, France
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1 - 10 of 181 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was full when we spotted it while walking around the Cathedral and the cobbled streets of Le Mans. But as everything else was closed on Sunday, we had a drink in a local bar and came back for dinner. There is a la carte...More

Thank UkTraveljunky
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was my last meal in France of a short holiday in which I had covered many miles & it proved a real treat. I had the four course fixed price menu which was reasonable & remarkably good. It was busy, but despite being a...More

Thank Charles S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a gem. Great menu, something for everyone but also slightly different from your usual in France. The children all enjoyed it as well, which is a real bonus. Lovely situation and the weather was glorious too. We will definitely return. Only down side is...More

Thank Jonfcf
Reviewed 6 March 2017

We were recommended this restaurant by our hotelier but didn't have a booking and it was full. It's popular with locals, always a good sign. So we sat across the quiet square outside a bar and kept an eye for an outside table becoming free...More

Thank le_mans_stig
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Great good experience in a unique beautiful place. the staff is very efficient and above all sooo friendly. thanks to them our special family evening was just unique. Will have dinner again soon in the future :)

Thank Ingrid B
Reviewed 6 October 2016

This restaurant had been recommended to us by our hosts and we were looking forward to something a little special. Unfortunately we were slightly disappointed with some of the dishes. My husband thoroughly enjoyed his starter of egg en cocotte with smoked salmon. It was...More

Thank Mal D
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

Had a fantastic meal here on a stopover in Le Mans old town. Food was delicious and 16.5 euros for 2 courses on the menu de jour, cheapest wine about 25 euros a bottle. Pre Brexit would have been great value too...

Thank MattCarter2012
Reviewed 1 September 2016

We arrived at 9:30pm, on spec, to find a sign reading 'Complet' on the door. We spotted a group leaving, so we asked: they cleared and cleaned the table immediately. The food was very good: my salmon and scallops in a cream curry sauce was...More

Thank kikashi
Reviewed 29 August 2016

This was our last night of our holiday so we were looking for a pleasant restaurant and a genuine French food experience. We chose le fou du Roy in the medieval old town of Le Mans as we had walked past it earlier in the...More

Thank Saintjean2016
Reviewed 22 May 2016

A superbe restaurant. From the warm welcome through to paying the bill we enjoyed our evening out. Good quality food accompanied by a good selection of wine, a nice atmosphere and a sensible bill, makes this restaurant a must visit when choosing from the many...More

Thank Ian B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
Monday
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 impasse Sainte Catherine, 72000, Le Mans, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Pays de la Loire  >  Sarthe  >  Le Mans
  • Phone Number: +33 2 43 28 45 03
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