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Le Bistrot Des Gourmets

6 rue Barbier, 72000, Le Mans, France
+33 2 43 43 06 86
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good37%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
12 Jan 2018
“Superb Parisian lunch.”
3 Sep 2017
“Ok food, sweet service but possibly too few staff”
Restaurant Hours
French, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
6 rue Barbier, 72000, Le Mans, France
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Reviewed 12 January 2018

We chose this restaurant on a whim and like every restaurant we are at over our 5 days in France we were not disappointed. Service was perfect and meal was to die for....all on a little side street.

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank ggleofamily
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

A good value meal- nice squid starter, medium-good dorade. Nice atmosphere with friendly maitre D/waiter and chef rushing to serve customers, who were plentiful. A reasonable stop off in Le Mans.

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank jmlf
Reviewed 11 April 2015

We found this place by accident, but the staff were welcoming, they tried to speak with us in English which is rare for France. The food was super, and delivered rapidly. All in all, this was a pleasant surprise.

Date of visit: August 2014
Thank Andy G
Reviewed 5 April 2015

Amazing!!. Great welcome. Professional, friendly service. Really relaxed atmosphere. Some of the best food I've tasted. Would recommend this restaurant to anyone. Will definitely be back. Superb!!!!

Date of visit: April 2015
Thank cp622015
Reviewed 13 September 2014 via mobile

The staff was very nice, pleasant and helpful and I feel make the difference in the place. Bistrot des Gourmets as a brand name sounds however a bit pretentious. The food is good don't get me wrong but it's not, in my humble opinion gourmet...More

Thank alangourmet
Reviewed 1 August 2014

This restaurant was close to our hotel so we found it by chance. The meal and service were excellent and as the title says, the Entrecote was amazing. Very friendly staff who helped us out with a parking solution so that I didn't have to...More

Date of visit: July 2014
1  Thank Graham B
Reviewed 21 July 2014

We booked at Le Bistrot on a recommendation and were not disappointed. The charming staff were maybe a bit over-stretched for the number of customers, but that was a minor glitch for a meal that was superb throughout. Great starters included one of aubergine, tomato...More

Date of visit: July 2014
1  Thank TAM099
Reviewed 17 July 2014

We were on our way to Amboise from Bayeux and stopped in Le Mans for lunch. We had no idea where to go but we walking around town and found Le Bistrot Des Gourmets. What a great find, the owner and staff were very helpful...More

Date of visit: April 2014
Thank Kris D
Reviewed 31 January 2014

We had a fantastic time at this fab restaurant where the owner made us feel very welcome and the food is great and so fresh it is umbeliveable..Great craic...the wine was really good and the prices wasnt too hight....we recommend this adress to all the...More

Date of visit: January 2014
Thank Royalirishsociety
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 rue Barbier, 72000, Le Mans, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Pays de la Loire  >  Sarthe  >  Le Mans
  • Phone Number: +33 2 43 43 06 86
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