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La Fabrique

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12 rue des 3 Sonnettes, 72000, Le Mans, France
+33 2 43 23 91 56
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Derby, United Kingdom
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474 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Was taken here by a local colleague and the food was excellent. Nice menu, available in English as well with correct translations. Portions are a decent size. My steak was cooked to perfection. The restaurant is a typical French bistro and is lovely.

Thank Sam3314
Northampton, United Kingdom
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146 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

We were tired and hot after a long journey north and this was close to where we were staying and open on a Monday evening. Food great, veal in mushroom sauce and the chicken recommended. Good service, pleased with our choice

Thank MrsG6615
London, United Kingdom
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207 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 168 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

Dinner with my son (and a dog.....). Staff are friendly, flexible, attentive and quick. Food was good and relatively cheap (opt for the menu). We sat in the garden space at the back of the house. We'd go again.

Thank sol500
Sidmouth, England, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 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.

Thank Liz E
Kiev, Ukraine
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186 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 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 

Thank EgorParienko
Isle of Lewis, United Kingdom
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87 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 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 

Thank Lesley3405
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546 reviews
276 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 234 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 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 

Thank onzils
Baarn, The Netherlands
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26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 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.

Thank Ron H
Almere, The Netherlands
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40 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 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.

Thank sylviamary
Menlo Park, CA
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119 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 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.

Thank kmuch

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
French, European
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 rue des 3 Sonnettes, 72000, Le Mans, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Pays de la Loire  >  Sarthe  >  Le Mans
  • Phone Number: +33 2 43 23 91 56

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?