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Le Nez Rouge

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107 Grande rue, 72000, Le Mans, France
+33 2 43 24 27 26
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:45
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Tue - Sat 12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:45
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47 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were so lucky to get a table in this very popular restaurant, even mid-week. We popped our heads round the door before they opened and were lucky they could fit two more in later..... And so glad we did because the food and service were excellent. Very unusual and high quality. Excellent wine choice. Service attentive and friendly. Highly... More 

Thank steviebcycling
London, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

We had a fabulous meal at Le Rouge Nez, which was recommended by the owner of the hotel we were staying at. The restaurant is down at tiny cobbled street in the old town of Le Mans. It might take some finding but well worth it. The old town is well worth exploring. We were met at the door by... More 

Thank Jude T
Stockport, United Kingdom
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398 reviews
264 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

My hubby had eaten here before as he is occasionally on business in Le Mans and on this occasion I was able to accompany him. Well everything he'd told me was true - the food was awesome ! I had the le nez rouge cocktail which was champagne based with a mandarin liqueur. We were give some complementary pate and... More 

Thank shalovesny
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016

We were passing through the old town, read the menu and decided to try it. We were not disappointed!! Creative menu, good service and a choice to sit inside or out. Very good value for money.there were some nice touches like the rille totes to start and the sorbet palate cleanser. My husband had the slow cooked beef which was... More 

Thank Stef S
Wickford, United Kingdom
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129 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2016

I have visited this restaurant a few times and its always excellent, Its a tiny restaurant with very friendly and super staff, everything is cooked fresh, so service is slower but not an issue as this is an evening out, not a quick meal, on this occasion they had Lobster on the menu so I had to try it, absolutely... More 

Thank pherbert1
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2016

We paid approx £60 for a superb three course meal with a bottle of red wine - 2 people. It's not huge, booking advised, but the food is really classy.

1 Thank bramble40
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141 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2015 via mobile

We have been here 5 days. After many restaurants, this one was excellent. Often when a large group comes it can be a shock, but they welcomed us! The steak was perfect and fell into your fork!. They give extra items like bread and sorbet. Then to make it perfect, the desserts were outstanding! Everyone of 20 people raved over... More 

Thank Beth O
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2015

We had an evening meal with friends who use this restaurant regularly, we now know why. For us it is a bit of a journey but well worth the time spent traveling. Superb value good service, excellent menu. A tad crowded but that only added to the ambiance. We will be back.

Thank Nick P
Le Mans, France
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27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2015

well located in the medieval city very good homemade food always crowdy, need reservation any time I would rate it in the top 3 in the medieval city ; top 5 in Le Mans

Thank ABDN2
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 179 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2014

We visited this restaurant in the old medieval part of Le Mans after wandering around looking for somewhere different to eat. It was only 7.00pm so we were able to get in but most others who had not booked arriving after us were not able to get in. The restaurant is small and quite closely packed in but it was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
French, European
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:45
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:45
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:45
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:45
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 107 Grande rue, 72000, Le Mans, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Pays de la Loire  >  Sarthe  >  Le Mans
  • Phone Number: +33 2 43 24 27 26

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