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Le Bellifontain

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110 avenue du General Leclerc, 72000, Le Mans, France
+33 2 43 24 65 38
Mon - Fri 12:00 - 13:30
Tue - Sat 19:30 - 21:30
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Aarhus, Denmark
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213 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

Sometime it is just nice to get into a restaurant that is very average in the decor, but still in a nice environment, and all the work is put into the food quality. The menu and wine selections are easy to overview, it based on less is more, and less is higher quality. A great place to dine, highly recommended.

Thank Kenneth B
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231 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

This place punches above its price, Euro 19.50 and 28.00 menu. We had the 19.50 and we're certainly not disappointed, most of the rest of the restaurant did also. One small niggle the 0.5 litre pitchers are expensive, so if on a budget check the price before ordering. Still excellent value for money.

1 Thank AlanFSEly
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

Lovely little restaurant very near the main train station of Le Mans. Full of locals enjoying themselves. Very understanding of my basic French. Lots of interesting choices on the menu Highly recommend the Montgolfiere de Poisson and the duck was perfect. Gourmet coffee was a treat and the citrus lemon sorbet came with a generous amount of vodka too. Superb.

Thank Dave S
Great Yarmouth, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 June 2016

Different from your average run of the mill French restaurant, with a menu a little more adventerous than is usally available at this price. Nice simple decor, really good front of house and food well cooked and presented. Drinks (3.80 for a coke) a little pricey.

Thank Theanchovy
Staffordshire, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 June 2016

We were directed to the Bellifontain by the receptionist at our hotel, which was just around the corner opposite the station. We were made very welcome although the restaurant was quite full, the interior was simple but charming. There appear to be only two 'front of house' staff, both of whom were very friendly and helpful in spite of our... More 

Thank callybobstaf4d
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221 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 217 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 May 2016

This restaurant close to the Central Station is a surprise. Interior is nice but simple, and they offer two different 3 courses menus of € 19 and € 27. Not really a place where you expect something special.... So different here, absolutely quality food, simply delicious. On top of that very friendly service. This is the best price/quality level I... More 

Thank flyingdutchmannl
Seattle, Washington
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51 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2015

The TA reviews have it right. This is a fantastic restaurant, our best meal in 7 nights in France. We enjoyed the 3 course menu of starter, plat and dessert. I had a salad with roasted cheese, white fish seasoned with ginger, and an apple/rhubarb dessert. All fantastic. The service was great and the woman who seated us directed us... More 

1 Thank lovehawaii50
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 July 2015

We ate here on the first night of a two night stay and it was so good we booked again for our second night. There is a 19€ or a 27€ menu to choice from presentation and taste was excellent very nice lady front of house, recommended by the hotel charleston where we were staying which is situated just around... More 

1 Thank bev687
Newport, United Kingdom
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76 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2014

Menu was in both French and English. Fantastic food and not over priced. You are better booking as very popular. Order the coffee as your dessert, you get 5-6 tasters of cakes, delicious. We went twice and would have gone again, but they were closed on Sunday. Service excellent, really lovely people

Thank Sheila B
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2013 via mobile

Around the corner from our hotel this appeared to be a great place for dinner. Friendly hostess, very good dishes and an extremely reasonable price.

Thank Tonko B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
French, European
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 13:30
12:00 - 13:30
19:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 13:30
19:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 13:30
19:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 13:30
19:30 - 21:30
19:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 110 avenue du General Leclerc, 72000, Le Mans, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Pays de la Loire  >  Sarthe  >  Le Mans
  • Phone Number: +33 2 43 24 65 38

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