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Le Sofa

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33 rue Jean Bourre, 53200 Chateau-Gontier, France
+33 2 43 06 28 40
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00:00 - 15:00
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

We ate outside on the terrace of this delightful small restaurant on a warm September evening, the meal was delicious and service both friendly and efficient.

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86 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2015

A small and elegant restaurant in the nice village of Chateau Gontier. It's possible to choose between menu (25 €) or single dishes. The food is excellent and very well presented. The staff is nice and willing to explain even to non-french tourists. Price is honest, quality is high.

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1 Thank vaka8587
Bedford, United Kingdom
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115 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2014

We had the most amazing meal served by two lovely girls who helped us when we struggled with the menu and brought water for our dog. Only fly in the ointment was the group of English people at the next table who apparently spoke no French, or certainly didn't try to, and made complete idiots of themselves very loudly. We... More 

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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2014 via mobile

We visited on market day as the market was winding down. I had the monkfish - really good size, superbly cooked. Jan had the duck breast. Again superbly cooked and large portion. The gourmand coffee was excellent as well.

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2 Thank Mike R
Chesapeake Bay
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80 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2013

We are four couples travelling the Mayenne and Sarthe rivers. We had communicated by email in advance, first to establish that they would be open on a Sunday evening (summer hours) and secondly to arrange a special desert since one of our group had a birthday. Sylvie was very responsive and all went as planned, as they presented a beautiful... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2013

If I am ever back in Chateau-Gontier I will defiantly be going here for dinner again. The restaurant was very modern and clean. Situated in a nice quiet part of the town centre. The food and wine was very tasty and was good value.

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France
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57 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2012

We recently had an excellent evening at Le Sofa. I have already recommended it to all of our friends. The food was fresh, tasty and plentiful, the service was superb and the price was very reasonable!

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2 Thank judithchrisal
Craon, France
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85 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2012

A clean and modern brasserie type restaurant in the centre of town. Nice choices on the fixed price lunchtime menu, well presented and cooked. Interesting cuisine with a bit more inventive flair than most. Not for eating everyday but nice for a treat. Staff speak good English No private car park, only town centre parking which can be tricky some... More 

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Calne, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2012

La Sofa gives you a good feeling about eating out - lovely welcome, delicious food, well chosen wines and all at a good value for money. We really enjoyed our evening and would go back anytime we're in Chateau-Gontier which by the way is a beautiful city, wonderful architecture and the river flowing past the impressive buildings - doesn't get... More 

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Hythe
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2012

Set in the centre of Chateau Gontier with an outside terrace for summer dining we have never had a poor meal. Excellent bi-lingual staff. reservations essential for evenings at weekend.

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2 Thank AeroMinx

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
00:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
00:00 - 19:00
Thursday
00:00 - 19:00
Friday
00:00 - 19:00
Saturday
00:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33 rue Jean Bourre, 53200 Chateau-Gontier, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Pays de la Loire  >  Mayenne  >  Chateau-Gontier
  • Phone Number: +33 2 43 06 28 40

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