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Le Haut Ministere

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10 Rue St Blaise, 61000, Alencon, France
+33 2 33 26 54 33
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Reviewed 19 June 2015

Having spent a long weekend with friends at the Le Mans 24h race, we broke the journey back to the UK in Alencon, and had dinner here. It was exactly what we needed! Delicious, honest food, and warm welcoming service. The Forestiere flammkuchen was a rustic delight, the Entrecote was very good quality and value, and the Creme Brulee a... More 

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31 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 June 2015

This is another restaurant that I, together with a group of friends, have visited a number of times over the years. It is probably the largest of the ones we normally use, but seems to be very popular and can get quite full. The owner is a jazz enthusiast, as is obvious by the décor, and apparently there are jazz... More 

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1 Thank Bob M
Bristol, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2014

Seeing a few tables occupied, we decided it would be good - it wasn't. It took a very long time to be served (even though it wasn't particularly busy) and the pizzas were miserable.

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Reading, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2014

Cannot praise this restaurant enough! For ambiance, food, service and friendliness. Very convenient to the hotel Ibis; which helped us to make the choice after a long drive.

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1 Thank Ian R
London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 May 2014

Le Haute Ministere in Alençon is in the town centre. It has the atmosphere of an English pub - lots of wood and leather. The pate de foie gras was excellent as was the entrecote steak. Alex, the head waiter, spoke good English and was most helpful in suggesting the best wines. I certainly plan to return.

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1 Thank Chris B
Kent, United Kingdom
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67 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2014

A really nice restaurant with a varied menu including pizzas with a nice décor, very friendly staff and jazz themed music.

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2 Thank traceywFrance
Bracknell
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127 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2014

Le Haut Ministere is fairly central and is just around the corner from the Ibis hotel where we were staying. As we were just on a stop-over heading down to the Loire Valley we were looking for a cheap and cheerful meal followed by a pleasant walk along the cobbled streets of the town centre. Le Haut Ministere didn't let... More 

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Paisley, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2013

On stopover while travelling through France we chanced upon this little restaurant. Excellent platter of local charcuterie and cheeses.

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1 Thank Richard_Sandra2013
UK
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31 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2013

Generally I only write reviews when a place is better than expected or worse than expected. Sorry to say that Le Haute Ministere most definitely falls within the latter category. I have eaten in dozens of restauramts at all price levels in many, many towns and cities in France. Central Paris aside, in my experience it is extremely unusual to... More 

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Manchester, UK
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 19 June 2013 via mobile

After a long seven hour drive from the south of France I was tired and just wanted to get something to eat ASAP and go to bed! However the town centre of Alencon really perked me up and then we chanced across Le Haut. Your typical French cafe bar style, there's seating inside and out. We sat outside- it was... More 

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Restaurant Details

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Cuisine
French, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 Rue St Blaise, 61000, Alencon, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Normandy  >  Basse-Normandie  >  Orne  >  Alencon
  • Phone Number: +33 2 33 26 54 33

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