La Basse Cour: B&B near Alencon, Normandy

Alencon : Restaurants

Alençon restaurants, bistros, crêperies, brasseries, pizzerias

Alençon restaurants, bistros, crêperies, brasseries, pizzerias

Restaurants, bistros, crêperies, brasseries, pizzerias ...

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Breakfast is included in the room price and there are tea and coffee facilities in the guest sitting room. We do not serve evening meals but if you wish, you can bring cold food and drinks to eat in in the sitting room next to your bedroom or outdoors using the picnic areas in the garden or on the terraces. There are no kitchen facilities but we can provide picnic plates, glasses, cutting board, bread knife etc. for a small charge.Breakfast includes home made jams, fresh fruit, yogurts, fruit juice, ham and cheese, fresh croissants, bread and pastries from the bakery, tea or coffee.
Breakfast is served between 7.30am and 9am on the ground floor and the dining room remains open until 09h30.

As well as a couple of bars and restaurants in neighbouring villages, there is a wide choice of restaurants to suit most tastes and pockets in the centre of Alençon. There is a restaurant list and map in your room showing opening days and a short description of some of the restaurants.


"Chez Julie"restaurant is at Neufchâtel (6km) near the "Maison des Randonnées" hostel; it is signposted from the main road. Informal atmosphere, excellent food and friendly (service may be a little slow when busy). The "café gourmand" and mousse au chocolat are favourite desserts. Open midday 7/7 plus Friday-Saturday evening (also Sunday April - August). Closed January. Menu 22-28€. T. 02 53 48 08 54.

Restaurants in Alencon

Alençon is just 10 minutes away by car and has a huge choice of restaurants - our recommendations are shown on the map. There are also two restaurants at St Paterne just before you get to Alençon and several restaurants and eateries in Arçonnay, all within 10 minutes.

Celebrating a special occasion? The Michelin Guide 2020 features several Alençon restaurants with menus from just 20 to 70 euro. At time of writing these include the Alezan at Arçonnay, and the Au Petit Vatel, La Suite and Rive Droite in Alençon centre.

Restaurant Rive Droite, Alencon

Fast Food and Snacks

There are tea rooms, bakers, sandwich bars and cafés serving light meals and snacks in the town centre - look in Grande Rue and around the Halle au Blé.

The Leclerc shopping centre near the A28 Exit 19 has fast food and snack outlets - a very good sandwich bar, a bar-bistro and a Flunch inside the Leclerc building, plus a McDonalds and a Burger King on the roundabout next to the main road.

There is a friendly resto-bar 5 minutes away at Neufchatel-en-Saosnois called the "New Castle", open mornings, luchtimes and early evenings.

A Selection of Alençon restaurants
  1. Le Charivari Savoyard-meaty
    85 rue Saint Blaise, Alençon
    Tel. 02 33 28 24 42 Closed Sunday, Monday
  2. Restaurant Épicure Modern
    10 Place à l'Avoine, Alençon
    Tel. 02 33 82 04 27 Closed Tues, Wed
  3. Chez Fano Modern
    22 rue Saint Blaise, Alençon
    Tel. 02 33 32 16 84 Closed Sunday
  4. La Venetia Italian/pizza
    Place Poulet Malassis/2 rue Porchaine, Alençon
    Tel. 02 33 32 90 90 Closed Sunday and Monday
  5. A Kaboul Afghan
    19 Rue Cazault, Alençon
    Tel.02 33 26 59 47 Open 7/7
  6. L'Oriental Moroccan/couscous
    7 Rue des Filles Notre Dame, Alençon
    Tel. 02 33 26 19 30 Closed Monday
  7. Relais d'Alsace French/Alsace
    36 rue de Lattre de Tassigny, Alençon
    Tel. 02 33 28 89 84 Open 7/7
  8. Etoile Indochine Vietnamese/Cantonese
    8 Rue de la Poterne, Alençon
    Tel. 02 33 32 23 32 Closed Sunday
  9. Dans Ma Cuisine Homemade burgers, tacos, paninis
    117 Grande Rue, Alençon
    Tel. 02 33 27 32 58 Closed Sunday and Wednesday
  10. Rive Droite Modern
    31 Rue du Pont Neuf, Alençon
    Tel. 02 33 27 79 73 Closed Sunday and Monday
  11. Le Napoli Italian/pizza
    158 Grande Rue, Alençon
    Tel. 02 33 26 44 24 Closed Sunday
  12. Le San Rémo Italian/pizza
    2 rue de Fresnay (Grande Rue), Alençon
    Tel. 02 33 82 68 68 Closed Sunday and Monday
  13. La Fabrique French
    161 Grande Rue, Alençon
    Tel. 09 53 73 88 53 Open Tue-Sat
  14. Le Bistrot Youthful
    21 rue de Sarthe, Alençon
    Tel. 02 33 26 51 69 Closed Sunday and Monday
  15. Au Colibri Creperie, salads
    3 rue du Mans,Alençon
    Tel. 02 33 26 71 26 Closed Tuesday and Wednesday
  16. Wok Tchen Chinese and sushi buffet
    Leclerc Centre Commercial, Arçonnay
    Tel. 02 33 29 02 75 Closed Tuesday
  17. L'Alezan Modern elegant
    183 ave du General Leclerc, Alençon
    Tel. 02 33 28 48 85 Closed Sunday and Monday
  18. Au Petit Vatel Modern
    72 Place du Cdt-Desmeulles, Alençon
    Tel. 02 33 28 47 67 NA
  19. La Suite Modern chic
    13 Place Auguste Poulet-Malassis, Alençon
    Tel. 02 33 29 70 85 NA
‡ = Open 7 Evenings a Week

Alencon Restaurants Map