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18 rue Bersot, 25000, Besancon, France
+33 3 81 53 15 04
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good20%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
21 Jul 2016
“Good quality lunch venue”
16 Jul 2016
$$ - $$$
18 rue Bersot, 25000, Besancon, France
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Reviewed July 21, 2016

La Pension is in a pedestrianised street of eating places and what pulled us in was the number of local people eating lunch there. We intended to stop for a sandwich only but the Plat de Jour here looked good so we made it our...More

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Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

Lovely owner. Small menu, big portions, local ingredients. Great taste. Busy street with lots of restaurants, this is one of the best places.

Thank dabse
Reviewed April 7, 2016

This is one of the cutest place we have been on this trip :) The hostess was lovely, and despite us not speaking any french, she made us feel welcome and at home. The menu was small and local, and we chose the fillet of...More

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Reviewed December 5, 2015 via mobile

Went there with my friends on a Saturday night, after recommendation from our hotel. Nice tiny restaurant were booking is a must. Small menu to guarantee fresh local produce of the day. The beef was super tasty and tender and the unusual dessert of French...More

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silensore, Gérant at LA PENSION, responded to this reviewResponded December 6, 2015

Thanks a lot. Yours sincerly.

Reviewed October 4, 2015

This small place is located in the street where most of the restaurants are concentrated in Besancon, so the competition is an incentive to do better. There is only a small selection of meals on the menu, but they are good, it is nice to...More

Thank Charles D
Reviewed September 7, 2015

We went to this restaurant because it was right around the corner of our hotel. The staff was very friendly and helpful! As basically everywhere in Besancon the staff only speaks broken English but they had an English menu that was rather understandable. The waitress...More

Thank Tatiana G
Reviewed August 10, 2015

France in August can be tricky with so many restaurants closed, but was so glad to find this one. The staff were very friendly and the lamb was excellent. The chocolate fondant however was something else

Thank AngloUK
Reviewed July 27, 2015 via mobile

We have just finished the most wonderful meal at this small experimental restaurant. What a find! Limited menu but that's a positive. Make sure you have Google translate to hand as English is limited but that just adds to the excitement. Reserve and Enjoy.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 rue Bersot, 25000, Besancon, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Bourgogne-Franche-Comte  >  Doubs  >  Besancon
  • Phone Number: +33 3 81 53 15 04
Hello, The pension welcomes you: - Monday, Tuesday, Thursday,Friday, Saturday evening- Thursday, Friday, Saturday noon. We work what we like. No freezer (if it is for ice creams):-), nor of microwaves. Our products are carefully selected and rigor. Meats come from a farm in Haute-Saône, fishes come from Brittany. In THE PENSION, there is no fixed menu, we work according to our loads. Be thus amazed to find only 4 or 5 dishes in suggestions. See you soon and please excuse our bad english. Violette and Raphael.
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