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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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Colchester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Good mix of food - clam linguine was amazing. Service excellent (French and English) and nice atmosphere. Got busy later on. 2 boys aged 11 & 12 said it was bae fam - I'm not down with the kids but I'm told that's good 👍

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Thank Nigel J
Sauveterre, France
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15 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2016

Restaurant needs updating. Pizza was good, but my husband had the choucroute it was awful and he eats most things, good service nice staff and it was open on a Monday night.

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London
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2015

Stopped here en route to Calais (Alencon is an easy/quick stop from the peage). Lots of choice for restaurants in Alencon and this was a good option - good value 'pub grub' French style. We had Maigret duck, saute potatoes and salad (great), Italian salad (very good), burger with saute potatoes and salad (very good) and kids menu pizza (freshly... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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130 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2015 via mobile

We had promised the boys burgers but the restaurant was closed (on a Saturday night?!) so went hunting and came across Le Haute Ministere. So glad we were reasonably early as within the hour they were turning people away. All four of us had an excellent meal. Three happy bodies with the 29€ menu and one with a chèvre chaud... More 

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Thank Marion S
Enkhuizen, The Netherlands
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346 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2015

The pizza was a good enough one, nothing very special, but... Wine and atmosphere great, host friendly and relaxed, guest a mixed variety so good for all and everyone. Open on sunday night, which means something here. I mean: were was everyone, streets empty everything closed....

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Knowle, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2015

A good selection on the menu. My husband and father had entrecôte and enjoyed it very much. Chèvre chaud salad and flat breads were good. Decor a bit odd, a bit English pubby but overall a very enjoyable meal.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2015 via mobile

We ate here after a 6 hour journey when we were tired and hungry. The service was friendly and welcoming and the food was very good quality and plentiful. Everything was prepared freshly. If you want a good value tasty meal I can strongly recommend Le Haut Ministere. In this case I think that looks are deceiving as the restaurant... More 

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Rugby, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2015

As usual in France we struggled to find somewhere open on a Sunday evening. This place offered pizza and pasta, very nicely done, in an "English pub" style setting. It was very good value and offered very reasonably priced wine. Very popular with locals.

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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles 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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5 of 5 bubbles 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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, 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?