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Al'Fosse 7

94 boulevard Henri Martel | Avion, 62210 Avion, France
+33 3 21 43 06 98
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good41%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
30 Aug 2018
“Not the best for your diet but it is not meant to be”
22 Jun 2018
“Great Restaurant”
Closed Now
$$ - $$$
94 boulevard Henri Martel | Avion, 62210 Avion, France
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Reviewed 31 August 2018

Al Fosse 7 is a mix between tradition and innovation. Deeply rooted in the heritage of the mine country and its culture, the cuisine matches local people. You can find more refined stuff elsewhere, but what you have here is generous, true, full of a...More

Thank zeapatride
Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

This place was recommended to us by our AirBnB host and it did not disappoint. The food was very good, the atmosphere lively, the wait staff helpful and very patient with our English and fractured French. The restaurant was full ( phone for reservations), mostly...More

Thank SameUU
Jonathan F, Gérant at Al'Fosse 7, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2018

Many thanks for your comment. It was a pleasure for us too.

Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

The food was disappointing. Especially considering the good reviews on tripadvisor. The dishes were out of proportion. There was too much meat and not enough fries and vegetables. The meat in one of the dishes was more fat than meat. In the other dish the...More

Thank Duco v
Jonathan F, Gérant at Al'Fosse 7, responded to this reviewResponded 27 September 2017

Just wondering if you've selected the right restaurant for your coment! If you have red all the reviews and answers on our tripadvisor page you should have knew that there no problems to add vegetables or salad or fries without any extra charges. I don't...More

Reviewed 28 March 2017

Found this restaurant on trip advisor , and saw the good reviews. Initially we had reservations as wondered if it was a little too themed. Had to book by phone as email not used. When we visited on Friday lunch time it was quite busy...More

Thank trevorh500
Jonathan F, Gérant at Al'Fosse 7, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2017

Super! Many thanks for your coment!

Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Very nice restaurant with many interesting pictures and book on coal mines and miners life. Food is very good and local. Good selections of beers. Service efficient and kind. Recommended!

Thank Simone P
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Actually, not so much a brasserie as a popular local bar with good food and excellent beer. This is one of those joints known locally in French Flanders as estaminets, where the locals gather to drink, chat and eat hearty wholesome meals such as Carbonnade...More

Thank PurleyRoamer
Reviewed 5 October 2016

We were recommended this restaurant by the owners of the B&B in Lievin where we stayed on our recent trip to France. The name of the restaurant refers to the local mines and the fact it is near pit number 7, the decor inside is...More

Thank Jamie C
Reviewed 10 November 2015 via mobile

We came here after a long day visiting WW1 cemeteries in France and were a bit early (5pm). We were told they didn’t open 'till 6pm, but on chatting we were welcomed in to wait, given drinks and some books to look at. We were...More

Thank Chewitt73
Jonathan F, Gérant at Al'Fosse 7, responded to this reviewResponded 21 November 2015

Many thanks for your comment. We always appreciate to great people on there road trip. We always try to make our best to offer them a nice souvenir from our area , sharing a nice moment and a nice meal! Apparently we've managed for giving...More

Reviewed 22 October 2015

Al'Fosse 7 was recommended to us by our bed and breakfast hosts. The name translates to Pit #7, which refers to a coal mine. Coal mining was a large part of the local economy as evidenced by the many slag heaps in the area. Al'Fosse...More

Thank bobr232
Jonathan F, Gérant at Al'Fosse 7, responded to this reviewResponded 9 February 2016

I didn't take the time to give you a proper answer. We are glad to know that you've had such a great experience in our establishment and in our area. Hope to see you on the road again an other day!! Many thanks.

Reviewed 22 April 2015

After a visit to the spectacular Canadian War Memorial at Vimy Ridge in nearby Arras we travelled another ten minutes to Avion near Lens to this eclectic restaurant with its unique mining motif, a salute to the area's minefield history. We curiously entered through the...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 AM - 1:45 AM
12:00 AM - 1:45 AM
12:00 AM - 1:45 AM
12:00 AM - 1:45 AM
12:00 AM - 1:45 AM
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 AM - 1:45 AM
7:00 PM - 9:15 PM
12:00 AM - 1:45 AM
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 94 boulevard Henri Martel | Avion, 62210 Avion, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Hauts-de-France  >  Pas-de-Calais  >  Avion
  • Phone Number: +33 3 21 43 06 98
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