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Le Bistrot Gourmand

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Mediterranean, Bistro, Wine Bar, Brasserie
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56 Avenue de Carcassonne, 11200 Homps, France
+33 4 68 41 42 37
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Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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  • 57
    Excellent
  • 28
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 2
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Delicious creative food

Bright & friendly bistro with creative reasonably priced menu. Good choice of wine excellent service

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 22, 2015
nikki b
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dorset
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
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92 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
dorset
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Bright & friendly bistro with creative reasonably priced menu. Good choice of wine excellent service

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Springwood, Australia
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189 reviews 189 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Following Tripadvisor's comments we ate here for the first time and were very pleased with our lunch. As noted by others, this is not traditional tapas iberique. Though the sign says tapas, there is no series of small dishes on offer. It is an unusual E15.50 set menu offering, being the choice of one cold entree and one hot main... More 

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Chalfont St. Giles, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 via mobile

This is a well positioned restaurant but for a UK clientele should not really advertise it as tapas. The food does seem to have a Spanish/Catalan bent but it is not lots of little dishes which is what I would (and did) expect. Having said that we have returned on several occasions, although not as many as we would have... More 

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Beaufort, South Carolina
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38 reviews 38 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

This great spot, now in it's third year, is run by Virginie - she blends tradition with creativity using only the freshest local ingredients for clean flavorful food guaranteed to be "made in the house!" We enjoyed the pecillo pepper starter and our fresh fish, beautifully prepared and presented, spiced just right and accompanied by unique side dishes. The knowledgable... More 

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Hilversum
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Sublime terras combined with creative meals and friendly service. The fresh made mousse au chocolat with orange was the best we ever had.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Lovely filling lunch, great food, with the most fantastic views, the staff where very helpful and friendly people, who could not do enough for you, nothing at all was to much trouble, even when we wanted to move tables for a better view. The other dinners all seemed to be French, we where the only English there. Would highly recommend... More 

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Atlanta and Limoux
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30 reviews 30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

We happened on the Bistro Gourmand on a wine-tasting day in the Minervois. We lunched on their pleasant terrace overlooking the Canal du Midi. The food quality was quite fine, the value of the prix fixe menu was outstanding. A starter of Iberican (Spanish) charcuterie was fabulous, though I also loved my pecillo pepper stuffed with cod brandade. Main courses... More 

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Whangarei, New Zealand
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399 reviews 399 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
324 helpful votes 324 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Visiting foodies friends wanted to eat out to sample something local of quality and this was for me the only option. Compared with other places around generally, this remains for me the best. It is small but very crisp, clean and modern and has excellent service, creative food and good local wines and very reasonable prices.

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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191 reviews 191 reviews
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170 helpful votes 170 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

when boating on the Canal du Midi we stopped overnight at Homps. We used Tripadvisor to decide where to eat (we had eaten at Le Peniche earlier in the week. We had a bit of a walk along the towpath with rain forecast but we were glad we took the decision to chance it (it didn't rain until much later).... More 

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Dublin
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013

Loved this new restaurant to Homps. Tapas are really good and the presentation and flavours excellent. Being beside the canal at lunch time is just a great feeling. Well worth a visit and will be back. Paul K

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 56 Avenue de Carcassonne, 11200 Homps, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Languedoc-Roussillon  >  Aude  >  Homps
  • Phone Number: +33 4 68 41 42 37

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 9 - 28
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean, Bistro, Wine Bar, Brasserie

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine

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