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O Bontemps

Place de l'Eglise, 34480 Magalas, France
04 67 36 20 82
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Ranked #1 of 5 restaurants in Magalas
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: French
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
London, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014 NEW

Delicious food, presented beautifully and with style by Olivier and his team. You have to go with the food prepared that day, so if you want to order whatever you usually have, this is not the place for you- but if you want to be delighted and surprised by the fresh ingredients and innovative cooking, then you'll not find a... More

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London, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014 via mobile

Wonderful culinary evening. Passionate and attentive Chef who cares about what you like or don't like. My partner hates anything in a shell or that has to be peeled. The Chef kindly peeled the crevettes for him! Superb creativity and delightful flavour combinations. A must if you are in the Magalas/Beziers area but make sure you book first!

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Autignac, France
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Fantastic food, great atmosphere, excellent service, energetic chef, .. When you are in the region of Beziers, you simply have to go.

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Brisbane
Top Contributor
106 reviews 106 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2013

O Bontemps in Magalas offers a sublime dining experience. They have all the right people working there, together with a very passionate chef. It's not too over the top however this restaurant is very special and a must do experience. My tip is ARRIVE HUNGARY! There is various menus on offer however you cannot order individual dishes. Either 3, 4... More

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sussex uK
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013

Very much a show but fabulous. wonderful flavours but be prepared to pay for excellence. Chef was superb, even down to walking us to our car (as we'd lost our cars) only to find we'd left them in the car!! He had also driven home some diners as well - a very enjoyable experience

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London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2013

Just had a wonderful meal there with friends- we went there 5 years ago and have never managed to get a table there in the summers since. The amuse Bouche were perfect - loved the mussels and the croustillant cappuccino. Great hosts and amazing value for the quality of food. £30 a head for 3 courses plus the extras and... More

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England
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013 via mobile

Perhaps not for everyone as the food is complicated and subtle. Plenty of it though with mis en Bouche etc., but there didn't seem to be a traditional menu from which you choose what you want. You pick the three or four course deal, tell them likes/dislikes and off you go! Trust them and the sommelier to match the wines... More

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Scotland
Top Contributor
62 reviews 62 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

We found this restaurant on Trip Advisor when looking for somewhere near Bezier. It is magical. Madame was about to have a baby, so the girl who took our reservation was quite clear that they would only be open if they were not at the hospital. Luckily for us the baby had not yet arrived. The setting is idyllic, and... More

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London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013

This is one of my favorite restaurants! The waiters are charismatic, the food is very adventurous and delicious, the atmosphere is really fun, it's perfect for a dinner out with friends, or a birthday dinner, or a fun meal out! It's in a sweet little location, the chef was very kind and talented. You are in for a treat!

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Toronto
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114 reviews 114 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013 via mobile

We came upon a recommendation, and were delighted in every way. Yes, if you're Type A and cannot bear letting yourself go and have what the chef decides to prepare...might not be the spot for you. For us, this was delightful fun. (And I'm actually glad we did not check TA reviews in advance.) Service was quirky, but convivial. All... More

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