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Le Village, Cestayrols, France
0563532839
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Today
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Thu - Mon 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Description: Great restaurant. Near Cordes-sur-Ciel.

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  • 17
    Excellent
  • 23
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Very good

We have visited twice and had lovely meals both times . This is by far the best "quality " restaurant in the area however the menu which is limited didn't change between visits which were six months apart . I think seasonal food is very important and expected a restaurant of thus standard to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 5, 2015
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midlands
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France
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

We chose to go to this restaurant in the evening because we were staying locally and didn't want to travel too far. My main disappointment was that there was no choice on the menu (unless you paid a supplement). I also think the evening menu doesn't change too often so you wouldn't want to return too soon. The starter was... More 

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midlands
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110 reviews 110 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
121 helpful votes 121 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

We have visited twice and had lovely meals both times . This is by far the best "quality " restaurant in the area however the menu which is limited didn't change between visits which were six months apart . I think seasonal food is very important and expected a restaurant of thus standard to change its menu

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riberac
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138 reviews 138 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
237 helpful votes 237 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

We were lucky enough to be recommended this lovely little restaurant in Cestayrols by 3 different locals on 3 separate occasions. We booked Sunday lunch and were reassured to see the cosy restaurant fill with local diners. We made our choices from the a la carte menu and chose a really good right bank Gaillac wine which was incredibly good... More 

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Siem Reap, Cambodia
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113 reviews 113 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

We spent 3 nights at a charming gite in Cestayriols and decided to book in for lunch on our last day. The lunch menu is an absolute steal at 18.50 EUR for 3 courses ( alc mains are nearer 30!) and i was very impressed with the selection of local wines on offer, many of which were under 25EUR a... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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57 reviews 57 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

In the middle of a small village south of Cordes. On a sunny day we sat on the terrace, overlooking the old church, a very quiet and serene atmosphere. We were initially thinking of opting for one of the four set menus but the lady in charge did a great job promoting the special of the day, 3-course for a... More 

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Auckland
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73 reviews 73 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Top quality restaurants are thin on the ground in Tarn, so it was very good to find this place only 15 minutes from my house. The village of Cestayrols is very small but picturesque, and finding the restaurant is easy as it is about the only commercial enterprise in the place. The menu contains a mix of four multi-course menus... More 

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Sydney
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62 reviews 62 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We stayed at the nearby B&B whose hosts recommended the restaurant to experience local cuisine together with a typically nice and relaxed long afternoon lunch. We successfully met all the criterion! It was a lovely June afternoon and we sat in the outside covered area at the back of the restaurant. The restaurant was quite busy for a weekday lunch.... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

great interior - first surprise coming from outside. we had had a recommendation from our B&B otherwise we would have never stopped there. nice staff too. great wine list and service. Meal was quite good, except for the desserts, which looked really good but had no taste! even the strawberries had no taste, which was quite surprising in May. overall... More 

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Albi, France
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

I hadn't realised until quite recently that I could review this restaurant on Trip Advisor, and the following experience took place almost four years ago. I have stated "October 2012", because I had to choose a date before submitting this. My husband and I went there to celebrate my birthday, and frankly we wished we had stayed at home (we... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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59 reviews 59 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

To be fair, the presentation of the food was wonderful, the main part of each dish, we all agreed, was delicious and the service and the atmosphere were fine. Where it all went wrong for us as a family of four was that the decorative additions which complemented the appearance of each dish really didn't complement the flavour. I'd be... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Le Village, Cestayrols, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Midi-Pyrenees  >  Tarn  >  Cestayrols
  • Phone Number: 0563532839

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French

Description

Great restaurant. Near Cordes-sur-Ciel.
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

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