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Auberge La Petite Ourse

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88 Route Departmentale, Axat, France
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11:30 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 10
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  • 14
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 3
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  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Good plain food, kitsch 70s decor and a quirky proprietoress

Popped in for lunch after a drive over the Col de Jau and had a table overlooking the river with herbs lining the windowsill. We had two salads which were decent value for money and tasty. Desserts were disappointing - the fruit sorbet had a rather chemical tang and the nut cake was a bit... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 16, 2014
Janetyjanet
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Droxford, United Kingdom
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Droxford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Popped in for lunch after a drive over the Col de Jau and had a table overlooking the river with herbs lining the windowsill. We had two salads which were decent value for money and tasty. Desserts were disappointing - the fruit sorbet had a rather chemical tang and the nut cake was a bit uninspired. The decor was splendidly... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

If you want a night off from rich restaurant dishes or just like plain home cooking this is the place for you.Surroundings are plain but service prompt and friendly.Also had a table overlooking the river. Bonus for wine lovers is that the patron takes you to the front of the establishment and helps one choose, in our case a great... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

Being a vegetarian in France can be difficult however not here our hosts could not have been more accommodating and prepared a vegetarian meal especially for me. The house wine was also very good. Overall great value for money with great views of the mountains and the river.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

Were recommended to eat here from host of chambre d'hote where we were staying. Decor a bit average, but maitre d' quite helpful - food was tasty, well-cooked & well presented. Felt a bit like the place in a bit of a time warp, but we were in a small village in rural France, so perhaps to be expected.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

The lunch services were good and restaurant was well located, on the river! Manager had very good knowledge of local wines and excellent recommendations.

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013 via mobile

Good food at a good price, served to the sound of the river. The Fricassé d'Axat with pork, ham, tomatos and olives was very nice.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2013

A strange slightly dark interior but the food was good and we all enjoyed ourselves. Wine of house was very enjoyable and patron friendly.

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Goodworth Clatford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2013

We really enjoyed our meal here and highly recommend the house special!! It was a pork dish with Jambon, olives and peppers. The duck was fab too!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2012

Dining is in two large, rather plain, rooms one of which overlooks the river. Service was good and the food was OK but not exceptional.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2012

After having booked a table (recommended), we had a lovely dinner with a view overlooking the river Aude. The trout and fricassee d'Axat are particularly tasty.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 88 Route Departmentale, Axat, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Languedoc-Roussillon  >  Aude  >  Axat

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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