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La Grande Bouffe

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40, Route Minervoise, 11000 Carcassonne, France
04 68 71 32 87
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Late Night

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Not realising, we'd saved the best restaurant 'til last!!

We have just spent two weeks in Carcassonne, and had some good food. We tend to go with the rough guide, ( where it is not mentioned!). On our last evening we thought we'd try La Grand Bouffe, one of the laces recommended by the owners of our gite. Well, what an experience! We had a delightful... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 23, 2015
Kittyroo2015
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Tonbridge, United Kingdom
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  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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Tonbridge, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 NEW

We have just spent two weeks in Carcassonne, and had some good food. We tend to go with the rough guide, ( where it is not mentioned!). On our last evening we thought we'd try La Grand Bouffe, one of the laces recommended by the owners of our gite. Well, what an experience! We had a delightful welcome and as... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

I've been here several times now. We even go out of our way to stay in Carcassonne over night if we're in that part of France just so that we can visit this restaurant. It's one of my favourite restaurants in the world as I'm a big meat-eater and the food is fantastic. Don't expect anything fancy but if you... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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36 reviews 36 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We were staying in Carcassonne, and felt like a good steak so I checked with Trip Advisor and found a review for La Grande Bouffe; the reviewer said was the best steak he had had in France. So we went. The place more than lived up to its reputation and my wife unequivocally stated it was the best steak she... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Just down from the Pont Marengo in Carcassonne is this great restaurant, family run, clean pleasant and welcoming. Overlooking the Canal du Midi it offers great starters but the best of the menu is the steaks, brilliant selection of wines. No more need be said. Bon appetite !!

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Aberdeen
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Really friendly service, relaxed atmosphere, not a huge menu but the chargrilled meat was excellent.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

We booked a table for 14 and turned up half an hour later. The restaurant was quiet and the service a bit laid back but when the food came it was really very good. It is a family affair with dad cooking up a storm on the wood fired grill and mum (with a bit if occasional help from her... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

This is only 2 minutes walk off the main streets and was a great meal. It is well deserving of the positive comments in other reviews, the steaks were sublime in quality and in the way they were cooked. Great to see the chef at work and the large coal fire on which he cooks really warms the dining area.... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Visited Carcassonne for a week last year, and ate at a few nice places, but whilst waiting for a flight yesterday, we popped in to La Grande Bouffe and had really our best meal in town. The steak and brochette were incredible, plus a lovely family atmosphere. Highly recommended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

We walked in feeling like guests in somebody's home. Seated quickly, we ordered a variety of items for our group. Every person fell silent as they enjoyed gorgeous steaks and sumptuous prawns. Even my two year old daughter lost the power of speech while she worked through her dinner. Go there, sit back, enjoy!

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Frankfurt, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014 via mobile

Tried this place on our first night in Carcassonne. The owners were very accommodating as it was late when we dined. However, not once did we feel rushed. I had the brochettes and the meat melted in your mouth. We returned two nights later and the quality was still excellent and we weren't disappointed. The meat and jacket potato were... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 40, Route Minervoise, 11000 Carcassonne, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Languedoc-Roussillon  >  Aude  >  Carcassonne
  • Phone Number: 04 68 71 32 87

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 27
  • Cuisine: Grill

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?