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11 Rue de la Porte d'Aude, 11000 Carcassonne, France
+33 (0)4 68 25 71 24
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6:00 pm - 1:00 am
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Hours:
Tue - Sat 6:00 pm - 1:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 55
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  • 33
    Very good
  • 12
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  • 4
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  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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we had a perfect lunch - huge fresh salad with pate and duck and a platter of cured meat. the with house wine is to recommand, same as the quiet hidden garden close to the church. as diner not much spectacular - the entrecote is same as most places in france - a lot to cut and little meat. also... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 25, 2015
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Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

What should have been a beautiful night was totally ruined by very poor service we waited 30 minutes for a drink 1 hour for and entree and 1 hr for mains then cancelled my dessert as we were in for another long wait ,the disappointing fact was everyone else who came after us were served before us...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

You have to search this restaurant out a bit because it does not have an outdoor patio on the street. Go through the small front door and the inside café and you are transported into this utterly lovely hideaway walled garden. I felt like I had stepped back in time because it was so tranquil. The food is delicious. We... More 

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Gower, Wales
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

I am surprised to read two recent reviews which were so negative. We booked a table at this lovely restaurant last week, dinined in the garden and the waiter could not have been more polite and helpful - add to this, I enjoyed one of the best creme brulees I have had in a long time. Everything else we ate... More 

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Burbank
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Great atmosphere in Carcassonne Old Town. We had a delicious cassoulet , goat cheese salad, creme brûlée and a very reasonable house wine, service was excellent . Thoroughly enjoyed our dinner

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Twenty minutes without a menu, we ask politely for outside table ,but they refuse to do so. Other non -asian customers have their menu right after they enter the restaurant, and they have no trouble having the outside seats. Really unpleasant experience.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

You can sit inside and outside for meals. There were many empty tables outside but they didnt allow us to sit outside until we asked politely for many times. They didn't even give us menu and we have sat there for more than 20 minutes! Nice environment but very bad service and attitude toward customers was VERY unfriendly and rude.... More 

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

We had a group of six dine for a late dinner at the suggestion of some hotel staff. The food was amazing. The house wines are reasonable. The staff speaks very little English but it's enough to get by if you know a little bit of French. There were items my party couldn't consume due to allergies and they were... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

we had a perfect lunch - huge fresh salad with pate and duck and a platter of cured meat. the with house wine is to recommand, same as the quiet hidden garden close to the church. as diner not much spectacular - the entrecote is same as most places in france - a lot to cut and little meat. also... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

My family including a 1 year old baby stayed one night inside the walls of old Carcassonne, overall 3 days in the area. We arrived late in the afternoon after a day travel. The day after ascension was cold, grey and very windy so we looked for a place VERY close by of our Best Western hotel with some good... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Tiring of the inevitable cassoulets we thought the menu here promised some truffled delights. Descending the castle steps to the inside which was decorated with cod mediaeval artefacts, but in a charming fun way. The oefs en cocotte with foie gras and truffle oil actually caused instant addiction, and we bemoaned that we flew home next morning, so could not... More 

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Additional Information about Au Jardin de la Tour

Address: 11 Rue de la Porte d'Aude, 11000 Carcassonne, France
Phone Number: +33 (0)4 68 25 71 24
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Languedoc-Roussillon  >  Aude  >  Carcassonne
Open Hours:
Tuesday 6:00 pm - 1:00 am
Wednesday 6:00 pm - 1:00 am
Thursday 6:00 pm - 1:00 am
Friday 6:00 pm - 1:00 am
Saturday 6:00 pm - 1:00 am
Cuisine: Mediterranean

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 11 Rue de la Porte d'Aude, 11000 Carcassonne, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Languedoc-Roussillon  >  Aude  >  Carcassonne
  • Phone Number: +33 (0)4 68 25 71 24

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mediterranean
Open Hours
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 1:00 am
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 1:00 am
Thursday
6:00 pm - 1:00 am
Friday
6:00 pm - 1:00 am
Saturday
6:00 pm - 1:00 am

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