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Le Bistrot de l'Ancien-Courrier

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3 rue de l'Ancien Courrier, 34000 Montpellier, France
+33 (0) 04 67 60 98 46
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7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Mon - Sat 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 67
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    Very good
  • 14
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  • 14
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Nice food, great setting

We went here for a quiet meal and were so happy we chose it. The courtyard was gorgeous and the food was very nice. They have a wine of the month they choose that goes with most of the food and it was easily nicer than half the wines on the list for half the price. The duck was perfect... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 31, 2015
Thomas P
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Oxford
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Oxford
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18 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

We went here for a quiet meal and were so happy we chose it. The courtyard was gorgeous and the food was very nice. They have a wine of the month they choose that goes with most of the food and it was easily nicer than half the wines on the list for half the price. The duck was perfect... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

The food was top class, the service was very good and the surroundings were incredible. This restaurant is located in a former 17th century mansion belonging to the marquis de Moncalm. We had our meal in the inside courtyard, which in itself is picturesque but if you go inside, there is an incredible vaulted cellar type room which is beautiful.... More 

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Kansas City MO
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Stumbled across this charming bistro while wandering the historic district one afternoon, and went back for dinner. The menu is very reasonably priced, and features classic French dishes. The service was friendly and attentive, and dining in the cozy courtyard made for a memorable evening. The duck confit and desserts were quite good, but the real standout was a first... More 

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Pons, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Had a lovely meal here recently, the set menu price is really competitive and the food was stunning. I had the duck and it was sumptuous, not an once of fat on it and it melted off the bone. The wine in the carafes is cheap and inviting, but don't bother with the white. The red on the other hand... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

This is my favorite restaurant in Montpellier. It is located in a Medieval building which is decorated in a cozy atmosphere. The food is wonderful French cuisine at great prices. I was surprised how reasonable prices were. I had succulent duck confit one night and another night I had salmon with a mushroom/cream side. The owner is very knowlegedeable about... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

We enjoyed a good meal here. The prices are very competitive - 17.50 Euros for a main and dessert (or main and starter), both of which were delicious if not absolutely top notch. The servings are not massive, but perfectly adequate and well cooked. We ate in the little courtyard outside - a nice, quiet atmosphere, surrounded by the tall... More 

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Bath
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Pleasant venue. Very competitive pricing which can't be achieved without making some compromises but everything we had was fine. Smallish wine list of which some are hugely expensive but the more readable offerings are very good and affordable

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Eating in a small courtyard, slightly unusually because of the height of the buildings, but pleasant enough. Reasonable choices for each course, but we thought the starters over-elaborate. Wine is charged by how much you drink from a bottle. Friendly and pleasant staff.

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Montpellier, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Peaceful & authenticity, pleasant place, friendly staff. Good food at decent price (the lunch menu).

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We thoroughly enjoyed our meal and thought the service was friendly and efficient. Set menu has plenty of choice. The desserts were particularly delicious.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3 rue de l'Ancien Courrier, 34000 Montpellier, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Languedoc-Roussillon  >  Herault  >  Montpellier
  • Phone Number: +33 (0) 04 67 60 98 46

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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