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en face

Narbonne, France
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Ranked #46 of 149 restaurants in Narbonne
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $23 - $31
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Most recent review
- Aug 12, 2014
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Perfect. Evening at en face good meal service quick and smily no problem. We ll come back! !! The terrasse is very nice with plants and there is no cars!

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Ostend, Belgium
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51 reviews 51 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

To make a choice between the numerous restaurants that offer rather cheap lunch is difficult. This locally decorated restaurant near de canal presents a choice of two different plates for lunch. We asked for the pork filet but the meat was overdone and hard to chew ( maybe we choose the wrong dish and had been better off with the... More

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Four of us had lunch here and felt immediately at home in the bustling resto. Lots of locals it seemed so we were optimistic. Hovever our 3 Prix fixe mains were dreadful! Massively overlooked pasta with bland unseasoned salmon cream sauce - all cold; terrible tough cut of beef and an oily smelly cuttlefish dish my friend found inedible. Only... More

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Calgary, Canada
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105 reviews 105 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

This is a bustling and busy bistro. We got in without a reservation, but it was packed. Lots of choices and vegetarian options. The food was good, but not exceptional. Service was very basic.

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Montpellier, France
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

We were attracted to this lovely looking restaurant with outside seating on a warm evening. The service was very attentive and friendly but unfortunately not matched by the food coming out of the kitchen. Pretty much all dishes were served with either standard rice and veg stew on the side or greasy chips and veg stew, a bit disappointing. The... More

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Annecy
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Ate here recently with my parents. Had pleasant menus at 19 EUR, very good wine. Service was good (we arrived early) but declined a bit in terms of rapidity as more guests arrived. Overall very pleasant experience.

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Bize-Minervois, France
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45 reviews 45 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

I was taken here by a French friend for lunch. It was a very busy bustling sort of place, which is obviously popular with locals. They have a good variety of food at great prices, and some nice wine too. The staff are very friendly and helpful.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

This restaurant was recommended to us by friends and our landlady in Narbonne. We went on a Saturday evening and our visit started well, the place was practically empty and had no problem getting a table, as we had not booked one beforehand. The oysters and the wines we drank were OK but the main courses were extremely disappointing, nothing... More

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Wiltshire
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20 reviews 20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

We stumbled upon this lovely characterful restaurant with friends when strolling around Narbonne just after Christmas. We were welcomed and taken to a table and the waiting staff could not have been more helpful. Great atmosphere and obviously a place that the locals like. Have been back twice more and will be going again this Saturday. You should try speaking... More

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Blue Mountains National Park, Australia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013

Hi there I had dinner here solo a couple of times on advice of locals. I was not disappointed. The food was fresh and well prepared and presented. Be aware that some waiters do not speak English well. My french is passable (just) but I noticed English speaking diners commencing to order in English without even a courteous "bonsoir". This... More

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