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Le Bistrot des Saveurs

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5, rue Sainte-Foy, 81100 Castres, France
05 63 50 11 45
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Seating

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Phenomenal meal, attentive service

If you are a foodie, this is a must visit restaurant. From start to finish, dinner was impeccable. By far, the best meal of our trip. Great ambience.

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 22, 2015
Portland, Maine
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English first
Portland, Maine
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46 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015

If you are a foodie, this is a must visit restaurant. From start to finish, dinner was impeccable. By far, the best meal of our trip. Great ambience.

Thank Schusschef
Poole, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

Having read the reviews I was expecting great things out of this restaurant but was very disappointed on several counts but let's start with the good point. First I really appreciated that the waitress told me the wine I had ordered was a sweet wine which I was happy to change to a dry one. Second, the food did have... More 

1 Thank bjud
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38 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

This was the reaction from the proprietress when asked how could it be that a Michelin starred restaurant, in France, could run out of rose wine ! We were 6 friends who had booked lunch yesterday, to celebrate a birthday - five only drank rose and at first a young waitress told us that they had run out. Eventually, Marie-Helene... More 

3 Thank Marianne R
Constantly On The Move, But Based In The Uk
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

Superb food, wonderful service and all at a great price. Interesting flavours and wonderful combinations and all from a Geordie lad in France. We'll definitely go back.

1 Thank Pacepavicius
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82 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

We always look forward to going back to Le Bistrot des Saveurs. Each time we return it reaffirms what a top quality restaurant this is, both from a front of house point of view with service and wine and also from the kitchens perspective. Marie-Hélène makes excellent selection on the wine front knowing our preferences and Simon absolutely can do... More 

1 Thank David M
United Kingdom
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128 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

What a joy! Beautiful calm surroundings, slick service from a great front of house team and to say the food was amazing is almost doing it a disservice! Astonishing Michelin lunch with creative and culinary skills that many places can only dream. Great wine list and what good value We eat regularly in 1, 2 and 3 starred restaurants and... More 

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Carcassonne, France
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147 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

We had visited this restaurant about a year previously with the same friends as on this occasion - it is unfortunate that I have to write that we were all disappointed after a most enjoyable meal on our previous visit. Having been seated, we had to wait about fifteen minutes before receiving any attention - it was a warm day... More 

2 Thank MartinSW
Dourgne, France
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

We have eaten at Le Bistrot des Saveurs many, many times over the past years and have also had the privilege of eating in some of the top rated restaurants around the world, including the worlds number one last week in Girona. We visited again on Friday for lunch and were reminded that Simon's food stands up to any we... More 

Thank Jeff S
Stow-on-the-Wold, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

We love this restaurant and simply have to visit each time we go back to this area. Everything is perfect. Service and food is quite exquisite.

1 Thank Wazzy2
Dartmouth, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Friends who live near Castres took me for lunch to this restaurant on a back street in this beautiful town/ city(?) I have eaten at Raymond Blanc's Le Manoir de Quatre Saisons near Oxford and have to say Simon Scott's food was just as good and beautifully presented. The position of the restaurant could not match Raymond Blanc's position in... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5, rue Sainte-Foy, 81100 Castres, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Midi-Pyrenees  >  Tarn  >  Castres
  • Phone Number: 05 63 50 11 45

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 21 - 42
  • Cuisine: French


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