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L'Esprit du Sud-Ouest

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French, Bistro
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84, rue Bordebasse | Zone Aeroportuaire Nord, 31700 Blagnac, France
+33 5 61 15 66 66
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11:45 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:45 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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    Very good
  • 22
    Average
  • 10
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  • 9
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Very Good

3rd Time hère and still very good. We took the evening menu and were not disappointed. Deliscous fresh salads followed by lamb shop and gloriously dangerous French fries done in duck fat. The sorbet for desert. 30?euros. Glass of wine apiece was another 5 euros

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 13, 2015
Sukey51
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Lagarde, France
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
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Courcelles, Belgium
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Had a bit less than two hours of connection time at Blagnac airport and a friend suggested that restaurant. Simply great! So great I stopped there on my way back too! Tasty cuisine, friendly servers. Lots of menus at lunch time, well suited for people in a rush. Should better make a reservation whether you plan to go there for... More 

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Lagarde, France
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63 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

3rd Time hère and still very good. We took the evening menu and were not disappointed. Deliscous fresh salads followed by lamb shop and gloriously dangerous French fries done in duck fat. The sorbet for desert. 30?euros. Glass of wine apiece was another 5 euros

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Saint-Gaudens, France
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29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

The place itself is pleasant, but quite unpersonal. It lacks character, and there is no real French "sud-ouest" atmosphere to feel, in fact you could be anywhere in Europe ! Even if the food ingredients are of good quality, it looks like no special efforts are made to turn them into tasteful dishes. As a result, even if food is... More 

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College Station, Texas
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52 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

The hotel (Fasthotel) we stayed at for an early morning flight recommended this restaurant. Within 5 minutes walking distance we didn't know what to expect. On arriving we found a charming place with an excellent menu. The portions are HUGE so ask the waitress for recommendations. We easily could have split the large entrée salad I ordered. When we got... More 

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Hubert d, Gérant at L'Esprit du Sud-Ouest, responded to this review

Hello, I am very glad that my restaurant pleased you. Your last meal in France was in good place for you. Our local foods are simply cooked, it's reallysurprising to find it close to an airport. Best regards. (Soryy, my English isn't perfect). More 

Toulouse, Midi-Pyrenees, France
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37 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

They specialize in dishes from the south-west of France. The food is fresh, of high quality, copious and very well prepared. The service is friendly and fast. The prices are a bit higher than average but you pay for quality. Recommended.

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Rieupeyroux, France
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132 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

My only complaint, for a restaurant that specialises include simple local dishes the prices are expensive. But, that said, I have never been disappointed, the food is simple delicious. Often very busy, so worth booking a table.

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Fairfield, Connecticut
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195 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

One of my friends from the region brought 3 of us from North America here for dinner on business. This was my second time in the Toulouse area. Last time I was really looking forward to having foie gras but the restaurant only had it in a terrine much to my disappointment. However here they sautéed or Foie Gras Mi-Cuit... More 

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Toulouse, France
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We have been to this restaurant before at lunch time and were not disappointed. The meals were ok although not special. On Friday evening we decided to take some visitors and were generally not happy. We sat down at 20.45 and didn't eat till 21.35. The young waitress who served us darted around her four tables and didn't manage to... More 

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Merstham, UK
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014 via mobile

2 mins from the Fasthotel this place was a nice find in the middle of an industrial site. Good choice of regional food and the best frites we had whilst in France for 2 weeks - shame on you Sete!! 85 euros for 2 adults and a child including wine - superb! Definitely a meal to remember

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lancashire
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19 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Superb food, lovely staff, interesting venue, shame it's not open tonight or I'd be back Only one evening menu ( besides a la carte ) but enough options on it to satisfy almost anyone, plate of charcuterie was excellent, magret of duck with duck fat chips was sublime, and a plate of cheese served at room temperature (why on earth... More 

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Additional Information about L'Esprit du Sud-Ouest

Address: 84, rue Bordebasse | Zone Aeroportuaire Nord, 31700 Blagnac, France
Phone Number: +33 5 61 15 66 66
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Midi-Pyrenees  >  Haute-Garonne  >  Blagnac
Open Hours:
Monday 11:45 am - 2:00 pm  7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:45 am - 2:00 pm  7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:45 am - 2:00 pm  7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:45 am - 2:00 pm  7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:45 am - 2:00 pm  7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 11 - 39
Cuisine: French, Bistro

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 84, rue Bordebasse | Zone Aeroportuaire Nord, 31700 Blagnac, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Midi-Pyrenees  >  Haute-Garonne  >  Blagnac
  • Phone Number: +33 5 61 15 66 66

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 11 - 39
  • Price Range: $ $ $
  • Cuisine: French, Bistro

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
11:45 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:45 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:45 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:45 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:45 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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