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Gouts et Couleurs

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38, Rue de Bonald, Rodez, France
0033 565 427510
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Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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    Very good
  • 14
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  • 3
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great food - full of amusing but not ridiculous suprises

Visited with two guests from Vienna for lunch after the Solange Museum. First visit, nice table on the terrace, nice welcome, professional and friendly staff. We had the Menu du Jour but were treated as if we had ordered the most expensive items on the menu. Excellent wine list - since we had a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 23, 2015
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  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
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Toulouse
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

Visited with two guests from Vienna for lunch after the Solange Museum. First visit, nice table on the terrace, nice welcome, professional and friendly staff. We had the Menu du Jour but were treated as if we had ordered the most expensive items on the menu. Excellent wine list - since we had a long drive afterwards we just had... More 

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La Paz
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

One of the things that impresses me in this restaurant is that the numerous details are put together in such a way that they form an attractive, fascinating and often surprising whole. There are harmony and contrasts in colors, flavours and textures, in older and modern cooking techniques, in food and wines, in the creations in the plates and on... More 

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Bamako, Mali
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

With a couple of friends we went to this restaurant: it was really the best dinner we had for a long time: we tried the menu passion with a lot of different tapas and the chef surprised us every time even more. Beautiful combinations and presentations. We were well advised by the hostess for the wines that combined really well... More 

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Aveyron
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49 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

We have been here a number of times. However, although the service is impeccable and the food beautifully cooked this is a perfect example of where "less is more". The food is very tasty, but often there is one to many flavours, masking the quality of the cooking. Even the use of some ingredients is overdone, overpowering more subtlety of... More 

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Martinborough, New Zealand
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

Do not be put off by the rather unprepossessing address and outside, this is an excellent restaurant with inventive food and good service. We've been there twice, once we sat inside (and admired the paintings, the chef is also an artist), and this time we sat outside which was peaceful and relaxing. The owner's wife is maître d' and is... More 

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

Location is not the most enticing; but very central. In some ways the contrast between the outside and interior adds to the overall experience. We dined on an expected rainy Saturday night (29 June) and enjoyed an excellent meal. Excellent service - excellent food. Clearly the best meal we had during our two week France holiday. Terrific value at €35... More 

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Wellingborough, United Kingdom
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67 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2012

Having read the reviews we were looking forward to trying out this restaurant and yes the name describes it perfectly, great flavours beautifully presented. We were a little disappointed as there were no tables on the terrace even though we had booked, but as soon as a table was free we were moved on to the terrace. Starters and main... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2012

In total agreement with Reviewer who said "Inventive, imaginative cuisine, beautifully presented. An experience not to be missed . . " Not at all expensive for the quality on offer. Set menu at €35 was a bargain.

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Nottingham
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49 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2012

GOUTS et COULEURS, Rodez. We started with aperitifs at an outside table so that we could have a cigarette. These were served with a couple of crisps each. One was in the shape of a madaleine cake, chocolate in colour with a crisp shell and a softer centre. I’ve no idea at all what it was, but it tasted very... More 

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Rodez, France
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2012

Inventive, imaginative cuisine, beautifully presented. An experience not to be missed and not too expensive. M. Fau is an artist: I'd love to teach him how to paint if he would teach me how to cook!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 38, Rue de Bonald, Rodez, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Midi-Pyrenees  >  Aveyron  >  Rodez
  • Phone Number: 0033 565 427510

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 32 - 127
  • Cuisine: French

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business, Special occasions

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