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Le Carnotzet

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63 Route Pyrenees, 11190 Couiza, France
0468741313
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7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Tue 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Thu - Sun 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

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Visitor rating
  • 49
    Excellent
  • 25
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
A warm welcome and we'll presented cuisine

We stopped here for our first visit on the first Friday in January 2015 when many local restaurants are closed post Xmas. We decided to option for the self cook options, "pierrade". Which is a heated stone plate that you use to cook meats on at the table. All the meat, chicken, beef, veal, pork... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 4, 2015
Neil P
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Billericay, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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97 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Billericay, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

We stopped here for our first visit on the first Friday in January 2015 when many local restaurants are closed post Xmas. We decided to option for the self cook options, "pierrade". Which is a heated stone plate that you use to cook meats on at the table. All the meat, chicken, beef, veal, pork is locally sourced. They also... More 

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Hollywood, Florida
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48 reviews 48 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014 via mobile

We had a very nice time at this restaurant. The food was good and service really friendly. This restaurant is run by the owners, who were very helpful I trying to help us with the language (we do not speak French). The atmosphere is really nice. We went there twice!

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Manila, Philippines
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58 reviews 58 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

We were desperate to find a place for lunch in Couiza on a Sunday just before Christmas. We were on our way to Rennes-Le Chateau and stumbled upon Le Carnotzet, which seemed to be one of the few places open for lunch on a Sunday afternoon. The menu seemed intricate and difficult to understand for non-French speakers, so we chose... More 

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

We were thinking about finding somewhere for lunch when we stumbled across the entrance to Le Carnotzet, checked out the menu, noticed we could dine outside, and headed up the slope hoping to find space. It was just what we wanted. Great to be outside on a hot day, wonderful to watch one amazing woman serving every table and to... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Had a meal recently after reading the positive reviews and was disappointed. Either we have been spoiled by the other restaurants we have visited or we just had a bad experience. Also agree with previous review in that near the end if the meal they were clearing up around us as we were the last ones there at 9:30pm ????... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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43 reviews 43 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

We visited this restaurant twice during our stay in nearby Montazels. We were able to walk to the restaurant where the staff were friendly and the food very good. There is a good selection of local wines.

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Coppet, Switzerland
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Warm welcome guaranteed. Whenever weather permits, the door is open, and hosts are friendly. They have a cute dog - more like a teddybear. The offering is a nice blend of nearby northern-Spanish, local languedoc, and far-away savoyard kitchen. A very nice terrace for the warm Summer days; a cosy carnotzet interior for other weather. Good wine selection. Bravo to... More 

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Halstead, Essex
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

Passing through Couiza on route to home in Villerouge La Cremade from Andorra and found this great place purely by chance. Excellent welcome, and introduced to Blanquette the regional sparkling wine as an aperitif. This 'shampoo' is made in the area and legend has it that Dom Perignon took the recipe back to Reims, so we cannot call it 'shampoo'... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013

We had lunch here in the nice courtyard in the sun. My husband had the Menu Du Jour - Rabbit Terrine, Pork Cutlets, and Il de Flottant. Not bad. I had a goats cheese starter, grilled prawns and chocolate fondant. It was all nice and filling. A good wine selection too at reasonable prices. The service was friendly and she... More 

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Bucharest, Romania
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

My husband and I were there with a couple of friends. Since we do not speak French, the owner took the time to explain to us the dishes and also recommended some wine that would go with it. The food was good, the service the same.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 63 Route Pyrenees, 11190 Couiza, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Languedoc-Roussillon  >  Aude  >  Couiza
  • Phone Number: 0468741313

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French
Open Hours
Sunday
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Thursday
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

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