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Les Ecluses

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20 Grand Rue, Salleles-d'Aude, France
04 68 46 94 47
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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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
Different than the last time but still very good.

It has been three years since my last visit to Les Ecluses. On my last visit the meal was excellent. This time it was very good, although it seems that Chef Alanc may have moved on. There are great values and unusual items on the menus, so give it a try. You will not be disappointed.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 30, 2015
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Califon
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75 reviews 75 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

It has been three years since my last visit to Les Ecluses. On my last visit the meal was excellent. This time it was very good, although it seems that Chef Alanc may have moved on. There are great values and unusual items on the menus, so give it a try. You will not be disappointed.

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Boston
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

A splendid meal for €23 set menu - we came across this little place by chance for Sunday lunch. Like dining in someone's front room--but with a special talent in the kitchen. It's wonderfully French - very careful presentation, clearly high quality ingredients. The confit de canard in particular was special. Worthy of its place in the Michelin guide

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Perth, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Having eaten so many meals out in a four week jaunt over France and Italy, Les Ecluses stands out in memory as something amazing, the memory of that food is so strong that I feel compelled to write a review three weeks after having been back. In my opinion, the restaurant has character and the food tantalisingly delicious. If you... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

This restaurant gives you a quality of food and wine that is so rarely experienced in rural restaurants in France these days. The menu was was brief but creative, drawing on the best of local produce and the wine list offered a carefully selected range of wines of the area at very reasonable prices. The atmosphere was relaxed and the... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

We stopped in Salles d'Aude and literally ran to Les Ecluses to make a reservation based on Tripadvisor reviews. We were so happy to get a reservation!! The food was excellent!!! Each of the adults had the menu at 23€ and they shared a menu meal for our 2 boys aged 8 and 10. Both options, the duck and pork... More 

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Venezuela
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37 reviews 37 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

It's amazing how the construct this Canal Du Midi a long time ago and how the manage the ups and downs of the territory. It's an architectonic and engineering marvel.

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Narbonne, France
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96 reviews 96 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

If you are in or near Salleles d'Aude this is a restaurant not to be missed. Good atmosphere/ ambiance and excellent food. Antonia makes the perfect hostess, who if not too busy will have a chat. Her husband is the chef tucked up in the kitchen cooking some wonderful food. Our only regret, is that we didn't try this restaurant... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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41 reviews 41 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

A great little restaurant with quirky decor and a menu featuring local meats, poultry and vegetables. Very slow service, but what the heck... The food was worth the wait. We were a large group (10) and the meals appeared slightly staggered, but we waited patiently and were not disappointed. Wonderful lamb and duck.

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Lakeville, MN
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51 reviews 51 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

The duck confit was one of the best I have tasted. Very crispy and succulent. The couple who run it are great. We thoroughly enjoyed our meal. Reasonable price as well. Recommended highly.

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Paraza
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171 reviews 171 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

I couldn't believe it, good, even creative food in a nice spacious restaurant at a good price. The service could be a bit more speedy and attentive, but at least everyone is very friendly. Happy to have found an old friend again! 30 years ago this used to be a solid, traditional French restaurant, serving good food at reasonable prices.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 20 Grand Rue, Salleles-d'Aude, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Languedoc-Roussillon  >  Aude  >  Salleles-d'Aude
  • Phone Number: 04 68 46 94 47

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  • Cuisine: French

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