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“A bit too successful?” 2 of 5 stars
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La Citadelle
Avenue des gorges du Tarn | 48500, La Canourgue, France
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Cuisines: French
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
London, United Kingdom
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15 restaurant reviews
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“A bit too successful?”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

We stopped here en route back to the UK for what should have been a quick lunch, but due to slow service and a packed restaurant was about an hour just to get a steak-frites and a coffee.

The food was ok, and average value for money I suppose, but aside from the service the main problem was the flies. All of the outdoor tables were crawling with them. Even the diners inside seemed to be under attack. When our steaks arrived it was a question of wolfing it all down before the insects got it there, flailing desperately with menus and napkins.

La Canourgue is a "village d'etape" and we'd stopped here a few years ago on the way down south and spent a very pleasant evening, eating in the same restaurant in fact, so it was a bit of a shame that the second experience was so negative.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Netherlands
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158 reviews 158 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
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“Good value meal in local eatery”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2013

We arrived late, at around 9 pm but they were willing to make us a meal. We chose a salad and some meats. Everything was served quickly and was quite delicious. This all came at a surprisingly low price. Definitely a recommendation if you are staying in the area.

Visited April 2013
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