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La Grande Bouffe

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40 route Minervoise, 11000, Carcassonne, France
04 68 71 32 87
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Winter Park, Florida
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414 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

This place is fantastic! They use a real fireplace to cook your steaks in. Its owned & operated by a husband & wife team. This was absolutely the best steak i had in my three weeks in France. The quality of meat & cooking were superb. I highly recommend this establishment.

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Thank Stephen K
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

This restaurant is extremely handy to get to, sitting on the Route Minervoise on the way out of Carcassonne. It is quite with sitting outside and in, and some of the cooking is done on an original open fire. I had salmon as a main from on the of the set menus which are available, and it was cooked to... More 

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Thank Richard C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016 via mobile

I visited here with my brother whilst staying at canal cottage. The meal I had was exquisite. ..no other words would be enough!I had duck starter which was so tasty and very big portion and followed by the pork chop baked potato and stuffed mushroom then desert of creme caramel...all for €20!!! Totally worth every morsel and I will be... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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122 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016 via mobile

Recommended by a local. Great food, steak was fab aswell as the starter and dessert. We went for the 34euro option and it was fantastic. We didn't book but It was very busy so I can imagine booking is necessary on a weekend. Staff were also nice No high chair for baby but this is very common in carcassonne. Lady... More 

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Grantham, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016

Meat and fish cooked over a wood fire. Served with a baked potato and a stuffed mushroom.Not good for vegetarians.

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Mere, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016

We shifted up at this restaurant because it was the closest decent looking place to where our boat was moored, and what a lucky find. Everything is cooked on a wood fire, and we could only marvel at how much experience one must need to time everything perfectly. And entertaining to watch, too. We were so impressed we returned the... More 

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Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2015 via mobile

Small family run restaurant, situated right by the side of the canal du midi. Not the cheapest, but the food is all cooked fresh to order in front of the guests over an open wood/charcoal fire. A three course set menu is available for €30, or there is a choice from the a la carte. The locally sourced meat was... More 

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Bayside, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015 via mobile

This gem of a family run restaurant is tucked away in Carcassonne France and worth a trip from Barcelona!! Husband and wife deliver a first class experience in an intimate environment that speaks to the authenticity that is often missing from fine dining. We arrived at 8pm and were seated at a front table near the wood burning fire where... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2015 via mobile

All our food was so tasty and cooked to perfection. You need to love meat. We would definitely recommend this restaurant. return!

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Hobart, Tasmania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

A group of 6 wine and food loving friends, we read of LGB on Tripadvisor on arriving in Carcassonne via the Canal du Midi. The positive reviews and the restaurant's close proximity to our mooring made it a mandatory destination for lunch. It was a wise choice. Our hosts were charming and friendly; the steaks absolutely superb. The quality of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20 - $27
Cuisine
French, Steakhouse, Barbecue, Grill
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40 route Minervoise, 11000, Carcassonne, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Languedoc-Roussillon  >  Aude  >  Carcassonne
  • Phone Number: 04 68 71 32 87

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?