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Le Saint Jean

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1 Place Saint Jean | La Cité, 11000 Carcassonne, France
+33 4 68 47 42 43
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 8, 2017

10 years ago my wife and i dinned here and had a lovely lunch. We returned and again had a Cassoulet and a great salad. The Cassoulet was nice and a great warmer on a cold day, my wife however wanted the ham salad again 16 euro is not cheap for a salad however this is no ordinary fare. a... More 

Thank Paul M
London, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2016 via mobile

Superb location overlooking the castle. Great service for a late lunch. Only snack menu available - it was past three - but tasty well prepared food. Popped back later in the week just for a glass of wine or two in a great location. Very pleasing.

Thank Professortimmy
Oxford, UK
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64 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2016 via mobile

This place was recommended to us by someone from Carcassonne. It is in a nice quiet square by the city wall. I had a very nice Caesar salad and lovely ice cream for dessert. My husband had their basic menu of the day (€13) and he also really liked it. This place is sensibly priced and the staff are friendly... More 

Thank AnaOxford_UK
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2016

Not sure why this place has had such bad reviews. We loved it. We had been told the eatery served food late into the evening but couldn't find it the previous evening. The next day we were determined to find it and see if the food lived up to the recommendation. It did. The sunshine was at it's height and... More 

Thank Anne A
Bristol, United Kingdom
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105 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2016

We went the once and returned a few days after because the food was very good. We ordered the steak, the cassoulet (which we felt was far better than the rest we have tried in carcasonne) and I particularly like their marinated anchovies. They also offer very good desserts and a small alcoholic drink (?brandy) after dinner for free. However,... More 

Thank Reenee T
Toronto, Canada
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136 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016

The restaurant is in a lovely spot. The prices were average. The food was mediocre, which isn't surprising I guess as customers are 100% tourists. The server was flippant, inefficient and unprofessional. Skip it

Thank anerlli
Krakow, Poland
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016

Horrible place! The waiters do not see visitors. We waited 40 minutes for the card and no one appeared. Service rude and not helpfull. They can't speak English or do not want to. Food: in one word? Horrible Salad : Lettuce was old and brown. Besides letucce and the four pieces of tomato there was nothing else. Cassoulette: beans, fat... More 

1 Thank Krzysiek Z
Berkhamsted, United Kingdom
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197 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

Stopped here for lunch during a day trip to Carcassone. The menu outside indicated that there were a fair number of lighter lunch options other than the popular 3 course fixed price menu. The restaurant is nicely located and gave some protection from the winds experienced by other restaurants nearby. We were given menus and ordered promptly and the drinks... More 

1 Thank Sandsy40
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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41 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

good place, good view, a simple easy restaurant. But i will not remember for his food quality. is just a real average

Thank M7092XWjosep
Auckland, New Zealand
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27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016 via mobile

A perfect setting outside on the terrasse of the fortress. All the staff spoke English, but the two male waiters were somewhat unhelpful and seemed a little disdainful of 'English' speaking tourists ( from NZ actually). The female waitress was very pleasant. The meals were of average quality, nothing flash. Did not have dessert. We asked for the bill, which... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
French, European
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Dining on a budget, Scenic view, Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids, Bar scene
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Place Saint Jean | La Cité, 11000 Carcassonne, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Occitanie  >  Aude  >  Carcassonne
  • Phone Number: +33 4 68 47 42 43

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