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La Cocotte

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20 rue du petit Saint Jean, 34000, Montpellier, France
+33 4 67 86 74 95
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United Kingdom
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46 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 5, 2016 via mobile

The food is flavoursome, good portion size (not too big, but enough), interesting dishes. Nice inside and good atmosphere. Price is reasonable.

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Thank Molly G
Sydney, Australia
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 21, 2016 via mobile

I was expecting something possibly a little outstanding having read the reviews, but now I understand it is a restaurant that never disappoints. It felt a bit like home style cooking. I had a slow cooked lamb shank served in its own individual cocotte (casserole dish) with potatoes and plenty of gravy, the meat fell off the bone as you... More 

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Thank Z4ZUMA
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2015

I visited twice during a month stay in Montpellier (which says something because I am a student and it's hard to separate me from my short supply of money!) and both times it was truly excellent. The food is delicious and all homemade. Service is quick, you get a lovely free appetiser and the staff are very friendly - I... More 

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Thank jfhmorris
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39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2015

We were in Montpellier for a week and we visited this place twice, for a good reason. The lamb stews were amazing, the starters were original and stunning, the deserts made us pop. Add to this a sec and friendly service and you got a winner.

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Thank stijn s
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2015 via mobile

.........but I will. Amazing food all 'fait maison'. Amazing atmosphere. Amazing location. Hey, and the house red wasn't bad either. Give it a go, you won't regret it.

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Thank Steve H
Seattle, Washington
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126 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 28, 2015

La Cocoette, like almost all Montpellier restaurants fronting a square, has outdoor tables in the shared open space with its nearby fellows. This makes for a crowded and somewhat un-level dining experience. The menu selection was the usual limited number of items with reasonable variety. Our earnest young waiter helped us along with his limited English complementing my limited French.... More 

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Thank Michael V
Ghent, Belgium
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 20, 2015

Our Montpellier hostess recommended this restaurant to us, so we booked it on our last night in Montpellier. The food was mouthwatering good, the service was great, the staff very friendly and helpfull. And all of that for a very fair price, 25 € for entrée + main! I will recommend this place to friends and family and will visit... More 

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Western Australia, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 11, 2015 via mobile

We stumbled across this little restaurant whilst looking for a place to eat dinner. The staff were friendly and polite. Our waitress was kind enough to translate our menu. The meals were very tasty and reasonable in price. We thoroughly enjoyed ourselves!

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berkhamsted
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64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2014

We ate here twice in a long weekend - the cafe is in a back street - with two or three others - mostly eating outside - the menu is quite short with a 'special;' that changes every day. The place seems popular - and for good reason - the food was good - there was no fuss - just... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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77 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2014

The "old city" has a host of small eateries; they are generally improved by the fact that the area is car-free so noise levels are very low and air quality very high! La Cocotte is in the southern part of the city, close to beautiful St Roch church and within ten minutes walk of Gare St Roch where the TGV... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 rue du petit Saint Jean, 34000, Montpellier, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Occitanie  >  Herault  >  Montpellier
  • Phone Number: +33 4 67 86 74 95

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