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La guinguette de Jean

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1 rue de la Tonnellerie, 66000, Perpignan, France
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Karlsruhe, Germany
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5 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

We´ve been there on April, 28th in the evening. It was recommended by our hotel. When we arrived at the front, it looked very nice and cosy. A lot of place in in summer surely a beautiful place to stay. We ordered a sirloin steak and a half grilled chicken. The steak was very thin and small, chewy and not... More 

Thank alexwag
Lunel, France
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153 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

We were happy to be able to walk from our hotel to this little restaurant hidden from view except ofr all the people in the know . we had been recommended from a brassiere close by and even at 8 we were lucky to find a table . it was warm an,d welcoming and bohemiem and delightful you could have... More 

Thank alicia71lunel
Mackay, Australia
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33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015

In Perpignan we asked the locals where to eat and they directed us to this Restaurant down a little side street not far from the railway station. Initially we thought we were in the wrong area as there is little to indicate where the restaurant is. An unassuming beginnning until the large rolling gate is opened and you find yourself... More 

Thank TravelCapt
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38 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

One street down from the train station, this courtyard restaurant was recommended by our hotel concierge. It was great. Wood grilled seafood and meats presented in the Catalan style at reasonable prices make this a wonderful choice. If you want a courtyard table, reserve early. The "inside" tables are still outside but under a covering.

Thank phil t
Languedoc Rousillion, France
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

This is an busy restaurant with interesting decor , charming terrace, good food AND atmosphere! So rare in this part of the world! Candles, fairy lights, paintings on the wall, tablecloths & excellent food - not a formica table or strip light in sight! Chicken slightly under-cooked in the middle & pitted concrete floor - would probably be closed down... More 

Thank jainsusan1960
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56 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013

We stayed at the local Comfort Inn at the railway station and the reception staff recommended this restaurant, around 200 yards away. We had a really nice meal here, and the price was great for the high quality of the food. Cool decor, cosy atmosphere inside, lots of character, staff very friendly. Well worth a visit.

Thank Andrew T
Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

If you find yourself in Perpignan and staying at the hotel at the main railway station do yourself a favour and look this little gem of a local restaurant up. Just one block back from the road in front of the station, on the bus terminal side, it's down a little short street, you can't see it unless you wander... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2013

Staying close to the station, you don't need to wander too far from you hotel to find a great local restaurant. Good simple food, cooked over an open charcoal grill. We tried the half roast chicken, and the mixed seafood platter, washed down with some house wine. Both very nice, and reasonably priced. The atmosphere was warm, with locals out... More 

Thank Liz D
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84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2012

Food was exceptional, BBQ mussels on a wire cage simply fantastic as was the steak and the simple carafe of local wine. If you did not know it was there you would miss it altogether as no signs, easier to find as the BBQ gets going as you just follow the fantastic aroma. Was full of local French and visiting... More 

Thank RedandRussian
London, United Kingdom
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141 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2012 via mobile

Gem of a restaurant. Lovely ambience, great service, delicious food and good value. Tucked away down a side street, twinkly lights with a grotto like entrance.

Thank drjasonclark

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
French, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Seating
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 rue de la Tonnellerie, 66000, Perpignan, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Languedoc-Roussillon  >  Pyrenees-Orientales  >  Perpignan
  • Phone Number: 0468882752

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