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La Garenne

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Route de Brive | St. Henri, 46000, Cahors, France
05 65 35 40 67
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Los Angeles, California
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48 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We understand that the restaurant is a husband wife team, with the with the wife in the dining room, and the husband in the kitchen. The food was fresh, and tasty and our hostess was so charming and fun. (She even put up with my terrible French). I had tuna, which was prepared simply and was delicious. The room is... More 

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Kincardine, Canada
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75 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

From our 3 week trip in France this year, this was our best restaurant. It is outside the city about 10 min but well worth the trip. The couple who run it are extremely good. The hostess is very pleasant. The food was extremely tasty and well presented. The setting in an old stone barn is most interesting. Just wish... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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28 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

We greatly enjoyed our visit. Every course was very fine, and two were extraordinary. The proprietor/server was gracious and easily accommodated our requests.

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Boulder, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2016 via mobile

We always dine at La Garenne when we are in S.W. France. Michel Carrendier is a marvelous chef who creates delicious honest French food. His sautéed foie gras is fabulous. My husband dreams of the chestnut soup. I loved a light soup with asparagus & a poached egg. The scallops are well-prepared. The restaurant is in a lovely old barn... More 

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Cahors, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2016

What a marvellous way to greet the New Year. Our first visit but recommended by friends (and TripAdvisor). This was a set menu which I can only describe as 'exceptional'. Service by the lovely Jacqueline started at 20h30 and finished, perfectly timed, at midnight. The food was without fault and the wine list is surprisingly reasonable. We will certainly return..yumm!

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Valroufie, France
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60 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015

Had not been for a while but wanted our "Christmas lunch treat". What a lunch! We both had the soup to start which was a parsnip purée with seared scallops , walnuts and smoked duck. WOW. Then for me line caught bar with a crispy skin. Very sublime. My husband had an omelet with fresh truffles and claimed it was... More 

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Cleveland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015

This was my seventh visit to La Garenne, and it just gets better with every visit. From your arrival and being greeted by Jacqueline, you are made to feel very relaxed and welcome. The food, ambiance and total professional service you receive is the nicest I have encountered. This restaurant has been there over 50 years and the last 15... More 

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Farnham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015

Lovely restaurant. It is based in a restored barn (hence the name!) and always hosts exhibitions from local painters. The staff are friendly and the food is freshly prepared and well presented ... the menu changes with the seasons and it is always great value for money.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Visited with family and enjoyed outstanding food and service within a traditional old farmhouse style building. Very skilled and attentive staff serving fantastic local dishes in good quantities. We also enjoyed excellent local wines. This restaurant appears to have very experienced staff and Chef. Well worth a visit and only a short drive outside of Cahors. This is a restaurant... More 

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nottingham
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63 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

The restaurant is out of town, but an easy drive. We went in the summer, when the terrace is in use; the tables are well-spaced and surrounded by greenery. On a quiet Sunday evening, the ambiance was tranquil and relaxed. The menu is dominated by meat, with a couple of fish dishes available - it would present difficulties to a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
French
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special occasions, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Route de Brive | St. Henri, 46000, Cahors, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Midi-Pyrenees  >  Lot  >  Cahors
  • Phone Number: 05 65 35 40 67

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