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L'O a la Bouche

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le Somail, 11120 Ginestas, France
+33 4 68 46 00 09
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Stourbridge, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016 via mobile

We are here on the last night of our holiday and wished we had found it earlier - fantastic value fixed price menu and good a la carte options too. A mixed family group of 9 all are happily and were spoilt for choice - highly recommended - particularly the jar of jelly sweets placed on the table at the... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 22, 2016

This canal side restaurant has a great reputation for its location, food and service. We booked to avoid disappointment despite it being just after New Yea,r despite which it was packed by locals. The wonderful couple who run this little diamond couldn't be nicer, warm, friendly and excellent hosts for whom nothing is too much trouble. The food was beyond... More 

Thank Alisdair B
Montpellier, France
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 18, 2015

Total rip off vastly overpriced and only there to milk the tourist trade. Possibly the worst service Ive ever experienced in a restaurant in France. Total disinterest towards us the clients and very disorganised.I now feel rather foolhardy to have paid the bill

2 Thank Rupert P
Singapore, Singapore
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2014

A quiet and charming little place in Le Somail with an outdoor serving on the edge of the canal. Good service and food for big and small guests alike with pleasant views of the old bridge and boats on the water.

Thank Abberre
Midcoast Maine
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149 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 12, 2014

Full restaurant, but they got us in. I am not likely to forget the pleasant atmosphere, the patience of the waiter, or the salmon tartare, which was the highlight of our stop in Le Somail.

Thank sacrebleu62
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88 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2013

We ate here twice during our barge trip - would recommend the ravioli starter & the red mullet. We booked to be on the safe side as it was generally quite busy

Thank jan59Essex
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2013

We had a lovely meal in a fantastic setting on the banks of the Canal du Midi. Staff were pleasant and helpful and food was great. Would highly recommend a visit to this restaurant.

Thank Jackie D
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2012 via mobile

I have been here many times and quite enjoyed the food and service however there are times when the staff can be incredibly outwardly rude! So much so that I haven't decided if I'll go back. Beautiful outdoor patio, great food however if you value being treated with respect it may not be the best choice.

Thank LaBelleKristel
Ko Samui, Thailand
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160 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2012

Nice canal side restaurant, beautiful interior with great exposed brickwork & authentic original art work. Various prices menu from Euro 14 for 2 course lunchtime "midi Menu".....Many dishes include the excellent local Duck & a good wine list focused on Minervois wines. Good service & a more than decent Cassoulet.

1 Thank Njhammers
London, England, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 28, 2012

This resturant is my most favourite ever resturant, every year my family and I holiday in this beautiful town of le somail in my grandparents house and we enjoy coming for dinner here as it is such a lovely menu, we all have our own favourite dishes! I think that the staff are always perfectly mannered and have a great... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: le Somail, 11120 Ginestas, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Occitanie  >  Aude  >  Ginestas
  • Phone Number: +33 4 68 46 00 09

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