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L' Ostal des Troubadours

5 rue Viollet le Duc | La Cite, 11000 Carcassonne, France
+33 4 68 47 88 80
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good37%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible9%
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“steak” (57 reviews)
“cassoulet” (49 reviews)
“onion soup” (15 reviews)
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French, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
5 rue Viollet le Duc | La Cite, 11000 Carcassonne, France
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Looking for somewhere warm after a rainy, windy morning we found this restaurant hidden through a passage. We could smell the food being cooked on the fire. Anna immediately greeted us with a smile - not something all other restaurant staff do. There was a...More

1  Thank Janet A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a wonderful meal here, with our daughter and her friend. Steaks cooked on the open fire - to die for. Great hosts, good service. My daughter takes her friends here when she returns to Carcassonne and so will I - see you in...More

Thank Maggie F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My family, friends and I have now eaten at this restaurant on many occasions. The food is always delicious and the staff who speak a variety of languages are efficient and cheerful. Try it! You won't be disappointed

Thank VFMTravellers
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food was pretty bad. Service was good. But the duck main was so bad they took it away from me as for medium there was blood pouring out over my plate. The entrée was ok but others who ate didn't enjoy there's

Thank Jon S
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Five of us called in for lunch on a very hot, very bust August day in Carcassone. We had a selection of items from the menu, most of which were fine but nothing special. The wood fired chicken was very dry. Staff were all very...More

Thank A_50s_couple
Reviewed 11 August 2017

We visited as a family of 5 - and opted for an early lunch (since, as we all know - the locals tend to congregate en-mass at 13:00!) - and were therefore fortunate to occupy the only 6 place table on the Ground Floor (there...More

Thank Aitch22
Reviewed 8 July 2017

We passed down this passageway and were greeted by my host ( who as it turned out was from Glasgow but had lived here for 26 years) we both had the cassoulet which is the local dish ,and enjoyed. One of the oldest restaurants in...More

Thank merfyn_thomas
Reviewed 6 July 2017

We were looking for somewhere for lunch and came across this restaurant which is a bit hidden away - it's right by the chateau but tucked away down a passage. The restaurant wasn't busy when we arrived and we were shown to a tiny balcony...More

Thank Dancing_Badger
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

We have eaten here before and love the atmosphere and the view of the Comtal from the restaurant windows. We chose from the €16 menu and service was efficient. My fish soup was only lukewarm but tasted delicious so I ate it all. My husband...More

Thank Jackie K
Reviewed 2 May 2017

We stumbles across this restaurant, peeked inside and liked the look of it. chose a table and saw that they were cooking the meats in the open fire. Placed our order both being steaks, asking for mine to be well done. I thought she understood,...More

Thank carlosthedog
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$42
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 00:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 rue Viollet le Duc | La Cite, 11000 Carcassonne, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Occitanie  >  Aude  >  Carcassonne
  • Phone Number: +33 4 68 47 88 80
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