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Restaurant l'Ecurie

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43 boulevard Barbes, 11000 Carcassonne, France
+33 4 68 72 04 04
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Fairfax, Virginia
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201 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our hotel suggested this restaurant to us along with a few others and as we walked around town we checked them out. I immediately knew we would eat there when we walked through the courtyard garden to the main restaurant area. It is such a unique setting in an old stables. The food turned out to be just as great... More 

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Olivier B, Propriétaire at Restaurant l'Ecurie, responded to this review

THANKS ! See you soon, we hope so ... More 

Carcassonne, France
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174 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

The front entrance to the restaurant is very deceptive. Entry is through a hallway into a great courtyard terrace that I will come back enjoy in nicer weather. The restaurant itself is located at the back of the terrace in converted stables with the stalls still intact and very much part of the decor. Four of us were here for... More 

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32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

This place looked good and appeared to be quite popular. staff were friendly and the overall ambience was good. The food was a big disappointment , the starter soup was tepid. The mains, steak was tough and stringy, the chicken was under cooked. The deserts were the only enjoyable dishes.

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Olivier B, Propriétaire at Restaurant l'Ecurie, responded to this review
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Hello and thank you for these comments, Once again it is a pity that you only express yourself afterwards, we... More 

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Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

Seriously disappointing service, food was greasy and meat inedible. Wine over priced. And don't even try offering your views or complaints; they'll dismiss you with offering a free coffee. A coffee would not compensate for the disgusting food and cold, ignorant service we received. Never going back

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Olivier B, Propriétaire at Restaurant l'Ecurie, responded to this review

Hello Miss, Sir, We acknowledge your comments and admit you do not fully understand what happened to you. Perhaps you do not like traditional butter cooking? The meat comes from one of the best houses in Carcassonne and is very popular. For the wines there is for all budgets and you do not discover the prices during the addition, you... More 

Carcassonne, Languedoc-Roussillon, France
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135 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 December 2016

I wrote an enthusiastic review a year ago, but we were disappointed on our recent lunch visit so I have to revise my opinion. The restaurant has to work harder in a competitive city for restaurants. We visited on a Saturday, and the restaurant was displaying its "Menu du Marche" sign outside. But once seated at the table we found... More 

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Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

Do not go to this restaurant! I was genuinely shocked by the poor quality of meat- it was greasy, fatty, tasted of an unwashed griddle, dry chips and no sauce. The dessert arrived 40 minutes after ordering it and when it came it tasted like the meat fat from the disgusting steak which preceded it. Upon offering polite feedback, we... More 

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Olivier B, Propriétaire at Restaurant l'Ecurie, responded to this review

Hello Miss, Sir, We do not know what motivates your comments, maybe you confuse restaurant? All our customers appreciate the constant quality of the meat and the mastered cooking we serve. You have not made any remarks during the service, we are all the more surprised to read what you write! If you have waited a bit, it is because... More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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72 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2016

I was having a fabulous trip to Carcassone, a single, female traveller enjoying some 'me-time'. Dining at this restaurant put a complete downer on my holiday. The moment I entered, the waitress seemed shocked and annoyed that I was a 'table for one', then when I declined any wine, she snatched the wine glass away from my table! She became... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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131 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016

We discounted the poor review but have a lit if sympathy with it. Yes, the food was good, although overpriced compared with other restaurants. Yes, it's a lovely setting, but the flashing lights and over loud music were intrusive. The main problem was the staff. From the constantly gum chewing lady who greeted us to the vague chap who didn't... More 

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Olivier B, Propriétaire at Restaurant l'Ecurie, responded to this review

Hello, You came on a Friday evening of our musical entertainment which is a weekly event during the summer for our customers, so actually there was music and light effects. We note your comments about the staff and have already taken action on this, we thank you. We hope to see you this winter in the warm stables. cordially Kam... More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Great outdoor setting,service,music and food. Hosts were very friendly. A hidden courtyard and an amazing original stable block that has been turned into a indoor restaurant.

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Olivier B, Propriétaire at Restaurant l'Ecurie, responded to this review

Thanks ! More 

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Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Lovely courtyard setting but food was indifferent, service slow and it was a little bizarre and annoying to be charged an eight euro supplement for NOT having dessert!

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Thank Catherine C
Olivier B, Propriétaire at Restaurant l'Ecurie, responded to this review

Thank you for your contribution to the improvement of our service. You have not chosen the right formula for your lunch, it's why you spend a few euros more. The weekday lunchtime we propose a formula which includes a glass of wine, a starter, main course, dessert and coffee for under 20 euros !! Hopefully soon More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$17 - US$86
Cuisine
French
Meals
Dinner, Drinks, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Private Dining, Highchairs Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 43 boulevard Barbes, 11000 Carcassonne, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Occitanie  >  Aude  >  Carcassonne
  • Phone Number: +33 4 68 72 04 04
Description
For your corporate events, private parties, seminars, ceremonies, parades, exhibitions, varnishing, oenological tasting, or simply to enjoy the specialties of the card, the whole team will be pleased to welcome you to enjoy this unique setting in authentic eighteenth century stables, where regional cuisine, refined and tasty is developed by the care of Chef Frédéric Becq and his team. Close to the city center at the foot of the medieval city of Carcassonne you will enjoy an exceptional peace in a shady park with old trees for your meals in summer. See you very soon

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