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Le Cantou

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Lieu Dit le Bourg | 46330, 46330 Saint-Cirq-Lapopie, France
+33 5 65 35 59 03
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09:30 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 09:30 - 23:00
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38 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

I ate at this restaurant three times (and once just for dessert!) while in St Cirq. The food was delicious each time- well cooked and beautifully presented. The waiter was helpful with English when we struggled with our French. We decided that a large lunch was more comfortable than eating two - or three- courses at dinner- the menu was... More 

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Thank dalepaints
York, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

We ate Sunday lunch on the terrace shown. Both the food and the service were excellent. There are rooms on two levels and a second courtyard, but so leisurely was the service that we did not realise how busy the restaurant really was until we had finished our meal. Overall it was a very enjoyable experience

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

It doesn't have the views that some of the other restaurants have but the FOOD!! Delicious and plentiful, a good price for the area and lovely friendly staff. It's the best in Saint Cirq!

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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

An initial shock when we were shown to an enclosed back yard when I had taken the trouble to book a terrace table weeks in advance. Once we made a fuss and got it sorted everything else was just brilliant. The freshest melon ever, a great twist with a beef carpaccio served on a cold salad with tagliatelle, and delicious... More 

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22 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Given the time of year (in the middle of August) service was excellent and the food exquisite. A different take on SW French food, flavours from elsewhere mixed in with traditional fare and very well presented. The restaurant was suggested by friends and we can see why. In an area of duck, duck and more gésiers it was a very... More 

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Thank Tim B
London, England, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

Our food was excellent and the set menu was very good value. However, the service was poor. The waitress appeared indifferent to our needs; it took ages to order wine and she did not communicate an allergy requirement to kitchen. After making it very clear that one of our party needed gluten free food, their starter contained gluten! The location... More 

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Thank Peter B
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

The food at Le Cantou is excellent. There's no doubt about that as everything that was served from pork to tuna to steak and all points in between was done very well. The issues we had with the restaurant are all to do with the service, which seemed to be very rushed at times and uninterested in what we wanted.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

We usually go to La Tonnelle in St Cirq because we love it. But we decided to try Le Cantou for a change. It was excellent. Our main courses were amazing and the desserts- it was great. Will definitely be back.

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Thank Anne D
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

Absolutely delicious food!! Not a tourist trap at all. Everything from the duck samosa to the pork belly and the cheesecake dessert (nothing like the American cheesecake-this effectively put it to S-H-A-M-E...i love cheesecakes btw) was absolutely decadent. I will return to this place over and over again! Im dreaming about their food for the day after! So goooodd!! Dont... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Visited region in May for special occasion. Looked at Tripadvisor for places for lunch. This lovely restaurant was recommended. Slightly downhill from the entrance to this lovely village it does not look much at first, steps up to an outside small dining area but very pleasant with nice views of the village. The staff were extremely helpful and attentive and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Cheap Eats, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
09:30 - 23:00
Monday
09:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
09:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
09:30 - 23:00
Thursday
09:30 - 23:00
Friday
09:30 - 23:00
Saturday
09:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lieu Dit le Bourg | 46330, 46330 Saint-Cirq-Lapopie, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Occitanie  >  Lot  >  Saint-Cirq-Lapopie
  • Phone Number: +33 5 65 35 59 03

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