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“Quick pit stop for lunch”
Review of Chez Jean-Louis

Chez Jean-Louis
Cuisines: French
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Reviewed 22 July 2016

As others had said it was frequented by what looked like locals so thought we'd give it a go. Crepes lovely, pyranneen salad was really nice and the lad had an 'American' - some sort of super burger with fries which he managed to polish off eventually. Nice to sit outside but on our day there were a lot of flies about, perhaps a bit unlucky. Nice host, price ok 8-11euros and they did loads of leffe which is always a bonus

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Reviewed 31 May 2016 via mobile

Still haven't eaten here, and just come for the beer and the atmosphere.

Drinking outside at the tables is clearly the thing for tourists to do here, but I love to drink inside amid the wonderfully chaotic surroundings of shop shelves, betting counter, ice cream fridge and assorted half cut, verbose yet friendly locals.

Top bar in town by a mile.

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Reviewed 6 April 2016

On the square, nice to sit outside and people watch, they serve food and snacks and all the locals (catalans) use it, very friendly and when the cold forced us in one day we discovered they had a betting shop setup in the rear part of the bar !

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Reviewed 22 October 2015

We had a quick lunch here - a savoury pancake and a demi pichet of local red wine. Our waiter for very friendly and helpful, the service was quick and the food was cheap and absolutely fine. The wine was exactly what you would expect for the price (less than a glass of wine in England) and perfectly drinkable.

It isn't grand dining by any means but is a very nice local bar to stop off for a bite to eat.

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Reviewed 11 September 2015

Chez Jean Louis has everything. It is a bar; it's a restaurant; it's a shop and it sells ice cream. Primarily however it's a bar and it is clearly the local bar for the blokes of the village. And as far as villages go, take away the tourist visitors and there is no doubt that this is a real working class village. This is the real deal.

And as if to prove the case, one of the blokes in bar, clearly suffering from an excess of Ricard, went outside and took it upon himself to try to hit a glass across the square with the baseball bat he happened to have with him (no I don't know why he had it either). The bottom line is that various people tried to take him to task and the ensuing row lasted for an hour.

Meanwhile, back in the bar, we sat enjoying a few pressions and were made most welcome by staff, locals and even their assorted dogs. All in all a great place to have a beer and I almost felt at home (originally from Lanarkshire by the way!).

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