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Lou Cantoun

4 Route d Albi, 81150 Cestayrols, France
+33 5 63 53 28 39
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good44%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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4 Route d Albi, 81150 Cestayrols, France
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having read the reviews on trip adviser my husband and I decided to go for lunch yesterday . An absolute gem of a find and it was far and away the best food we've eaten in France . We sat on the terrace and with...More

Thank JackieO07PortOfSpain
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

You can get the usual plat du jour everywhere in Tarn, but this is special; proper service, amuse bouch, three courses, superb cooking and presentation. Highly recommended. This our fourth visit and we have always been impressed.

Thank Intelli G
Reviewed 24 September 2016

We went out of our way to have lunch here. Only one other couple eating lunch but still very good, We had the 3 courses for 19 euros with an amuse buches which was excellent value plus a bottle of recommended local Rose (we later...More

Thank silvertreveller
Reviewed 8 September 2016

Opposite the Marie in Cesteyrols, we enter a recently renovated stone building, numerous and attentive front of house, pleasant and simple surroundings. On a damp Thursday, a good amount of covers. Menu de jour, €16; Amuse Bouche, an entertaining combinations of a light creamy goats...More

1  Thank Intelli G
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

We booked this restaurant for a Saturday when we were out visiting a few vineyards. Our three course meals varied in price between 20 something and 40 something euros. The food was enjoyable, but slightly predictable. Service was good, but the assistance in choosing a...More

Thank StevenAveyron
Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

We stopped here for a pre-arranged lunch during a vineyard trip. Very good, warm welcome. We sat at a table on the covered terrace. It's not cheap. Three course meals between about 25 euros up to 50 odd. I chose a 45 euro meal which...More

1  Thank Steven W
Reviewed 26 September 2015 via mobile

Enjoyed a reasonably priced nice evening meal here. The roaring log fire on a late September evening added to the ambiance. The food was excellent and the overall experience first class. With aperitif and wine the bill was a sensible €90.

Thank Wallywingnut1954
Reviewed 13 September 2015

My wife and I had a really enjoyable experience eating on the terrace with local French families. On the plus side the service was very friendly and efficient from the young waiting staff, and the ambience was very pleasant. We thought the food was pretty...More

Thank Googly2010
Reviewed 7 September 2015

My family and I recently visited as a surprise evening meal for my birthday as we live within reasonable driving distance of Cestayrols. We all chose to order individual items rather than opting for the set price "menu" options as we thought the dishes offered...More

Thank Larroquereview
Reviewed 24 August 2015 via mobile

Cestayrols is a typical small, one-horse town set in beautiful countryside. We stayed nearby 2 years ago and visited 'Lou Cantoun' or its predecessor then. Since then it has been revamped, under new management and the transformation has been stunning. First we had a simple...More

Thank Peter M
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
US$24 - US$72
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Route d Albi, 81150 Cestayrols, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Occitanie  >  Tarn  >  Cestayrols
  • Phone Number: +33 5 63 53 28 39
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Near Cordes-sur-Ciel, Gaillac & Albi, 'Lou Cantoun' the restaurant of le chef Bernard Gisquet is located in the medieval village of Cestayrols. Here you eat season products from the neighborhood and the garden of Bernard. Fresh, tasty, delicate, his cooking preserves flavors of great french local produtcs. Bon appétit !
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