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Au Jardin de la Tour

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11 rue de la Porte D Aude, 11000 Carcassonne, France
+33 4 68 25 71 24
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18:00 - 01:00
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Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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101 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017

Even though we entered the restaurant, having read next door's menus in error, we were not disappointed. From the 22€ menu we chose the lemon chicken for one plat and squid for the other. Both meals were delicious. The decor was unusual: black and white photo portraits, some toys and a few bits of architectural salvage, an eclectic mix which... More 

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Thank Mikey1304
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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94 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

We thought we were getting old and charming but what we got was simply old. The service was spotty at best and the food was disappointing. There are far better choices in Carcassonne such as Comte Roger. Our last night in Carcassonne and it was a bummer.

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Thank Noonan1224
Winthrop, Washington
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Fabulous restaurant tucked away in a corner. Delicious local cuisine with amazing collection of fabulous and quirky antiques. This is real authentic place, not a TripAdvisor plain vanilla, safe traveler suggestion.

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Thank MethowGirl2014
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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64 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

The restaurant was quirky and the service and food was good however it advertised a menu outside which was not available once inside and by then we were committed hence the four rather than five star review. That aside the food was well cooked and the Cassoulets was one of the best I've ever had.

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Thank Mark G
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180 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

We had a delicious lunch while touring Carcassonne Cite. Convenient location. Had onion soup, and salads. Menu lunch for 12.50€ included casserole of the house, salad, and dessert was quite good.

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Thank rgr1085
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69 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

We spotted this restaurant on our stroll around the Medieval city and decided to try it for dinner - we weren't disappointed! Although the garden wasn't in use that evening the lovely old interior really has a fabulous atmosphere. OK it was full of tourists but that's what you expect, but the service was great and very friendly and the... More 

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Thank Darryl R
Melbourne, Australia
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55 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

We had dinner here on our one night in Carcasonne. Unfortunately outside was closed due to it being a bit cool we think. Service was excellent. We had the Cassoulet to experience this traditional French dish of beans, sausage and duck. The dish itself was quite tasty and we were recommended this restaurant for it, and it was probably cooked... More 

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Thank Ross E
Reading, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

This is a wonderful restaurant with a lovely secluded garden setting. Great food, good service and a real feeling of relaxation away from the bustle of the citadel. Many people on the ramparts tours will have looked down on the gardens from above but during the evening it is quiet. This is a real authentic restaurant frequented by locals rather... More 

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Thank Woodley_Dave
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Tapas sized portions, a lovely ambiance, the night swaying to the rhythms of a retro DJ. It is a perfect night spot.

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Thank Kumar A
Toronto, Canada
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26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

The garden: beautifully decorated with strings of lights and quaint tables and chairs, set against the walls and towers of Carcassonne. I can't emphasize enough that the atmosphere here is enough to wow me, but would you believe - the food and service are just as amazing? We ordered the traditional cassoulet, obviously, and it did not disappoint. In fact,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 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
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Tuesday
18:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
18:00 - 01:00
Thursday
18:00 - 01:00
Friday
18:00 - 01:00
Saturday
18:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 rue de la Porte D Aude, 11000 Carcassonne, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Occitanie  >  Aude  >  Carcassonne
  • Phone Number: +33 4 68 25 71 24

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