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La guinguette de Jean

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1 rue de la Tonnellerie, 66000, Perpignan, France
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 25 October 2016

Just off the train from Montpellier, we found this magical spot just randomly walking by. It is on a residential street and you can't see it from down the block- You've got to be standing right in front to know it is there. There is lots of seating in the courtyard, where rural Sonoma County, California meets Dali in the... More 

Thank Martha W
Toulouse, France
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209 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2016

I walk right past the first time looking for this place on the recommendation of the locals. Situated behind a big gate in a small side street, the large courtyard is outside the glass windows of the restaurant. Lovely old buildings with lots of character, and interesting features and pictures, go in and wander round, well worth it. The yard... More 

Thank TravelTrax1
Karlsruhe, Germany
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 May 2016

We´ve been there on April, 28th in the evening. It was recommended by our hotel. When we arrived at the front, it looked very nice and cosy. A lot of place in in summer surely a beautiful place to stay. We ordered a sirloin steak and a half grilled chicken. The steak was very thin and small, chewy and not... More 

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Lunel, France
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152 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2015

We were happy to be able to walk from our hotel to this little restaurant hidden from view except ofr all the people in the know . we had been recommended from a brassiere close by and even at 8 we were lucky to find a table . it was warm an,d welcoming and bohemiem and delightful you could have... More 

1 Thank alicia71lunel
Mackay, Australia
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41 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2015

In Perpignan we asked the locals where to eat and they directed us to this Restaurant down a little side street not far from the railway station. Initially we thought we were in the wrong area as there is little to indicate where the restaurant is. An unassuming beginnning until the large rolling gate is opened and you find yourself... More 

Thank TravelCapt
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38 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2014

One street down from the train station, this courtyard restaurant was recommended by our hotel concierge. It was great. Wood grilled seafood and meats presented in the Catalan style at reasonable prices make this a wonderful choice. If you want a courtyard table, reserve early. The "inside" tables are still outside but under a covering.

Thank phil t
Languedoc Rousillion, France
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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2013

This is an busy restaurant with interesting decor , charming terrace, good food AND atmosphere! So rare in this part of the world! Candles, fairy lights, paintings on the wall, tablecloths & excellent food - not a formica table or strip light in sight! Chicken slightly under-cooked in the middle & pitted concrete floor - would probably be closed down... More 

Thank jainsusan1960
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69 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2013

We stayed at the local Comfort Inn at the railway station and the reception staff recommended this restaurant, around 200 yards away. We had a really nice meal here, and the price was great for the high quality of the food. Cool decor, cosy atmosphere inside, lots of character, staff very friendly. Well worth a visit.

Thank Andrew T
Adelaide, Australia
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196 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 337 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2013

If you find yourself in Perpignan and staying at the hotel at the main railway station do yourself a favour and look this little gem of a local restaurant up. Just one block back from the road in front of the station, on the bus terminal side, it's down a little short street, you can't see it unless you wander... More 

Thank Mr_rossduncan
London, England, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 May 2013

Staying close to the station, you don't need to wander too far from you hotel to find a great local restaurant. Good simple food, cooked over an open charcoal grill. We tried the half roast chicken, and the mixed seafood platter, washed down with some house wine. Both very nice, and reasonably priced. The atmosphere was warm, with locals out... More 

Thank Liz D

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
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  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
French, Mediterranean, Barbecue, European
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 rue de la Tonnellerie, 66000, Perpignan, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Occitanie  >  Pyrenees-Orientales  >  Perpignan
  • Phone Number: 0468882752

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?