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Le Calamar en Folie

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Chemin de Pitchinos | Route des Coussoules, 11370 Leucate, France
+33 4 68 45 63 66
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Tuesday
Closed
Hours:
Wed - Sun 12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
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Frinton-On-Sea, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2016

4 of us had dinner at Le Calamar en Folie (the stupid sqiud) and we had a lovely evening. As it had been dry for a long while, the etang had dried up, but the sunset made up for that! 2 of us ordered Gaspacho for starter and were surprised to see it was made principally with beetroot. Rather unusual.... More 

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2 Thank John L
Bangkok, Thailand
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38 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

We come at la Franqui since nearly 40 years. We have discovered "Le Calamar en folie" tonight for the first time and we are very happy to dicover this restaurant which is located opposite to where we live. I ate mussels with parsley butter, squids with chorizo and pannacota for dessert. The food was delicious, the service good and I... More 

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1 Thank Frederic_Borgotz
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Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

Amazing food with great service and ambiance! The restaurant is beautiful and on the water, such a nice place.

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Montesquieu des Alberes
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 May 2016

I had my 60 birthday party at Calemare en Folie, and what a party....everything from the welcome cocktail with tapas to the 3 course dinner was outstanding....the staff was on there toes all night and did all they could to make my birthday memorable.I have never experience everything like this and can only reckomend the restaurant with all my heart.... More 

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Thank Ch_leo_10
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2015

What a surprise, this lovely restaurant close to La Franqui. The view is beautiful and the restaurant looks nice, but the food and the people make all the difference. The dishes are special and ambitious, but well prepared and very tasty. The pleasant owners/staff give your stay and your lunch or diner an extra dimension. Highly recommended!

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1 Thank Herman W
Bratislava, Slovakia
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 July 2015 via mobile

Passing near the restaurant by chance we stopped there attracted by the name of restaurant and the outside standing menu. The staff was very kind and helpful by choosing the wright meal,polite and very quickly. As appetizer we choose oysters,yammi as everywhere in this region. The main meal grilled calamari with tasty black pasta with lentiles and house-maid olive oil... More 

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Montesquieu des Alberes
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2015

This Restaurant is something totally special on all levels. The owner and his wife greets you as long lost friends when you arrive, the food is tasteful and beautifully arranged, the atmosphere is laid back and warm. The surroundings are magnificent especially at sunset. But most of all the owners and the staff are so positive and will do anything... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2015 via mobile

Very simple restaurant with lovely ambiente at La Franqui beach place. Panoramic view over the bassin Les Corbieres. With clear sky and tranmontan wind there is fantastic sunset. Antoinné serve all dishes home made. Menu offers different sea food dishes, also beef or salades. For frensh local cuisines Le Calamar en Folie ist in the medium or upper price categorie.... More 

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Warsaw, Poland
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38 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2014

Very nice place with a beautiful sunset view on the bay and good food. Nice menu with seafood, including squid cooked in all different ways. Polite staff and good service. Nothing very exceptional but decent.

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Thank KasiaPrus
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 June 2013

If there's one thing the French know how to do, it's food. Well this place doesn't. The one thing it's supposed to do well, squid as per the name, was one of the blandest meals I've had in France in the one year I've been living here. I tried the platter of all squid varieties and only the squid in... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
French, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
Thursday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
Friday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
Saturday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Chemin de Pitchinos | Route des Coussoules, 11370 Leucate, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Occitanie  >  Aude  >  Leucate
  • Phone Number: +33 4 68 45 63 66

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