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US$25 - US$70
French, European
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A charming little inn in Cathar country... Not accessible by car, diners come on foot, like pilgrims, to sample the house specialty: medallion of veal ...
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Reviewed September 10, 2021

We always love to have dinner there, it was quite while ago due to covid 19 but the food is still excellent however lesser choice of food but that is fine.We visited already in winter time had than the truffle menu but now in summer...we enjoyed the fish starters and desserts good wine of the area for us amust to serve wine of the area. Great vieuw very friendly people as always the best option is to choose for a menu pricewise but anyway start if possible ith aperitif de maison, with the hibiscus flower you can eat !!More

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed July 12, 2021

Went for the cheaper set lunch menu and found the choices amole and the food stunning. Washed down with a lovely bottle of rose from nearby. Fun staff made the whole experience a delight and the views from the terrace spectacular.

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed May 19, 2021

My cousin has a home in the vicinity so I have visited on many occasions, and every trip now has to begin and end at Chantovent. We've celebrated holidays and special occasions there, but also "simple" meals -which are not simple but works of culinary...art. I would go there every day just for their very special kir, but the meals are excellent, service is superb, and the entire experience is always perfect.More

Date of visit: June 2020
Reviewed August 17, 2020

My husband and I celebrated a special day and as always the menu of the restaurant had due to covid 19 lesser choice but still enough to enjoy. Also the wine of the area, of course, is very tasty and has a reasonable price. Outstanding...desserts for choice. The vieuw on the terrace makes it so special and even when you have a table inside there is still the opportujity for enjoying the vieuw. As always the served dishes were creative and tasty ! Typical south of France.More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed November 9, 2019

We regularly visit this superb restaurant. During this October break, we visited for lunch twice. We've never been disappointed since the quality of food and service is second to none - fantastic! The value is excellent and the vibe with which it is presented and...delivered always makes me smile. I would thoroughly recommend a visit and would be surprised if you left with anything other than a satisfied expression after enjoying a quality repast. The booze is good too.More

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed October 22, 2019

Relais Chantovent was a lovely experience. The terrace overlooks a breathtaking view and the food was creative and wonderful. If you're in the area, Minerve and this restaurant are must-visits.

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed October 19, 2019

A friend who lives in the area (and eats here frequently) recommended that we call the morning of our visit to make a reservation for lunch on terrace, and that worked nicely. (I don't think they take reservations via email.). The view from the terrace...is wonderful -- although it looked like a few people had a bit too much sun, mostly the awning provides good shade. The staff is friendly and efficient, but our lunch took at least two hours, so don't expect fast food. We had the 25-euro menu and it was enough for us, and quite tasty. You could certainly spend a lot of money here (with high-end wines and the full tasting menu) but we actually didn't spend that much.More

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed October 10, 2019

What a lovely place, the meal was above standard, we didn’t know what to expect,but we brought our friends from England who were wowed away with the setting,food and friendly service.will certainly be back.

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed October 9, 2019 via mobile

This was recommended by our host as a special venue. Set up in the quiet village overlooking the gorge the food was excellent. As non french speaking English we found the menu a little challenging and the staff don’t speak English (why would they!!). The...choice if set menus offered variety and we went for the middle priced one. Each course was well presented and the taste was awesome. The cod was exceptional as was the tomato and mozzarella starter (slightly different from what you would expect). Nice touch was the chef coming out and going round the tables, although we couldn’t converse the effort was appreciated. For a restaurant of this standard in the UK we would easily pay double! I couldn’t recommend this any higher and would certainly return if in the area.More

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed October 1, 2019 via mobile

Faultless food, service and Location. The staff made us feel very welcome and coped very well with my lack of French! Would highly recommend to all but book well in advance. Stunning food and well priced.

Date of visit: September 2019
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April 19, 2018|
Response from TrishH969 | Reviewed this property |
Their menus appear only in French. Suggest you copy and paste into Bing Translator, or similar, and this should give you a fairly good idea of what they offer. It is a very good restaurant and the staff speak English so... More
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Relais Chantovent is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5