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L' Ostal des Troubadours

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5 rue Viollet le Duc | La Cite, 11000 Carcassonne, France
+33 4 68 47 88 80
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 00:00
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18:00 - 00:00
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Peak District National Park, United Kingdom
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71 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Lovely atmosphere at this restaurant, through a wall and in the old city, near the Bastide. the food is cooked to order over the wood fire, and that imparts flavour. Sadly the entrecote I had was 50% gristle, and there weren't many choices - last 2 times we came it was great, well attended etc, but this time, seasonal, there... More 

Thank andyhhoward
Manchester, United Kingdom
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425 reviews
281 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 284 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The restaurant is 'quirky' been going since 1968 I think... mind you some of it looked like it had not changed since then - however it somehow added to the charm. The waitress did not speak a work of English, and my french is hopeless, however we had a laugh and she was genuinely lovely. The food was nice, but... More 

Thank Ralph R
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant is a lovely place - well decorated as you feel good and warm. About the food, nothing special. I had the 22 euros menu that came with a onion soup to start with, then a sirloin steak as the main and a caramel pancake for desert. Food was OK. Probably, I would try to to find a better... More 

Thank Francisco E
Sharon, Massachusetts
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took a chance on this restaurant since most were closed at the time and were pleasantly surprised. The exterior looked somewhat kitschy, but the interior was very appropriate for the area with a fireplace and a guitar player. The service was attentive and the food and wine both plentiful and tasty.

Thank GJS5036
Mosta, Malta
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111 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017

Popped in this restaurant for a couple of drinks late in the afternoon when the shops started to close in the medieval city. The restaurant is very nicely decorated, and has an open fireplace in the middle of dining room, making it very romantic and cosy! Staff are very nice, and their drinks recommendations were spot on! The local wine... More 

Thank Drew B
Nelson, New Zealand
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242 reviews
171 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

An awesome location in the centre of Carcassonne. One of many similar restaurants but well worth dining at.

Thank JohnandTracy_L
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 3 February 2017

We took a punt on this restaurant, just because it looked quaint - and we were rewarded with good food in very pleasant surroundings. There are a few menus to suit taste and/or purse, with a wide selection of meals. The cassoulet was very good and the steak was very tender. There were some guitarist singers playing live during our... More 

Thank Mikey1304
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128 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

A tasteful dark but well furnished place with a lovely cosy atmosphere. Staff were very accommodating however not that overtly friendly..however nice enough. There was a charming elderly lady there that finished off dealing with us. Anyway we had a beautiful three course meal: onion soup, leg of duck and a classic Carcassonne 'Cassoulet' finished off with orange crepes and... More 

Thank david h
Toronto, Canada
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244 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2017

We ordered grilled duck breasts and watched our server barbecued them for us in a wood fire pit. He also prepared the potatoes the same fashion. We really enjoyed this dish as the meat was tender and juicy. Highly recommend.

Thank vdsl90
Chester, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

It was a quiet dark night. Christmas lights were twinkling as we made our way up and up through the twisting medieval cobbled streets. We perused several menus and finally settled on des Troubadours, owing to the quaint ancient building and candle lit interior. What a treat! Although we were the only customers at first, the restaurant and staff were... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$38
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Romantic, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 rue Viollet le Duc | La Cite, 11000 Carcassonne, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Occitanie  >  Aude  >  Carcassonne
  • Phone Number: +33 4 68 47 88 80

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