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La Barbacane

Place Auguste Pierre Pont, 11000 Carcassonne Center, Carcassonne, France
+33 4 68 71 98 71
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“tasting menu” (15 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (19 reviews)
“fillet” (6 reviews)
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Place Auguste Pierre Pont, 11000 Carcassonne Center, Carcassonne, France
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This restaurant cuisine is very classic taste. But presented very refined and modern . The ambiance of the restaurant makes you feel like you are a royalty. The service here feels like you are in a 2* or 3* restaurant. Sadly the dining room seems...More

Thank FredericBlanc
Reviewed 6 days ago

I had lunch there on a grey afternoon in January'18. Great service and ambiance. The food is delicious and the dishes are very well presented. They had the perfect combination of wine for the menu.

Thank Raquel C
Reviewed 20 November 2017

I had the Autumn menu in this formal dining room and quite frankly can't fault it. The food was superbly presented and the tastes were everything I would expect from a restaurant of this calibre. It would take to long to describe all my courses...More

Thank wfboyter
Jérôme R, Chef de cuisine restaurant La Barbacane Hotel de la Cité Carcassonne at La Barbacane, responded to this reviewResponded 23 November 2017
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Merci pour votre avis, au plaisir de vous revoir dans notre restaurant Amitiés gourmandes

Reviewed 24 October 2017

Despite the fact that La Barbacane lost a Michelin star beginning of 2017, this restau-rant is still the absolute top in Carcassonne. Maybe Michelin has judged that 3 Michel-in star restaurants in a city of 50.000 inhabitants is excessive ? I've made a reservation at...More

Thank ludovicvn
Jean-Philippe B, Manager at La Barbacane, responded to this reviewResponded 4 November 2017

Dear ludovicvn, Thank you for the great review of our restaurant! We are glad that you enjoyed your lunch. The set lunch menu is changed every other week and is prepared by the same brigade as the evening service which is more gastronomic. See you...More

Reviewed 17 October 2017

We were a party of 13, from Australia to celebrate the 60th birthdays of 4 of our party. What a sumptuous dinner in a spectacular setting! We were seated at a large table at the end of the restaurant with views out over the castle...More

Thank bargegirlflaneuse
Jean-Philippe B, Manager at La Barbacane, responded to this reviewResponded 4 November 2017

Dear bargegirlflaneuse, Thank you for the great review of our restaurant! We are glad that you enjoyed your dinner and hope to see you again very soon. Nowadays, we have a fantastic seasonal menu around the mushroom theme. Sincerely, Jean-Philippe

Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

Excellent food, especially the beef, the desert was divine. Good but not over powering service. Very expensive though €300 for two

Thank SpeckyII
Reviewed 21 September 2017

I usually don't like gastronony, but this place is amazing. First of all, the decor is really cool, with all of the ancient French Occital Crests on the wall. It feels like Downton Abbey. As for the food, the dish I had, the Beef stuffed...More

Thank Liam C
Reviewed 4 September 2017

Not to missed experience when staying at the Hotel d la Cite Not the cheapest but let's be honest you havent gone there for "cheap" we had the tasting menu and it matches the food and wine beautifully

Thank David W
Reviewed 2 August 2017

Lovely smart hotel within the walls of Carcassonne with a beautiful garden and magnificent dining hall. Great value " meal of the day" at Euro 39 and very tasty too. All in wonderful surroundings. Well worth a visit and very special. Go, you won't be...More

Thank 832rono
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is located within Hotel de Cite, and has a grand dining room and a stunning outdoor seating area and garden. The weekday lunch is an absolute must- I have been three times this Summer with various lots of visiting friends. With 3 courses,...More

Thank Ranga7
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Response from Christ D | Reviewed this property |
pas spécialement, mais une tenue correcte est vivement recommandée. c'est un restaurant gastronomique ☺
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$117 - US$147
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, View, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
1:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
1:00 PM - 9:00 PM
1:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Place Auguste Pierre Pont, 11000 Carcassonne Center, Carcassonne, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Occitanie  >  Aude  >  Carcassonne  >  Carcassonne Center
  • Phone Number: +33 4 68 71 98 71
This Michelin starred restaurant has an atmosphere of charm and grace, with views towards the hotel gardens and the ramparts of Carcassonne.

La Barbacane offers a wide range of tempting dishes, created with imagination, flair and artistry by Executive Chef Jerome Ryon.
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