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La Mare aux Canard

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Saint Rome
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14 rue des Gestes, 31000, Toulouse, France
+33 5 61 23 81 58
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12:00 - 14:00
19:30 - 23:00
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London, United Kingdom
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358 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

To be fair this review is for the salmon dish as I am a pescatarian. My husband and friends got variations on the duck - orange, cassoulet- and sausages and all highly praised their food. We all ordered from the £15 three-course option. I got the goat cheese salad, the salmon and some (forgettable) dessert in chocolate sauce. The salad... More 

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Toulouse, France
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

Nice restaurant close to the city centre. Besides the main dish, courses are average. It's worth it though if you like duck - the mains are really fantastic, cooked to perfection. I was a bit disappointed about the dessert and coffee (quality very low). The decoration of the restaurant is pretty, staff served us quickly (there were only two tables... More 

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Thank Articzech
Moscow, Russia
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93 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Decent restaurant specializing in duck. We arrived for lunch on a Tuesday and ordered off the menu. The kids menu had steak, chicken or sausage. Kids liked the steak and chicken.Service was just OK. I got the ceasar salad which was drenched in Ranch-like sauce and balsamic dressing, quite strange, avoid. The duck breast was good, so was the salmon.... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Nice location right in the centre of town, good value for money as you get 3course menu for 20E but worst service I have seen in a very long time. Just one waitress to attend 30 customers, she couldn't even bother to explain the difference between dishes, extremely patronising and rude. And on top of that she dropped a glass... More 

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Perth, Australia
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38 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Not a particularly big duck fan unless it's Peking Duck, this place was great. My wife had the duck in orange and the sauce was not sweet but very piquant which she loved, and I had the breast fillet with a green peppercorn which was not overpowering and allowed the duck flavour to dominate. Couldn't fault it.

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Thank Martin F
Christchurch, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2015 via mobile

I'm giving this restaurant a 5 simply because every single mouthful was full of flavour and every element was cooked perfectly. I had grilled (and sliced) duck breast with a margaret sauce, potatoes and carrots... simply to die for. While the food isn't art on a plate, that isn't what I came here for, which was delicious and well-priced food... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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7 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2015 via mobile

I had read the reviews of this restaurant, and being a lover of duck, decided to give it a try. My wife and I were not disappointed. The service was friendly and efficient and the food was very good. From a set menu my wife ordered a warm goat cheese salad as a starter, followed by sliced duck breast, roasted... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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118 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2015

We arrived a little early for French dinnertime but the restaurant filled up while we were there. The one waiter was friendly, efficient and busy but he kept all the diners happy. If you like duck you'll love the menu! Duck confit, duck breast, duck gizzards, fois gras, it's all there for the eating. The veg/potatoes that come with the... More 

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Nambucca Heads, Australia
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216 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2015

A small unpretentious duck specialist restaurant less than 200 metres from the Place Capitole. Most tables are outside in a small narrow lane which has wall to wall restaurants serving meals priced between €12 and €20. My wife had Duck l'Orange which was marvellous. I had the Duck Cassoulet which came in a earthenware casserole dish containing slow cooked duck,... More 

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Thank Brian T
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18 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2015 via mobile

We stumbled on this quiet restaurant while exploring the neighbourhood. The staff was friendly and arranged a table for us outside on the street. We ordered several menus and the food arrived promptly. The rosé was of terrible quality : very acid and tart The salads were not great tasting and had too much dressing The French oignon soup used... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 - 14:00
19:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:00
19:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:00
19:30 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 14:00
19:30 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 14:00
19:30 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 14:00
19:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 rue des Gestes, 31000, Toulouse, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Occitanie  >  Haute-Garonne  >  Toulouse>  > Saint Rome
  • Neighbourhood: Saint Rome
  • Phone Number: +33 5 61 23 81 58

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