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Le Fanfaron

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24 rue Saint Honest, 31000, Toulouse, France
+33 5 61 63 71 68
11:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
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Yarm, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The first thing to say is that the food tastes fine. It would be bad news if it didn’t. It’s also quite cheap. But beyond that, Le Fanfaron operates like nowhere else in this country, that I know of. All the choices are laid out on a chiller counter; patrons collect a plate and help themselves. They pay according to... More 

Thank Mike H
Julien H, Directeur général at Le Fanfaron, responded to this review

Thanks for that great review.Now we can see its not just a restaurant ,its an artistic statement. (By the way the weight of the plate isnt included in the prixe). More 

London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

My wife and I were recently in Toulouse and needed to take our family of ten (including two teenagers) out for an evening meal. We were recommended to Le Fanfaron. I presumed it was going to be an expensive evening but I am delighted to say it was very reasonable and very good value for money. The food was excellent,... More 

2 Thank HelenandMaurice
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

So many choices. Everything we tried was delicious. Fresh, tasty, what more can you ask for? Family-owned. Owners greet you like old friends. They opened up early when they saw us reading the posted menu. I think I heard mother of the chef say they have owned this less than a year. I hope they make it. We loved the... More 

1 Thank CapCapCapCap
Muscat, Oman
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2016

Wide variety. You choose what you wish to eat and the Plate is weighed to determine the price. The owners greet you as you come in and you feel right at home!

Thank Swisslili2014
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2015

All food is served cold - you plate up the dish yourself and then heat in microwave. This does allow a large range for food to be offered without being wasted. We witnessed several regulars coming in for take-aways. Good selection of beers and our waiter was very knowledgeable about them and willing to make recommendations.

1 Thank David S
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2015 via mobile

Weird concept, no service, it's self service and the bill amount will be according to the weight of the food you choose. No idea how the chef is doing the total. And we have had to bring plates on a table beside the kitchen. Hot dishes are cold so you need to heat them up in a microwave. The food... More 

3 Thank MARINE G
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 April 2015 via mobile

Having lived here for four years, this place is a regular for us. Alix, Gilbert & Laura put on a superb spread of very original dishes from the buffet - matched with excellent beers and wine, not to mention dessert. At a price that won't break the bank! (but they don't take cards - so bring cash)

Thank Chalets31
Quispamsis, Canada
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2015 via mobile

Coming from North America, I am quite used to "buffet-style" pay-by-the-weight restaurants, and as such, my expectations for Le Fanfaron were not high. To say I was pleasantly surprised by my experience would be an extreme understatement. There was ample choice of food, something to suit everyone's taste, and more fresh food was coming out of the kitchen as we... More 

Thank evejpowell
Toulouse, France
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75 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2015

Very off the beaten path, but still downtown, the atmosphere is a nice little restaurant. Food is very average, lots of choice, not great, not bad. The formula is interesting, caterer style, all the choices are laided out for you to choose what, and how much. You pay by quantity. So you can go back as often as you wish,... More 

Thank Bryan M
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2014

We felt that the price was very reasonable for what we had: two plates each (1 as a starter, then a larger plate as a main course), a dessert for me, two glasses of wine followed by a bottle of wine - well, it was my birthday! The bill came to less than 40€ for the two of us, which... More 

Thank SueInJumilla

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
French, European
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24 rue Saint Honest, 31000, Toulouse, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Occitanie  >  Haute-Garonne  >  Toulouse
  • Phone Number: +33 5 61 63 71 68

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