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Le Refuge Cartalavonu

Cartalavonu, 20137, Porto-Vecchio, Corsica, France
+33 4 95 70 00 39
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good23%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“wild boar” (2 reviews)
“pork” (3 reviews)
“mare” (3 reviews)
Closes in 14 min
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.All hours
Mediterranean, French
$$ - $$$
Cartalavonu, 20137, Porto-Vecchio, Corsica, France
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Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

The restaurant is a long trip up mountains to get to. If you have ever seen the Blair witch project it is like walking into the film set. We made the mistake of going for an evening meal. It is likely to be more pretty...More

Thank Lily H
Reviewed 8 April 2017

If you are looking for a place to taste and experience the real authenic Corsica, than you should certainly pay a visit to 'Le Refuge Cartalavonu'. It's in the middle of the hikingroad Mare a Mare Sud and you can spend the night there. They...More

Thank Alexander C
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

We had a great time in le refuge , the food was fresh and very tasty! There are a lot of local specialities to try , and the people there are very kind. It's like comming home !

Thank Jasper V
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

We shared a delicious roasted wild boar roasted to perfection. Great service. Recommended. Well worth the detour. Sit outdoors and you will be given a shawl to keep you warm.

Thank pengwee
Reviewed 23 September 2015

We paid a return visit to Le Refuge today. As before we had a charming welcome and the food was good with generous portions. It really was Le Refuge today, as the weather was dreadful, and we arrived in pouring rain. The downside of the...More

Thank Gemmadog
Reviewed 3 August 2015

Don't stint -- try the piglet! Pleasant outside terrace and very friendly and helpful staff. A memorable lunch.

Thank ThePhilosopher27
Reviewed 14 July 2015

About 20Km North of Porto-Vecchio. Local products (Pork specialty) veery well cooked in a mountain ambiance, surrounded by the Ospedale forest, with fresh air and nice service.

Thank D C
Reviewed 9 July 2015

Wow! I don't know where to start with this review. We had such an amazing time here, it really blew us away and was completely unexpected. We'd started hiking the Mare a Mare Sud trail the day we arrived in Cartalavonu and were soaked by...More

Thank Catherine T
Reviewed 15 October 2014 via mobile

Stayed here fairly at the end of the season, so everything should rather be regarded under the focus, what is still done then. And we can clearly say: we were very well received. Friendly personnel, excellent dinner (home cooked wild boar). Although there were only...More

Thank yellowduck
Reviewed 22 September 2014

We had the worst stay at this last Gite d'Etape here on our Mare a Mare trip this September. Prizes are pretty high compared to other stays, the food was too little and not very great (lasagna tasted like convenience food) and we watched as...More

3  Thank urucci
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cartalavonu, 20137, Porto-Vecchio, Corsica, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Corsica  >  Corse-du-Sud  >  Porto-Vecchio
  • Phone Number: +33 4 95 70 00 39
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