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L'Essence du Gout

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7 Place Saint Clair, 34300 Cap-d'Agde, Agde, France
+33 4 67 21 06 43
19:00 - 23:00
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 October 2016

Having seen the photos here on tripadvisor I was a little disappointed with the food on offer, whether this was because it was low season, Sunday lunch, or things have changed, I don't know! Having said that, the food we ordered was good if nothing special and considering the location great value for money.

Thank Wayne R
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Reviewed 9 April 2016 via mobile

This is one if our regular haunts, we often come for a glass of wine and a plate of charcuterie after work! Yesterday we came for lunch and it was delicious as always I had the amazing burger façon beef "Kefta" with houmous and homemade tzatziki, my colleagues took the cod with spinach which was equally delicious and the fragrant... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2015

Lovely food, nice flavour combinations, interesting presentations. The hosts can tell you everything about the ingredients they use, as they work with local producers, and take pride in letting their guests know all about it. We had escabèche, beef Carpaccio (Mr Wang style), Cod with Mango-Szechuan pepper ice cream and spiced rice, and chocolate fondant/brownie with an amazing caramel-salt ice... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 June 2015

The owner served us, the pre fix menu had two choices each course and we told her we wanted to share and taste everything. She will suprise you if you let her, and let her pair your wines for you. Great presentation and really good twists on classic dishes. It's tucked back in a side of the main port area.... More 

1 Thank hullofatime
Hertford, United Kingdom
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70 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 May 2015 via mobile

We enjoyed our meal in the informal atmosphere. Excellent food and service. We were offered to taste some wines, but only wanted a glass each, so declined. We ended up paying four Euros each for a 125ml glass of unexceptional red wine, which is expensive. The fixed price menu was good value, however.

Thank Peter M
Zurich, Switzerland
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2014 via mobile

Amazing service with a lady with great personality and fab stories to tell about each local produce she uses and how, why and who se sources them from. She also found me a great red wine suiting my palate and preferences. The presentation and naming are quite refined but the taste was slightly disappointing to me I. E. Not enough... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
19:00 - 23:00
19:00 - 23:00
19:00 - 23:00
19:00 - 23:00
19:00 - 23:00
19:00 - 23:00
19:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Place Saint Clair, 34300 Cap-d'Agde, Agde, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Occitanie  >  Herault  >  Agde  >  Cap-d'Agde
  • Phone Number: +33 4 67 21 06 43

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