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La Palombe

Hameau de Basse, 34800 Octon, France
+33 4 67 95 40 07
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  • Excellent88%
  • Very good9%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“michelin star” (2 reviews)
“tiny hamlet” (2 reviews)
“countryside” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
French, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Hameau de Basse, 34800 Octon, France
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Reviewed 28 September 2017

Been coming here for many years, absolutely fantastic restaurant. Exciting cuisine, the smoked onion starter is one if the best things i have eaten anywhere. Must be the recipient of Michelin star soon

Thank Imbibo
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

We have been coming here for years and the food keeps getting better. La Palombe offers a level of dining that is really quite unbelievable given it's location a couple of kilometres up a tiny road in the middle of the Languedoc countryside. The service...More

Thank BenLG23
Reviewed 8 August 2017

We spent the most perfect 3/4 hours here with a gentle walk in the surrounding hills to spot butterflies, a dip in La Palombe's heavenly pool and then a wonderful lunch. Each course was a delight, with surprises every time the lovely waiters appeared. An...More

Thank saskiaharden
Reviewed 19 July 2017

We ate three consecutive evenings in family and then in couple at la Palombe, where we staid as a hotel. I have to say we were very positively surprised by the inventively of the chef and his aides. 'Mise en bouche' was refreshing with melon...More

Thank AntoineWaterfall
Reviewed 9 July 2017

We are frequent visitors to the area, but only discovered La Palombe last year. This was the third time we have eaten there, and the first time that we've taken our children, who are in their twenties and now old enough to appreciate fine dining!...More

Thank lauratee33
Reviewed 2 October 2016

Just the perfect little place to eat fancy (Michelin level) at an affordable price! Great ambience, calm and relaxed, outstanding service, lovely people and the scenery was just perfect, exactly what we were looking for with my lady friend!

Thank Jean-Baptiste B
Reviewed 21 August 2016

I think this restaurant has recently been taken over by the previous owner's son. We had a lovely surprise - top quality food, expertly prepared, and very reasonably priced. If we could give some feedback then it was that the service could be slightly quicker....More

Thank Ed_UK2014
Reviewed 23 April 2016

Excellent ambience, quiet and, relaxed service and outstanding food. Very good value for money. Each dish and the intermediate snacks was well thought out and the distinctive flavours were outstanding. An idea of the nature of the dishes might be obtained by my most striking...More

Thank churaTarija
Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

We have been to La Palombe every year for the past three years and we absolutely love it. The menu is small but perfectly formed, with well thought-out, exciting, seasonal dishes. The service is lovely and friendly. It's well worth the drive up the hill!

Thank grg25
Reviewed 21 January 2016 via mobile

The best restaurant I have visited in France. I have been here two times in three years and the food continues to be superb. My favorite is Chef Vincent's use of fois grois both in his summer and winter dishes. I will be back as...More

Thank irishnarabia
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Questions & Answers
8 September 2017|
Response from christian r | Property representative |
Monsieur, Nous n'avons pas de carte spéciale lunch. Vous pouvez regarder nos menus sur notre site internet Cordialement Christian Ravinel
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8 September 2017|
Response from christian r | Property representative |
Madame, Monsieur, We haven't got any special menu at lunch. We have just a special price at lunch during the week and exept the weekend. You can visit our website. Best regards Christian Ravinel
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hameau de Basse, 34800 Octon, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Occitanie  >  Herault  >  Octon
  • Phone Number: +33 4 67 95 40 07
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