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l'Auberge du Vieux Puits

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5 avenue Saint Victor, 11360 Fontjoncouse, France
+33 4 68 44 07 37
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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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339 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

The truffled egg is amazing, worth a journey. We had lunch and dinner. All dishes were superb and the service was very polished.

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Pleasanton, CA
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40 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

This was an amazing meal. There were four of us and some ordered a la carte and others took the 'prix fix' menu. Each dish was highly refined with very subtle taste. The truffled egg was amazing. Somehow they manage to talk the yolk out of a hard boiled egg and replace it with an extremely tasty truffle sauce. Amazing.... More 

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Chipping Ongar, United Kingdom
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249 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 240 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

Yes its pricey but what an amazing meal. We chose the menu garriques ( ?) consisting of 6 or 7 small perfectly cooked dishes including courses containing lobster sorbet and goats cheese ice cream . Beautiful fish and meat dishes and the cheeses are to die for. The sommelier chose an excellent local wine at a reasonable price . Staff... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

This was an exceptional experience. Service on highest level and still creating a relaxed atmosphere. And the food a surprise from course to course. Certainly, worthwhile a trip.

Thank Jochen K
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Well the desert wine I loved, so splelling may be poor. Staff a little uptight to start with but once realised not from 'the guide' relaxed. Theatre and food definitely a 'bucket list' restaurant. Cheers!!

Thank Will R
Bristol, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

My husband booked us lunch as a surprise and it was a totally amazing experience, The food, setting and the staff are all exceptional .. this is molecular gastronomy with a smile and a sense of humor & fun. Simply sit back and enjoy a beautiful experience.

Thank hgarl
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

This is the epitome of what a 3 star restaurant should be. The food is divine, the wait staff both efficient and charming and the dining room is both comfortable and a visual delight. There are no pretensions here...just superb food. We went for lunch and it was well worth the trek to this remote part of the Corbieres region.... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

Our visit was a "significant birthday" treat...we try to eat in Michelin star restaurants whenever we can, but always the lunch or early-bird, as frankly, we're not super-wealthy. On this occasion we pushed the boat out and went for the full experience, including matching wines! We went for the menu which contains the restaurant's signature dishes...I'm not going to describe... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

If you travel through Fontjoncourse, and drive past this restaurant, don't feel badly. It is understated unless you know what you are looking for. Once you find it, you'll be richly rewarded. The food is both flavor and art. The service is theatrical and friendly. Goujon and Mde Goujon both visit the table to chat, if your French can handle... More 

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Doha, Qatar
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189 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

Having been fortunate to visit both places with the space of 4 days, here is my take on their respective merits, covering both the hotel and restaurant. Setting: the endless expanses of the Aubrac plateau vs the rugged terrain of the Corbieres. Views at Bras are mesmerizing wherever you are in the place. Goujon is not as dramatic but you... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 avenue Saint Victor, 11360 Fontjoncouse, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Occitanie  >  Aude  >  Fontjoncouse
  • Phone Number: +33 4 68 44 07 37

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