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Bodega el Flamingo

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115 avenue Jean Jaures, 11370 Leucate, France
+33 4 68 40 77 14
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25 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

We have never been treated so horribly by anyone in the service industry. We felt like we were intruders and more than unwelcome. The waitress (small with dark blonde hair) was disgustingly rude to not only our table but to all the tables around and even to her fellow employees. My girlfriends avocado salad had no avocado, we were not... More 

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England
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142 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

Family of 6, 3 generations, enjoyed the atmosphere, service and food of this colourful restaurant in Leucate. Toreadors and Matadors featured in huge posters and the food was excellent.

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Thank WiltshireEngland
Belfast, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

Had a lovely meal here. Great tapas and wine. The staff were busy but were attentive. We were in the charming courtyard which added to a great night.

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Thank Woodcutter67
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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6 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2016

The rudest welcome of any restaurant I have ever visited in France. Trust me, that takes some doing. Arrogant, surly, down right rude. Would go back if it was the only joint in town, which by the way it isn't there are many much better. YOU HAVE BEEN WARNED. AWFUL

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Thank davetaylor15
Stockholm, Sweden
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108 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2015

Did not have the opportunity to have dinner there but we hade some drinks and some sparkling wine and they where good and the staff was friendly.

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Thank Anja N
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5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2014 via mobile

Chanced on this place whilst struggling to find somewhere to eat late. Jamon (large portion), octopus, squid all good. Staff busy, but not slow. A nice change from the more traditional eating locally.

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Thank Edward J
Vancouver, Canada
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2014 via mobile

Pretty dismal. Awful service, waiter had to be called several times just to ask for a bottle of water. Food portions were small and often tasteless. J'ai pensé que le repas était beaucoup trop cher et ce n'était pas une bonne qualité pour le prix. Avoid.

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1 Thank Fregge
Swindon UK
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2014

Looked great but was disappointed with the menu and quality of the food and we weren't the only ones. There was also something very odd going on with the drinks, the drink in the bottle was not what it said it was, very weird.

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1 Thank JKayland
London
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59 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2013

We enjoyed an interesting and comparatively inexpensive meal at Bodega El Flamingo, on the main road in Leucate village. The patio merges with the inside of this charming restaurant, which is on the main road but isn't bothered by traffic noise. We chose from one of the set menus, and the food was both well prepared and well presented. For... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2013

The operator of our hotel had told us no reservation was needed at the nearby restaurants, which turned out to be bad advice. We ended up at this place as one of the only ones that could take us. The food was reasonably priced but certainly unremarkable and certainly nothing gourmet. We woudl not eat there again.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French, Mediterranean, European, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 115 avenue Jean Jaures, 11370 Leucate, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Occitanie  >  Aude  >  Leucate
  • Phone Number: +33 4 68 40 77 14

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