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“High end french cuisine in rural Thuir”
Review of Arbequina

Arbequina
Ranked #1 of 25 Restaurants in Thuir
Certificate of Excellence
Dining options: Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed 14 July 2016

This was our first visit after the new owners took over (which is more than a year ago) and I was surprised of the high quality.
There is a small place to eat outside and some 10+ tables inside. The cuisine is very much French (not so Catalan as many places are here) and both the ambition and what is served on the plates are indeed top notch. The produce is more or less local. The wine list is not very long but also serves what is good in the region. The food itself is presented beautifully and the portions are rich enough if you have more than one dish, I would say all three is a good idea.
The staff is friendly, they don't have a children menu but they do their best to find something out with you if you ask.
About the staff, I can imagine it is not very easy to find staff to serve and prepare at this level in Thuir and most of them look to me a bit young and lacking in experience but they work very well together and the experienced one/ones look after the other and maintain the high quality. Well done.

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Thank Erik D
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Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

This restaurant was recommended by our accommodation owner as being good and nearby.

Our group of six opted for an outdoors table, made all the more comfortable when the side curtain was raised allowing a through draught to keep us cooler in the evening airs.

A couple of us chose from the set menu rather than a la carte (same dishes but restricted choice and a sweet thrown in), and we were all happy with the portion size, and quality of food. The gambas were large and a favourite.

The staff were attentive, and pleasant, though only one waiter seemed to speak English well.

Overall we enjoyed the meal, location, and thought it was reasonable value for money.

Thank Willsca
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Reviewed 1 June 2016

Lunch here was a pleasure from beginning to end. Attentive, cheerful, professional service, imaginative and well-cooked food, and a very realistically-priced 'menu du jour'.

As it is a popular place, a reservation is probably wise, although we managed without one midweek.

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Thank BridgfordRed
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Reviewed 16 November 2015 via mobile

A wonderful restaurant in Thuir located in the centre of the town. Excellently presented and cooked food with a focus on locally sourced produce. We will definitely revisit.

Thank Tslorimer
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Reviewed 28 October 2015

The food was excellent. The waiter was very patient with our broken French. Got to watch the chefs prepare our meal.

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Thank TOM S
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