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Bistrot Le Cortal

) #1 of 10 Restaurants in Vernet-Les-Bains ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ , French, European
du Chateau, 66820 Vernet-Les-Bains, France
+33 4 68 05 55 79
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good31%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“steak” (8 reviews)
“hot stone” (18 reviews)
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Contemporary, French, European, Vegan Options
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du Chateau, 66820 Vernet-Les-Bains, France
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Reviews (252)
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1 - 10 of 81 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

A really interesting range of items on he menu. But not too many! Beautifully presented food with interesting touches like a salad with lemon vinaigrette with delicate flower and crispy came berth with cherry jam. Delicious steak cooked exactly as requested. Also serve good vegetarian...More

Thank LondonAnthea
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really imaginative cooking on a hot stone with lovely fresh food in a very welcoming environment. Unusual and delicious desserts too.

Thank James P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a great evening with wonderful atmosphere, very friendly hosts and a very full restaurant! The menu choice was very full and varied with vegetarian options in all courses! And the food was to die for...fabulous and great value for money. The weather was...More

Thank Rick P
Reviewed 26 May 2017

Our visit coincided with unseasonably warm weather and so we were able to dine on the terrace which has wonderful views. The food and service are first class and the atmosphere is friendly and relaxed. Good menu and fairly priced wines.

Thank suefirstnature
Reviewed 11 April 2017

OMG! this place is amazing! ambiance totally relaxed. The food is to die for and never disappoints! Truly a decadent treat but really reasonably priced. I love it! Will defiantly be there again in September, cant wait

Thank Shwend1
Chefinheels, Owner at Bistrot Le Cortal, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2017

Wow thanks!!! You brought a big smile to our day!!! See you then.

Reviewed 15 January 2017

WE were recommended by a near by B&B. We were not disappointed. We had Foie Gras Entree and Boeuf Angus for main and a bottle of Chateau Montner for good measure. Truly a nice diner. Would certainly return if in the area.

1  Thank Jim G
Reviewed 10 January 2017

You don't need our review because you have so many wonderful comments, and rightly so. Gorgeous, inspired food. Lovely staff. Great atmosphere AND value for money. Definitely the best place to eat for miles

Thank samandan2017
Reviewed 19 October 2016

It would seem the unlikeliest place to find a restaurant - away from the main square or shoppin streets - but, high on a hill overlooking a splendid view, is this little gem. We booked well in advance - luckily, as it turned out -...More

1  Thank Troshers
Reviewed 16 October 2016

This is the third time I have eaten here the food is really first class. The prawn starter is lovely and it was followed by a really succulent and tender steak. Great food and service would thoroughly recommend a visit.

1  Thank Chris d
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

After a great walk to the top of the town we found this great restaurant. The food was original and tasty. The service was perfect. Owner speaks perfect English.

1  Thank Chris T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 16 - US$ 30
Contemporary, French, European, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 13:30
19:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 13:30
19:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 13:30
19:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 13:30
19:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 13:30
19:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 13:30
19:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: du Chateau, 66820 Vernet-Les-Bains, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Occitanie  >  Pyrenees-Orientales  >  Vernet-Les-Bains
  • Phone Number: +33 4 68 05 55 79
  • E-mail
Small pretty bistrot type restaurant situated in the old part of Vernet with glorious views out over the valley and mountains and interior seating in an old stable for the colder months or inclement weather. Informal honest food with friendly service. Booking highly recommended as our capacity is extremely limited. Bookings are accepted and welcomed but choice of table is on a first come first served basis.
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