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La Barbacane

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Place Auguste Pierre Pont, 11000 Carcassonne, France
+33 4 68 71 98 71
13:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Thu 12:00 - 20:00
Fri - Sun 13:00 - 21:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If it's a high end experience you're looking for the this is hard to beat. The restaurant atmosphere the staff and the amazing food all contribute to an unforgettable evening. We went for the Taster menu and were treated to a set of six superb dishes. Each different, each memorable for the lovely presentation and delicate tastes.

Thank Adrian B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017

We took friends to the Barbacane restaurant for a Sunday lunch. The food and ambience were all superb. We had a three course meal plus amuse bouche to start, and mignardises with our dessert, plus a glass of white wine with our first course and red with our main course, bottled water if desired, and coffee, all included in the... More 

Thank GirdleTheEarth
Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017

After wandering around the Medieval city we found this place, what a fine, the food was amazing and service fantastic

Thank almago6
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017

We've visited the area a number of times stayed at the Hotel de la Cite and eaten here twice. The second time I made a point of returning with my mother to celebrate a "special" Birthday and also because I'd banged on about how great our first experience was there that it just seemed cruel not to be able to... More 

Thank Brudda J
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

I don't know where to start...I left the restaurant already planning my return and thinking of those I could share such a treasure with... The setting is 1920s/1930's club style...wood pannelling, attractive cocktail bar. The dining room is elegant and understated. The wine list is exquisite - I confess that I did not get further than the regional wines for... More 

Thank Metin M
Fort Collins, Colorado
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103 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

La Barbacane is in a beautiful building with a very luxurious old world feel! The dining experience is similar, with a very proper, reserved feeling. The food is very good as well, but nothing very innovative. We had a lovely time, but we are personally more attracted to creatively presented meals at Michelin restaurants.

Thank StephenSarah123
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

We booked in advance through our hotel, and I think this is usually required. Best meal we had in Caracassonne and would completely recommend. We went for Sunday lunch and had a 4 course meal, with champagne and wine, for €35 per head. Food was divine, service excellent and ambiance great. Would completely recommend - and successfully encouraged friends to... More 

Thank EdOxf
London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

Delightful surprise lunch for my birthday last week. Set menu very good, the choices not my favourites but all very good and wine excellent.the dining room is stunning, service attentive, friendly and unobtrusive. My dessert choice of Rhum a la Baba (normally avoid this as usually sickly sweet) was just superb - light, fresh, elegant, in short DIVINE. Wish I... More 

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Boise, Idaho
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

This restaurant is close to the Hotel de la Cite and offers good quality food with oversized appetizers, at reasonable prices. Service was excellent. Gluten Free dish options were identified by the staff.

Thank Smilerbriggs
Rockledge, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Enjoyed it!! great food and staff was very nice and pleasing. We would eat there again on our next visit!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 117 - US$ 147
French, European, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Private Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
13:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 20:00
13:00 - 21:00
13:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Place Auguste Pierre Pont, 11000 Carcassonne, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Occitanie  >  Aude  >  Carcassonne
  • Phone Number: +33 4 68 71 98 71

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