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Le Carnotzet

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63 route des Pyrenees, 11190 Couiza, France
+33 4 68 74 13 13
11:59 - 02:00
19:30 - 22:00
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Mon - Tue 12:00 - 14:00
Thu - Sun 11:59 - 02:00
19:30 - 22:00
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Emailed for a reservation in Aug. 2017. Sadly it was burned in a fire but owner expects to reopen in Jan/Feb 2017. Would absolutely have eaten here if we could have. Did 5 star rating so we did not bring down their average by a no-star rating.

Thank elizabeth k
London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 December 2015

The restaurant specialises in dishes from the Savoy region. (So cheese & fondues a speciality). But it's great to find a restaurant in the area offering a different menu.

Thank Simon T
1 review
Reviewed 5 August 2015

Family owned restaurant, with mother and daughter at your very kind service and husband in the kitchen. Fresh and honest cuisine with nice suggestions for the wine. On the menu, besides mediterranean choice, one can not ignore you are in a mountaneous region and that the family most probably issued from higher up the mountains, honouring Pierrade, fondue, etc. The... More 

Thank Ann B
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76 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 May 2015

The food was good, but the staff was overwhelmed by our numbers. We visited this restaurant, having made reservations for about 35 people. Already at the first dish, it became clear that the staff hadn't quite understood the challenge they had accepted. It took almost an hour before we had anything to eat. The large baskets of bread sitting on... More 

Thank Petter U
Billericay, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2015

We stopped here for our first visit on the first Friday in January 2015 when many local restaurants are closed post Xmas. We decided to option for the self cook options, "pierrade". Which is a heated stone plate that you use to cook meats on at the table. All the meat, chicken, beef, veal, pork is locally sourced. They also... More 

Thank Neil P
Hollywood, Florida
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48 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2014 via mobile

We had a very nice time at this restaurant. The food was good and service really friendly. This restaurant is run by the owners, who were very helpful I trying to help us with the language (we do not speak French). The atmosphere is really nice. We went there twice!

Thank Daniella S
Manila, Philippines
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166 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 December 2014

We were desperate to find a place for lunch in Couiza on a Sunday just before Christmas. We were on our way to Rennes-Le Chateau and stumbled upon Le Carnotzet, which seemed to be one of the few places open for lunch on a Sunday afternoon. The menu seemed intricate and difficult to understand for non-French speakers, so we chose... More 

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2014

We were thinking about finding somewhere for lunch when we stumbled across the entrance to Le Carnotzet, checked out the menu, noticed we could dine outside, and headed up the slope hoping to find space. It was just what we wanted. Great to be outside on a hot day, wonderful to watch one amazing woman serving every table and to... More 

Thank Shonagh10
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2014

Had a meal recently after reading the positive reviews and was disappointed. Either we have been spoiled by the other restaurants we have visited or we just had a bad experience. Also agree with previous review in that near the end if the meal they were clearing up around us as we were the last ones there at 9:30pm ????... More 

Thank purplehorace
Sydney, Australia
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260 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2014

We visited this restaurant twice during our stay in nearby Montazels. We were able to walk to the restaurant where the staff were friendly and the food very good. There is a good selection of local wines.

Thank Grant D

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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 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
11:59 - 02:00
19:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
12:00 - 14:00
11:59 - 02:00
19:30 - 22:00
11:59 - 02:00
19:30 - 22:00
11:59 - 02:00
19:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 63 route des Pyrenees, 11190 Couiza, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Occitanie  >  Aude  >  Couiza
  • Phone Number: +33 4 68 74 13 13

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