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“Don't miss this gastronomic experience!”
Review of O Bontemps - CLOSED

O Bontemps
Cuisines: French
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Good for: Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Dining options: Lunch, After-hours, Dinner, Reservations
Reviewed 7 October 2011

We were lucky enough to get a reservation in this very popular restaurant during our recent holiday in Magalas. The restaurant is much more attractive inside than it's unpromising exterior suggests and it was really reviews on Tripadvisor that drew my attention to it. Otherwise might not have bothered....so thanks TA!
We opted for the chef's surprise menu with our chosen emphasis on fish & for the accompanying wine selection for each course. It was a 3 course meal but there were lots of lovely little extra surprises: mini hors d'oevres, gazpacho & petit fours so that we were full at the end of the meal.
Presentation, service & quality was superb. Some courses were more successful than others but that's the gamble with a 'suprise' menu. I found the wines quite heavy to accompany seafood/fish but again that's probably a personal thing & I was happy to go with the expertise of the staff.
I'd have been so disappointed to miss out after having read the reviews and so happy to have had this experience especially as the total bill for the 2 of us came to under £100 which for a meal such as we experienced is amazing value. An experience not to be missed!

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1  Thank toastedmallow
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Reviewed 16 September 2011

Quite simply the best meal and culinary experience I've ever had!!

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1  Thank dnaylor
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Reviewed 28 August 2011

We dined here Saturday night on the first evening of our holiday. The welcome was very pleasant and a good indicator of the excellent and friendly service we were to receive throughout the evening. The owner came out and introduced himself and all the team were very helpful with assisting us with our limited French language skills .
We decided upon the Chefs full surprise menu with starter, two main courses, cheese and dessert with local wines to suit each course. It was amazing with dishes put together to both provide maximum flavour and differing taste and texture. The veal was our favourite course of the evening and was devine. The pace of the meal was perfect with no rushing and also giving us chance to enjoy the "theatre" of the restaurant as many of the courses were presented to diners in a dramatic fashion. We recommend this restaurant highly as it ticks all the boxes. Great food, great staff and great atmosphere. We have booked for Thursday and cannot wait.

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2  Thank TheGoodies
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Reviewed 21 August 2011

What a wonderful restaurant, service excellent with the owner speaking English and the food was out of this world. Stunning!

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2  Thank Jane S
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Reviewed 3 August 2011

Our outstaniding impression is the owner/chefs passion for inventive local food and his teams excellnet service. This is five-star dining Languedoc style!
Whilst the restaurant decor may not impress those used to sophisticated big City dining, the food and service are exceptional. The inventive use of classic local ingredients and the element of surprise (you tell them of any dietary restrictions/peferences and they create a amin course for you) lend to the overall experience.
We dined outside under a canopy on the small 'place' as the church bell tolled on the half hour!
The meal was relatively expensive but worth every cent! A great place for that special occasion.

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Thank CGFS
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