Where To Eat In Carcassonne, France: Top 10 Restaurants

Where To Eat In Carcassonne, France

Is there anything more exciting than eating delicious food that you’ve never tried before? Probably, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t be looking forward to eating as other people are looking forward to watching a football game or a concert. If you’re a true foodie, there’s nothing you love more than travelling to a new place and eat local food made by people who understand the country’s cuisine. It can be hard to find great restaurants if you don’t do a little bit of research before you set on your taste journey but that’s what we’re here for!

We’ve made a scrumptious list of the best places to eat in Carcassonne, France’s loveliest medieval city. Whether you’re staying for a couple of days or just a few hours in the city, this list will prove useful whenever your stomach growls or your cravings are through the roof. From restaurants to dessert shops and markets, our selection of places to eat in Carcassonne will make you fall in love with the city one bite at a time.

1. Brasserie Le DonJon

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Brasserie Le DonJon is set in the old city and is the perfect place to have lunch or dinner after visiting the castle. The food is great, the price isn’t that bad, and you’ll leave the restaurant feeling absolutely satisfied and ready to keep exploring the city. Try one of their tasty salads if you’re feeling like having something lighter; you won’t regret it!

Brasserie Le DonJon

Address: 4 Rue de la Porte d'Aude, 11000 Carcassonne

Website: Brasserie Le DonJon

Price: Average-High

2. Creperie Le Ble Noir

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Love crepes? You have to try the ones at Creperie Le Ble Noir! Everyone loves this place for its tasty desserts, but their crepes win every time. You can have a salad for lunch and then a delicious sweet crepe for dessert. But be warned: the crepes are bewitched and will make you want to stay in Carcassonne forever just so you can have them every day!

Creperie Le Ble Noir

Address: 15 Rue de Verdun, 11000 Carcassonne

Website: Creperie Le Ble Noir

Price: Average

3. La Barbacane

Terrasse panoramique du restaurant La Barbacane
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A true foodie has to try a Michelin starred restaurant at least once in their lifetime. Are you going to do it in Carcassonne? We hope so! La Barbacane is waiting for you at Hotel de la Cité with scrumptious, inventive dishes. You can make your choice between 3 starters, 3 main courses, and 3 desserts, so trust us when we say that even if the portions are small, you’ll leave the restaurant with a full belly!

La Barbacane

Address: Place Auguste Pierre Pont, 11000 Carcassonne

Website: La Barbacane

Price: High

4. Les Halles

Les Halles de Carcassonne
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Les Halles is Carcassonne’s amazing stone-walled covered food market which dates all the way back to 1768. It is the perfect place to grab a bite to eat or even to buy incredible locally-produced ingredients to cook your own meals if you’re staying somewhere with a kitchen. At the market, you can find local wines, cheeses, shellfish, and fresh vegetables, just to name a few. It is not to be missed!

Les Halles

Address: Place Eggenfelden, 11000 Carcassonne

Website: Les Halles

Price: Low

5. La Table de Franck Putelat

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If you’re ready to be blown away at first bite, you have to dine at La Table de Franck Putelat. It may be pricey but your mouth will either be exploding with flavour or watering for the next course. As if the food wasn’t already amazing (enough to be Michelin starred), the restaurant’s ambience and décor only add to its charm. At La Table de Franck Putelat, you’ll have one of the best meals of your life.

La Table de Franck Putelat

Address: 80 Chemin des Anglais, 11000 Carcassonne

Website: La Table de Franck Putelat

Price: High

6. Le Jardin de l’Evêque

Le Jardin de l'evêque - Carcassonne
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If you want to have a delicious meal whilst feeling the fresh air on your face, Le Jardin de l'Evêque is the right place for you. This lovely restaurant will offer you the best outdoor dining experience you’ve ever had and it won’t break your bank account. It has a very rich menu with plenty of choices and the staff will welcome you as if you’ve gone there every week for years.

Le Jardin de l’Evêque

Address: Rue Saint-Louis, 11000 Carcassonne

Website: Le Jardin de l’Evêque

Price: Average

7. Bloc G

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Fifteen minutes from the old city, there’s a great affordable restaurant called Bloc G. With a perfect location for those who’ve just visited the castle and are in need of some food, this restaurant’s meals will remind you of your own mother’s recipes, with that homely, hearty feeling. You can eat outside too and choose from a variety of unusual dishes. A very pleasant option!

Bloc G

Address: 112 Rue Barbacane, 11000 Carcassonne

Website: Bloc G

Price: Average

8. Domaine Michaud

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Domaine Michaud is a boutique hotel with an amazing restaurant with the same name, located a few minutes from Carcassonne. The served dishes are as creative as a recipe can get and as delicious as fresh, locally-produced ingredients can be. If you’re a vegetarian, this restaurant serves incredible vegetarian dishes, and when the weather is nice, you can dine on the terrace and enjoy the view to the Pyrenees. Sounds lovely, doesn’t it?

Domaine Michaud

Address: 1 Domaine Michaud, 11290 Roullens

Website: Domaine Michaud

Price: High

9. Le Bar à Vins

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Le Bar à Vins is a lovely, secluded bar, so if you’re looking for a relaxed place to have a snack and a drink, this is it. The terrace is a great place to be when the weather is good and you have a full platter of charcuterie and cheese to taste whilst feeling the wind on your face. It’s a gem in the old town that is still surprisingly unknown to the average tourist.

Le Bar à Vins

Address: 6 Rue du Plo, 11000 Carcassonne, France

Website: Le Bar à Vins

Price: Average

10. Burger et Cassolette

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Burger et Cassolette has the best burgers in town, period. If you’re feeling like having something close to an American burger, this is the place. With an American diner look, this restaurant will satisfy your burger cravings gloriously. Try it out!

Burger et Cassolette

Address: 1100 Boulevard Denis Papin, 11000 Carcassonne

Facebook: Burger et Cassolette

Price: Average

Carcassonne: a mysterious walled city with mythical restaurants

Cassoulet, Carcassonne
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Carcassonne is a foodie’s heaven: this small French city is filled with amazing restaurants, even though we only mentioned ten of them. There are Michelin starred restaurants, tapas bars serving scrumptious snacks, dessert shops with a plethora of sweet dishes to choose from… you name it and Carcassonne has it. This mythical city has wonderous places to eat at and you must try as many as you can before it’s time to go back home. Don’t disappoint yourself and follow our great suggestions!

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