After Dark

We love visiting the local markets to prepare fresh and seasonal home-made food however there is a wide range of good restaurants a short drive from the houses. From a burger and chips to fine dining we have you covered. Here is a snapshot of some of our favourites.


Le Bar a Vins ~ Perfect start to an evening with live music and light menu tucked underneath the outer ramparts of the old Cite.

Le Jardin de l’Esgargot ~ fast tapas style food in the old Cite.

The Celt ~ Traditional Irish Bar in the new city - catch up on the latest sporting fixtures and have a pint.

Le Bistro d’Augustin ~ Classic French bistro menu which specialises in sumptuous platters of fruit de mer set in art deco building near the train station.

Buda Bar ~ A little gem popular with locals, seasonal menu and booking recommended. Take your GPS.


L’Odalisque ~ Fine dining tucked away down a side street – booking recommended.

Stecy ~ The place to go on the square – quality food and ambiance on a Summers night.

Tantine et Tonton ~ Michelelin guide 2020.

Dans la Campangne

Domaine Gayda ~ Popular with expats, fine wine and fine dining set in beautiful surroundings.

Domaine Michaud ~Just up the road from Montclar overlooking Carcassonne – exciting, contemporary cuisine – by reservation only.

Route 118 ~ Simple fast food menu with Superhero theme – perfect for kids.

Le Grande Soleil ~ Set on stilts overlooking the beach at Gruissan Plage, go here for dramatic views across the Mediterranean.


Excellent accomodation, friendly atmosphere.