GOURMET ADDRESSES

Very useful gourmet addresses




MONTLAUR OUR BEST ADDRESSES


- The best sausage of the Aude is... the one of Jean-Louis Marcerou, 9, avenue de Malbec. 11220 Montlaur.

T. +33 (0)4 68 24 00 27

- And the best honey of the Corbières... the one of Brigitte and Christian Thène, 8, rue du Presbytère. 11220 Montlaur.

T. +33 (0)4 68 24 00 00

- There is also a small grocery store in the village where you can find everything or almost everything. Open even on Sunday mornings, it serves as a bakery with hot croissants and pain au chocolat: Vival, rue des Monts Lauriers, 11220 Montlaur.

T. +33 (0)4 68 24 97 14. Delivery possible.

- Not to mention the pizzas of an artist in dough, which can be found every Thursday afternoon on the town hall square of Montlaur. Our favorite: the Biquette!

- And finally the organic products of the small market of Montlaur which is held every Tuesday from 4 pm at the foot of the church. You can find vegetables, goat cheese, honey, fresh pasta, wine, a delicious bread with cereals, and figs... Not forgetting the tobacco-bakery of Serviès en Val, a nearby village.

T. +33 (0)4 68 24 09 10


BEAUTIFUL MARKETS IN THE SURROUNDING AREA




— Carcassonne : Place Carnot, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays mornings. Place de la Barbacane, Sunday mornings (regional products).
— Lézignan-Corbières : Avenue de la République, on Wednesday mornings (the popular market for chefs).
— Trèbes : Banks of the canal, on Sunday mornings.

— And also the small local producers market of Lagrasse every Saturday morning on the places of  la Halle and la Bouquerie, in the heart of the medieval village.

Our favorite cellars




IN MONTLAUR AND SURROUNDINGS


- Domaine Fourtanier : 9, rue du Pountil. 11220 Montlaur. T. +33 (0)4 68 24 01 40 or +33 (0)4 68 24 08 07. Ask for Frédo. Good value for money.

- Domaine Baillat : 31, avenue de Malbec. 11220 Montlaur. T. +33 (0)4 68 24 08-05. Ask for Christian. Wonderfully organic!

- Cellier Joseph Deltei l, 1, rue Joseph Delteil, 11220 Serviès en Val. T. +33 (0)4 68 24 75 54. Very reasonable prices.


A LITTLE FURTHER ON

 - Domaine PY : 114 Avenue des Corbières, 11700 Douzens. T. +33(0)6 07 45 49 63. A beautiful range and a very great rosé totally organic.

- Château la Baronne : 21 Rue Jean Jaurès, 11700 Moux. T. +33(0)4 68 43 90 07. In the courtyard of the greats.

- Château La Voulte Gasparet : 13, avenue des Corbières, Hameau de Gasparet, 11200 Boutenac. T. +33 (0)4 68 27 07 86. Delicious, magnificent, one of our favorites.

- Château Les Ollieux-Romanis : departmental road 613, 11200 Montseret. T. +33 (0)4 68 43 35 20. Great class.

- Château de Serres : route de Serres, 11000 Carcassonne. T. +33 (0)4 68 25 03 94 or +33 (0)6 80 45 27 78. Ask for Sabine. Very nice range of reds, rosés and whites.

- Domaine J.Laurens : les Graimenous, 11300 La Digne d'Aval. T. +33 (0)4 68 31 54 54. Among the best Blanquettes de Limoux.

- Discover the cellars: discovery tours of the cellars of the Corbières and Minervois: wine on vacation, vine tour. T. +33 (0)4 42 33 34 09. Ask for Wendy.



Our favorite bistros



NEARBY


- Le Bastion, Nice inventive kitchen. To discover. 50 Bd de la promenade 11220 Lagrasse.

T. +33 (0)4 68 12 02 51

- Bourdasso, Italian cuisine made by Italians and fresh mozzarella made on the spot. Domaine de la Bourdasse, 11220 Pradelles en Val.

T. +33 (0)4 68 78 08 31

- Restaurant le M11, nice and warm kitchen. 1, route des Corbières, 11800 Monze.

T. +33 (0)4 68 79 32 31

- Café-Restaurant Pizzeria "Ô Bapla", a little basic but pleasant on the castle square. Late evening service, a local exception. Castle Square, 11220 Serviès en Val.

T. +33 (0)4 68 79 45 53

- La Cocotte Fêlée, nice plates, good choice of wine, 2, boulevard de la promenade, 11220 Lagrasse.

T. +33 (0)4 68 75 90 54

- The 1900, small garden, kitchen and really nice atmosphere. 13 Boulevard de la Promenade, 11220 Lagrasse

T. +33 (0) 4 68 12 17 67


A LITTLE FURTHER ON


- Le Moulin de Trèbes, pretty kitchen inspired by the south, beautiful products to be tasted in terrace on the Canal du Midi. 2, rue du Moulin, 11800 Trèbes.

T. +33 (0)4 68 78 97 57

- Le Jardin en Ville, a change of scenery, nice garden kitchen, nice decoration. 5 Rue des Framboisiers, 11000 Carcassonne

T. +33 (0)4 68 47 80 91

- Le Clos des Framboisiers, Moroccan atmosphere around a small swimming pool, tasty cuisine. 8 Rue des Framboisiers, 11000 Carcassonne

T. +33 (0)4 68 47 41 17

- Le Bistro d'Alice, small tasty bistro dishes, well thought out with only fresh products... 26, rue Chartran, 11000 Carcassonne.

T. +33 (0)4 68 47 25 51

- La Rive Belle, charming and good, in the countryside along the Canal du Midi. Pont d'Herminis, 11090 Carcassone.

T. +33 (0)4 68 26 46 57

- La Cambuse du Saulnier, delicious seafood in a fantastic setting. Route de l'Ayrolle, 11430 Gruissan.

T. +33 (0)4 84 25 13 24


AND ALSO THE STARS


- The Auberge du Vieux Puits de Fonjoncouse. Gilles Goujon. 3 stars. 5, avenue Saint-Victor, 11360 Fonjoncouse.

T. +33 (0)4-68-44-07-37.

- La Barbacane. 1 star. In the shade of the ramparts, in the fabulous setting of the Hôtel de la Cité. Place Auguste-Pierre Pont. La Cité. 11000 Carcassonne.

T. +33 (0)4 68-71 98 71