Top Choice Gastronomy in Carcassonne

La Barbacane

Carcassonne's finest dining is inside the Hôtel de la Cité at chef Jérôme Ryon's Michelin-starred premises. Opulent carved woodwork and stained glass set the stage for unforgettable dishes utilising some of France's…
Market in Carcassonne

Les Halles

Carcassonne’s beautiful stone-columned covered market, dating from 1768, sells local wines, cheeses, shellfish and produce.
Bistro in Carcassonne

Bloc G

A modern dining space of white walls, white chairs and white tables is reflected in the short lunch menu of salads and tartes salées (savoury tarts), and creative versions of southwestern French classics such as l'o…
Bistro in Carcassonne

La Marquière

In an old shuttered auberge (country inn), complete with beams and original hearth, this family-run bistro serves meaty cassoulet, along with Mediterranean-influenced dishes such as lamb with parsnip gnocchi, foie g…
Bistro in Carcassonne


This lively local hang-out is full of office workers at lunchtime, so you know you’re in good hands. It’s great for no-fuss bistro standards, such as roast Camembert, classic steak-frites and tapas platters, and the…
Modern French in Carcassonne

Au Comte Roger

The citadel location bumps up the prices considerably, but this is one of the better establishments for traditional cassoulet. The restaurant's smart dining room has cream-coloured chairs and tables and polished woo…
Bistro in Carcassonne

Chez Fred

Accessed via antique gates, Fred’s Place is a relaxed bistro set around a courtyard. Tuck into sensational cassoulet or adventurous dishes such as plum-marinated pork, pumpkin risotto or roast chicken with olive tap…