Auberge du Vieux Puits **** - Fontjoncouse
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Auberge
du Vieux Puits ****

Auberge du Vieux Puits - Gilles Goujon - Fontjoncouse



Auberge du Vieux Puits - Gilles Goujon - Fontjoncouse

Auberge du Vieux Puits - Gilles Goujon - Fontjoncouse



Auberge du Vieux Puits - Gilles Goujon - Fontjoncouse
 
Auberge du Vieux Puits - Gilles Goujon - Fontjoncouse

If you love excellent food and wine, then there can be no finer restaurant in the South of France as Auberge du Vieux Puits. This 3 star Michelin restaurant is run by the celebrated French chef, Gilles Goujon. I can not recommend this restaurant highly enough. The food, the service, the wine, the cheese . . . all were excellent.
  Auberge du Vieux Puits - Gilles Goujon - Fontjoncouse  
Nobody has given Gilles Goujon anything for free. On the contrary. In a bucolic atmosphere far from the mundane noise, in an austere building –sold by the tiny Town Hall– he has been progressively restoring for a decade, he has been able to captivate plenty of customers and reach the top of the French guides: 5 hats in Gault Millau and 3 stars in Michelin.

We can say we are before a self-made man who had to fight and sweat blood to reach fame; a fame very few chefs deserve so clearly....
  Specialities

Fontjoncouse is a tiny village nestling in the folds of the Corbières hills, and is home to an inn where food-lovers from the entire world meet to share a moment of culinary delight. Gilles Goujon renovated this house stone by stone with his wife Marie-Christine, while dedicating himself body and soul to cooking. The inn, which has been a resounding success, has lost nothing of its simplicity and charm. People come here to experience the amazing talent of a chef who gets his inspiration from all sides of the Mediterranean, offering everything from bouillabaisse to chakchouka. When a dash of virtuosity is added, the result can be most surprising: a chicken's egg from which bursts a mysterious truffle butter yolk on mushroom purée and winter truffles.

- Oeuf de poule aux truffes sur une purée de champignons
- Filet de rouget barbet, pomme bonne bouche fourrée d'une brandade à la cèbe en "bullinada"
- Sablé feuille à feuille de chocolat, surprise de framboise et mousseux tanéa
- Dos de lieu jaune en croûte de pain à l'anis, grosse asperge verte de pays, pastille de fenouil et crème de Balayette

Language(s):

Français - French - Französisch - Francés - Francese - Frans English - Anglais - Englisch - Inglés - Engels Español - Spanish - Espagnole - Spanisch - Spagnolo - Spaans Italiano - Italian - Italienne - Italiaans
Auberge du Vieux Puits - Gilles Goujon - Fontjoncouse

Auberge du Vieux Puits - Gilles Goujon - Fontjoncouse

Auberge du Vieux Puits - Gilles Goujon - Fontjoncouse

Auberge du Vieux Puits - Gilles Goujon - Fontjoncouse
 
Opening Restaurant:

- 24 march to 30 june - From 12:00 to 13:30 and from 20:00 to 21:30
- Closed day(s): Monday - Tuesday - Sunday evening
- 01 july to 31 july - From 12:00 to 13:30 and from 20:00 to 21:30
- Closed day(s): Monday - Tuesday noon
- 01 august to 26 august - From 12:00 to 13:30 and from 20:00 to 21:30
- Closed day(s): Monday noon - Tuesday noon
- 27 august to 03 december - From 12:00 to 13:30 and from 20:00 to 21:30
- Closed day(s): Monday - Tuesday - Sunday evening
- 28 august to 31 december - From 12:00 to 13:30 and from 20:00 to 21:30
- Closed day(s): Monday - Tuesday - Sunday evening

Capacity Restaurant:
- 1 Restaurant room, 70 seats indoor   Wheelchair friendly

Opening Hotel:

- 24 march to 30 june
- Closed day(s): Monday - Tuesday
- 01 july to 31 august
- Closed day(s): Monday
- 01 september to 03 december
- Closed day(s): Monday - Tuesday

Capacity Hotel: 

- 8 Listed bedrooms, 1 equiped meeting room, 30 places in meeting rooms   Wheelchair friendly

 
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Equipments and Services:
 
  * Wifi Internet Access
* Air conditioning
* Bar
* Hair dryer
* Children's facilities (Beds, chairs)
* Pets allowed
* Private car park
* Restaurant
* Mini-bar
* Private Terrace
* Lounge
* Television
* Disabled reception (Restaurant)
  Sightseeing
 
- Château de Peyrepertuse
- Rennes le Château
- Château de Puilaurens
- Château de Puivert
- Château de Montségur
- Le Château d'Arques
- Château Villerouge-Termenès
- Saint Hilaire
- Forteresse de Salses
- Les Quatre Châteaux de Lastours
- Château Féodal de Fitou
- L'Abbaye de Villelongue (Abbaye Cistercienne)
- Abbaye de Fontfroide
- L'Abbaye de Saint-Papoul
- Abbaye de Saint-Polycarpe
- Carcassonne, 'La Cité'
- Château Chalabre
- Château d'Aguilar
- Château d'Usson
- Château de Quéribus
- Château de Termes
- Château et Remparts de la Cité de Carcassonne
- Carcassonne, Le Pont Vieux
- Lagrasse
- Carcassonne, la Bastide Saint-Louis
- Caunes-Minervois
- Grotte de Limousis
- Le Gouffre Géant de Cabrespine
- Gorges de Caune-Pont (Gorges de Coynepont)
- Gorges de Gouleyrous
- Gorges de Padern
- Gorges de Pierre Lys
- Gorges du Congoust
- Gorges du Termenet
- Gorges du Torgan
- Gorges du Verdouble et le Moulin de Ribaute
- Grotte de Fontrabiouse
- Grotte de l'Aguzou
- Grottes des Grandes Canalettes
- Les Gorges de Galamus - Saint-Paul-de-Fenouillet
- Pont de Ribaute
- Rivière de St Laurent de la Cabrerisse
- Bulles et Lumières - Maison Guinot - Limoux
- Cathédrale Saint-Just et Saint-Pasteur - Narbonne
- Corbières
- Pyreneeën
- Sidobre
- Terra Vinea - Portel-des-Corbières
- La Réserve Africaine de Sigean
- Musée de l'Abbé Saunière - Rennes-le-Château
- Saissac
- Montagne Noire (Black Mountains)
- Ille-sur-Têt - Les Orgues
- La Curiosité de Lauriole
- Les 9 Écluses de Fonséranes - Béziers
- Eburomagus - la Maison de l'Archéologie - Bram
- Le Jardin Botanique de Foncaude - Feuilla
- Le Labyrinthe des Vignes - Arzens
- Le Petit Train de la Cité de Carcassonne
- Le Petit Train de Narbonne
- Le Sentier Sculpturel de Mayronnes
- Les Calèches de la Cité de Carcassonne
- Les Papillons d'Amarante - Lesparrou
- Moulin d'Omer - Les Maîtres de mon Moulin - Cucugnan
- Musée Archéologique de Peyriac-de-Mer
- Musée de l'Abbé Saunière - Rennes-le-Château
- Musée de l'Ecole - Carcassonne
- Musée de la Chapellerie, Espéraza
- Musée de Paléontologie de Villeneuve-Minervois
- Musée de Préhistoire de Tautavel
- Musée des Arts et Métiers du Livre - Montolieu
- Musée des Automates - Limoux
- Musée des Beaux-Arts - Carcassonne
- Musée des Corbières - Sigean
- Musée des Dinosaures d'Espéraza
- Musée des Potiers Gallo-Romains d'Amphoralis
- Musée du Catharisme - Maison des Mémoires de Mazamet
- Musée du Quercorb - Puivert
- Musée du Verre de Sorèze
- Musée du Vieux Sallèles - Sallèles d'Aude
- Musée Hurepel de Minerve
- Musée Lapidaire - Narbonne
- Musée Mémoires du Moyen-Age - Carcassonne
- Musée National 'Ensérune - Nissan-lez-Ensérune
- Musée Petiet - Limoux
- Maison Déodat Roché - Arques
- Maison de la Truffe - Villeneuve-Minervois
- Maison Natale de Charles Trenet - Narbonne
- Maison des Mémoires - Maison Joë Bousquet - Varcassonne
- Moulin Bénazeth - Moulin à Vent - Villeneuve-Minervois
- Musée & Jardins du Canal du Midi - Revel
- Musée 1900 - Lagrasse
- Musée Archéologique de Narbonne
- Musée Archéologique du Lauragais - Castelnaudary
- Musée d'Art et d'Histoire - Narbonne
- Musée d'art moderne de Céret
- Musée d'Art Moderne Fonds Peské - Collioure
 

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  Auberge
du Vieux Puits ****
 
Hôtel ****
Gastronomic Restaurant ****
 
5 avenue Saint Victor
11360 FONTJONCOUSE
 
Phone +33 4.68.44.07.37
Fax +33 4.68.44.08.31

Email -
reception@aubergeduvieuxpuits.fr

Website -
www.aubergeduvieuxpuits.fr
 
Hotel-
Double room::
165.00 € to 325.00 €
Single room:
165.00 € to 325.00 €
Triple room:
280.00 € to 350.00 €
Breakfast: 27.00 €

Restaurant -
Menus: 110.00 € to 195.00 €
Child Menu: 25.00 €
A la Carte: 72.00 € to 82.00 €
Wine Menu: 60.00 € to 1000.00 €
 
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