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Best Brunch And Late Breakfast Spots In Carcassonne, France

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Updated: 26 October 2016
Carcassonne is the perfect place to spend a few days of your holiday in France. If you’re wondering where to start the day, here are the best places for breakfast and brunch in this lovely medieval city.
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Maison Aime Pech

In this cafe ideal for breakfast, they provide a menu that includes breakfast specials and offers. You’ll love their croissants and scrambled eggs, and you can accompany them with orange juice or coffee. During the winter time it is highly recommended that you try their hot chocolate. The cafe features a courtyard which is a tranquil setting where you can have your meal.

21, Rue Cros-Mayrevieille, Carcassonne, France 04-68-25-17-80

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Picnic café

This cafe is the perfect place for a quick breakfast if you don’t want to waste any time and would prefer to grab something to eat on the go. Their coffee is really good and they offer a variety of light meals. It’s located in the very heart of the city. So, after grabbing your breakfast in this cafe you’ll be close to the main points of interest in town.

12 Place Carnot, 11000 Carcassonne, France +33 4 68 26 45 66

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Sarl Le Creneau

Located in the area surrounding the Castle, just off the main tourist area, Sarl Le Creneau offers a beautiful view on the bastions of Carcassonne. The restaurant does breakfast, lunch and dinner, offering quick service at reasonable prices. Order a charcuterie and cheese platter for brunch to start the day in French style.

6 Place Saint-Jean, 11000 Carcassonne, France +33 4 68 71 81 53

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Le Terminus

A typical French spot loved by many locals, Le Terminus offers good coffee and tea and French breakfast options. Croissants, crepes and many other traditional items can be found in their menu. Many people pop in for coffee and croissant in the morning. Their croissants are popular because they are homemade and they offer the possibility of having them warmed up.

2 Ave du Marechal Joffre, 11000, Carcassonne, France +33825 826 205

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La Maison De La Blanquette

In the very busy center of Carcassonne, this lovely restaurant serves simple food excellently cooked. They offer regional specialties such as the galette with potatoes and smoked salmon and roasted Camembert cheese. During the summer, tables are set outside in the beautiful square so you’ll be able to enjoy your brunch while you look at the passersby.

2 Place Marcou, 11000 Carcassonne, France +33 4 68 71 66 09

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Le Pasteur Bistro & Café

Serving the best food in Trebes, 10 minutes away from the center of Carcassone by car is Le Pasteur. You’ll enjoy this restaurant’s breakfast as much as their lunch and dinner. Their menu features a range of appetizing international dishes. For breakfast you’ll be able to sample crepes and eggs as well as cakes and a wide variety of pastries. Le Pasteur will not let you down.

17 bis Avenue Pasteur, 11800 Trèbes, France +33 4 68 24 58 55

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This is a lovely patisserie that will make you fall in love with French pastries if you haven’t already. Their pain au chocolate is amazing, and so are their croissants and the small chocolates treats. You could also try the tartalette made with strawberries for something more sophisticated. The place isn’t expensive and it’s open on Sunday afternoon when many other cafes are closed.

236 avenue du General Leclerc, Carcassonne, France +33 4 68 25 38 72

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La Table de Franck Putelat

Offering outstanding dishes and friendly and professional service, La Table de Franck Putelat is a two-star Michelin restaurant which opens at 11.30am just in time for brunch. Be mesmerized by the elaborate and beautiful-sounding dishes featured on the menu. Enjoy a gourmet brunch in style in the elegant environment of this excellent restaurant.

80 Chemin des Anglais, 11000 Carcassonne, France +33 4 68 71 80 80

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Café de la Comedie

Offering great service and food at reasonable prices, this cafe is located outside the touristic area of Carcassonne. Not many visitors know where to find it, so check it out if you’re looking to avoid the crowds of tourists The place will be quieter than other cafes making it the perfect spot for an intimate morning meal. Try the cafe’s popular French onion soup and enjoy the local atmosphere in this cafe with friendly staff.

13 rue Courtejaire, Carcassonne, France +33468710851