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Address: On a barge anchored in the Canal du Midi, Toulouse, France
Phone Number:
+33 5 61 99 01 30
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09:30 - 12:30
14:00 - 19:00
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Mon - Fri 09:30 - 12:30
Mon - Sat 14:00 - 19:00
Sat 10:00 - 12:30

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Amazing taste creations pay homage to the violet

Considering its epaulets are lauded pink or rose, it came as a late surprise for me to learn that Toulouse's culture and cuisine has been transfused by the colour violet. We... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2016
Eli B
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Sydney, Australia
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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 6 August 2016

Considering its epaulets are lauded pink or rose, it came as a late surprise for me to learn that Toulouse's culture and cuisine has been transfused by the colour violet. We stopped to sample some floral gourmet creations at this establishment and voila what an incredible space for a shop anchored on a barge in the Garonne River. Surprise, surprise,... More 

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Orange Beach, Alabama
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2015

Kind of interesting, proprietor didn't speak English, so everything had to be interpreted, I'd skip!

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Cleveland, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2015

In orchid pants and a purple scarf, the owner will passionately share with patrons the story of the return of the violet to Toulouse. There are many products from violet jelly , candy, tea as well as tea towels and violet candles.

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Paris, France
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 May 2015

I would highly recommend this store. The staff are wonderful - they really know how to give great customer service without being pushy and what a selection of violet stuff. When we arrrived , they let us taste the tea and the candy made out of violet. The prices are okay and it is really close to train station so... More 

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