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Fil de l'eau

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14 quai du Docteur Lafforgue, 82000 Montauban, France
+33 5 63 66 11 85
Tue - Sat 12:00 - 14:30
19:45 - 21:30
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Tavistock, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Are there really 9 better restaurants in Montauban ? In our 14 day tour of France we enjoyed this dinner more than any of the other 13. Perfect ambiance, service and food. Slightly out of the way and not easy to stumble across but well worth the wander across the River Tarn. Cannot be recommended high enough.

Thank davjan2015
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

On our way to Andorra we passed by this lovely town and had lunch in this place! The menu including the cassoulet was outstanding! We will return!

Thank Tim N
Montauban, France
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2015

An elegant modern interior spacious for a small resto. My wife and I have been coming to the Fil de l'eau for over 20 years though not frequently. We have never had other than a pleasant experience and fine food. Criticisms currently; a bit pricey and a definitely overpriced wine list. However heartily recommended for the ambiance and quality of... More 

1 Thank Max M
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 May 2015

This is our second time at Fil de l'Eau in Montauban, the first time being three years ago. The first time, we had a marvelous menu degustation. This time, we chose the 48-euro menu, as we weren't hungry enough for both fish and meat courses. The place is just fantastic. Large, airy, light-filled room, with plenty of space between tables.... More 

Thank opera_fanatic49
Sydney, Australia
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 May 2015

This hidden gem in the beautiful city of Montauban showcases the talents of an exceptional chef and wait staff. Each course was beautifully presented and a delight to behold. An interesting touch was the Siamese fighting fish in a bowl on each table - not your usual flowers. Although up there in price, such excellent food, professional service and wonderful... More 

Thank jaf_2229
Barcelona, Spain
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791 reviews
449 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 422 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2014

48 euros for an excellent 4 course lunch with foie gras; the best pigeon I have ever had; cheese and a dessert. Nice ambience and the decor is modern; lovely colours.... Siamese fighting fish on the table is a nice touch but am sure UK animal rightists will complain!! Parking is outside and free and the town centre is only... More 

Thank AJCG
Catonsville, MD
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189 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2014

If you want to splurge for a romantic dinner, this is a good place for it. We had one of the best dinners of our 6-week trip. The restaurant is just across the Pont Vieux from the historic center. It offers a menu at 37 euros that avoids the standard regional dishes and instead goes for creativity. Service was friendly... More 

Thank CatonsvilleGeorge
London, United Kingdom
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166 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 July 2014

You know you've found something a little "different" when you have a Japanese fighter fish on your table. (Grab another one from an adjoining table to watch some fun!). Seriously, this was a special find when we p[assed through this pretty medieval town last month. Only 6 others in the room at a quiet lunch, which was hugely enjoyable. Well... More 

Thank Michael F
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75 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2010

If you happen to be in Montauban, do visit this place for dinner! It is located next to the river (and, as far as I could understand, the name means something like "water drifting by"). I did not see that a restaurant has a view of the river, however, although the view was mentioned in the reception of our hotel.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
19:45 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:45 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:45 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:45 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:45 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 quai du Docteur Lafforgue, 82000 Montauban, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Occitanie  >  Tarn-et-Garonne  >  Montauban
  • Phone Number: +33 5 63 66 11 85

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?