Catalan lunch at Fort Libéria in Villefranche-de-Conflent

By December 14, 2018RESTAURANT, TO EAT
restaurant Fort Libéria

A few weeks ago, my family and I had a great, uncomplicated lunch at the restaurant of Fort Libéria in Villefranche-de-Conflent. Don’t expect haute-cuisine here, in fact, you might even find it too simple. But we enjoyed the Catalan style food and especially the view on Mont Canigou.


Chéri, the kids and I wanted to visit Fort Libéria around lunchtime. As it was off-season, the choice of restaurants in Villefranche-de-Conflent was limited. However, the lady at the Fort Liberia ticket office mentioned that it was possible to have lunch at the Catalan restaurant at Fort Libéria. Since we already wanted to go there, we combined the two.

restaurant Fort Libéria


The choice of what to eat was easy: we all got the lunch menu. The kid’s menu included grilled sausages, chips, a drink and a dessert (12 euros). Chéri had the “menu grillade” (17,50 euros), with a salad as a starter followed by a mixed grill so that he could try a bit of everything. And I choose the “repas Catalan” (13 euros), as I like to try local dishes like the pa’amboli.

restaurant Fort Libéria

Happy full bellies

Dessert was included in all the menus, except mine, and we all had the same cup of ice cream. Nothing special, but since I always include pictures of all courses, I have also added our simple little dessert into this post. Maybe I should have opted for the cheese platter, but, well, I felt like having ice cream. We all left with happy full bellies, ready to explore the mysteries of Fort Libéria. I wasn’t sure if I would mention this restaurant on the blog, but I decided I would as it is quite a special place to have lunch. You can probably find better food around town, but none with quite the same extraordinary setting!

restaurant Fort Libéria


The restaurant of Fort Libéria is open from June till September from 12h00 till 15h00, although we had lunch here in October during the French school holiday. To enter Fort Libéria, an entrance fee is charged. The post about Fort Libéria will follow soon!

Fort Libéria
66500 Villefranche-de-Conflent
+33 (0)4 68 96 34 01


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