Food, Markets and Restauants in Provence - Fabulous Locations waiting to be descovered along the Provence Wine Routes

  Provencal gastronomy uses local production of very high quality fruits, vegetables, wines, seafood, lamb, beef chicken to combine with spiced aromatic herbs and other local ingredients. So every meal can great  even with the simplist, basics. Tomatoes, garlic and olive oils are usual side ingredients Traditional dishes are Olives in salted olive oil, Soupe de Possion – soup, bread rubbed with garlic and dipped in rouille sauce. Bouillabaisse (Marseille fish soup) Pasta Fruits de Mer – Seafood Pasta, Pizzas of all types. Tomatoes Provencale (tomatoes with bread crumbs and garlic), Pistou soup, Ratatouille (tomatoes, onions, pepper, garlic, eggplant, etc), Aioli (light mayonnaise with fresh garlic), Seafood – all types, Cheeses all types - especially local goats cheese. Fresh fruits especially table grapes,lemons,apples, oranges and pears.


 
Shop Provence Town and Village Markets - here buying food is part of the pleasure.

Where ever you're staying a nearby town or village will have a market day. Find out when this is and enjoy the unique experience of getting a large selection of fresh fruits, vegitables, seafood, meats cheeses, spices and special preparaions of jam, honey, olive oils, etc. The local tourist office will have dates of all the surrounding towns and villages for food, antiques and clothing markets.

 
 
Provence Restaurants. -Al Fresco Pleasure by the Seaside, in the Villages. Outdoor dining is the great pleasure sport of Provence – from March through October the weathers is usually good enough and you even get th odd warm, sunny days in winter months. It is a casual style of dining often with a party-like atmosphere. There’s no rules except to take your time and enjoy yourself with no penalities for showing up - lunch rarely starts before 12:30 for lunch and dinner may be served at 7pm but many diners arrive between 9 and 10pm. If you take your desert at the restaurant try the local ice cream parlours - great flavours big choice

Provence Michelin starred restaurants

 

 
Below list includes 20 restaurants within a 50 kilometer radius of Fayence a town at the heart of Provence.  Town of restaurant listed first.

Fayence Le Castelleras, 1 star, 2 km
Tourrettes Faventia, 1 star, 5 km Montauroux Fontaines D'Aragon, 1 star, 5 km
Callas Hostellerie Les Gorges de Pennafort, 1 star, 13 km
Grasse Bastide St-Antoine, 2 stars, 20 km
La Napoule L'Oasis, 2 stars, 23 km
Mougins Le Candille, 1 star, 24 km
Mougins Le Moulin de Mougins, 2 stars, 25 km
Ampus La Fontaine d'Ampus, 1 star, 25 km
Valbonne Lou Cigalon, 1 star, 26 km
Le Rouret Le Clos St-Pierre, 1 star, 26 km
Cannes Villa des Lys, 2 stars, 28 kms
Cannes La Palme d'Or, 2 stars, 28 kms
Lorgues Bruno, 1 star, 31 kms
Golfe Juan Tetou, 1 star, 31 kms
Biot Les Terraillers, 1 star, 32 kms
Tourtour Les Chenes Verts, 1 star, 33 kms
Juans Les Pins Les Pecheurs, 1 star, 35 kms
Vence Chateau du Domaine St-Martin, 1 star, 35 kms
St. Paul Le Saint-Paul, 1 star, 35 kms
Antibes Bacon, 1 star, 36 kms
Vence Jacques Maximin "Table d 'Amis", 2 stars, 36 kms
Cagnes-sur-mer Cagnard, 1 star, 37 kms
Cagnes-sur-mer Josy-Jo, 1 star, 37 kms
St. Tropez Lei Mouscardins, 1 star, 39 kms
St. Tropez Residence de la Pinede, 1 star, 40 kms
St. Tropez Villa Belrose, 1 star, 41 kms
Grimaud Les Santons, 1 star, 42 kms
Moustiers Ste Marie Bastide de Moustiers, 1 star, 45 kms

Alpes Haute Provence
La Bonne Étape Château-Arnoux *
Bastide de Moustiers
Moustiers Sainte Marie *

Vaucluse
La Bastide de Capelongue
Bonnieux **
Christian Ètienne
Avignon *
Hotel d'Europe
Avignon *

La Mirande
Avignon *

Le Diapason
Avignon *

Le Saule Pleureur
Monteaux *

La Petite Maison
Curcuron *
Domaine de la Coquillade
Gargas *

Les Bories et Spa
Gordes *

Le Vivier
l'Isle sur la Sorgue *
Hostellerie Le Phébus -Xavier Mathieu
Joucas *
Auberge La Fenière
Lourmarin *

Le Pré du Moulin
Sérignan du Comtat *

Le Moulin à Huile
Vaison la Romaine *

Le Grand Pré
Roaix *

Bouches du Rhône
Le Petit Nice
Marseille ***
Bouches du Rhône
l'Atelier de Jean Luc Rabanel
Arles **

l'Oustaù de Baumanière
Les Baux de Provence **

Le Clos de la Violette
Aix en Provence *

.French Riviera
La Réserve de Beaulieu
Beaulieu-sur-Mer **

Mon Rêve de Gosse
Cannes *

(La Palme d'Or
Cannes **

Château de la Chèvre d'Or
Eze (Èze Village) **

(Le Cap (Grand Hotel de Cap Ferrat)
St.Jean Cap Ferrat *

La Bastide St.Antoine
Grasse *

L'Oasis
La Napoule **

(Hostellerie Jérôme
La Turbie **

La Villa Archange (Bruno Oger)
Le Cannet **

Aphrodite
Nice
*
(l'Aromate
Nice *

Le Figuier de St.Esprit
Antibes *

Les Pêcheurs
Antibes (Cap d'Antibes) *

Les Terraillers
Biot *

Bistrot de la Marine (Jacques Maximin)
Cagnes (Cros-de-Cagnes) *

Josy-Jo
Cagnes (Haut de Cagens)
*
Le Park 45
Cannes *

Château Eza
Eze (Èze Village) *

Lou Fassum "La Tourmaline"
Grasse * 

Mirazur
Menton *

Le Mas Candille
Mougins *

Le Moulin de Mougins
Mougins *

Flaveur
Nice * 

Le Chantecler
Nice *

Keisuke Matsushima
Nice *

L'Univers-Christian Plumail
Nice *

(Auberge de la Madone
Peillon *

Le Clos St-Pierre
Le Rouret *

Le Saint Paul
St.Paul du Vence *


Les Bacchanales
Vence *

Château St.Martin
Vence **

 Var Monte Cristo (Hotel du Castellet)
Le Castellet ** 

Résidence de la Pinède
St.Tropez **

La Rastègue
Bormes le Mimosa *

Hostellerie Bérard
La Cadière d'Azur *


Hostellerie les Gorges de Pennafort
Callas *

Hostellerie de l'Abbaye de la Celle
Celle *


Eric Maio
Montauroux * 

St.Martin du Var
Jean Françcois Issautier *


Le Mas du Langoustier
Porquerolles *

Chez Bruno
Lorgues *

Auberge des Fontaines d'Aragon
Montauroux * 

Le Sub Le Lavandou *


La Badiane
Ste.Maxime *

Villa Belrose
St.Tropez (Gassin) *

Les Chênes Verts Tourtour *