Provence is characterized by its delicious Provencal cuisine. There are many restaurants that have these typical dishes on their menu. There are also more and more restaurants, on a lovely international cuisines, sometimes with a light Provencal influence.
Below is an overview of the various restaurants that are recommended in Provence and the Cote d'Azur. The restaurants are classified by us with one to five Q's (QQQQQ). The more Q's better the quality / price ratio.
Restaurant: La Main a la Pate (Lorgues)
Authentic Italian restaurant where the food is prepared on a traditional Italian way. It’s also possible to take away lasagne, delicious anti-pasta, stuffed aubergines, etc.
Opening hours: daily opened, closed on Wednesdays
Address: Rue de la Vieille Commune, 83510, Lorgues
Restaurant: le temps des cerises (Fayence)
In this exclusive restaurant has a cozy atmosphere, hangs the terracotta colored Meuren give a warm impression. Original dishes are served, based on the classic kitchen. Or as the Dutch chef Louis himself says, "do not play too much with the products on your plate, they have enough flavor of its own."
The kitchen is open from 12:00 to 13:30 and 19:00 to 21:30 on.
Tuesdays they are closed.
Address: 2 Place de la Republique, 83440 Fayence, South France
Tel: 04 94 76 01 19
Restaurant: l escourtin (Fayence)
Near this old mill you can eat beautiful classic and traditional Provençal dishes. But, pull on your fancy clothes, because shorts and sneakers is less appreciated.
The kitchen is open from 19:00 dinner (ordered to 21:15).
For lunch you can go from 12.00 (available until 13:30).
Address: 159 chemin de Notre Dame des Cypres, 83440 Fayence,
South of France
Tel: +33 (0) 4 94 76 00 84
Restaurant: castellaras (fayence)
This Provençal mas, you have a beautiful view over the valley of Fayence and the mountains of Esterel. The chic restaurant only uses fresh products. Here you can eat delicious cuisine!
The restaurant is closed on Mondays and Tuesdays.
Address: 461 chemin de Peymeyan, 83440 Fayence, South France
Tel: 04 94 76 13 80
Restaurant: la gloire de mon pere (seillans)
This restaurant is located in the picturesque village of Seillans, the tables are fitted around thee old fountain. A really charming place, under the plane trees you soak up the Mediterranean cuisine. For a lunch you pay € 23, with wine and coffee included.
Q Home - Restaurant la gloire de mon pereAdres: Place Thouron, 83440 Seillans, Southern France
Tel: 04 94 60 18 65
Restaurant: le relas d olea (seillans)
At this idyllic place you can enjoy and have a great dinner. You will be warmly received by waiters and the restaurant gives you a real feeling of Provence.
Menus are available for € 29 and € 39, price / quality is top notch.
Breakfast: (June to September) from 08:30 am, lunch from 12:00 to 14:00, dinner from 19:00 to 21:00. Closed on Tuesdays.
Address: 1 place du Thouron, 83440 Seillans, Southern France
Tel: 04 94 60 18 65
Restaurant: hotel des 2 rocs (seillans)
This luxury restaurant works with fresh products. They work together with local egg farms, hunters and fishermen. However, on the pricey side, but very tasty dishes that are nicely formatted. Prices are between € 30 and € 75 (most expensive menu).
Address: 1 place Font d'Amont, 83440 Seillans, South France
Tel: 04 94 76 87 32
Restaurant: eric maio (montauroux)
Here you will find haute cuisine, because Eric Maio has a Michelin Star. This restaurant has special dishes and beautiful products. You can choose a 'market menu', for this you pay € 29 and you get a menu made with products from the market. (Other menus are between € 52 and € 77.) You can also find many truffle back in his dishes. Highly recommended if you want to go fine dining!
Closed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.
Quartier Narbonne, 83440 Montauroux, Southern France
Tel: 04 94 47 71 65
Restaurant: Auberge du Parc (Correns)
In the beating heart of green Provence you will find this former Bastide. It has a stylish decor with Italian-Provençal accents and a touch of rococo.
Onno Stijl and his team invite you to dine with angels dancing on the ceiling or outside under the plane with him. Onno's style: daily menu with lots of fresh vegetables and food, he has tastefully chosen for you. A small but perfectly balanced with a local wine list. This restaurant is highly recommended!
Address: Place Général de Gaulle, 83570 Correns, Southern France
Tel: +33 - (0) 4 94 59 53 52
Restaurant: L'Oustaou (Flayosc)
Tastefully decorated restaurant on the square of Flayosc, great to have some food.The menu is small but well balanced. They also often have delicious menus.
The large terrace in the summer is a lovely place to enjoy the village Flayosc.
Address: 5 Rue du Docteur Bremond, 83780 Flayosc, Southern France
Tel: 0033 - (0) 4 94 70 42 69
Restaurant: La Fleur de thym (Flayosc)
Genuine Provencal restaurant with a menu that changes monthly. The interior is not great, but the food is tasty and really, that's what it is all about.
Address: 3 Boulevard Jean Moulin, 83780 Flayosc, France
Tel: 0033 - (0) 4 94 50 31 53
Restaurant: Brasserie Bertin
Brasserie Bertin is a very good restaurant, located in Draguignan since 2010. The price / quality of this restaurant is very good, it is delicious cooking for an affordable price. Highly recommended!
In the evening they have an very affordable menu.
Address: 13 Boulevard Marechal Foch, 83300 Draguignan, Southern France
Tel: 0033 - (0) 4 94 70 74 16
Restaurant: Da Laura (Cannes)
Little away, but definitely a must if you are visiting Cannes. Be early because they are always full. The Italian owners cook in the purest form. Delicious pastas and beautiful appetizers and desserts. The menu is small, but everything is fresh!
Address: 8 Place de la Libération du 24 Août 1944, 06400 Cannes,
South of France
Tel: 0033 - (0) 4 93 38 40 51
Restaurant: Bistrot d' Antoine (Nice)
Price/ quality wise this is the best restaurant at the Cote D'Azur. A wonderfully cozy restaurant in the heart of Nice, which has survived generations. Delicious pure products, superb taste and style. Also a great wine list with very tasty wines.
Highly recommended if you are in Nice. Reserve or go early, it is always full!
Address: 27 Rue de la Prefecture, 06300 Nice, southern France
Tel: 0033 - (0) 4 93 85 29 57
Restaurant: Pomme du Pin (Ramatuelle/ St Tropez)
If you're in St Tropez and you fancy an Italian restaurant with delicious food at an affordable price, then La Pomme du Pin is highly recommended. It is a bit difficult to find, but if you follow directions to the Tahiti beach you will pass it.
Opening hours: Mon-Sun 12:00 to 14:30, 19:30 to 23:30 (closed outside the season)
Address: Route de Tahiti, 83350 Ramatuelle, South of France
Tel: 0033 - (0) 4 93 85 29 57
Restaurant: Lou Betou (Draguignan)
Lou Bétou is a very attractive restaurant between Lorgues and Draguignan. Both inside and outside are nicely decorated. Inside hangs a cozy living room atmosphere.
Book on time because the restaurant does not have many tables. Appetizers are 10-20 euros and mains 20-30 euros. The cuisine is authentic French.
Address: 163 Chemin Michel Margueritte, 83300 Draguignan, southern France
Tel: 0033 - (0) 4 94 39 75 27
Restaurant: Le Bistro Gourmet (Lorgues)
Authentic Mediterranean menu, here you can have a dinner with tree courses for only
18 Euro’s per person. Also a nice place to have lunch.
Address: 12, Place Georges Clemenceau, 83510, Lorgues
Restaurant: Winebar Le 8 (Lorgues)
Cozy little wine bar in Lorgues, ideal for a nice appetizer. Le 8 has a wine list with lots of different rose, white and red wines, all possible per glass. Next to the wine the owner often serves a nice plate with little snacks.
Opening hours: 9.30-13.30 / 16.30-19.30
Closed Thursdays and Sundays from 9.30 - 13.30
Address: 8, Rue de Dr Cordouan, 83510, Lorgues
Restaurant: Le Chrissandier (Lorgues)
Wonderful gourmet restaurant with a big terrace at the main road of Lorgues, and a little romantic terrace at the back of the restaurant. Le Chris Sandier has a varied menu, with lots of nice dishes.
Opening hours: daily opened in July and August; off season closed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.
Address: 18, Cours de la Republique, 83510, Lorgues
Tel: 0033- 494-676715
Restaurant: Le Clos des Vignes (Cotignac)
Surrounded by vineyards, 3 km outside Cotignac, is the restaurant Le Clos des Vignes. You can eat between 15 and 30 euros per dish. There is also an afternoon three-course lunch menu for 25 euros.
Route de Montfort-sur-Argens, 83570 Cotignac, Southern France
Tel: 0033 - (0) 49-4047219
Restaurant: Chez Bruno (Lorgues)
Dining in style is possible at worlds biggest truffle king close to the village of Lorgues, called Bruno. The famous restaurant of top chef Bruno has gained its name, by Bruno’s love of truffles, which are transformed into miraculous dishes. There are menus available in a range of 65-150 Euros, depending on the type of truffle you choose.
Address: Campagne Mariette, 83510, Lorgues
Tel: 0033- 494-859393