Le Café des Épices
From the Vieux Port, hike north up to this fantastic history-woven quarter, which is fabulous for a wander with its artsy ambience, cool...
Ships have docked for more than 26 centuries at the city’s birthplace, the colourful Old Port. The main commercial docks were...
Runs trips to the calanques and the coastal islands, including one option that stops for a swim (four hours, €32).
Marseille's finest selection of natural wines, by small regional producers in the main, is what tempts at this lovely wine bar. Pair...
Clubhouse Vieux Port
It might effectively be a self-service canteen but boy, does the Clubhouse rock. Platter after platter of positively gourmet starters,...
4 rue du Lacydon · interesting places nearby
Le Café des Épices information
One of Marseille's best chefs, Arnaud de Grammont, infuses his cooking with a panoply of flavours: squid-ink spaghetti with sesame and perfectly cooked scallops, or coriander- and citrus-spiced potatoes topped by the catch of the day. Presentation is impeccable, the decor playful, and the colourful outdoor terrace between giant potted olive trees nothing short of superb.