Restaurants

Vegetarian in Grenoble

Au Clair de Lune

This tiny restaurant is freshening the palates of cheese-fatigued grenoblois with its vegetarian-leaning menu from stuffed cabbage to creamy spinach risotto. It's not entirely meatless (as is clear from specials lik…
French in Grenoble

Auberge Napoléon

If you dream of mannerly service in an 18th-century French salon, this is your place. Mirrors, baroque trimmings and white tablecloths establish the decadent tone, which is amplified by creations like foie gras–topp…
Vegetarian in Grenoble

La Festina Lente

In a setting somewhere between your great-aunt's living room and a garden centre, this grungy but loveable cafe offers mostly vegetarian and vegan set lunches, mostly platters of taster dishes like soup, savoury cru…
French in Grenoble

La Tête à l'Envers

Tipping French cuisine upside down (sometimes literally), little La Tête à l'Envers has an ever-changing menu that presents seasonal ingredients in unexpected contexts (spicy desserts, fruity mains) – occasionally y…
French in Grenoble

La Cuisine des Tontons

Reserve ahead for the generous menus at this whimsically decorated bistro – decked out in homage to the 1963 French caper flick Les Tontons Flingeurs. Carnivores will be rapt over its seven different versions of tar…
Bistro in Grenoble

Le Petit Bouche

Festooned with vintage bric-a-brac, with time-scuffed floors and a narrow open bar-kitchen, Le Petit Bouche enjoys a loyal following. Its classic bistro fare, such as andouillette (plump, coarse pork sausage) and ma…
Italian in Grenoble

Ciao a Te

Emilian and Pugliese dishes jostle with the food of Naples and Sicily in this perennially popular trattoria. Enter through the kitchen and loosen your belt for freshly made pasta, crispy panzerotti (deep-fried calzo…
Market in Grenoble

Halles Ste-Claire

Built in 1874, this covered market is crammed with local cheeses, patisserie, wine and deli fare including quenelles (breadcrumbed torpedoes of fish) and boudins blancs (white sausages). There are butchers and fishm…
French in Grenoble

La Petite Idée

Regional cuisine takes centre stage at this small and friendly restaurant, like trout in Vercors-style sauce (lemon and capers), gratin of Beaufort cheese ravioli, and Chartreuse ice cream dowsed with an extra glug …
French in Grenoble

La Fondue

Warm your insides with one of 17 kinds of fondue, ranging from classic cheese and forest mushroom to beefy fondue bourguignonne. Raclette and tartiflette (potatoes, cheese and bacon baked in a casserole) round out t…