Haut-Var restaurants

Top Choice Gastronomy in Lorgues

Chez Bruno

If truffles are the most divine of ingredients, then Chez Bruno is their high temple. It's just 2.5km southeast of Lorgues; drive through giant truffle-sculptured gates to the grounds of an 18th-century estate that …
Top Choice French in Les Arcs-sur-Argens

Logis du Guetteur

This serious restaurant perches at the summit of Les Arcs in a 12th-century château. In winter, dine in the renovated cave beneath paintings of white peacocks and cornucopia; in summer, sit on the terrace, with view…
Top Choice Gastronomy in Tourtour

Les Chênes Verts

On the road between Tourtour and the equally lovely Haut-Var village of Villecroze is a turn-off you might easily miss, unawares. Yet the 'The Green Oaks' holds a Michelin star, courtesy of chef Paul Bajade's way wi…
Top Choice International in Bargemon

La Pescalune

Presiding over one of the region's top kitchens, Virginie Martinelli ensures the menu is tailored to the best of what is seasonally available. Expect dishes inspired as much by world cuisines as her own upbringing i…
Top Choice French in Cotignac

Le Clos des Vignes

Seek out this farmhouse for the home-cooked cuisine (by husband Jean-Luc) and the warm welcome (by wife Dany). House-made foie gras features frequently, if that's your thing, as do veal and fresh seafood. It's at it…
Top Choice French in Collobrières

La Petite Fontaine

Locals travel from miles around to sit at a tree-shaded table on place de la République and feast on daube de boeuf (beef stew), forest mushrooms and house-made terrine at one of southern France’s most charming, rel…
Top Choice Bistro in La Motte

Domaine de la Maurette

For an authentic Provençal feast, head east out of La Motte along the D47 to this rustic wine estate on the intersection of the D47 and D25. Taste and buy wine, and dine on a vine-covered terrace next to the vines, …
Mediterranean in Massif des Maures

Relais du Vieux Sauvaire

There are few more dramatic approaches to a restaurant than the rough, superbly scenic rte des Crêtes, with its alternating glimpses of the coast and inland Provence. It's worth the drive even if you can't get a tab…
Gastronomy in La Celle

Hostellerie de l’Abbaye de la Celle

Local boy Nicolas Pierantoni, a protégé of Alain Ducasse, is the creative energy behind this refined four-star restaurant and hotel in La Celle, a former Benedictine abbey 40km southwest of Le Thoronet. Shepherd-rea…
International in Entrecasteaux

Chez Ellie

A real passion for produce and the world's full palette of flavours shines through in this modern bistro – a clean-lined, innovative alternative to the sweet traditionalism that prevails in Entrecasteaux. Owner-chef…