Top Choice Traditional French in Vallée du Haut Verdon

La Ferme Girerd-Potin

On a working 17th-century farm, high above the Verdon, this cosy ferme-auberge grows everything it serves for thrilling rustic-Alpine dinners, served fireside in a candlelit, wood-and-stone dining room. Everything …
Top Choice Gastronomic in Vallée de la Tinée

Auberge-Restaurant Le Robur

Atop a cliff, with mesmerizing vistas, casually elegant Le Robur puts gastronomy within reach of mid-budget travelers. Chef Christophe Billau dazzles with refined, highly stylized cooking, including playful surprise…
Top Choice Provencal in Moustiers Ste-Marie & Around

La Grignotière

Hidden behind the soft pink facade of Moustiers' Musée de la Faïence is this utterly gorgeous, blissfully peaceful garden restaurant. Tables sit between olive trees and the colourful, eye-catching decor – including …
Gastronomic in Sisteron

La Magnanerie

A stylish, if starchy, restaurant and hotel on the road 10km south of Sisteron. Chef Stéphan Paroche is known for his colourful, creative cooking – edible flowers and micro-herbs adorn exquisite plates of fine Frenc…
Provençal in Castellane & Around

Auberge du Teillon

Located 5km east of Castellane on the road to Grasse, this much-loved roadside hotel has a handful of simple rooms up top, but it’s the restaurant that’s the main draw. Cuisine is ‘Provençal classic’ and the atmosph…
Gastronomy in Moustiers Ste-Marie & Around

La Bastide de Moustiers

Legendary chef Alain Ducasse has created his own Provençal bolthole here, and it’s an utter treat from start to finish, from the playful amuses bouches to the rich, sauce-heavy mains and indulgent desserts. The view…
Gastronomy in Moustiers Ste-Marie & Around

La Ferme Ste-Cécile

Just outside Moustiers, this wonderful ferme auberge (country inn) immerses you in the full Provençal dining experience, from the sun-splashed terrace and locally picked wines right through to the chef’s meticulous …
Market in Vallée de la Roya

Fiori delle Alpi

Provencal in Forcalquier & Around

Restaurant Le 9

High in Forcalquier, behind the Citadel with a panoramic terrace, Le 9 (say luh-nuf) is the town’s most reliable address for earthy, market-driven cooking, incorporating fresh-from-the-farm ingredients in simple bis…
Cafe in Forcalquier & Around

L’Entre d’Eux

Small cafe near the main square serving mixed plates of cheese, charcuterie and other nibbles.