Dining in this foodie region is memorable for every budget. From snazzy urban neobistros and traditional inns to Michelin-starred restaurants and indulgent pastry shops, eating here is a treat. Seafood stars on coastal menus; inland, lamb, duck, beef and poultry are specialities. Then of course there is the region's extraordinary sweep of wines.

Worth a Trip: Michelin-Star Meals

If you’re looking for a once-in-a-lifetime meal, consider booking a table at a Michelin-starred restaurant.

Auberge du Vieux Puits Gilles Goujon’s relaxed restaurant has three Michelin stars. He works with the region's best producers. It's located in a hilltop village between Narbonne and Perpignan.

La Table d'Uzès In Uzès, chef Christophe Ducros works wonders with top-notch local produce and line-caught Mediterranean fish. Be sure to book a table in the enticing courtyard.

La Barbacane Prepared to be vowed by both the decor – which combines carved woodwork and stained glass – and chef Jérôme Ryon's exquisite cuisine at this Carcassonne restaurant.

La Coquerie In Sète, Anne Majourel concocts wonderful dishes (no menus – fixed-price meals) based on what's fresh from the fish auction.

Le Suquet Chef Sébastien Bras famously gave back the award-winning restaurant's three stars to Michelin in 2018. This is one of the finest restaurants in Languedoc-Roussillon, and is a culinary must.