Top Choice Bistro in Nîmes

Le Cerf à Moustache

The Deer with the Moustache has established itself as one of Nîmes’ best bistros, with quirky decor (including reclaimed furniture and a wall of sketch-covered old books), matched by chef Julien Salem’s creative tak…
Top Choice Bistro in Uzès

Le Tracteur

A converted warehouse in Argilliers, 8km southeast of Uzès via the D981, is the setting for this offbeat, and brilliant, dining destination – part wine shop, part art gallery, part deli, part bistro, with a tree-sha…
Top Choice Bistro in Bas-Languedoc

Bistro d’Alex

Tuck into excellent regional cuisine accompanied by top-class wines by the glass (the bistro adjoins Vinipolis wine warehouse). It’s deservedly popular with the locals, so reservations are a good idea.
Top Choice Gastronomy in Languedoc-Roussillon

Auberge du Vieux Puits

Gilles Goujon’s wonderfully relaxed Auberge du Vieux Puits is tucked away in the hilltop village of Fontjoncouse, between Narbonne and Perpignan. Goujon’s known for his fondness for humble ingredients such as Bigorr…
Top Choice Gastronomy in Alès & Around

L'Esprit des Mets

Industrial Alès – and especially its business park 3km south of the centre across the river – is the last place you'd expect to find a fine-dining diamond, but foodies flock here, so book ahead. In his open kitchen,…
Top Choice Cheese in Montpellier

La Fine Mouche

Heavenly French cheeses star at this bar à fromage (cheese bar), whether in pungent Roquefort or runny St-Marcellin tartines (toasted open-faced sandwiches), rich dishes such as Camembert baked with Champagne, or as…
Top Choice Seafood in Sète

La Coquerie

Michelin-starred chef Anne Majourel shuns menus in favour of what's fresh from the fish auction. Dishes might include smoked bonito with pistachio oil; sea bream, gurnard, monkfish and mussel bouillabaisse; squid st…
Top Choice Modern French in Narbonne & Around

À La Table du Marché

Inspired flavour combinations on the daily-changing menu, sourced from Les Halles directly opposite, might include duck with truffled polenta, merlot-braised beef cheeks with lentils and heirloom carrots, and lemon …
Top Choice Seafood in Bouzigues

Le Marin

Producteur d'huîtres (oyster producer) Le Marin has its own shellfish beds right out front, and its delicacies – oyster gratin, stuffed mussels, bouillabaisse, grilled cuttlefish, monkfish and rosemary skewers – are…
Top Choice Gastronomy in Carcassonne

La Barbacane

Carcassonne's finest dining is inside the Hôtel de la Cité at chef Jérôme Ryon's Michelin-starred premises. Opulent carved woodwork and stained glass set the stage for unforgettable dishes utilising some of France's…