Top Choice French in Limoges

La Table du Couvent

This modish restaurant in a former Carmelite convent is one of the city’s most popular eateries, with tables set among rough brick walls. Sit at the open kitchen counter to watch meals being prepared, including loca…
Top Choice Modern French in Limoges

Philippe Redon

Book ahead for a spot at this romantic modern restaurant that serves some of the best food in the region. Dishes incorporate fresh seasonal produce from truffles to Limousin beef, and service is snappy and welcoming…
Regional Cuisine in Limoges

Le Bistrot d’Olivier

For an authentic lunch, you can’t do much better than this chaotic little place inside the market, where folks sit at communal wooden tables and share hearty, no-fuss portions of French food chosen straight from the…
Regional Cuisine in Limoges

Les Petits Ventres

At this cosy, family-friendly eatery, tuck into Limousin’s famous carnivorous cuts such as the eponymous beef or andouillettes (sausages). Other bits are grand as well, such as the generous, excellent cheese platter…
Food Market in Limoges

Halles Centrales

Limoges’ central market runs the gourmet gamut from local cheese to Limousin beef.
Modern French in Limoges

Le 27

A contemporary bistro with quirky decor to match the inventive cuisine. Teardrop lanterns cast moody lighting, and one wall is taken up by wine. Dishes are French classics with a contemporary spin.
Regional Cuisine in Limoges

Chez Alphonse

Checked tablecloths, laughing locals and blackboards stuffed with regional dishes: what more could you want from a Limoges bistro?
Cafe in Limoges

La Parenthèse

Lovely salon de thé (tearoom) for tea and cake; also a good choice of salads and regional dishes.
Traditional French in Limoges


One of Limoges’ top tables for years, it’s in a delightful medieval timbered building and serves classically rich French cuisine, created by renowned head chef Richard Lequet. The dining room is suitably smart too.
Bistro in Limoges

Be Bop

This lively magnet for the Limoges student set is decorated with old LPs and musical instruments, and is also a hot spot to take a tipple. Menus are an ever-changing array of small plates like bruschetta, to creativ…