Restaurants

Top Choice Modern French in Marseille

L’Arome

The current hot tip in the trendy area around cours Julien is this tiny bistro, on a graffiti-clad street flanked by ethnic restaurants. The no-frills decor, relaxed service and focused menu of French market classic…
Top Choice Modern French in Marseille

Le Café des Épices

One of Marseille’s best chefs, Arnaud de Grammont, infuses his cooking with a panoply of flavours: squid-ink spaghetti with sesame and perfectly cooked scallops, or coriander- and citrus-spiced potatoes topped with …
Top Choice French in Marseille

Les Buffets du Vieux Port

What a great idea – a high-class, on-trend self-service canteen, with a vast array of starters, mains, salads and desserts laid out like a banquet for diners to help themselves to. Premium cold cuts, fresh seafood, …
Top Choice Bistro in Marseille

Café Populaire

Vintage furniture, old books on the shelves and a fine collection of glass soda bottles lend a retro air to this trendy, 1950s-styled jazz comptoir (counter) – a restaurant despite its name. The crowd is chic and sm…
Pizza in Marseille

Pizzeria La Bonne Mère

Hailed by some as the best pizza in France, reservations are essential at homely La Bonne Mère. This tiny pizzeria only uses the freshest organic ingredients and the creamiest mozzarella, sowing them upon hand-spun …
Bakery in Marseille

Le Bar à Pain

Selling arguably the best baguettes in the city, this charming organic bakery in the Chapitre neighbourhood also rustles together tasty midday snacks like flaky courgette tarts and toasty tomato pizzas, all to be en…
Pizza in Marseille

L' Eau a la Bouche

You haven’t had pizza until you’ve eaten at chef Rodolphe Bodikian’s gastronomic pizzeria, L’Eau a la Bouche. Peppering fresh ingredients, such as Corsican brousse (a young white cheese), Reblochon Savoyard and roas…
Modern French in Marseille

Le Môlé Passédat

Few kitchens are so stunningly located as this one. On the top floor of Marseille’s flagship museum, MuCEM, Michelin-starred chef Gérald Passédat cooks up exquisite French fare alongside big blue views of the Medite…
Egyptian in Marseille

La Cantine de Nour d'Egypte

Doubling up as an Egyptian cultural centre, this colourfully eclectic restaurant serves fresh dishes of thick Egyptian flatbread, chunky hummus, creamy aubergine caviar and crispy falafel, all from an open kitchen. …
Desserts in Marseille

L'Esperantine de Marseille

The first thing you’ll encounter at this award-winning artisan chocolatiers is the heady perfume of melted cocoa. Using olive oil to achieve an otherworldly creaminess, don’t be surprised if you find yourself wildly…