Top things to do in Mende

French in Mende

Le Sanglier

Freshness and value for money are the hallmarks of this popular eatery near the cathedral. Quintessential dishes include pavé de bœuf de l'Aubrac (Aubrac beef) and saucisse de pays (local sausage). Small appetite? O…
Bistro in Mende

La Cantine

A daily market-sourced menu incorporating local organic ingredients is served on antique crockery at this locals' favourite down a cobbled laneway. Dishes are accompanied by natural wines and bio beer. Book ahead.
Cathedral in Mende

Cathédrale Notre Dame

The town's improbably large Cathédrale Notre Dame was built in 1368 as the official seat of Mende’s bishop. The cathedral is home to outstanding 18th-century tapestries and a Vierge Noire (Black Madonna) from the 12…