Top Choice French in Metz


Decorated with one-of-a-kind artworks, this sleek, monochrome bistro by the river is one of Metz’s top foodie addresses. The season-driven menu emphasises clean, bright flavours in dishes such as house-smoked salmon…
Patisserie in Metz

Pâtisserie Claude Bourguignon

Oh, the temptation! The window display says it all at this smart tearoom/chocolatier/patisserie, with an irresistible array of tarts (try mirabelle – plum), éclairs, quiches, ganaches and pralines.
Deli in Metz

Chez Mauricette

At Chez Mauricette, Mauricette tempts with such Lorraine goodies as herby saucisson, local charcuterie and mirabelle (plum) pâté.
Soup in Metz

Soupes á Soups

At Soupes á Soups, Patrick ladles out homemade soups, from mussel to creamy mushroom varieties.
Modern French in Metz

La Table de Pol

Intimate lighting and cheek-by-jowl tables keep the mood mellow in this friendly bistro, which serves winningly fresh dishes prepared with market produce, along the lines of lamb filet mignon in a herb crust and cod…
International in Metz

Restaurant Thierry

Combining the historic backdrop of a 16th-century townhouse with the lighting, bohemian flair and subtly spiced cuisine of Morocco, this is one of Metz’ most coveted tables. An aperitif in the candlelit salon works …
Gastronomy in Metz

Le Magasin aux Vivres

Conjurer of textures and seasonal flavours chef Christophe Dufossé makes creative use of local produce at this sophisticated Michelin-starred restaurant. Moselle wines work well with specialities such as plump scall…
Creperie in Metz

Les Sans Culottes

Dishing up a nicely chilled vibe and just-right sweet and savoury crêpes, Les Sans Culottes is a great pit stop. Its galettes (buckwheat pancakes) are terrific, too, and come with toppings from raclette cheese to se…
French in Metz

Le Petit Frontalier

Huddled away in an old-town backstreet, this bright, modern bistro draws on the best of seasonal, regional produce. Dishes like hake fillet with sweet-potato millefeuille and lamb in a tangy Comté cheese crust are n…