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…
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 …
Gastronomic 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…
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…
Crêperie 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…