Restaurants

Provencal in Pays de Forcalquier

Café de Niozelles

For just-like-mama-made-it French cuisine, it’s worth the 5km drive from Forcalquier to this unapologetically old-school bistro in Niozelles. You’ll need an appetite, and a taste for all the traditional trimmings, l…
Provencal in Pays de Forcalquier

Les Petites Tables

This Provençal restaurant at the Ecomusée l’Olivier near Volx is only open for lunch, but it's well worth a detour (and if you're visiting the museum it's a must). Delicious platters come with a choice of fresh sala…
Bistro in Forcalquier

Aux Deux Anges

Beside a fountain in Forcalquier's old town, this homespun place is as traditional as it gets. All the dishes are made to timeworn recipes comme à la maison (like you'd have at home) – hearty stews, slow-cooked lamb…
Bistro in Banon

Les Vins au Vert

The pick of the places to eat in Banon: an informal bistro-bar, which has a prodigious selection of local wines by the glass, partnered with delicious meat and cheese platters. It's all quite relaxed, with simple wo…
Bistro in Forcalquier

Le Baratin

Downhill from the market square, this small cafe is a popular lunch spot, good for speedy classics like salade de chèvre chaud (melted goat’s cheese salad) or steak with shallot sauce served with rough-cut chips.