Restaurants

Top Choice Market in Perpignan

Halles Vauban

If only every market was like this. Renovated and now a temple to fresh local produce, this is the kind of place where you pop in for a pastry and emerge an hour later with charcuterie, ripe fruit, desserts and five…
Top Choice Tapas in Collioure

Chez Paco

Chez Paco is a snazzy tapas bar tucked in a backstreet away from the madding crowd along the seafront. The tapas (cheese, meat, fish and charcuterie) are varied and tasty, the service excellent and the vibes super-c…
Gastronomy in Collioure

Le Neptune

It’s a toss-up whether the setting or the food steals the show here. Overlooking Collioure’s brilliant blue bay and red rooftops, the panoramic seaside terrace (covered and heated in winter) is an absolute stunner, …
Catalan in Villefranche-de-Conflent

La Senyera

Only seasonal, local produce is used by chef Julien Blaya inside the arched stone walls of this cosy wood-beamed, peach-hued restaurant: suckling pig, milk-fed veal, lamb, duck, seafood, vegetables, fruits, jams and…
Fusion in Collioure

La 5ème Péché

Japan meets France at this creative fusion restaurant hidden away in the old quarter. Chef Masashi Iijima prepares seasonally changing specials using exquisite market-sourced produce. Expect anything from fresh fish…
Italian in Perpignan

Spaghetteri Aldo

International rugby stars fuel up on the ultra-fresh homemade pasta dishes (incorporating 20 pasta styles) at this authentic wood-beamed Italian restaurant. Favourites include ravioli, gnocchi, lasagne and tagliatel…
Mediterranean in Banyuls-sur-Mer

La Littorine

Bang on the beach, with a sun-drenched glass-enclosed terrace, the pick of Banyuls' restaurants stocks over 200 Languedoc-Roussillon wines to complement flavour-packed Mediterranean dishes. Above the restaurant, Hôt…
French in Perpignan

Le St-Jean

Atmospherically set in the shadow of its namesake cathedral and opening to a charming magnolia-shaded cobbled courtyard, Le St-Jean is one of Perpignan's top addresses for inventive French fare. The beef medallion i…
Catalan in Céret

Al Catalā

Classic Catalan dishes – monkfish with chorizo, duck breast in orange sauce, lamb shank cooked in local wine – are artistically presented and served in a colourful red and hot-pink dining room, but they're best enjo…
Bistro in Céret

L'Atelier de Fred

Céret's best restaurant is a delight from start to finish. Chef Fred has a well-earned reputation for his imaginative versions of traditional dishes, which range from grilled duckling breast to fresh fish and poache…