Restaurants

Top Choice Corsican in Bonifacio

Kissing Pigs

At water’s edge beneath the citadel, and festooned with swinging sausages, this seductively cosy and friendly restaurant-cum-wine bar serves wonderfully rich and predominantly meaty Corsican dishes. Hearty casserole…
Corsican in Bonifacio

La Bodega

At this cute wood-beamed hole-in-the-wall, just up from the tourist office, gregarious owner Jean-Marie whips up no-nonsense Corsican classics, from veal with olives to civet de sanglier (wild boar stew). Don't miss…
Bakery in Bonifacio

Sorba

Before a boat trip, drop in at this artisan patisserie-gelateria down by the water, run by the same family since 1921, and splash out on a bag of lemon- or aniseed-flavoured canistrelli (Corsican biscuits), a loaf o…
Corsican in Bonifacio

L'An Faim

Near the foot of the steps from the port up to the citadel, this fusion-flavoured modern restaurant prepares seasonally changing specials using exquisite market-sourced produce. Expect anything from bouillabaisse to…
Seafood in Bonifacio

Les Quatres Vents

Surveying the harbour through giant windows, the ‘Four Winds’ has an appropriately nautical theme, with lots of yachting photos, plus a spiral ship’s staircase and even a funnel above the open kitchen. Breton owned,…
Bistro in Porto-Vecchio

La Table de Nathalie

Locals and tourists alike flock to the front terrace of this chic little bistro, just south of the tourist office. The menu abounds in seasonally inspired, locally sourced treats such as slow-cooked fish in citrus-h…
Corsican in Sartène

Le Jardin de l'Echauguette

This cheerful restaurant, downstairs from Sartène's main square, centres on a dreamy walled garden terrace, overhung by trees. Linger over rich Corsican specialities like beignets de courgette (zucchini fritters), c…
Cafe in Zonza

Eternisula

The brainchild of an Anglo-Corsican couple, this gorgeous, central cafe-cum-gourmet deli offers charcuterie and cheese platters, espresso, sandwiches, soups and a suggestion of the day, served in the pretty dining r…
Corsican in L’Alta Rocca

Auberge du Col de Bavella

Rustic roadside inn, near the summit, where you can feast on roasted baby goat, wild boar stew and other hearty Corsican favourites. The central fireplace is welcome on cooler spring and autumn days. For overnight g…
Mediterranean in Porto-Vecchio

Tamaricciu

Oh-so-chic beach restaurant, on the Palombaggia sands 10km southeast of Porto-Vecchio. The setting is unsurpassable, with first-class views of the turquoise surf from the wood-decked terrace, while the Mediterranean…