Restaurants

Top Choice Gastronomy in Valence

Restaurant Pic

Prepare to be wowed: some of France's most exquisite dining is at chef Anne-Sophie Pic's Michelin-starred premises. A sophisticated dining room with muted tones sets the stage for unforgettable dishes utilising some…
Top Choice Modern French in Vienne

L'Espace PH3

Overseen by two-Michelin-starred chef Patrick Henriroux, L'Espace PH3 offers an affordable gastronomic menu, serving a small selection of French classics with a creative twist. The lunch menu is an absolute steal. I…
Bistro in Valence

André

André is the less formal but still stunning bistro side of Anne-Sophie Pic's gastronomic empire. The fabulous-value menu always involves seasonal, fresh ingredients, and dishes are imaginatively prepared and artfull…
Modern French in Gorges de l’Ardèche

Le Jardin d'Eden

Formerly a cinema, it’s amazing what a renovation and an ownership change can do for a place. The young team at the helm of this culinary outpost does a fine job of blending regional cuisine with contemporary style.…
Gastronomy in Vienne

La Pyramide

Patrick Henriroux's swish Michelin-starred flagship serves up cuisine that is as beautiful as it is delicious. His signature dishes span crusted saddle of suckling lamb, supreme of pigeon in a carrot-and-passionfrui…
Modern French in Valence

L'Épicerie

Talented chef Pierre Sève shows how inventive regional cuisine can be at this classically elegant restaurant housed in a lovely dining room complete with beamed ceilings and stone arches. The quail in walnut wine sa…
Bistro in Montélimar

Le Bistrot Canaille

Huddled away in an old-town backstreet, this gem of a bar à vins is run by a couple with a fierce oenological passion who home in on ‘boutique’ (vins de proprietés) and (mostly) organic wines. A concise bistro menu …
French in Vienne

Le Cloître

This quintessentially French eatery hides down an alleyway near the cathedral. Dishes like lamb shank or grilled cod are nicely cooked and presented. At lunchtime join the flock and go for the fabulous-value plat du…
French in Valence

Chez Grand Mère

'Grandma's place' stuns with its old-fashioned dining room decorated with a wide array of knick-knacks and retro junk. There's a heavy focus on regional cuisine; locals rave about the ravioles fait maison (homemade …
Asian in Valence

My Little Warung

For a break from heavy French fare, stop by this inviting local favourite, where you can feast on flavour-packed bowls of pad thai, nasi goreng and other delights from the Far East. It's handy when time is precious;…