The Vézère Valley restaurants

Cafe in Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil

Café de la Mairie

Simple, no-nonsense fare is served at this central cafe, one of the only places in town that caters to both locals and tourists. Croque monsieurs, pizzas and lots of duck on the menu.
French in Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil

Moulin de la Beaune

Reserve ahead for a spot at one of the riverfront terrace tables at this renovated water mill converted into a lovely restaurant and hotel (doubles €75). The most charming family-run establishment in Les Eyzies, it'…
French in Montignac

La Chaumière

A simple menu of charcuterie, cut by the friendly proprietor at the back of the small dining room, or large portions of duck confit, cassoulet and duck-fat roasted potatoes are the order of the day.
Bistro in Montignac


This cute raftered bistro is a local hang-out in the off-season, serving up hearty regional salads, lots of duck and crêpes. The staff is quite friendly, if a bit disorganised.