Restaurants

Top Choice Gastronomy in Toulouse

Michel Sarran

For a no-expense-spared, food-as-art dining experience, Toulouse's double-Michelin-starred master chef Michel Sarran is your man. He's earned an international reputation for cuisine that takes its cue from the tradi…
Top Choice Cafe in Toulouse

Flower's Café

Beside a tinkling fountain, this busy cafe is a cake lover's dream – though deciding between glistening raspberry tarts, chocolate cakes or New York–style cheesecake is an exquisite nightmare. Arrive mid-morning for…
Top Choice French in Toulouse

La Pente Douce

La Pente Douce is always packed, generally with gourmet locals who love their food. Smiling chefs in the open kitchen mesmerise with superb dishes like tender veal, Bigorre pork or cod. Presentation is impeccable, t…
Market in Toulouse

Marché Victor Hugo

The beating heart of Toulouse’s food scene is this covered market, packed with local producers busily selling cheeses, fresh pasta, meats and takeaway nibbles from sushi to spicy curries. For a great-value local din…
Bistro in Toulouse

La Braisière

This carnivorous bistro flame-grills beef to perfection, lavishing fine cuts of meat with sauces from green pepper to pungent Roquefort. Right in the middle of one of Toulouse’s most historic streets, its interior d…
French in Toulouse

Le Genty Magre

Classic French cuisine is the order of the day here, but lauded chef Romain Brard has plenty of modern tricks up his sleeve, too. The dining room feels inviting, with brick walls, burnished wood and sultry lighting.…
Bistro in Toulouse

L'Oncle Pom

Not your average restaurant, L'Oncle Pom is a fine choice. You choose a variety and a recipe of potato, then a side dish of meat, fish or vegetables. All ingredients are market fresh or locally sourced, and the vint…
Vegetarian in Toulouse

La Faim des Haricots

With confit duck and pâté featuring prominently on restaurant menus across Toulouse, this budget vegetarian canteen provides a much-needed palate cleanser. Faim des Haricots serves everything à volonté (all you can …
Bistro in Toulouse

Le Magret

Fresh produce reigns supreme at this cheery lunch spot, one of several casual restaurants on the upper floor of Marché Victor Hugo. The menu wanders pleasingly beyond Toulouse favourites like duck and cassoulet, wit…
Bistro in Toulouse

Balthazar

Ask for where's best for lunch and someone will point you in the direction of Balthazar. It's a modern take on an old-style bistro, with classic Gascon cuisine crafted only from seasonal, market-fresh and organic in…