Restaurants

Top Choice Bistro in Vaison-la-Romaine

Bistro du'O

For fine dining in Vaison, this is everyone's tip. The setting is full of atmosphere, in a vaulted cellar in the medieval city (once the château stables), and the chef Philippe Zemour takes his cue from Provençal fl…
French in Vaison-la-Romaine

La Lyriste

Nothing world-changing here, but tasty regional food from bourride (fish stew) to brandade de cabillaud (cod kebabs), laced with lashings of olive oil, tomatoes and Provençal herbs. Unusually, there's generally a go…
Gastronomy in Vaison-la-Romaine

Le Moulin à Huile

This renowned restaurant is still a destination address in Vaison, if only for its lovely riverside setting in a former olive-oil mill. The menus are affordable, and stocked with lots of locally sourced goodies, suc…
French in Vaison-la-Romaine

Le Bateleur

Run by Nicolas and Andrea Bofelli, this is another superior, if rather cramped, address for Provençal dishes like crusty pork belly and roast veal. The odd-shaped dining room is a bit claustrophobic; try to snag a t…
Bakery in Vaison-la-Romaine

Maison Lesage

For picnics by the river, this excellent bakery has no shortage of foodie fare: big baguettes, homemade pastries and nougat, and the house speciality, bun-sized meringues in a rainbow of flavours.