Restaurants

French in Verdun

L'Esprit Bistro

Such good old-fashioned, family-run bistros are a dying breed. No-nonsense L'Esprit goes for the classic look, with red-and-white checked tablecloths, tightly packed seating and day specials chalked on a board. Dish…
Bistro in Verdun

Le Clapier

The chef’s penchant for Provence’s balmy climes shines through on the menu at this cosy lime-walled bistro, whose name translates as 'the rabbit hutch'. Specialities like crumbly Brie tart and herb-infused leg of la…
French in Verdun

Château des Monthairons

It's not every day you get to dine at a bona-fide castle, so it's worth the 15-minute drive south of Verdun to this whimsically turreted château overlooking parkland. Chef Benoit Thouvenin puts his own creative spin…
French in Verdun

Chez Mamie

The clue's in the name: family-run Chez Mamie does indeed dish up the kind of wholesome, hearty grub your French gran might make. Pull up a chair at one of the checked-cloth tables for satisfying dishes such as scal…