Top things to do in St-Gilles-les-Bains

Top Choice French in St-Gilles-les-Bains

Le Saint-Michel

Part of the eponymous hotel, this is the gourmet choice in St-Gilles. With its enticing dining deck by the pool, charming welcome and delicious cuisine, Le Saint-Michel won't disappoint. The menu is a combination of…
Top Choice International in St-Gilles-les-Bains

Sauvage

This sassy restaurant and bar directly on the beach is run by a dynamic crew who serve consistently delicious market-inspired cuisine. Throw in a congenial atmosphere, superb cocktails (from €8) and great tapas serv…
Beach in St-Gilles-les-Bains

Plage des Roches Noires

Plage des Roches Noires, in the heart of town, is crowded and neatly striped with sunbeds and parasols, but, beneath all this, it remains an attractive stretch of beach excellent for families, with shallow waters an…
Museum in St-Gilles-les-Bains

Musée de Villèle

This museum is set in the former home of the wealthy and very powerful Madame Panon-Desbassayns, a coffee and sugar baroness who, among other things, owned 300 slaves. The house, which is only accessible on a guided…
French in St-Gilles-les-Bains

Chez Marie

With its tiny terrace overlooking the harbour and simple yet well-prepared cuisine, this sweet lil' den is ideal for a quick and affordable sit-down lunch. The trademark here is freshness and great value for money. …
Bistro in St-Gilles-les-Bains

Bistrot Case Créole

Familiar bistro fare with a local twist – salads, fish and meat dishes – won’t inspire devotion, but the atmosphere is relaxed and service is efficient. At dinner it also lays on a Creole buffet featuring an assortm…
Bakery in St-Gilles-les-Bains

La Case à Pains

If you’re toying with the idea of doing a beach picnic à la gourmet, it’s worth stopping in here for some salads, pastries and well-prepared sandwiches. The signature offering is the pain frotté à la vanille (a vari…
Fast Food in St-Gilles-les-Bains

Chez Loulou

The most iconic Creole case (house) for kilometres around, with a distinctive turquoise facade on the main drag. It's famous for its belt-bustingly good samosas, macatias, croissants, cakes and tarts. Good sandwiche…
International in St-Gilles-les-Bains

Chez Nous

This bold bistro is beloved by all who come here. The blackboard menu features flavourful meat and fish dishes, some with an exotic twist, as well as salads. The service may see you twiddling your thumbs when it's c…
Ice Cream in St-Gilles-les-Bains

Le Glacier de Marie B

You'll lose all self-control at this drool-inducing ice-cream parlour. Amid a mind-boggling array of flavours, the sweet potato with honey screams 'try me'. The vanilla and pineapple are also well worth a try. Other…