The West restaurants

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 Modern French in St-Leu

L'Eveil des Sens – Le Blue Margouillat

This elegant restaurant inside Le Blue Margouillat hotel is the top-end darling of the west coast. Marc Chappot's creative dishes are artfully prepared and presented, and all provide a burst of flavour. Another draw…
Top Choice Fusion in St-Paul

La Bas Ter La

One of St-Paul’s top tables, La Bas Ter La is tucked down a quiet street not far from the seafront. It offers excellent French cuisine with a refined twist, savoured in a stylishly modern dining room. The menu chang…
Top Choice European in St-Leu

Au Bout La Bas

Brimming with good cheer, this tropical cocoon in a street running parallel to the seafront serves excellent food. A sampling of choices might include a burger with homemade fries, a copious salad, tuna tataki or a …
Top Choice International in L'Hermitage-les-Bains

Le Manta

Concealed in a wonderfully overgrown garden, this well-respected restaurant has a great selection of fish and meat dishes, as well as a few Creole classics and salads. Toothsome specialities include salade Manta, co…
Top Choice Creole in Entre-Deux

L'Arbre à Palabres

For a menu that strays a little off the familiar sausage rougail (sausages cooked in tomato sauce) and chicken curry path, try this cute eatery in a Creole house, near the tourist office. The menu changes daily, acc…
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…
Top Choice European in La Saline-les-Bains

L'UniVert

Overlooking the beach, this hip venture provides an enjoyable dining experience with healthy food, including a few veggie options, as well as mean breakfasts, tasty tapas and superb cocktails. It also scores high on…
Bistro in Boucan Canot

Le Bistrot de Pépé Gentil

This much-lauded venture with a vintage feel serves a range of culinary delights that deliciously represent French bistro cooking. The ris de veau (veal sweetbreads) and filet de voilier (sailfish fillet) are two sp…
European in La Saline-les-Bains

Planch'Alizé

This bustling little paillotte (beach restaurant) is noted for its reliable seafood as well as meat dishes, lavish salads and tempting desserts. It's also a fantastic spot for a drink any time of the day. Tapas are …