Where to Eat in Cannes and St. Tropez
As well as being world famous for it’s pristine beaches, chateaus, luxury villas and superb light, the south of France is also a gastronomical paradise, with many of the finest dining to be had in St. Tropez and Cannes. Although not a fully comprehensive list the restaurants listed in this article offer a dining experience that you don’t want to ignore.
Places to Eat in Cannes
Les Pecheurs – Located in Cap d’Antibes near to the attractive cities of Nice and Cannes, the Les Pecheurs gives diners stunning sea views over the peninsula. You’ll find 2 dining choices, Restaurant de la Plage and the Michelin-starred Les Pecheurs. Whether you are looking for Mediterranean flavours to enjoy in the course of long sunny afternoons or more formal, white-glove dining with Provencal specialties, the cuisine is fantastic and the service equally so.
Cote Jardin – Just minutes off La Croisette, here you’ll be given generous portions at excellent prices. Dine in either the street level veranda, the garden terrace surrounded by flowering plants, or the cosy dining room upstairs. Ideal for intimate dining. The food is French Provencal and there is a local clientele, always a strong recommendation.
Les Moulin de Mougins – A two-star Michelin restaurant with an adjacent cookery school, the menu features appetiser arrangements, fresh local seafood, and hearty Provencal meats served with summer vegetables. The rack of lamb simmered in olive oil and presented with grilled eggplant is a delicious example of the genre.
St. Tropez Restaurants
St. Joseph – This sophisticated restaurant presents simple, French food presented in a minimal style. It offers diners views of the town and is definitely an tremendous place to watch people or spot the odd celebrity who sometimes frequent this restaurant. St. Josephs is well known locally for their speciality pasta dishes or the mouthwatering seafood samplers.
La Villa Romana – For those looking for something different and unique, then La Villa Romana will probably be just what you are searching for. This traditional Italian restaurant offers a raucous atmosphere which compliments its homemade pasta’s and seafood dishes. This is undeniably not for the diet conscious but is ideal if you are after something a bit different.
Colette – Located in the St. Tropez highlands near to Salins Beach this contemporary resort features the work of 3-Star Michelin chef Pierre Gagnaire. Simple Mediterranean food with a beach aesthete are perfect poolside or in the evening. A refined menu that focuses on seasonal produce and locally sourced meats and seafood. A lovely change of atmosphere from the bustling town.