Formerly the royal rope-makers' workshop, this long, vaulted room offers an elegant setting in which to dine just minutes from the Vieux-Port. Run by wine connoisseur Paul Léaunard, this gourmet restaurant has the region's finest selection of wines, some of which can be tasted by the glass: the perfect accompaniment to the excellent meat and poultry dishes on its menu.
Depending on the time of day and year, this café has a really nice feature: customers can come relax near the large swimming pool. The Sports Beach Café is also a place to have lunch or dinner, or even enjoy a drink at the bar in the evening. The magnificent terrace and the location on the seafront give the Sports Beach Cafe a nice pleasant atmosphere. In the winter, the wood-decorated interior makes it a warm and cozy place to hang out. Every Tuesday is salsa night and Thursday is Latina Obsessions with Latin rhythms.
La Chimère Café is a beautiful dining space that boasts an art-inclined interior decor. Its opulent chandeliers, cherubs and plush furnishing are inspired by Baroque, Art Deco and Belle Époque architecture. To match the regal aura are 70 inventive cocktails and drinks like Single Malt, Bourbon and Irish Whiskey. Revoke the prohibition era vibe with cigars and spirits while savoring their bar fare. On the seasonal menu are Petite Lobster Tail, Cod Croquettes, Octopus a la Gallega, and dessert Hot Cold Citrus Sabayon Seven at Chambord.
Peron is a gourmet restaurant in Marseille with an absolutely breathtaking view of the Mediterranean Sea. Once you’re at the restaurant, whether indoors or on the terrace, you’ll notice the lack of road noise and honking horns –a place where tranquility is total. The restaurant serves many fish specialties and of course the famous Marseille specialty, La Bouillabaisse, which is one of the restaurant’s key dishes. Due to the amazing view and the gourmet standards, Peron’s prices are proportionate. Reservations are strongly recommended.
This simple and unassuming restaurant has a lot more to offer than one might expect from the street view. Le Zinc d'Hugo serves up some of the freshest Provencal food in the area winning over locals and visitors alike. The menu features delicious and light salads, choice cut meats grilled to perfection, Provencal classic dishes that will have you loving Southern French food and an impressive wine list with over 80 varietals to choose from. The black chalkboard outside teases passerby's with the restaurants daily specials.
Le Bouddoir offers visitors classic bistrot dining in Aix-en-Provence. Guests can select from prix fixe or à la carte menus that include French specialties like steak grilled to your preference, Plat Diététique skewered tuna, salmon sandwich and Thai salad. Pair your meal with rosé wine from the countryside or signature cocktails. Their homemade sweet dishes like pear crème brûlée deserve a special mention. Dine alfresco on their lovely terrace or under the shade of umbrellas on their sidewalk in view of the fountain. This restaurant also hosts live performances by local musicians.
This restaurant in the heart of the city centre has a typically regional atmosphere. There is a large choice of apperitifs such as aniseed and pastis liqueur, gentiane wine and peach rinquinquin. The menu is designed for those with large appetites and the plates are piled high. Dishes include Small Cuttlefish with Basil, mullet salad with basil followed by Sétoise-Style Cod Fillets and prawns smothered in pastis. The traditional Provençal desserts are delicious. The crockery is colourful, the décor is warm and cosy and the welcome is friendly.