Saint-Paul-de-Vence is famous not only for ancient buildings and incredible Mediterranean views. It’s a real heaven for gourmets. The city offers a huge number of cafés and restaurants where guests are able to taste the most famous dishes of French cuisine.
La Colombe d'Or
Visiting Saint-Paul-de-Vence and not going to La Colombe D'Or is a real crime. This is the most popular place in the city, where one can relax in the atmosphere of exquisite food and bird’s singing, looking over the incredible landscapes and admiring the most famous paintings by the greatest artists of the 20th century.
The gallery is constantly updated and changed, so you are able to see works by Matisse, Picasso, Leger, Braque, and many other artists, who stayed in the hotel and used their works as a gift or as a payment for their stay.
Local workers will immerse you in the world of hospitality, while you can also enjoy the best dishes of the Mediterranean cuisine made from meat and seafood. The restaurant received Michelin star. You need to book a table in advance.
Restaurants in Saint-Paul-de-Vence are really different. There are ancient places with art galleries, posh venues with incredible views, as well as cozy home restaurants.
This is a real French restaurant in Saint-Paul-de-Vence with a cozy hall and a summer terrace. The menu contains incredibly simple, yet qualitative and natural food. The main feature of this place is a huge number of cheese sorts. All dishes are perfectly and originally decorated, offering you real French chic. It’s recommended to try the salad with goat cheese, foie gras, tuna, duck breast, and caprese with burrata cheese.
The menu is constantly updated depending on the season. Guests are also offered to try the tastiest home pastry with a cup of tea, coffee or even chocolate. It’s not obligatory to book a table in advance.
Other popular restaurants in Saint-Paul-de-Vence
La Brouette – a cozy home restaurant that specializes in dishes made from fish. It works from 12:00 till 14:00 and from 19:30 till 22:00. The real gems of this venue are smoked fish and astonishing views all over the city. The restaurant is located on the hill, thus Saint-Paul-de-Vence will spread out before you.
Le Vieux Moulin – the main slogan of this place is ‘plain and simple’. The restaurant is located in an old mill, which was built in 1632. Guests are offered with simple and substantial food: duck with vegetables, steak with baked potatoes etc. One can also enjoy amazing desserts, including lavender creme brulee.
Dolce Italia – a tiny restaurant with a really memorable menu. It’s perfectly hidden between the old buildings of the city. It attracts people with the tastiest coffee and really exquisite ice cream. This is a perfect place to visit during your walk around Saint-Paul-de-Vence.