When you book a house with provenceholidayhouses.com we supply you with a guide of suggested places to visit in the area, details of the best local markets, ideas for activities such as walking and cycling and also proposed excursions a bit further afield. Because eating out is such a great pleasure of any holiday to Provence, we also include a list of our personal recommendations of the great choice of excellent restaurants in the area some of which you might like to try during your stay.
Here are just a few examples to whet your taste buds. If you have any recommendations or your own, please just let us know by e-mailing us, we are always looking for new and interesting places to try ourselves and of course, to share with our guests.
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Auberge de la Loube, Buoux - a countryside restaurant in the hills above Apt renowned for its excellent local dishes particularly the platter of provencal hors d'oevres. Set price menu. Tel: +33 (0)4 90 74 19 58
Restaurant Le Fournil, Bonnieux – excellent modern provencal cooking in this restaurant in the village. Tel:+33 (0)4 90 75 83 62
L’Ousteau de Baumanière, Les Baux - Michelin starred restaurant in a delightful setting in the Alpilles mountains. For that very special occasion – booking essential
Tel: +33 (0)4 90 543 307
Grand Café Manutention, Avignon – in a lovely old building behind the Palais des Papes this casual restaurant serves some interestingly different dishes. An excellent choice for supper after a visit to the Utopia Cinema next door where films are shown in the original version. Tel: +33 (0)4 90 86 86 77
Les Abeilles, Sablet – an ideal lunch stop during a day’s excursion to the Cotes du Rhone wine domaines. In the centre of this wine village with a large outdoor terrace.
Tel: +33 (0)4 90 12 38 90
Les Lavandes, Monieux – in this pretty village on the lavender growing Plateau de Sault, this restaurant serves traditional provencal dishes in a pleasant setting under the shady plane trees.
Tel: +33 (0)4 90 64 06 74
Le Sanglier Paresseux - Caseneuve – A new find this summer (2009). Top quality food and service, modern French cuisine produced by a Brazilian chef. Great value.
Tel: +33 (0)4 90 75 17 70
La Treille, Roussillon – has a simple formula which works well, - a short menu but every dish guaranteed to be right every time. Tel: +33 (0)4 90 05 64 47