From Brigitte Bardot to Catherine Deneuve and even Mick Jagger, this tiny coastal town has always attracted the international elite. Once a simple fishing village, St. Tropez has grown to become one of the most exclusive destinations for luxury travelers. While its gorgeous beaches and exuberant nightlife are legendary, something should be said about its cuisine. With access to the freshest seafood and France’s best wines, St. Tropez is home to an incredible array of gourmet restaurants. We have come up with the top 5 restaurants you must try during your stay in St. Tropez.
La Vague d'Or
This Michelin starred restaurant definitely wins the award for most creative presentation. With influences from various regions across France, La Vague d’Or offers some of the most delicious and unique dishes in St. Tropez. Talented chef Arnaud Donckele is known for his immense culinary talents, and he is dedicated to creating exceptional dishes that pay homage to both St. Tropez and Provence.
l’Auberge des Maures
Popular among locals and visitors alike, l’Auberge des Maures has received incredible reviews for both its lovely staff and excellent food. The menu features classic French dishes with unbeatable quality. It is definitely the restaurant for those looking for straightforward yet delicious French cuisine.
This restaurant is located in La Ponche Hotel, famous for having attracted the likes of Brigitte Bardot, Picasso, Charlie Chaplin, and many other actresses, poets, and artists. La Ponche’s rich history undoubtedly adds something special to the dining experience, although the food stands out on its own. The menu features a variety of French dishes, with an emphasis on fresh seafood.
Located right on the harbor, Le Quai boasts great views and an excellent menu. Fresh seafood, meat, and pasta are all offered, and everything is of the highest quality. In the mood to party? In the evening the restaurant transforms into a sexy nightclub with live shows every night. Le Quai is a bar, club, and restaurant rolled into one, so we definitely encourage you to check it out!
Le Girelier just happens to be situated right next to Le Quai, so it enjoys the same beautiful harbor view. The restaurant offers a wide selection of fine wines and fresh seafood. The bright, neutral decor makes for a lovely indoor/outdoor dining experience. Le Girelier is the perfect restaurant for those looking to have a low-key dining experience with excellent service and food that is out of this world.
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