Michelin Star Restaurants in Vence

   – The top michelin star restaurants in Vence –

Guests visiting the French Riviera can enjoy an unforgettable meal in one of The top michelin star restaurants in Vence or recommended restaurants found throughout the region.

We are fortunate to have some of the best restaurants in France that utilize fresh, seasonal ingredients found in abundance such as wide variety of fish and seafood from the Mediterranean Sea, fresh fruits and vegetables grown in the region and fragrant spices such as rosemary, thyme, and basil.  The traditional cuisine here on the Cote d’Azur is healthy as it is based on a Mediterranean diet that uses olive oil instead of butter for most dishes.

We have provided a brief overview of some of the local restaurants listed in the Michelin Guide which will help you to enhance your vacation with an amazing gastronomic experience:


* La Bastide Saint-Antoine

Photo credit : La Bastide Saint-Antoine

69 – 203 EUR • Provençal Cuisine

Located in a hotel of the same name, La Bastide Saint-Antoine is celebrating its 20th anniversary. As part of a major renewal, Jacques Chibois (a leading proponent of “cuisine du soleil”) has changed many aspects of the restaurant—including key personnel. The dynamic and creative kitchen team create inspired dishes that highlight citrus fruits, fresh seasonal herbs, olive oil and other local delicacies.


  • Papillon de langoustine et de caviar, émulsion d’orange et de pamplemousse à l’huile d’olive et au basilic
  • Tomate provençale farcie au ris de veau, chapelure de céleri branche et amandes craquantes
  • Tarte aux framboises à l’huile d’olive et au citron vert, granité verveine

48 Avenue Henri-Dunant, Grasse, 06130, France
Phone Number: +33 (0)4 93 70 94 94
Website: http://www.jacques-chibois.com/en/


Bistrot Gourmand Clovis

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41 – 120 EUR • Modern Cuisine

This cosy bistro is located in the heart of a charming medieval village. Diners are invited to start with an apéritif in the wine bar – accompanied by charcuterie and other small dishes. The main attractions of this restaurant are the carefully prepared dishes and the warm and courteous staff.   The chef at Clovis truly respects his ingredients and focuses on using only the freshest seasonal offerings procured in the local farmers’ market.


  • Cuisine du marché

21 Grande-Rue, Tourrettes-sur-Loup, 06140, France
Phone Number: +33 (0)4 93 58 87 04
Website: http://www.clovisgourmand.fr


Alain Llorca

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53 – 150 EUR • Provençal Cuisine

The chef and owner of this restaurant and hotel, Alain Llorca, was previously the chef at Le Moulin de Mougins. He is well-known for his Mediterranean sensibility which includes an ode to seafood and other high quality local ingredients. The main dining room overlooks stunning views of the medieval village of St. Paul de Vence and the surrounding countryside. Diners conclude their meals with creative delicacies made by the talented pastry chef, the brother of Alain.



  • Poupeton de fleur de courgette à la truffe noire
  • Pigeon fermier au grill à bois, tarte gourmande et jus court
  • Trois chocolats


350 route de Saint-Paul, La Colle-sur-Loup, 06480, France
Phone Number: +33 (0)4 93 32 02 93
Website: https://www.restaurant-llorca.fr


Le Saint-Martin (Château St. Martin)

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50 – 130 EUR • Modern and Mediterranean Cuisine

Located in the historic palace hotel, Chateau St. Martin, this restaurant offers breathtaking vistas over the hills of Vence as well as the azure blue Mediterranean beyond. Above and beyond its picture-perfect setting, Le Saint-Martin is truly a gastronomic gem.  The chef creates fine and delicate dishes which are modern, well crafted, and supported by only the finest local and seasonal ingredients.


  • Oeuf mollet en coque de brioche, légumes de saison
  • Bar de ligne en croûte de pistache, polenta aux olives, artichaut poivrade
  • Chocolat andoa, noisettes, caramel et glace au Baileys


2490 avenue des Templiers, Vence, 06140, France
Phone Number: +33 (0)4 93 58 40 85
Website: https://www.oetkercollection.com/hotels/chateau-saint-martin/restaurants-bars/le-saint-martin/


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