Le Havre: Jean-Luc Tartarin

Jean-Luc Tartarin's eponymous restaurant is a mandatory gourmet halt during any visit to Normandy.

Restaurant Reviews: Niro in Aix-en-Provence

Chef Alexandre Mazzia, who holds two Michelin stars at his restaurant in Marseille, is without question one of the most dazzlingly creative cooks working in the south of France right now. And, to the...

Bordeaux: Le Saint James Hotel and Restaurant

In the 18th and 19th centuries, the reputation of Bordeaux wine blossomed and the wealth of the vineyard owners, winemakers and merchants grew in equal measure. In the humid heat of a Bordeaux summer you can...

Restaurant Reviews: Bellanger, An Excellent Brasserie in London

Thanks to the exceptionally shrewd and innovative restaurateurs Chris Corbin and Jeremy King, London now has a constellation of excellent modern brasseries to rival those of Paris. After the success of the Wolseley, The...

Where to Eat and Stay in Champagne & Ardenne

A selection of quality hotels and restaurants plus some atmospheric hidden gems Related articles: The Road Less Travelled in Champagne & Ardenne 12 Must-See Sites in Champagne & Ardenne TOWN CENTRE HOTELS La Maison de Rhodes, Troyes Five-star hotel...

Where to Eat in Paris : Restaurant Eels in the 10th Arrondissement

The 10th arrondissement is an old working-class district in the heart of Paris that’s bisected by the deliciously moody and melancholic Canal Saint-Martin and is also the location of two of the city’s busiest...
La Réserve de Beaulieu

Where to Stay on the French Riviera: La Réserve de Beaulieu

There’s no shortage of fabulous luxury hotels on the French Riviera, but La Réserve de Beaulieu stands out for its history, intimate ambiance (just 39 rooms) and exceptional location in the tiny village of...

Jean-Georges Beverly Hills Marks its First Anniversary

What can we say about Michelin-starred French chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten's foray into the Los Angeles dining scene? Celebrating the one-year anniversary of his venues at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in Beverly Hills, where Chef...

Restaurant Reviews: L’Hostellerie de Plaisance in Saint-Émilion

Now that the summer and autumn crowds have gone, the Bordelais are delighted to have the exquisite little town of Saint-Émilion to themselves again. Just 44km from Bordeaux, for them it’s an ideal day out for its beautiful...

Le Bistral

Chef Yasuhiro Kanayama is one of the best Japanese-born chefs cooking French food in Paris today.