Best Michelin Starred Restaurants in the French Riviera

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A good meal is one of the greatest joys of life. Whether home or travelling we keep looking for the best restaurants that offer the best food, a flawless service and a sublime setting. For all those spending their summer in the breathtaking French Riviera, we’ve selected for you some of the best Michelin starred restaurants to guarantee you a first-class culinary experience!


Louis XV Alain Ducasse

Alain Ducasse, the name in itself says everything. Louis XV, the flagship restaurant of this worldwide renowned chef , lives up to its reputation for being a 3 Michelin star restaurant. Louis XV has it all for a top-notch soirée with your partner or friends; a timeless setting, a sublime dining hall, emblematic recipes With the French Riviera being its prodigal inspiration.

With the help of Gerard Margeon, Noel Bajor, head sommelier of Alain Ducasse at the Hotel de Paris, designed a wine list where you will find both the immense wealth of the finest wineries in the world and the finest local produce of the Riviera.

Alain Ducasse restaurant was ranked the third-best restaurant in the world behind the French Laundry and El Bulli in 2003. The story continues even more beautiful with the makeover of the restaurant decoration, menu and name to take into the journey of your dreams.

place du Casino 98000 Monaco
Menus : 230, 310 €
A la carte : 400 €


Le Restaurant des Rois Yannick Franques


At the foot of a real seaside palace in Beaulieu-sur-Mer, is located Le Restaurant des  Rois (the kings restaurant) with a superb terrace looking out over the Mediterranean and a dining room in the form of a long gallery, which is sumptuously done out in a classical vein and overlooks the water.  A superb setting for a kitchen cultivating delicacy and generosity with particular panache!

From appetizer to dessert, the kitchen of Le Restaurant des Rois is a pleasure for the taste buds of the most demanding. Thus, highly claiming its Michelin Star, not afforded to everyone.

The setting is fabulous. Besides its royal dining hall, guests will be able to enjoy enchanting sunset views from the terrace or the panoramic windows
Great views, attentive service, exquisite cuisine, what more could one ask for?

5, boulevard Général Leclerc 06310 Beaulieu-sur-Mer
Menus: 105 € to 285€ (wine included) 
A la carte: € 195


La Palme d’Or Christian Sinicropi

Created in 1985 and acquired its two Michelin stars in 1991, La Palme d’Or restaurant offers a unique sensory and culinary experience in the dreamy French Riviera. Having adopted its name from Cannes Film Festival first prize, La Palme d’Or Restaurant is a reward for all sophisticated gourmets.

You can never get tired of Christian Sinicropi’s cuisine, which has been breathing of life and the lust for living, while remaining light of touch and taste with wonderful wisps of elegance, so terribly appropriate for the climate and mood of the Croisette.

In 2015, La Palme d’Or celebrates thirty years of perfection, luxury, innovative cuisine all in a dream-like atmosphere.

73 Boulevard de la Croisette, 06400 Cannes

Menus: 72€ tyo 205€


Les Pecheurs  Nicolas Navarro

Overlooking the coastline, Les Pecheurs restaurant offers stunning views from its terrace or behind the windows. All in a sleek decor and contemporary spirit. Chef Nicolas Navarro and his team invite you to a gourmet experience to be enjoyed facing the sea. The chef will delight your taste buds with delicious cuisine made up of quality products gleaned around the Mediterranean basin.

It feels like privileged to enjoy a moment full of flavors in Les Pecheurs, the Michelin Starred restaurant. You will witness a true gastronomic journey in a luxurious setting.

10 Boulevard Maréchal Juin
06160 Cap d’Antibes

1 Comment

  1. Robert   •  

    been to the French reviera three times but never tried one of those restaurants 🙁 Alain Ducasse’s restaurant will be definitely on my MUST VISIT next time 😉

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