Those who stay in a hotel are not only interested in spending days or weeks in a nice and cozy environment, but also the food in the hotel restaurants should be an experience. In this article we present hotel restaurants in France that will more than convince any culinary palate, no matter how spoiled.
Hotel Hermitage Monte-Carlo in Monte Carlo
The Hermitage is a 5-star hotel in Monte Carlo. The luxurious hotel awaits the hotel guest imposingly near the Place Beaumarchais, just a short walk from the Place du Casino. The restaurant of the hotel The Le Vistamar and Terrace has an ambiance that matches the beautiful simplicity of its cuisine. Chef Joël Garault, decorated with a Michelin star, is famous for his dishes where he composed a perfectly cooked fish paired with a vegetable. The outdoor terrace offers breathtaking views of Monaco’s harbor and the Rock.
L’Hôtel in Paris
L’Hotel is a boutique hotel in Paris, located in the fashionable Saint-Germain-des-Prés district and just steps from elegant boutiques and the famous Les Deux Magots café. The 5-star hotel was the last residence of Oscar Wilde and that is why you can find framed letters to the writer in the hotel, asking him to pay his hotel bill, which he never managed to do. The Michelin-starred restaurant Le Restaurant serves a delicious menu created by chef Julien Montbabut inspired by traditional French cuisine. Le Restaurant is one of the most romantic and seductive restaurants in Paris.
Hôtel de Paris in Monte Carlo
At the 3-star restaurant Louis XV – Alain Ducasse at the Hôtel de Paris, Chefs Dominique Lory and Alain Ducasse offer culinary delights at the highest level. A cuisine that sings of the sun, Alain Ducasse calls fine menu of his restaurant. Inspired by the Côte d’Azur, the cuisine presents the foods, flavors, and colors of the region in a creative context. No taste is to be lost in the process. You will find locally caught fish, locally grown herbs, and vegetables, and, of course, matching wines from head sommelier Noël Bajor.
Thoumieux Hotel in Paris
The Thoumieux Hotel in Paris can be found in the heart of the 7th Paris district, close to the Eiffel Tower. Chef Sylvestre Wahid conjures up extraordinary creations in the Sylvestre restaurant. The talented man in his mid-forties with French-Pakistani roots received two stars from the Guide Michelin in 2016. Wahid has always been fascinated by beautiful products. As a child, he loved to roam around his grandparents’ vegetable gardens in Pakistan. At the age of 9 he came to France and at 15 he started an apprenticeship at Thierry Marx’s prestigious restaurant “Le Cheval Blanc” in Nîmes. His specialty dish is chicken egg cold or warm on truffled celery with tartufi di abla.
Villa Florentine in Lyon
Villa Florentine is nestled on Lyon’s Fourvière hill in a former convent. The Michelin-starred restaurant offers striking views of the city. The starred gourmet restaurant “Les Terrasses de Lyon” offers chef David Delsart dishes in which regional products play the main role. So you can find gastronomic highlights, combining fine dishes made from local and regional products, such as poultry from the Bresse region or but squab, with top-class culinary techniques.