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Outstanding services and settings Michelin-Starred restaurants Montpellier Méditerranée

Michelin-Starred restaurants

Montpellier is a foodie destination!

Chefs and ambassadors put their passion for the region into tantalising our tastebuds and dazzling us with local produce.

Montpellier has drawn on the culinary traditions of its visitors over the centuries. That’s what makes the city so special with its many unassuming but top eateries tucked away in medieval lanes.

Let’s take a look at the Michelin-starred restaurants and chefs in Montpellier.

Le Jardin des Sens

and chefs Jacques and Laurent Pourcel

The Pourcel brothers’ cookery showcases the Mediterranean with passion. Simple, local and good produce are what matters to them.
Jardin des Sens whisks diners away on a sophisticated sensory voyage at Hôtel Richer de Belleval on Place de la Canourgue.

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Place de la Canourgue, Montpellier

2. La Réserve Rimbaud

and chef Charles Fontès

Charles Fontès earned his stripes with chefs who gave him his passion for cooking that elevates the ingredients without spoiling them. His careful cookery takes things back to basics with modern flair.

La Réserve Rimbaud is an old building in a leafy haven with a sun-drenched terrace overlooking the Lez. Most importantly though, it serves inventive dishes that showcase Occitanie’s ingredients.


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820 avenue St Maur, Montpellier

3. Le restaurant Leclere

and chef Guillaume Leclere

The honest and sharp dishes are inspired by daily deliveries with a unique menu that changes to suit the day’s local produce.

The restaurant was recently honoured by Gault & Millau in the “Occitanie Seafood” category.

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8 rue André Michel, Montpellier

4. Le restaurant Reflet d’Obione

and chef Laurent Cherchi

Reflet d’Obione lies in the Ecusson district in Montpellier, near Place de la Canourgue.

Chef Laurent Cherchi serves creative, sophisticated local dishes inspired by the nature around Montpellier, the Cévennes and Camargue. This is indulgent cuisine made using sustainable and eco-friendly seasonal produce.

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29, rue Jean Jacques Rousseau, Montpellier

Pastis and chef Daniel Lutrand

Pastis Restaurant celebrates food and wine pairings near Place Sainte-Anne in a cool arty district. Chef Daniel Lutrand previously worked at L’Astrance in Paris and La Maison de la Lozère in Montpellier. He goes with his gut and draws inspiration from fresh market produce.