Provence Restaurants

Le Saint Estève

  • 2500 rte. Cézanne Map It
  • Le Tholonet
  • French
  • Fodor's Choice

Published 06/25/2015

Fodor's Review

A short drive from Aix over scenic Route Cézanne, this elegant restaurant on the grounds of Les Lodges hotel is well worth the trip. Michelin-starred chef Mathias Dandine's spiffed up menu shows a new inspiration—and who wouldn't be inspired with these breathtaking views of Cézanne's beloved mountain? Dandine doesn't have far to look for the locally sourced products he favors, either: wild mushrooms for a luscious vélouté de cêpes (wild mushroom soup) with ham and spicy Provençal olive oil, or sea bass with chanterelles and sechuan pepper. Heads turn as virtuosic dishes, one more beautiful than the next, are flourished at the table. Finish with tender fraises des bois (wild strawberries) in warm strawberry consomé with a dollop of fromage frais ice cream paired with a sweet local wine. With a shady outdoor terrace overlooking olive groves and woods, well, what's not to love?

Restaurant Information

Address:

2500 rte. Cézanne, Le Tholonet, 13100, France

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Phone:

/04–42–27–10–14

Published 06/25/2015

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