Fodor's Expert Review Bistro des Clercs

$$ Valence Casual
Stepping through the door of this ravishing Belle Époque brasserie is a bit like traveling back in time, so beautifully preserved is its turn-of-the-century ambience, with classic globe lighting, tile floor, linen-bedecked wooden tables, and the expansive menu. The spell is only enhanced by a traditional menu of all the classics: delicious steak tartare, moules frites (mussels and fries), foie gras, and escargots, all washed down with a local Côtes du Rhône. If you still have room, the cheese plate or a homemade classic dessert (like pavé au chocolat Valrhona or crème brûlée) assure a happy ending.
Casual Dinner French Historical Lunch Romantic $$

Quick Facts

48 rue Grande
Valence, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes  26000, France


Known For:
  • Gorgeous historical atmosphere
  • All the classic dishes
  • Delightful desserts

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