3 Best Restaurants in Montpellier, Toulouse and the Languedoc

Cellier Morel


Dine under a medieval vaulted ceiling or in a shaded courtyard at Cellier Morel, arguably the finest restaurant in Montpellier's historic center. Regional specialties are served in haute-cuisine fashion starting with an amuse-bouche and ending with a house-made douceur (sweet).

27 rue de l’Aiguillerie, Montpellier, Occitania, 34000, France
Known For
  • Montpellier's top table
  • signature aligot (a mass of potatoes, garlic, and cheese from the Lozère region)
  • region's best bottles on the wine list
Restaurants Details
Rate Includes: Closed Sun. and Mon. No lunch Tues. and Wed.


Expect to eat well at this pub-restaurant hidden on a backstreet near Place de la Comèdie. The restaurant side is a fashionable steak house á la francaise, where cuts of duck and beef are grilled over a wood fire and artfully served. It's owned by Montpellier rugby star François Trinh-Duc, and smartly dressed locals gather on the pub side to watch matches and socialize into the night.
2 bis, rue d'Obilion, Montpellier, Occitania, 34000, France
Known For
  • elegant and upscale sports spot owned by a rugby star
  • expansive beer list
  • nice regional selection of wines

Le Chat Perché


This eatery is a popular choice, especially when sunny weather encourages taking a seat on the terrace, overlooking the square below. The cuisine varies with the seasons, the markets, and the humor of the chef, but everything is homemade and reasonably priced.

10 rue college Duvergier, Montpellier, Occitania, 34000, France
Known For
  • warm bistro ambience
  • carefully curated regional wine list
  • traditional dishes served with flair
Restaurants Details
Rate Includes: No lunch, Reservations essential

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