The variety of Michelin rated restaurants in France is enormous as the country belongs to the gastronomy hubs of the world. While Michelin restaurants in Paris are well-known for the exquisite connoisseurs, the ones outside the culinary capital can be discovered in the Michelin restaurant guide. As an alternative, we have selected 5 best dining restaurants for the true Gourmands to taste.
The first place to visit will be le Suquet restaurant located in Laguiole, a quite commune 500 kilometers south of Paris. The peaceful landscape as viewed through the huge glass windows is followed by the thoroughly selected furniture and fine design elements.
Discreet and elegant dining set fit naturally into the landscape reflecting the culture of the region. Round dining tables seem to float and the armchairs are gently covered in comfortable leather. The table knives are the modern interpretations of the traditional craftsmanship from the local lands.
Another example of French countryside attraction is Les Prés d’Eugénie, a gastronomic restaurant of one of the Michelin star chefs Michel Guérard. The esteemed chef invites you to discover the culinary creations as well as the welcoming surroundings of the place. Dining area design is presented through the traditional village ambiance with round dining tables covered with natural fabrics and inviting wooden chairs. This charming setting provokes appetite for tasting the best homemade foie gras and wood-fired beef.
In the region of the River Loire, the Gourmand will find the “Wood Without Leaves” – the French restaurant the Bois sans Feuilles, famous for its inspired cuisine and wooden accents in the dining area design. Build around a hundred-year-old oak tree, the elegant dining room looks like an extension of the woods beyond. The modern dining tables are visible from the outside and guests have the impression of dining in the enchanted forest.
Valence is home to one of Anne-Sophie Pic’s restaurants. Dining area design reflects the feminine spirit. Gray powder tones are mixed with pink details and shining crystal chandeliers. The decor is influenced by Japanese culture while the cuisine is genuine French. The classical dining set is presented by rectangular-shaped tables and chairs with sophisticated lines. The interior of this Michelin rated restaurant demonstrates care and attention to detail lavished by the host.
Auberge du Vieux Puits is a contemporary dining space from Chef Gilles Goujon. Modern dining tables in wood together with white chairs create agreeable ambiance in this culinary place. Welcoming wall decorations add notes of comfort for the excellent dining experience.