Standing opposite the spectacular Luberon massif, the charming Saint-Firmin medieval château and church tower high over the small village of Gordes. A true gem of Provincial France and the inspiration for many an artist, the village is steeped in history and tradition and also attracts gastronomes, food connoisseurs and hedonists from the world over. This gastronomic tour will guide visitors around the rich variety of hearty, exquisite cuisine on offer at La Bastide de Gordes.
… here you savour the view while you admire the cooking.
First stop is at the heart of La Bastide, where the taste buds are not the only ones being regaled, but the eyes too: here you savour the view while you admire the cooking.
L’Orangerie restaurant in La Bastide takes its patrons on a journey through the colours and flavours of Provence, with a gastropub ambiance that gives star billing to quintessential regional cuisine. A combination of audacity mixed with tradition provided by the fresh and seasonal local produce. Enjoy lunch on the terrace under the shade of the mulberry trees, or in the winter garden overlooking the dizzying Luberon landscape, strewn with century-old olive trees swaying in the wind: a masterpiece to behold.
Every Sunday, families and friends come together around the famous brunch, which has a cult following throughout the region. A succulent and sociable rendez-vous that you cannot miss, with the mouth-watering pastries of Elena Mosette, the Head Pâtissier, and an abundance of treats each one more scrumptious than the last.
Next is La Citadelle restaurant, which doesn’t just settle for the magnificent setting in which it lies. As night falls, the building takes on a magical atmosphere and bewitches tradition by serving up dinner that exudes the inventive and creative flavours of Provence. The heavenly food and exceptional sunset views over the valley leave no guest unmoved and ensure everyone enjoys a memorable experience they will never forget.
La Bastide is constantly reinventing itself to indulge and delight its guests…
La Bastide is constantly reinventing itself to indulge and delight its guests. This year, a mammoth event is in the making: the opening of a new restaurant, with a whole new concept, a new name and the talents of a Michelin-Starred Chef whose identity will shortly be revealed!
The streets of Gordes and its numerous art galleries are ideal for taking a stroll and losing yourself in your thoughts. When hunger strikes, La Bastide de Pierres is the place to go. This trattoria, open since 1820, transports you across the Alps and awakens the senses with divine Italian cuisine and an authentic, convivial atmosphere. Antipasti to die for, bruschetta and traditional pasta, pizzas, and more…the dolce vita right at the village centre.
To end our gastronomic voyage, we stop off at Le TIGrr restaurant. The legendary establishment from St Tropez and Megève is taking up residence at Gordes, much to the delight of fans of flavourful cuisine from distant shores. Run by Oth Sombath, crowned Best Thai Chef in France, this Asian-inspired restaurant offers a unique gustatory experience that will have diners purring with pleasure. A slight touch of exoticism and unfamiliar surroundings in the middle of Provence, which can be enjoyed with an aperitive on the terrace until late into the night with the live DJ.
Gordes is teeming with fine establishments that only help to enhance the enchantment and elegance of what promises to be an incredible stay. Bon appétit!
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