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Delicious Monaco

Explore a culinary sensory experience in Monaco.

20 December 2023

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Oh, the allure of Monaco! Indulge your culinary senses with five remarkable gastronomic experiences to reserve in 2024.

The Principality of Monaco is a wealthy city-state on the Mediterranean Sea, bounded by the French Riviera.

Monaco’s dining landscape beckons food enthusiasts with a captivating array of dining adventures, boasting some of the globe’s most exhilarating culinary encounters.

Amidst a flourishing restaurant scene, the Principality unveils a treasure trove of distinctive dining concepts that range from classic home-style local cooking in the historic old town to Michelin-starred elegance without pretension.

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Café de Paris Monte-Carlo

An Essential Experience

The legend lives on as Café de Paris Monte-Carlo opens its doors once more on the Place du Casino.

Whether savouring lunch on the inviting Parisian terrace overlooking the Casino de Monte-Carlo, partaking in afternoon tea, or relishing a celebratory meal until the wee hours, this iconic venue remains the epitome of chic elegance and culinary excellence.

The revamped Café de Paris Monte-Carlo boasts a modern brasserie on the ground floor and a cozy area on the first floor. The expanded terrace areas exude a relaxed ambience, making it the perfect spot to while away the hours.

 

Heli-Gastronomy

Indulge in Epicurean Joys

Elevate your taste experience with a dash of Monégasque excellence by embarking on a helicopter journey to one of the region’s finest restaurants.

A truly unmissable adventure awaits! With “Héli Gastronomy” by local airline Héli Air Monaco, patrons enjoy a day of unparalleled delight, including complimentary shuttle transfers, a return helicopter flight, and an extraordinary dining experience at Chez Bruno in Lorgues – a picturesque restaurant nestled in a typical Provençal farmhouse.

 

Monaco’s Old Town

Gastronomical Savoir-Faire

Immerse yourself in Monaco’s history on the Rock—the ideal locale to sense the Principality’s proverbial pulse. Amidst the pine trees on the Place du Palais, Castelroc offers Mediterranean cuisine inspired by local traditions, featuring quintessential dishes like Monegasque stockfish.

Explore the colourful streets of the old town at La Montgolfière, where contemporary interpretations of traditional offerings abound. For a Mediterranean-inspired seasonal menu, venture to Le Saint-Nicolas at the foot of the Cathedral.

 

Les Ambassadeurs by Christophe Cussac

A Culinary Tribute

A century after its closure, Les Ambassadeurs at the Hôtel Métropole Monte-Carlo reopens its doors under the culinary mastery of chef Christophe Cussac.

This Belle Epoque gem beckons patrons to a convivial culinary experience, paying homage to the 1920s with modern and inventive Mediterranean-style cuisine. Renowned interior designer Jacques Garcia sets the stage for an exceptional dining moment.

 

Michelin Star-Laden Restaurants

A Taste of Heaven

Embark on a culinary journey at six different Monaco restaurants boasting a collective total of nine Michelin stars. Whether the three-starred Louis XV-Alain Ducasse at the Hôtel de Paris Monte-Carlo, the rooftop Le Grill, or the Michelin-starred Pavyllon Monte-Carlo by Yannick Alléno at the Hôtel Hermitage, each promises an unparalleled lunch or dinner experience.

Across Place du Casino, the Hôtel Métropole Monte-Carlo hosts Yoshi, the Riviera’s sole Michelin-starred Japanese restaurant. Completing this sparkling constellation are R-La Table d’Antonio Salvatore, honoured with its first Michelin star in 2021, and the peerless Blue Bay with its Caribbean-style cuisine, situated at the Monte-Carlo Bay Hotel & Resort.

 

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