Which restaurants to choose in the calanques?

If you plan to stay in the region, you cannot miss the famous Calanques of Marseille. Between land and sea, the Calanques are a hymn to nature that must be admired. After a day of hiking or lounging by the water, you will probably want to try a delicious dish in one of the many restaurants established in the Calanques. Between bouillabaisse, poutargue and Provençal rosés, there is no doubt that the good places to eat will make your taste buds salivate.



La Grotte

In the heart of the Calanque de Callelongue, La Grotte is a restaurant on the waterfront with a refined decor. Established for more than a century in Marseille, this establishment offers Provencal specialities, pizzas, meat and seafood. Depending on the season, you can try a freshly caught bass, turbo or red mullet. After a hearty meal, you can enjoy a leisurely stroll along the small harbour between the sun-bleached limestone rocks and the sea. Guests of this friendly restaurant usually leave with a full stomach and highly recommend it to their friends.

Le Château

With a breathtaking view and dishes cooked with finesse, Le Château is located in the Calanque de Sormiou. The cuisine offered is typically traditional with a focus on seafood. Cold starters, hot starters, meat, fish, cheese, homemade desserts and ice creams, all guests will enjoy themselves! However, do not plan to visit this establishment unannounced, especially in high season. Reservations are highly recommended, otherwise you may not be able to get there, especially if you are driving. The restaurant is only open from April to September.

/!\ The restaurant will be closed in July and August, but there will be a refreshment bar open between 10am and 6pm. On sale: snacks, pizzas, sandwiches, soft drinks, fruit juices, water, etc. Takeaway sales only.

Chez le Belge

Eating at Chez le Belge has to be earned! You will have to walk a little more than 40 minutes to reach this restaurant so dear to the people of Marseille. Located in the Calanque de Marseilleveyre, you will discover a place out of time and out of the hustle and bustle of Marseilles where the cuisine is simple, without fuss and delicious. You will enjoy a breathtaking view with your feet in the water! A real little corner of paradise. Attention no reservations and no credit card, you are warned!


Le Nautic Bar

Located in the Calanque de Morgiou, you can enjoy seafood, of course! Le Nautic Bar overlooks the Calanque and its little port, a heavenly place. In the summer, you can’t drive there if you haven’t booked in advance, and the restaurant doesn’t accept credit cards.


Les Tamaris

Nestled in the Calanque de Saména, Les Tamaris overlooks the turquoise waters of the Mediterranean. Set on its shaded terrace in a friendly setting, you can enjoy refined and gourmet Provencal cuisine. With family, friends or for a business meal, this restaurant offers a menu based on fresh products and typical dishes of the region such as the inevitable bouillabaisse. On certain evenings, you can enjoy a musical atmosphere in the restaurant, which offers special menus for the occasion.

Chez Tania

‘Magic setting, conquered taste buds’ sums up perfectly the Chez Tania restaurant perched in the Calanque de Figuerolles , just a few minutes from the old port of La Ciotat. This establishment offers a creative and refined menu based on fresh and local products to enjoy a moment of sharing in an exceptional environment. The chef’s Mediterranean cuisine combines culinary audacity and family tradition.


La Pergola

Located on the small port of the Calanque de Niolon on the Côte Bleue, the restaurant La Pergola remains an unmissable address to enjoy a good glass of Provencal rosé wine. In addition to the cuisinebased on fish and seafood, the setting is sumptuous with a magnificent view of the port and the bay of Marseille. Between intimacy and authenticity, this establishment will seduce you at any cost.

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