Auberge de l'Abbaye. Tucked away in the village of Villemagne l'Argentière between Lamalou-les-Bains and Bédarieux, Christine and Frédéric Martinez offer creative gourmet food based on local produce. Game, meat, fish, fruit and vegetables are all beautifully prepared by Chef Frédéric. Whether you choose to dine under the vaulted stone ceilings or on the terrace in summer, you'll have a fine dining experience. Bookings: 04 67 95 34 84. www.aubergeabbaye.com
The Auberge de l'Espinouse. Fraisse sur Agout is a beautiful riverside village decked with flowers set in the heart of the Haut Languedoc natural regional park. You can take a relaxing and gastronomic break here at the Auberge de l'Espinouse. There are plenty of opportunities for exploring the hiking trails, on foot or by bike and for a stroll along the lakeshores. The restaurant serves traditional mountain dishes prepared with local produce, including its specialties - pork sausages and hams, spit-roast meats and gourmet buffets. Stay over and relax in one of the hotel’s well-furnished 3-star rooms with WiFi access and wind down in the spa or perhaps with a massage. Allées des Frênes - Tèl 04 67 95 40 46. www.aubergeespinouse.fr
La Ferme Marine: this iconic restaurant is located on a shellfish farm in Marseillan. A family of oyster farmers for three generations invites you into a glorious setting, with panoramic views of the lagoon, to enjoy delicious fish and shellfish: as much as you can eat hot and cold buffet, grilled fish and parillada.
Route des Parcs - Marseillan 34340 - Tel. : 0467212120 - 0467761459 - www.lafermemarine.fr
A fine dining experience awaits at La Table de Biar, where history meets modernity in a majestic royal farmhouse. Visitors will find a refined atmosphere with sleek stone and industrial decor indoors, fronted by a sprawling bohemian terrace overlooking green countryside. The cuisine is delicate, elegant and strictly follows the rhythms of the seasons. The shortest distance from farm to table is always "the rule". Immerse yourself in a haven of culture and relaxation in one of its 12 extremely comfortable rooms and suites. Chemin du Mas de Biar - 34880 Lavérune – Telephone: 04 12 04 18 06 – www.domainedebiar.com.
Le Mazerand : An old renovated winery is the majestic setting in which customers have been enjoying Jacques and Christian Mazerand's food for over 25 years. Chef Jacques is a Master Chef of France, and his cooking follows the traditions of great French cuisine. His dishes are modern, but made with all the care of days gone by. This address is a must for lunch or dinner. Le Mazerand, Mas de Causse, cd 172 -34970 Lattes. Tel 04 67 64 82 10. www.le-mazerand.com
Hôtel/Restaurant Le Saint Germain The hotel offers 3-star comfort, and its staff are at your service whether it be for an overnight stay or to enjoy a longer break. There are 16 comfortable rooms and a pool to relax by on sunny days. Discover the restaurant and its new menu, which features local cuisine created by the owner and head chef, Yannick Mico, and his team. 6, av. Paul Vidal de la Blache - 34120 Pézenas - reservations: 04 67 09 75 75 www.hotel-saintgermain.com
Les Marronniers : Candice and Christophe welcome you to their restaurant in the spa resort and invite you to enjoy a relaxing and gourmet experience, whether inside or outside on fine days. The couple work together, he runs the kitchen and she runs the dining room. They offer a menu based on fresh, and especially local, ingredients married with a fine wine list. There is a wide range of choice which evolves with the seasons as well as a catering and takeaway service.
8 av de Capus - Tél 04 67 95 76 00 - www.restolesmarronniers.com