Which hotel restaurant to choose?

What's the best hotel restaurant in Provence?

Provence is the ideal region in which to stay in a gourmet hotel restaurant. Indeed, many visitors are seduced by its gentle way of life, sunny landscapes and generous traditional cuisine.

What is a gourmet hotel restaurant?

Where does the hotel restaurant concept come from? How long has it been around? What exactly does it consist of? Here are some answers to help you understand why the concept of the gourmet hotel restaurant was invented and how it has endured over time.

The famous expression "Qui dort dîne" ("Who sleeps dines") first appeared in the Middle Ages. Very popular, it was used to indicate to travellers looking for an inn for the night that they were also invited, or even obliged, to eat there.

Generally speaking, the term hotel-restaurant comes from the inns, which had the particularity of offering this dual service of food and accommodation at the same time.

Heir to this tradition that has spanned generations, the gastronomic hotel restaurant is a more refined version of the basic concept. It offers guests a unique gastronomic experience, with a more qualitative dimension to the restaurant experience.

The gastronomic hotel restaurant aims to highlight gastronomic traditions through cuisine, an art in its own right. In this way, the gastronomic hotel restaurant highlights the talent and know-how of the Chef and his teams.

Nothing is left to chance, to guarantee guests the highest quality service. The staff at the gourmet hotel restaurant offer exceptional quality of service, and set the tables and decorate the dining room to perfection.

In a gourmet hotel restaurant, guests benefit from an exceptional offer at every level. The staff apply the same high standards of service to both the restaurant and the accommodation.

The advantages of a gourmet hotel restaurant

The gastronomic hotel restaurant stands out for the quality of its services, both in terms of cuisine and accommodation. In this way, they offer their customers a unique and personalised experience. This enables it to stand out from chains of standardised establishments.

The location of the gourmet hotel restaurant is also an essential criterion, helping to create a unique setting.

There are several levels of quality in a gourmet hotel restaurant. To guide customers, the level of quality is translated into stars awarded by the Michelin Guide. The different rating criteria meet strict specifications.

Establishments can therefore be awarded one, two, three stars or more, depending on the quality of the services offered. The rating also takes into account the prices charged by the establishments.

Opting for a gourmet hotel-restaurant is your guarantee of a quality establishment that meets a number of criteria. It's an opportunity to enjoy a quality stay and/or meal.

A gourmet hotel restaurant in Provence

Choosing a gourmet hotel restaurant in Provence is the best way to discover the region's specialities and traditions. It's also an excellent choice for living at the pace of nature and admiring the beauty of Provence's landscapes.

In fact, Provence is one of the best destinations for treating yourself to a fine hotel restaurant with Michelin stars, and discovering a magnificent region and its culinary specialities.

Provence is one of the best places to stay in a gourmet hotel restaurant. Sunny and close to the sea, Provence boasts a wealth of local produce, including fish, shellfish, a wide range of fruit and vegetables, and various herbs and spices.

Many chefs have drawn inspiration from Provençal culinary traditions and local produce to revisit emblematic dishes with generous, cheerful personalities.

Provence is the ideal setting for making the most of a luxury gourmet hotel and restaurant, right in the middle of nature.

The gourmet hotel restaurant at Château de Berne

The gastronomic hotel restaurant Bern Castle is located at the heart of an organic wine estate in Provence, producing rosé, red and white Côtes-de-Provence wines, typical of the region. This is an exceptional estate, surrounded by a forest of oak and olive trees. It's a haven of peace nestled in the heart of nature.

Château de Berne is a 5-star Relais et Châteaux hotel, with magnificent rooms, suites and villas with private pools.

On site, gourmets can enjoy the 3 restaurants :

  • From a Michelin-starred restaurant to a green star for sustainable gastronomy, the Garden of Berne, run by Chef Louis Rameau;
  • A gourmet restaurant, open during the summer season and also run by Chef Louis Rameau
  • A bib gourmand, orchestrated by Chef Aurélie Liautaud

All three establishments offer inventive cuisine, inspired by the quality of carefully chosen ingredients from our organic vegetable garden or a selection of local producers.

The chefs and their teams reinvent authentic Provençal cuisine without betraying it. You'll find the typical colours and generosity of the region in their dishes.

The Château de Berne restaurants all have indoor dining rooms and terraces. This means you can enjoy views of the vineyards and Provençal countryside at any time of year, thanks to Provence's particularly mild climate.

If you want to discover Provence while enjoying the quality of Château de Berne's services, you can now book accommodation on the website of the estate. You'll also find a list of restaurants and book your table onlineEnjoy an unforgettable meal with your loved ones.