RESTAURANTS VIEIL ANTIBES

15 minutes walk from the villa

Café Milano

The chef Davide Bolzoni expresses in her kitchen a modern version of the Italian gastronomic tradition. Uninhibited kitchen, uncluttered but also generous and genuine. It is a place where you feel loved: Mediterranean and earthy atmosphere, friendly service ... The sprightly Luana Di Vizio has no equal for you to find Latin roots that you did not know you lost! Tel: 04 89 68 62 18 Website www.cafemilano-antibes.com

Le Figuier de St Esprit

Celebrated chef Christian Morisset's one Michelin starred restaurant is gastronomy at its finest on the ramparts of Vieil Antibes in a beautiful restaurant. Squid cannelloni, saddle of lamb baked in clay soil of Vallauris and lavender crème brullee are among the specialities. Exquisite menus and fine wines to match. 14 rue Saint-Esprit, Vieil Antibes. Tel 04 93 34 50 12.

Le Comptoir de la Tourraque

Small understated restaurant before the provencal market in Vieil Antibes serving high quality creative French cuisine from a small reasonably priced menu. Nice atmosphere, absolutely delightful. 1, rue de la Touraque, Vieil Antibes. Tel: 04 93 95 24 86

Le Michelangelo-Mammo

Behind the city walls in an old stone wine cellar full of history is the king of Italian cuisine who attracts gourmets and celebrities alike. Specialities of risotto with lobster and the famous lamb shoulder grilled on a log fire await along with very fine Italian and French wines. A great address in Antibes. 3, rue de Cordiers, Vieil Antibes. Tel: 04 93 34 04 37 Website: www.michelangelo-mamo.com

La Cafetière Fêlée

Exquisite fusion cuisine French/Asian in style by chef Julien Fiengo. Plus takeaway foie gras made with sake and four spices (to be ordered 48hrs in advance). 18, rue du Marc, Vieil Antibes Tel: 04 93 34 51 86. Website: www.lacafetierefelee.com

Le Brulot

Homemade Provencal cooking in a wood oven with specialities such as: socca, grills, fish, homemade foie gras, filet of duck, stuffed pig. Reasonably priced menus. Rue Frederic Isnard Vieil Antibes (behind provencal market). Tel: 04 93 34 17 76. Website: www.brulot.fr