Restaurants and Bars
Laguepie - 'La Terrasse'
Very good quality food and a lovely setting, with friendly and professional staff. Highly recommended, one of our favourites.
Lagarde Viaur - 'La Chataigneraie'
Open early July to mid-September. Restaurant/Bar which specialises in Crepes and Galettes. Relaxed and informal ambience. Most nights there is live Jazz music. Set right by the bridge in Lagarde Viaur it is perfect to have a swim in the river and then lunch or dinner. Tel: 05 65 81 41 74 it is best to reserve as can get busy in the evenings when the live music is on.
Najac - 'Il Capello'
Relaxed and friendly, perfect for the family. Italian restaurant serves pizzas and pastas etc. Has a covered al fresco area.
Cordes-Sur-Ciel - 'Billyssimo'
Great family pizza restaurant - big quality pizzas.
Open most lunchtimes and weekend evenings.
Tel: 05 63 53 20 64.
Situated on the road to Albi, as you leave Cordes it is on the left side.
Salles - small village near Cordes-Sur-Ciel - 'Lou Paidol'
Relaxed family restaurant with fantastic 3 course lunch menu for around 13 Euros
Open all year round.
Tel: 05 63 36 33 13.
Situated on the D91 road between Cordes and Monesties.
St Andre de Najac- 'Le St Andre''
Charming Bar/Pub with local craft beers and sharing food platters.
Very cosy in winter time around the fire but they also have a lovely covered terrace area at the front for summer time.
Open Thursday to Sunday. Tel: 06 37 82 66 72
St Andre de Najac- 'Relais Mont Le Viaur'
Restaurant, Hotel, plus has a little shop/delicatessen.
Restaurant is very friendly and typical of the region. Good, wholesome set menu for around 13euros.
Belcastel -'Restaurant Belcastel'
A superb, quality restaurant with fantastic write-ups in one of the most beautiful villages in France.
Not the cheapest but well worth the money.
Cestayrols -'Lou Cantoun'
A good quality restaurant with a good reputation.
Siuated between Cordes-Sur-Ciel and Gaillac, perfect for a meal after a day wine tasting in the area.
St Antonin Sur Noble Val - 'Manjo-Carn Cafe'
A very relaxed resturant/cafe serving simple but good food in a superb rustic atmosphere right next to a bend in the river Aveyron. It is especially great for a lunchtime stop as you kayak down the beautiful river gorges.
Situated about 5 minutes drive downriver from St Antonin on the corniche road. Tel: 05 63 68 25 85
St Antonin Sur Noble Val - 'La Corniche'
Charming husband and wife run restaurant set high up with stunning views over the Aveyron river gorges. Food is great and very typical of the region.
Situated in the small hamlet of Brousses Les Antibels near St Antonin.
Albi - 'Le Clos Sainte Cecile'
Tucked away off the main Cathedrale square with its own private courtyard garden. Good qulity food and atmosphere.
St Martin Laguepie - 'Le Fast Foo'
Charming riverside cafe, good simple homemade dishes.
Lovely view of the castle ruins which are lit up at night.
Milhars - 'Segalar'
Fantastic, rustic, chequered tablecloth type restaurant with open fire pizza oven. Great pizzas and French local style dishes. Friendly, family run with a great ambiance when its busy.
Cahuzac-Sur-Vere - 'La Bonne Auberge'
Situated right in the centre of Cahuzac next to the church. Lunchtimes only, worth booking as gets busy with locals. Good honest food, normally a set menu typical of the region.