Restaurant in Bandol

L’Espérance

Gourmet restaurant in Bandol

Homemade cooking


Dinner or lunch in our restaurant with gourmet cuisine in Bandol. There you can discover cuisine concocted by Chef Gilles Pradines. A lover of good cuisine, he will introduce you to his dishes based on fresh, seasonal products. Its cuisine is 100% homemade and the dishes are prepared with finesse for the greatest pleasure of our taste buds.

The menus and our menu change regularly following the seasonal markets. The chef works with quality products and creates gourmet plates for your greatest pleasure, he attaches great importance to the choice and respect of products that are always fresh and in season. Rigor, creativity, perfectionthese are the words that define our work.

The restaurant “L’Espérance” is listed in the Michelin guide 2024 “BIB Gourmand”, in the Gault & Millau 2024 “2 toques” and in the Routard guide 2024 the great backpacker chefs”. 

Gilles Pradines and his wife warmly welcome you!

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Take away


Some dishes to ORDER and TAKE AWAY to pick up at the restaurant. Tel. 04 94 05 85 29

Aperitif: Sardine rillette with Espelette pepper.......... €12 per pot

Starter from the FLAVOR Menu............... 16€

Meat Or Fish from the SAVEUR Menu....... 24€

Starters from the GOURMET Menu............ 22€

Meat Or Fish from the GOURMET Menu...... 26€

DESSERT of the Day ........... €9

Duck foie gras semi-cooked by me / fruit chutney ........... €22 per plate

Whole foie gras ballotine between 400 and 600 grams .............. €130 per kilo

PLACE ORDER: 04 94 05 85 29

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Discover our photo gallery presenting the atmosphere of our establishment and some dishes carefully prepared by our Chef Pradines.

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Below is not a Reservations form Please go to BOOK or call directly Tel 04 94 05 85 29 We cannot accept groups and tables of more than 6 people. Places are limited, remember to book.

Practical Information during this period.

Monday: Closed

Tuesday: Closed

Wednesday: 12 p.m.-1 p.m./7 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

Thursday: 12 p.m.-1 p.m./7 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

Friday: 12 p.m.-1 p.m./7 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

Saturday: 12 p.m.-1 p.m./7 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

Sunday: 12 p.m.-1 p.m./7 p.m.-8:15 p.m.

We are in the city center of Bandol, set back from the seafront (street parallel to the port). Parking is possible in the casino car park or in the central car park.


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