Fine dining with Alain Llorca is more an artistic experience than just savouring dishes
Let yourself be welcomed, lavished with attention, tempted and pampered: you are at an Alain Llorca property Here everything Chef knows about hospitality is shared by the whole team. From Virginie, Alain’s wife, welcoming you to the restaurant, to Chef in person, not to mention the wonderful dessert creations from his brother, our Patisserie Chef, Jean-Michel Llorca. Everything works together to ensure you enjoy an unforgettable experience. This art of living well, or l’art de vivre, distilled by artists, both in the dining room as well as the kitchen, is thriving in ideal conditions at La Colle-sur-Loup, Saint-Paul-de-Vence and as far as Vallauris. The clear views over the vines near the Maeght Foundation modern art museum in Saint-Paul, the olive groves of the Vence plateau and the Provençal market in Vallauris are equalled only by the feast for the eyes for lovers of Provençal cuisine such as you.
On your first welcome to the restaurant, your gaze will glide effortlessly from the hillsides of Saint-Paul to the cheese trolley, with its perfectly matured selection on Chef’s left, like an invitation to pleasure. Chef Jean-Michel Llorca’s delicious gourmet pastries are sure to attract your attention. Here with Alain Llorca we love working as a family, sharing, and enjoying the pleasures of the palate. And on entering this world, you will enjoy a welcome and level of service that makes you feel like you have joined this large family.
Chef Alain Llorca is busy at the rotisserie grill, tending to the cooking of the meat and dishes to be served to you. Whether from the large indoor dining room or out on the terrace, the characteristic landscape of the Nice hinterland will offer you a visual thrill worthy of a Matisse.
Start by forgetting about your car; it is safe in our private parking area. Then take the time to discover your domain for the night on a gourmet break. Once in your room, just down from the Alain Llorca restaurant, you will enjoy the peace and quiet, the exquisite pleasure and mildness of the French Riviera climate, without the incessant whirlwind of hustle and bustle of Nice.
Each room is actually a bespoke home for you, named after the artists who left their mark on Provence, from Leonardo da Vinci to Picasso. They inspire the guests just as they do Chef Alain Llorca, forever on a quest for creativity in his cuisine that never fails to bring out the best in all that the local area has to offer.
At Les Messugues, a three-star hotel in Saint-Paul-de-Vence, you can make the most of the heated pool and the beauty of the location in all its tranquillity. This hotel is ideal for lazing around doing nothing but also for cultivating your mind, as the Maeght Foundation modern art museum is just nearby, giving you the chance to walk in the footsteps of the illustrious artists who lived in and loved these Provençal landscapes. It’s up to you to choose when and how to savour the Alain Llorca art of living well!
The flagship restaurant of the Michelin star-rated Chef. It offers a magical view of the valley of Saint-Paul de Vence, all the way to the Mediterranean Sea. Take in the beauty of the Provençal countryside as you delight in Virginie’s hospitality and Chef Alain Llorca's gourmet cuisine. The experience will be nothing less than unforgettable.
Café Llorca is a sophisticated bistro in the village of Vallauris. For the past ten years it has been a favourite with locals and tourists alike. Delicious, inventive dishes at bistro prices are served right in the centre of Vallauris - just a stone's throw from the village's Provençal market, potteries and Picasso museum.