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Restaurants, snacks, picnics...

where to eat on the Lérins Islands?

Imaginez-vous déjeuner les pieds dans l’eau, à l’ombre d’un pin parasol, au rythme du chant des cigales : bienvenue sur les îles de Lérins !

Plusieurs restaurants vous accueillent, alliant cuisine méditerranéenne et cadre de rêve. Sur Sainte-Marguerite, l’Escale, conviviale et familiale et la Guérite, exclusive et festive. Sur Saint-Honorat, la Tonnelle vous offrira une cuisine bistronomique accompagnée du vin produit sur place par les moines de l’abbaye de Lérins.

Pour être au plus près de la nature, rien de mieux qu’un pique-nique ! Des tables sont disséminés dans les plus beaux spots des îles et les criques qui les bordent sont parfaites pour déguster un savoureux casse-croûte vue-mer

The best restaurants

in the Lérins Islands

If you want to take your time in a dream setting, 3 restaurants welcome you on the Lérins Islands:

On Sainte-Marguerite Island: 

  • L’Escale,the family address: Close to the pier, l’escale is a Cannes institution that delights families with its tasty Mediterranean cuisine. Lunch by the water… Open all year round.
  • La Guérite, branchée et festive : Nichée dans une crique, la Guérite est une adresse exclusive où se presse la clientèle internationale. Le chef grec Yiannis Kioroglou y sert une cuisine méditerranéenne savoureuse et équilibrée. Charmant et authentique, le restaurant évolue pendant la journée vers une ambiance festive et musicale. Ouvert de juin à août, transfert en bateau privés sur réservation.

 

On Saint-Honorat Island :

  • La Tonnelle, a bistro with its feet in the water:The only address on the island, La Tonnelle offers seasonal Mediterranean cuisine all year round. Lulled by the lapping of the waves, the wines of the Abbey of Lérins will accompany your lunch admirably. Open all year round.

Where to picnic on the Lérins Islands?

What better way to go green than with a picnic? So get out your checkered tablecloth, here are the best places to eat on the Lérins Islands!

Snacks

On Sainte-Marguerite Island, two fast food kiosks offer sandwiches, pan bagnats, ice creams and other refreshments. Located close to the pier, remember to stock up before setting off on your walk across the island.

On Saint-Honorat, the snack bar Les Canisses offers sandwiches, salads, desserts and ice creams to be enjoyed on the spot, or to take away to one of the island’s picnic areas.

Picnic tables: 

Facing the sea or surrounded by Aleppo pines and Eucalyptus trees, have lunch on the tables and benches scattered in the most beautiful corners of the Lérins Islands.

In summer, the tables are often overcrowded, fortunately, the islands are full of charming little spots to picnic. Go in search of the creeks that border the islands and sit down with your feet in the water!

When you go out to the islands, bring back your garbage! To preserve the environment, all garbage bins have been removed on the island Saint Honorat in 2019 and it is now also the case on the island Sainte Marguerite. We count on your civic-mindedness!

Where to find picnic tables?

Do you like homemade food?

Why not concoct the perfect picnic yourself with fresh produce from the Forville Market! A slice of socca, the Niçoise chickpea flour cake, local fruit and vegetables, Provençal specialities: take the best of Cannes’ gastronomy with you!

Unusual :

glaces rafraîchissantes et pizzas au feu de bois entre les îles de Lérins !

What if this was absolute luxury? Have your ice cream or pizza delivered directly to your boat at anchor between the Lérins islands with Cata-Pizza