Logis Hotel Restaurant Du Pont (6.5/10)

La Moulinquie, 81340 Saint-Cirgue, France

Typical Tarn hotel restaurant, local delicacies, lovely tastes

Phone to book:
+33 (0) 5 63 55 32 07

Arrive at Ambialet from Plaisance, cross the bridge, hotel on right hand side.



Logis Hotel restaurant Du Pont                                            Tarn View from Du Pont restaurant   


Café de La Presqu’ile

Light snacks under shady trees, delicious chocochinos

Directions: Arrive at Ambialet, do not cross the bridge, turn right down steep road to café on the right hand side


Café de la Presqu’ile                                              Café de la Presqu’ile   


La Parenthese Café

Light snacks on the Tarn, lovely old house and terrace

Phone to check if open if outside peak months: +33 (0) 5 63 45 04 37

Directions: arrive in Ambialet from Plaisance, do not cross the bridge, turn left towards Albi and café is immediately on left hand side.



Le Robinson (9/10)

142 Rue Edouard Branly, 81000, Albi

Our favourite restaurant in Albi, incredible setting looking through the old Albi bridge from river level, beautiful food combining local with exotic tastes and decoration.  Martin the owner has become a good friend!

Phone to book:
+33 (0) 563 46 15 69

DirectionsGPS: 43⁰ 55’54.27” N, 2⁰ 08’53.86” E


L’Esprit Du Vin (8/10)

11 Quai Choiseul, 81000 Albi

1 Michelin Star in the old historic part of town , Tuscan setting, gastronomic and friendly.  Good reviews.

Phone to book: 
+33 (0) 5 63 54 60 44

DirectionsGPS:  43⁰ 55’ 47.01” N, 02⁰ 08’ 37.71” E


L’Esprit du Vin 



Au Bon Accueil Restaurant (7/10)

49, Av. De Millau, 81250, Alban

Consistently good traditional cuisine

Phone to book:
+33 (0) 563 55 81 03

On the main road D999 in centre of Alban, can’t miss it.



Lou Bass’Plat Café/Restaurant

9 Place des Tilleuls, 81250, Alban

Mediocre but OK as refreshment café stop.

Phone to book: 
+33 563 55 24 21 

Just north of main road close to main car park