The winner of Nice’s newest Michelin star is this Franco–South African gourmet restaurant. Situated in the city’s new dining district a block behind Nice Port, both decor and service (under the watchful eye of Maître d’ Philippe Foucault, formerly of the Negresco and Grand Hotel du Cap-Ferrat) are akin to being a guest in a French Presidential retreat. The inventive cuisine of South African chef Jan Hendrik van der Westhuizen blends regional ingredients (line-caught seabass, Charolais beef) with African spice (Madagascar vanilla, rooibos jelly) and Italian style (Parmesan shavings, prosciutto chips). True foodies book Jan’s new private dining room, named Maria, across the street. The gourmet experience costs 179€ per person and includes wine pairing, valet parking, and a six-course tasting menu cooked by the man himself.
12 rue Lascaris
Our Rating Neighborhood Around Town Hours Fri–Sat noon–2pm and Tues–Sat 7:30–10pm Phone 04-97-19-32-23 Prices Main course 28€–43€; fixed-price lunch 55€ or dinner 98€ Cuisine Type Modern Mediterranean Web site Restaurant Jan
Map12 rue Lascaris Nice
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