Situated in the secluded Avenue de la Violette in Aix-en-Provence, the Clos de la Violette (Field of the Violet) is an elegant and refined gourmet restaurant.
Awarded 2 Michelin stars by the prestigious Michelin Guide and run by Chef Jean-Marc Banzo and his wife Brigitte, the Clos de la Violette offers classic dishes from Provencal cuisine reinterpreted with foreign influences.
The menu includes strong-flavored dishes, such as the Grilled calamari and confit with potatoes cooked in saffron and thyme, Eggplants grilled and marinated with olive oil, foie gras and serrano ham, Roasted pigeon with a boulgour of herbs and dried fruits.
Some of the notable desserts are: The Blancmange with almonds, the strawberry sorbet, and white chocolate, and the Tiramisu with lemon, olive oil, and thyme sorbet.
This broadly lit and elegant restaurant also has a private room with a magnificent terrace.