Top 5 – Fall flavours restaurants
We found 5 restaurants that highlight the fall harvest to ensure you fully savour the Gaspésie on your next trip.
Jardins de Métis/Reford Gardens
There are 2 cafés in the Reford Gardens, and a restaurant at Villa Estevan. Pickled flowers and other products grown here are the main focus. Also offered are several culinary events where Chef Pierre-Olivier Ferry cooks according to themes and plants available in the gardens and greenhouses. Coming soon: La Grande Table, a festival of Québec culinary identity from September 15 to 18, and theme dinners (featuring small game) on Friday, October 6 and Saturday, October 7.
Auberge Château Lamontagne
Located in Sainte-Anne-des-Monts, the Auberge Château Lamontagne is perched at the end of the Cap des Groseillers with a breathtaking view of the St. Lawrence. Whether at the pub or at the restaurant, this inn, described as « bistronomic », will conquer your taste buds. Gaspésie products are in the spotlight and the menu varies according to the season: lobster, crab, Northern shrimp, wild mushrooms, smoked salmon, cheeses and regional beers, among others, are featured on the menu. Particular attention is paid to highlight Smarter Seafood marine species. Gluten-free menu available.
Located in the Hôtel des Commandants in downtown Gaspé, Le Tétû restaurant offers a casual pub atmosphere. The menu features both Gaspésie and Québec products: beer Pit Caribou, wild mushrooms, sausages, sauerkraut… and local gin! Taste one of their delicious homemade cocktails such as adult lemonade or smoked salmon gin.
La Maison Mathilde
In the heart of the village in Percé, a few steps from the wharf, the Maison Mathilde is a little gem of a restaurant. It offers fine, unpretentious market cuisine in a friendly atmosphere. The flavours of the terroir and the classical seafood, fish, and mixed grill are prepared with care. View of the sea and delicious desserts – what more could you ask for?
Located in Carleton-sur-Mer, the Manoir Belle Plage is one of the oldest hotel establishments of the town. Its restaurant, Le Courlieu, offers a table d’hôte inspired by the flavours of the market. Dishes full of freshness in summer transform into warm and comforting plates for the cold season. Products from the Gaspésie Gourmande range and the Smarter Seafood marine species are in the spotlight. Several dishes are taken from the family’s own cookbooks, including La Chaudrée de Madame Comeau. A must.
These 5 restaurants are just a few examples of what is offered locally. Whether you choose cafés, bistros, family or gastronomic restaurants, the chefs of Gaspésie will be happy to prepare the delights of the region. Ready to enjoy? #gaspesieautumn
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