Chez Bruno of Lorgues

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outdoor-chez-brunoThe restaurant Bruno, familiarly known as Chez Bruno, is a Michelin starred restaurant, specialising in truffles, in the centre of Var department, just outside the old market town of Lorgues.

I first went to Bruno’s a few years after it opened, in the late 1980s. I was guiding a press and wine buyer’s trip round Provence and the Committee Interprofessionel de Vins de Cotes de Provence had organised the dinner at the restaurant. Continue reading

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Maison du Midi, Lorgues

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Jette Charlotte & Bent Ivan Møller

http://www.maisondumidi.eu/

I have often walked past this charming bed and breakfast in the old town of Lorgues, and never known it existed. That is part of its charm. When you ring the bell of the massive, old wooden door in the middle of an old stone frontage of a town house, there is no indication of what might lie behind.

From the bright sunshine of the street into a large cool hallway with a magnificent sweeping staircase, you are instantly transferred into another world – that of the town palace of the Provençal Comte de Rasque, built around 1640.

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