Where to eat in Monte Carlo? I’m going to share some of my favourite restaurants in Monte Carlo with you. There are so many wonderful places to choose and I will write a series of reviews of Monaco restaurants. Here is the first:
Address: 24 Av Princess Grace, 98000 Monaco http://www.mayabay.mc
I have dined here for a few years now and then. Every time I visit it gets better and better, more and more popular and buzzes with life. Make sure to book! Choose between the Japanese food section and the Thai. Both are excellent. The vegetarian options are just brilliant. Healthy, vegetarian options are at last catching on in this part of the world which is brilliant.
Maya Bay Restaurant Menu
The menu is so extensive, it is actually a book! Be prepared to take a long time choosing. I promise everyone will be happy from Vegetarians, vegans to the staunchest meat eater.
Tempura Prawns and Sushi
Apologies for the photos but it was dark in there!
Wine Rose Bellet
I chose a local rose wine to accompany the meal, Bellet which is a light and delicate wine which compliments the strong flavours of the Tempura. You can even buy bags and clothes at Maya Bay, you will almost think you are in Thailand!
Beautiful Bags and clothes at Maya Bay
They even have a TukTuk to take you home.
Maya Bay Tuk Tuk
Just a hop, skip and a jump from Maya Bay along Avenue Princess Grace you will find Le Sporting Club. Home of many a fabulous eveniing out during the summer time. If you are lucky enough to stay in Monte Carlo during July or August take a look at the website and see who is performing at the Club. Many a famous face has performed here over the years. It is a magical evening out, put on your best dress and enjoy a Michelin star meal and then see a fabulous show. Check out http://www.montecarlolive.com and also http://www.montecarlosbm.com The Sporting Club is also home to an Italian Trattoria and Le Pit Stop.
26 Av Princess Grace Monaco http://www.alain-ducasse.com
The Trattoria has a beautiful setting in the Sporting club. Dine on the terrace overlooking the sea and enjoy some Italian Trattoria style food. The food is good, and so is the view! The large chap in charge of seating you is the only disappointment. If I were Alain Ducasse, I would get rid of him but everything else is up to Diva standards!
La Trattoria Le Sporting Club
We enjoyed antipasto which is shared amongst everyone but the portions are tiny so order plenty. Delicious! This was followed by
We drank a rather nice Chablis which was perfect with our choice of fish. Vegetarians will find things to eat but not the wondrous array of dishes available at Maya Bay.
Pop next door, still inside the Sporting Club and have an after dinner digestif at:
Pit Stop Le Sporting Club Monte Carlo