Here are some recommendations of restaurants we particularly like.  

Tourbes (8mins):

La Maison - Damian used to work in a Michelin starred restaurant in Dublin and is constantly changing his tasty menu.  Both he and his wife Florence speak English and have created a charming atmosphere.  Very reliable. 
9 Avenue de la Gare, 34120 - 04 67 98 86 95    www.restaurant-lamaison.fr

Pézenas (12mins) :

Chez Paul – our favourite in Pezenas - Romain and his family run this really lovely, classic French restaurant with a charming courtyard, steps away from the medieval centre.  
9 Rue Albert Paul Allies, 34210 – 04 67 26 61 99     www.chezpaulpezenas.fr

Les Palmiers – July/August only – French cuisine in a courtyard between two buildings.  Very atmospheric but with a price to match......
10 Bis Rue Merciere - 04 67 09 42 56    www.lespalmiers.restaurant

Le Grain de Riz - Vietnamese
35 bis Avenue de Verdun - 04 67 39 50 56    (no website but can be found on TripAdvisor)

Thai Udon Thani - be sure to ask for more spice if you like your chilli as they are used to catering for the French palate
35 Cours Jean Jaures 34500- 06 85 08 84 84    www.restaurant-thai-pezenas.fr

Les Marronniers – Spanish tapas
6 avenue de Verdun – 04 67 90 13 80    (TripAdvisor)

Neffiès (15mins):

Restaurant Le Very’table – small and cosy with interesting menu
6 Rue Saint Alban - 04 67 24 07 86    (TripAdvisor)

Béziers (25mins):

La Maison de Petit Pierre – winner of Top Chef 2014 – fabulous – book months in advance !!!
22 avenue Pierre Verdier – 04 67 30 91 85    www.lamaisondepetitpierre.fr

Le Patio – lovely in winter and summer
21 Rue Francaise – 04 67 49 09 45    www.restaurant-patio.fr

Le Chameau Ivre – wine and food bar – very popular with the Bitterois (inhabitants of Béziers) – also venue for Le Vingt, c’est Le Vin, al fresco party that takes place every month on the 20th to celebrate wine
15, Place Jean Jaures – 04 67 80 20 20    www.lechameauivre.fr

La Gargote – one of two wine and lunch-only bars in les Halles, the indoor food market.  A true Bitterois experience.  Get your fresh local produce and stop for a bite.
Place Pierre Semard – 04 67 3 64 90    www.la-gargote-des-halles.business.site

Beziers Plage – July/August only – very cool bar/restaurant set in the grounds of Chateau Vaisseries (not really a beach at all) Parking attendants on horseback and grounds patrolled by peacocks!
2505 Chemin rural 10, Route de Bedarieux,34500 – 06 69 61 98 96    www.beziersplage.fr

Vailhan (25mins):

Aponem l’Auberge du Presbytere - renowned for its incredible food and terrace with superb views - expensive but an amazing and unique experience
1 rue de l'Eglise – 04 67 24 76 49    www.aponem-aubergedupresbytere.fr

Marseillan (35mins): very pretty port - a must see during your stay.  Home of Noilly Prat (tours and optional cocktail making by appointment)
La Pacheline – specializing in perfectly cooked local fish - highly recommended
28, quai Antonin Gros – 04 67 09 40 17    (TripAdvisor)

Le Château du Port – beautiful food and lovely interior but pricier - more an evening venue
9, quai de la Resistance – 04 67 77 31 67    (TripAdvisor)

Roquebrun (45mins)

Auberge Saint-Hubert
Avenue des Orangers – 04 67 89 50 37    (TripAdvisor)

Le Petit Nice – great view over the gorge
Rue du Roc de l'Estang – 04 67 89 64 27    www.le-petit-nice.business.site

Montagnac  (30mins)

Cote Mas – upmarket chic French-Oriental fusion
D5, Route de Villeveyrac – 04 67 24 36 10    www.cote-mas.fr

Lignan sur Orb (25mins)

Château de Lignan - beautiful riverside setting
Place de l'Eglise – 04 67 017 017    www.chateaulignan.fr

Portiragnes Plage Ouest (25mins)

Les Voiles – July/August only - beach restaurant with loungers in the day and live bands at night – beware: they take their time with service but very fresh fish!!  Hidden gem of a beach  - very local - not heavily invaded by tourists.
plage ouest, 34420 - 06 80 45 06 48   www.plage-les-voiles.business.site

Villeneuvette (35mins)

La Source –– not far from Lac du Salagou – also a boutique hotel
14 Grand'rue – 04 67 96 36 95    www.hoteldelasource.com

Bouziques (40mins) – famous for its oysters

La Voile Blanche
301 Quai du Port – 04 67 78 35 77    www.alavoileblanche.fr

Sete (45mins) home of water-jousting

Hippy Market Café
31, Quai General Durant – 04 67 74 37 96    www.hippymarketcafe.fr

PRIVATE BEACH CLUBS:

Cap d’Agde (40mins + extra 15mins if going around lunchtime during high season as traffic gets heavy)

Plage du Golf - chic beach club restaurant with very comfortable loungers
Ile des Loisirs, Plage Richelieu Est, 34300 – 06 27 58 19 76    www.plagedugolf.com

Jungle Beach - July-August only - very hip beach restaurant with loungers
Plage Richelieu Est, Ile de loisirs - 04 99 41 20 88    www.jungle-beach.fr

Le Grau-d'Agde (35 mins +++)

Palm Beach - our favourite beach club with restaurant but also has Les Vagues (very good fusion restaurant) 
Chemin du littoral prolonge, 34300 - 04 67 26 90 22    www.palmbeachpaillote.com

 

les palmiers pezenas

Les palmiers - Pézenas

Chez Paul - Pezenas

Chez Paul - Pezenas

 

La Pacheline

La Pacheline - Marseillan

Le Chameau Ivre - Béziers

Le Chameau Ivre - Béziers

Mangoes Beach Bar - Cap d’Agde

Mangoes Beach Bar - Cap d’Agde