Le Café des Jardiniers

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The Café des Jardiniers Take a delightful break at the Café des Jardiniers restaurant, where your taste buds are in for a treat. The Chef and his team will make you welcome you out on the terrace in the heart of the Gardens and you can taste their cuisine inspired by the Jardins des Méditerranées and elsewhere.

A ‘culinary repeat trip’ to the Jardin des Méditerranées.
In this unique setting on a terrace in the heart of the gardens, the native and creative chef serves up a varied cuisine. She offers diners a real ‘culinary repeat trip’ to the Jardin des Méditerranées with subtle flavours and tastes from both home and abroad. (‘Abroad’ being the regions of the world whose landscapes can be discovered as you stroll through this property protected by the French Coastal Protection Agency, the Conservatoire du Littoral.)
In an environmentally responsible approach in line with the management principles of the Domaine du Rayol, Marie Mathieu works with fresh, seasonal, locally-sourced products, often organic. Moreover, all his dishes and desserts are prepared at the Domaine. The emphasis is on plants (vegetables, herbs, flowers, seeds, spices, etc.) and fish, mirroring the gardens and the Mediterranean, these being very essence of the Domaine du Rayol’s identity. A menu that is changed frequently every day, there is a dish of the day, a suggestion, a salad, cocktails and desserts unique to the restaurant and homemade ice creams. Dishes on this varied menu include filet of seabass, with a citrus sauce and seasonal vegetables, or maybe a salade of crudités with a fish mousse, a coulis of basil and tomatoe and rice, or again veal with girolle mushroom sauce, dauphinois potatoes and ratatouille. Let’s try also the tray of dips, hummus, vegetables, crudités and savoury cake. And for dessert, maybe a citron mousse or a panacotta with suller barries sauce… Bon appétit!
The Café des Jardiniers restaurant is only accessible to the Domaine du Rayol’s visitors. The restaurant does not take bookings except in the case of groups.
The Café des Jardiniers is currently open every day. From midday or for refreshments during the afternoon (up to one hour before the Gardens close).

Informations complémentaires

  • Close to a public transportation
  • Village 2 km away
  • Bus stop < 500 m
  • Sea view


  • Mediterranean cuisine
  • Traditional French cooking
  • Provençal cuisine
  • offers dishes "homemade"

Labels et autres

Guide ranking

  • Le petit futé



  • Baby chair
  • Private parking
  • Terrace

Adapted tourism

  • Accessible for self-propelled wheelchairs
  • Lift (80 x 130 cm) and door >= 77 cm
  • Reception desk between 70-80 cm high
  • WC + grab handle + adequate space to move

Spoken languages

  • English
  • French

Further information

Please note: The Le Café des Jardiniers restaurant is only open to visitors to the Domaine du Rayol. The restaurant does not take bookings, except for groups.
Maximum capacity is 60 covers on the terrace.


  • Maximum number of seats on the terrace: 70


A la carte: 18 to 25 €
Child menu: 9.50 €.

Means of payment

  • Check
  • Bank/credit card
  • Cash
  • Contactless payment


  • avenue Jacques Chirac Domaine du Rayol, Le Jardin des Méditerranées Le Rayol 83820 Rayol-Canadel-sur-Mer
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