Hélène Darroze at The Connaught moves from Mayfair to Provence

Hélène Darroze at The Connaught moves from Mayfair to Provence

Michelin-star French chef Hélène Darroze and her team will host a pop-up restaurant at Villa La Coste in Bouches-du-Rhône

London restaurant Hélène Darroze at The Connaught will move from Mayfair to the south of France this summer, taking up a temporary residence at Villa La Coste in the heart of Provence.

Chef Hélène Darroze, who holds two Michelin stars at The Connaught, will create a Provence-inspired menu for lunch and dinner, using regional produce and seasonal ingredients sourced from the Villa La Coste vegetable garden. Diners will also have the opportunity to enjoy some of Darroze’s signature dishes, including the Ajo blanco gazpacho with anchovies from Collioure, and the iconic Armagnac baba made using her family’s Darroze Armagnac.


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Darroze, who began her professional career at Alain Ducasse’s Louis XV restaurant in Monaco and recently opened her new restaurant Marsan in Paris, has long been passionate about Provence and is looking forward to returning to the region this summer.

“I am delighted to return, with my team from The Connaught, to an area I have long loved,” says Darroze. “The outstanding art, wine and fresh produce of Château La Coste has inspired me to create what I feel is a true summer menu to reflect the joy and flavours of Provence.’

An A La Carte menu will be served at lunch and dinner and there will also be the option of a Tasting Menu at dinner, priced at €155. The pop-up restaurant at Villa La Coste runs from 29 July to 1 September 2019 while the restaurant in London is closed for a full refurbishment and modernisation from 14 July to mid-September 2019. An Overnight Experience will also be available, which includes an overnight stay, a chilled bottle of Château La Coste rosé, a signed copy of Hélène Darroze’s book, and an art and wine cellar tour. Prices start from €1,250, subject to availability.

Villa La Coste, which boasts 28 villa suites with access to a range of facilities including a spa, library and swimming pools, is located within the grounds of the biodynamic vineyard Château La Coste, situated halfway between Aix-en-Provence and the Luberon regional nature park.


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