Where to Stay and Eat in Picardy

Where to Stay and Eat in Picardy

The best restaurants and hotels in the region, plus some hidden gems only the locals know about

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Hôtel le Prieuré, Amiens

This 3-star hotel is in an 18th-century heritage building with contemporary décor in a pedestrian street beside the cathedral. Breakfast only. Website: www.hotel-prieure-amiens.com

Hôtel Mémorial, Saint-Quentin

A centrally located 3-star hotel in a 19th-century mansion that was renovated in 2012. Breakfast only. Website: hotel-memorial.com

Tiara Château Hotel Mont Royal, Chantilly

In the heart of the Chantilly Forest is this sumptuous 5-star hotel, just 15km from Charles de Gaulle airport. Gourmet cuisine by chef Benoist Rambaud, plus jazz and opera events are some of the treats in store. Website: montroyal-chantilly.tiara-hotels.com

Enjoy a touch of luxury at the Tiara Château Hotel Mont Royal in Chantilly

Hôtel Marotte, Amiens

Twelve spacious rooms and suites are available in two buildings making up this 5-star hotel. Breakfast only. Website: www.hotel-marotte.com

Domaine de Barive, Sainte Preuve

A château-hotel with gourmet restaurant, spa and luxury B&B rooms in a country setting close to Laon. Website: www.domainedebarive.com


Butterworth Farm, Pozières

For B&B or self-catering, try this hotel near the spot where British composer George Butterworth died in the trenches in 1916. Website: www.butterworth-cottage.com

The elegant Domaine de Vadancourt B&B

Le Domaine de Vadancourt, Maissemy

An elegant château B&B near Saint Quentin offering large bedrooms overlooking a quiet park and lake. Option of table d’hôte on reservation. Website: www.domainedevadancourt.fr

Chateau d’Auteuil, Beauvais

A hotel with three guest bedrooms in a tranquil red-brick château near Beauvais, amid forest and paddocks. Website: www.chateaudauteuil.com

Le Moulin de Roilaye, Pierrefonds

Just five minutes from Pierrefonds château, this historic mill offers two bedrooms and a suite in peaceful gardens. Table d’hôte dinner available to order on reservation. Website: www.moulinderoilaye.com

Le Moulin de Roilaye. Photo: Oise Tourisme


Le Quai, Amiens

Enjoy waterside dining in the atmospheric St Leu district close to the cathedral. Try local specialities including ficelle and duck pâté.

A La Bonne Idée, Saint Jean aux Bois

An wonderful beamed restaurant serving gourmet food at its inn, with rooms in a forest village setting between Compiègne and Pierrefonds. Website: www.a-la-bonne-idee.fr

La Basilique, Albert

This popular restaurant serves traditional fare in a 2-star Logis hotel beside the Basilica in Albert. Website: www.hotelbasiliquesomme.fr

Villa d’Isle, Saint Quentin

Fine dining in one of the few surviving 17th-century buildings in Saint Quentin. Website: www.villadisle.com

Le Bistrot d’Antoine, Péronne

For traditional bistrot-style cuisine with a daily lunchtime menu opposite the Historial de la Grande Guerre, try this charming restaurant. Website: www.bistrot-antoine.fr

Restaurant Auberge de la Vallée d’Ancre, Authuille

A family-run riverside restaurant in a tranquil setting offering traditional local dishes with a modern twist. Awarded two forks in the Michelin Guide. Website: www.auberge-ancre.fr

La Taverne du Château, Guise

Produce is sourced from within a 20km radius of this family-run restaurant close to Guise château. Website: www.taverne-chateau-guise.fr

Le Jardin des Roses tea room, Compiègne

Indulge yourself with tea, cake and savoury treats at this stylish tearoom in the grounds of Compiègne’s Imperial palace. Website: www.comptoirbvh.com

From France Today magazine

Stay at the Hôtel le Prieuré, which is located right next to Amiens cathedral

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