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Places to stay in Montpellier

If you’re looking for a place to stay in Montpellier, you really should try one of the following tried and tested options.   Cheap and cheerful €25 - The home of MontpellierLife contributor and friend Phil Booth has recently been added to airbnb. Centrally located, but on one of the quieter streets near the Comedie you […]

Takeaways in Montpellier: Six of our favourites

The takeaway scene in Montpellier is dominated by identikit kebab houses, churning out tasty but generic kebabs, burgers and falafels. These places are perfectly fine but a little generic. And there really is only so many times you can eat kebab before you start to crave something a little different. Fortunately there are alternatives. While Montpellier is clearly […]

Happy Hours in Montpellier: Your guide to cheaper drinks

For expats shocked at the price of a pint, Happy Hours in Montpellier are a welcome sight. Most bars have them and they aren’t always as short as the title may suggest. This list is by no means exhaustive and may of course be subject to change by any of the participants. You will see […]

Restaurants in Montpellier: Our favourite places mapped

Montpellier has an abundance of quality, affordable restaurants. But which one to choose? Here we present an in no way exhaustive interactive map of some of our favourite restaurants in Montpellier, from the quick and cheap to bank-busting special occasion banquets.   In condensing down our favourite restaurants in Montpellier to a map of just […]

A wine tour of Languedoc – reds

In the second – and final – part of his review of a two week tour through the wines of Languedoc, guest poster Ollie Taylor looks at the reds of the region, plus a selection of bottles from the rest of France. Viewed by many as a particular strength of the rising region, the red wines […]

A wine tour of Languedoc – whites

In a 14-day whistle-stop tour of the wines of Languedoc, guest poster Ollie Taylor selflessly imbibed an array of the best, affordable bottles the region has to offer. Here, in the first instalment of a two-part series, Ollie reviews white wines from Languedoc, plus a few from the rest of France, he knocked back over […]