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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Botanical Garden
“Un des plus vieux jardins botaniques d'Europe (il est lié à l'université de médecine). Attention aux horaires (fermé les matins et le lundi). -------- One of the oldest botanical gardens in Europe (linked to the Medicine University). Be careful with the opening hours (e.g. closed in the morning and on Mon).”
  • 162 locals recommend
Zoo
“Avec ses 80 hectares, le parc zoologique de Lunaret à Montpellier est aujourd'hui l'espace vert le plus vaste de la ville et le deuxième plus grand parc zoologique de France ! C'est le lieu de promenade privilégié des montpelliérains. Ne manquez pas la serre Amazonienne ! / At 80 hectares, the zoo Lunaret in Montpellier is now the largest green space in the city and the second largest zoo in France! It is the privileged place of walk of Montpellier. Do not miss the Amazonian greenhouse!”
  • 149 locals recommend
Public Art
“On peut y boire un verre (la cour est parfaite le soir), y bruncher le dimanche à partir de 11 heures (18 euros avec jus d'orange pressé et buffet à volonté), y manger et y voir des expositions gratuitement. Drink a glass (cour is perfect during the evening to take a glass of wine), brunch on sunday after 11 a.m. (18 € with unlimited buffet and fresh orange juice), eat and see great and free exhibitions. ”
  • 148 locals recommend
Church
“Originally a church attached to the monastery of Saint-Benoît (founded in 1364), the building was elevated to the status of cathedral in 1536.”
  • 54 locals recommend
Park
“La maison de Fréderic Bazille s'y trouve Very nice park whatever the season, whatever the wheather close to the river”
  • 45 locals recommend
Establishment
“Festival du cinéma méditerranéen, Festival international de danse, Festival de radio France et ses multiples concerts gratuits...etc...”
  • 27 locals recommend
Place to eat
“The sight of many conferences and congresses if that's why you're here. They also have theatre works, comedy, opera etc.”
  • 40 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
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“The absolute best cocktail bar in Montpellier - Amazing Asian fusion food too!”
  • 40 locals recommend
Book Store
“A really great 'brocante' selling vintage items. It also serves tea/coffee and lunches. Quirky and different from everything else around.”
  • 20 locals recommend
Bar
“The outside patio is beautiful, in front of the river. We went there before dinner to have a drink on the terrace, it was great. ”
  • 21 locals recommend
Museum
“it's inside the old Faculty of medicine, which is a beautiful historical building”
  • 16 locals recommend
French Restaurant
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“Amazing gastronomic place, the food is excellent and the people very friendly. ”
  • 13 locals recommend
Bar
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“Pub avec large sélection de bières pression et bouteille. Salle de concert animée”
  • 20 locals recommend
Establishment
“Situé juste en bas de la rue et disposant également d'une station de vélos en libre service.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Burger Joint
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“There's an other one in "rue Vanneau". The burger are really okay, I prefer "art burger" or "guy and sons" but this place is cheaper and have good value for money”
  • 21 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
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“Another really good cocktail bar in Beaux Arts (not as 'high-end' as Le Parfum) that also has a very lonnnnnng list of whiskey and rum options.”
  • 19 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Cocktail Bar
“The absolute best cocktail bar in Montpellier - Amazing Asian fusion food too!”
  • 40 locals recommend
Bar
“The outside patio is beautiful, in front of the river. We went there before dinner to have a drink on the terrace, it was great. ”
  • 21 locals recommend
French Restaurant
“Amazing gastronomic place, the food is excellent and the people very friendly. ”
  • 13 locals recommend
Burger Joint
“There's an other one in "rue Vanneau". The burger are really okay, I prefer "art burger" or "guy and sons" but this place is cheaper and have good value for money”
  • 21 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
“Another really good cocktail bar in Beaux Arts (not as 'high-end' as Le Parfum) that also has a very lonnnnnng list of whiskey and rum options.”
  • 19 locals recommend
Restaurant
“une belle place ombragée de Montpellier un patron du sud, drôle et affable et un délire de crêpes bretonnes (oui oui ) et elles sont les meilleures et les moins chères de Montpellier! (et je précise que je suis bretonne!)”
  • 17 locals recommend
Bar
“Ce restaurant italien est connu pour servir les meilleures pizzas de Montpellier, au feu de bois ! C'est une institution. Les viandes, poissons et pâtes fraîches sont aussi excellents. Nous sommes amoureux de la terrasse qui est juste adorable. Souvent complet, réservez à l'avance. Ne dînez à l'intérieur que si le bruit ne vous dérange pas. Plat principal : 9 à 17 Euros.”
  • 13 locals recommend
Restaurant
“There aren't a lot of great 'international' restaurants in Montpellier but Ban Thai is one of the better ones. Really tasty thai food and the staff always have a smile. Can be pretty busy in the evenings, they also offer takeaway options.”
  • 17 locals recommend

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