Eating in a

Michelin star restaurant

is the unattainable dream for most diners.

However, what may seem like a utopia only within the reach of a few ceases to be so when you come across restaurants with Michelin stars that offer menus within the reach of many pockets for

no more than 30 euros


And this is what is shown by a new map created by the

Chef's Pencil website that collects the


restaurants awarded with the most coveted star of gastronomy in Europe


These are the 25

most affordable

Michelin star restaurants in Europe.

Chef's Pencil's


shows the 25 restaurants that

offer a "menu del dia

," which is usually served at lunch and is usually much more affordable than the usual tasting menu served at dinner.

France is home to some of the most luxurious and expensive restaurants in the world: for example, the

Guy Savoy or Arpège

in Paris.

Restaurants that, due to their notoriously high prices and prestige, many consider unattainable for their pockets.

However, the reality is different: seven of the ten most affordable Michelin-starred restaurants in Europe

are in France


The cheapest Michelin restaurants in Europe (Click to see address and price)



is not home to the cheapest Michelin restaurant on the continent.

The most affordable restaurant is in


, exactly

in the town of Ulldecona

, in Tarragona, where you can eat for

20 euros


This is the restaurant with a Michelin star

L'Antic Molí


But also in Spain is

the most expensive restaurant on

the continent with a tasting menu that reaches the figure of

1,500 euros


This is the


restaurant , in Ibiza.


L'Antic Molí

in Ulldecona, about a 2-hour drive south of Barcelona, ​​you can enjoy a delicious lunch prepared by chef

Vicent Guimerà Sales

for just

20 euros


On the other side of Spain, in Vigo, enjoy an equally delicious Michelin-starred meal for just 7 euros more, for 27 euros, at the Silabario restaurant.


Alberto González Prelcic

prepares a delicious set of dishes made with fresh ingredients from the local market at prices to suit all budgets.

But you can also find affordable Michelin star restaurants in


or in




is home to seven Michelin-starred restaurants and prices are generally much lower compared to Western and Northern Europe.



there is a Michelin restaurant in


where you can have a fantastic lunch for sun

or 30 euros


You can even choose from a meat, seafood or vegetarian menu for this price.

These are some of the 25 cheapest restaurants in Europe and this is what they offer:

The cheapest: L'Antic Molí, 20 euros per person

L'Antic Molí

is one of the best restaurants in Spain, and the most affordable Michelin-starred restaurant you can find in Europe, as long as you opt for the Espai Bistro dining room.

Here, for just €20 per person, you can enjoy a delicious meal prepared by chef Vicent Guimerà Sales.


: Carretera Ulldecona - La Sénia, KM 10, 43550 Ulldecona, Tarragona


: L'Antic Molí Restaurant

La Robe Restaurant: 24 euros per person

The most affordable menu option at La Robe is just €24 per person.

It has a Michelin star.

In the kitchen of this old house there is a young chef,

Xavier Giraudet

, who creates contemporary cuisine.

A cozy atmosphere reigns in the two small dining rooms spread over two floors.

Address: 3 Pl. Larevellière Lepeaux, 85600 Montaigu, France

Website: La Robe Restaurant

Les Clefs d'Argent: 25 euros per person

In France there are two restaurants with menus that do not exceed 25 euros per person.

One of them is

Les Clefs d'Argent

, in Mont-de-Marsan, in southwestern France.


Christophe Dupouy

trained in Monaco, Cannes, Toulouse and Geneva before settling in his native Landes region.

His menu focuses on local flavors and recipes, but with an exotic twist.


: 333 Av. Martyrs de la Résistance, 40000 Mont-de-Marsan, France.

Website: Restaurant Les Clefs d'Argent

Essência, the Hungarian restaurant for 25 euros per person

The only Michelin-starred


restaurant is run by the Portuguese-Hungarian duo



Éva Sabarigo


Its most affordable menu, 25 euros per person, is served at lunch and consists of three courses.

It also carries a selection of Portuguese and Hungarian wines to accompany the delicious dishes.


: Budapest, Sas u 17, 1051 Hungary.


: Essência Restaurant

Hotel Restaurant Le France: 26 euros

The Hotel Restaurant Le France is an excellent option if you are looking for a Michelin star experience.

Technical mastery, congruence of flavor associations, roots and creativity:

Hugues Droz

gives a good cooking lesson while in the room his wife provides a charming treatment.

Address: 8 place Maxime-Cupillard, Villers-le-Lac, 25130, France.

Web: Hotel Restaurant Le France

Syllabary, in Vigo: 27 euros per person


is a Michelin-starred restaurant located just below a huge state-of-the-art glass dome that houses the headquarters of the Real Club Celta de Vigo football club.

For around €27 per person, you can enjoy chef

Alberto González Prelcic

's magnificent dishes , including seasonal lamprey.

Address: Rúa do Príncipe, 36202 Vigo, Pontevedra, Spain.

Website: Silabario Restaurant

Auberge du Cep, also €27, but in France

Auberge du Cep

is a Michelin star restaurant run by chef

Aurélien Merot


The restaurant offers a wide selection of tasting menus, as well as an excellent selection of regional wines.

Address: 11 Rue des Quatre Vents, 69820 Fleurie, France.

Web: Restaurant Auberge du Cep

Jean-Marc Pérochon: 28 euros per person

It has a Michelin star.

Installed behind the windows of the restaurant, you can admire the reflections of the sun on the Atlantic and the silhouettes of the sailboats that stand out against it.

Here you can taste the tasty cuisine of

chef Pérochon

, clearly facing the sea and in direct relation to the ports of Les Sables-d'Olonne and Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie.


: 63 Av. de la Grande Roche, 85470 Bretignolles-sur-Mer, France.


: JM Pérochon Restaurant

Choko Ona: 28 euros per person

It is a joy to see how this old French village boarding house for so long closed lives a second youth with

Choko Ona

thanks to the enthusiasm of a young professional couple.




met at the

Hostellerie de Plaisance de Saint-Emilion

and their complicity is evident.

The chef brings to life a fine and subtle cuisine based on quality ingredients sourced as far as possible from the Ezpeleta area.

Address: 155 rue Xerrendako-Bidea, Espelette, 64250, France.

Website: Choko Ona Restaurant

Côte Cuisine: 28 euros

Inside the

Lann Roz

hotel, a couple runs a delicious kitchen with four hands that knows how to get the best out of the area's products.

Living room with fireplace for the winter and pleasant terrace for when the good weather arrives.

Address: 36 avenue Zacharie-Le-Rouzic, Carnac, 56340, France.

Website: Coté Cuisine Restaurant

Sources, France: 29 euros per person

Braised pork with butternut squash and lentils, potatoes stuffed with Roscoff onions and Gex blue cheese... At the Michelin-starred


restaurant, everything is carefully chosen by a motivated couple who met at the

Ferrandi school

, starting out by opening a local delicacies shop and today they delight us with fresh and genuine cuisine.

Seafood brushstrokes on the dishes and the occasional vegetarian proposal.


: 22 rue de Verdun, Nantes, 44000, France.


: Sources Restaurant

Vintage 1997, pure Italy for 30 euros

The brigade tenaciously defends a cooking style that rightly veers towards more creative proposals at

Vintage 1997

, especially those that make up the

Luna Park

menu .

Crimson tones, screens and elegant boiseries continue to create atmosphere, although now with greater prominence of the plate.

Direct import of champagnes and other foreign wines.


: piazza Solferino 16/h, Turin, 10121, Italy


: Vintage Restaurant 1997

L'Eveil des Sens: 30 euros per person

The precise moment and seasoning, skilful creativity and quality products are the hallmarks of

L'Eveil des Sens


It is sure to awaken the taste buds and leave an indelible impression.

Modern and discreet decoration.


: 429 boulevard Paul-Lintier, Mayenne, 53100, France.

Website: L'Eveil des Sens Restaurant

Le Mas Bottero: 30 euros per person

Happy to return to the south (he had previously been based in Grenoble),

Nicolas Bottero

turns to local producers at

Le Mas Bottero

to bring to life a cuisine that is somewhere between Provençal and Mediterranean, faithful to the land and the season.

Modern interior with clean lines.


: 2340 route d'Aix-en-Provence, Saint-Cannat, 13760, France.

Website: Le Mas Bottero Restaurant

L'Embrun: 30 euros

Back to the roots once the media spotlights have subsided!

This former finalist in the French edition of

Top Chef

has settled in his native land, in a modern space, to offer seasonal and local cuisine, perfectly executed and careful with the quality of the product.

It is essential to try, for example, the roasted langoustines with white asparagus from la Torche.


: 48 rue de Lyon, Brest, 29200, France.


: Restaurant L'Embrun

Montfleury Lodge: 30 euros

The chef,

Richard Rocle

, a true passionate, brings to life appetizing dishes that oscillate between roots and modernity.

The ingredients are of quality and the recipes show their indisputable desire to make people enjoy.

His wife, in the room, is not far behind, guaranteeing a friendly and efficient service without losing her smile.

Address: Route des Cépages, Saint-Germain, 07170, France.

Website: Restaurant Auberge de Montfleury

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