La Kermesse aux Poissons in Théoule sur Mer will delight lovers of seafood – fish, shellfish and crustaceans – from February 1 to 29, 2016.
The 19th Kermesse aux Poissons invites gourmets to taste the delicious seafood from Monday February 1st to Monday, 29, 2016. For 19 years, in February, Théoule celebrates marine flavors by organizing a unique in France Kermesse aux Poissons through eight gourmande stops, eight restaurants offering an “all fish” menu with 8 dishes.
The sea inspires the chefs in Théoule
If the beach is temporarily abandoned, shellfish and fish go golden in the kitchens of chefs participating to the Kermesse aux Poissons…
Eight talented restaurateurs, passionate about their work, are inspired by tasty sea treasures to offer dishes with Bar, Squid, Coquille St. Jacques, Bream, red Grondin, Lotte, Whiting, Ray, Sole, Turbot…
Fancying a “à la plancha” roast Octopus with Espelette Pepper, Shrimp Tartare with Avocado, Rascasse Fillet Façon Bouillabaisse, Bouchée of Shellfish and Lobster with Bisque Sauce, Saint Pierre with Tarragon Cream? Or Saint Jacques larded on its Celery Cream, or Matelotte of Lotte à la Réunionaise? All these dishes can be discovered in the Kermesse Menu.
The all fish Kermesse menu
Eight restaurants this year, including a new one, Le Moya at Miramar Tiara Yaktsa, offer every day the formula “Kermesse Menu” a 8-dish “all fish” menu, including several hot and cold appetizers and several meals, cheese and dessert at a particularly attractive price, wine and coffee included.
The unbeatable value for money – between 55 and 85 €, depending on the category of institution – allow everyone to afford in the beginning of 2016 a feast of fish and seafood, just to start the gourmet year with a festival of flavors, lightness and refinement.
The eight gourmande stopovers
To help you choose where to enjoy your Kermesse, here are the eight “bistro-nautic” tables participating:
Traditional Provencal cuisine around local produce cooked with respect and simplicity. Open kitchen and terrace.
Menu “Kermesse aux Poissons” at 55 € (1/2 bottle of wine, water and coffee included).
2, boulevard de la Corniche d’Or
Tel: +33 4 93 47 92 76
Le Marco Polo
Cuisine gourmande by chef Christian Schuzzer and atmosphere relaxation and escape, facing the Lérins Islands in the heart of the town.
Menu “Kermesse aux Poissons” 55 € (1/2 bottle of Côte de Provence Rosé or White, Water and Coffee included).
47, avenue de Lérins
Tel: +33 4 93 49 96 59
Le Coup d’Fourchette
Intimate table, frequented by great chefs of the region like Christian Sinicropi, or Mario Orio, with Angel Aparicio’s refined Mediterranean cuisine.
Menu “Kermesse aux Poissons” at 56 € (Wine, Water and Coffee included).
15 bis, avenue Charles Dahon
Tel: +33 4 93 93 50 05
Le Bistrot de la Rague
Chef Jérôme Moreau practices a Mediterranean cuisine with some beautiful iodized specialties and “planches” to share. Large glass-enclosed room and terrace.
Menu “Kermesse aux Poissons” at 60 € (1/2 bottle of “Oliviers” wine from Château de Berne, Water and Coffee included)
Port de la Rague
Tel: +33 4 93 49 93 48
Jilali Berekama, trained by Stephane Raimbault, signs a refined cuisine, using local seasonal produce and fish from the Bay of Théoule tat fishermen bring him every day.
Menu “Kermesse aux Poissons” at 60 € (1/2 bottle of Château Bas, Water and Coffee included. Formula “without drinks” € 50.
16, avenue du Trayas
Tel: +33 4 93 75 19 03
Between the end of the Port of Théoule and a beautiful palm-fringed sandy beach, Mickael and Sébastien Roudière transmit the love of their native Brittany in a Mediterranean spirit.
Menu “Kermesse aux Poissons” at 60 € (1/2 bottle white, rosé or red wine from Domaine de Maurette, Water and Coffee included) or 80 € (1/2 bottle of Champagne, water and coffee included).
Port of Theoule – Plage du Suveret
Tel: +33 4 93 49 87 13
Le Moya (new)
In the hotel’s restaurant by the sea, Guillaume Anor, former talented chef from Les Belles Rives in Juan les Pins, offers a refined and seductive Provençal cuisine that sublimes the spirit “Riviera”.
Menu “Kermesse aux Poissons” at 89 € (1/2 bottle of Wine, Water, Coffee and Mignardises included), 69 € without drinks.
Tiara Miramar Beach Hotel & Spa
47, avenue de Miramar
Tel: +33 4 93 75 05 05
L’Air du Temps
The chef Stéphane Daudré, a former chef by Christian Willer at the Martinez in Cannes, offers daily its market cuisine based on seasonal products. The panoramic view is spectacular.
Menu “Kermesse aux Poissons” at 59 € (1/2 bottle of Wine, Water and Coffee included)
67, avenue de la Corniche d’Or
Tel: +33 4 93 49 40 16
Public gourmande inauguration on January 29
To whet appetites, meet the chefs with sea legs and discover their Kermesse menus, the public inauguration will take place at Théoule’s Salle des Fêtes on Friday, January 29, from 18 hours.
The public is invited to the now traditional fish soup and a sardinade, with the assistance of Rascasse Club, as well as a tasting of Côtes de Provence.
The Domaine de la Maurette in La Motte and the Château de Berne in Lorgues participate in the success of this 19th edition.
Marine Exhibition by the Sea Academy of Arts and Sciences
A novelty, this exhibition organized with the association “Scaphandres Recherches & Histoire”, traces the parallels between the imagination of press cartoonists of the 1900s, novelists, illustrators and the harsh reality of a helmet diver work.
Visitors can give free rein to their imagination by impregnating with period illustrations enlargements of old photos and a fine display of high quality authentic materials belonging to Jean Patrick Paszula, Master of Port La Galère, Academician of Arts and Sciences of the Sea
An original gouache by the poster drawer Mascii, made at the request of the Walt Disney Company for the needs of the film 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea in 1954, will be exhibited for the first time, next to the period poster.
Marine Exhibition of the Academy of Arts and Sciences of the Sea,
From Feb. 20 to 28, 2016
Espace Culturel – 9, avenue Charles Dahon – Theoule
Tourist Office of Théoule
Tel: +33 4 93 49 28 28