New Restaurants Debut in Fort-de-France and Schoelcher

Le Gossip is the talk of the town among young, hip locals in Martinique. A restaurant, boutique and art gallery all in one, Le Gossip regularly hosts fashion shows, poetry readings, wine tastings, and more in a lively downtown Fort-de-France location. For reservations, call 011-596-596-57-5198 or visit

Named in honor of Martinique’s famed poet, Aimé Césaire, Le Césaire is a charming eatery located in downtown Fort-de-France features the culinary creations of Chef Harold Jeanville, formerly of Ti’ Foyaal and Lenotre in Paris where he worked alongside such culinary masters as Pierre Hermé and Alain Ducasse. The dynamic menu changes daily, ensuring a unique dining experience with every visit. For reservations, call 011-596-596-63-00-38.

Martinique’s newest hot spot to see and be seen, Lili’s is a chic beachfront bar and restaurant located at the La Batliere hotel in Schoelcher. New menu choices are served up daily under the auspices of Chef Johnny Vahey, a native of Ireland who apprenticed under renowned celebrity chef, Gordon Ramsey. Chef Vahey describes the cuisine as refined “Caribbean/Creole with French accents and an emphasis on fresh, local products.” Search for Lilis Beach Bar on Facebook.