Wandering along the medieval rampart of Gassin, reading the menu boards of each of the restaurants which appear there every summer, is great fun but makes it difficult to choose between them. They are all side by side, all give more or lesser views out over the treed countryside below, all have canvas roof shading, and potted trees, or little vertical gardens, or flower vases. There is usually a gentle refreshing breeze, due to the height. My first decision
was for Le Vieux Gassin, at the far end of the rampart, because the menu had some interesting offerings. The food was very fresh, perfectly cooked, somewhat innovative, and served quickly. There may have been a new chef since last year. The staff were "just right", warm and chatty, efficient, and not overbearing. On later visits, I tried three of the other restaurants here but always went back to Le Vieux Gassin. Unlike some other reviewers, I did not feel rushed along by the staff, but I always went very early, at 6.30pm, because they do like to have a second sitting.