Bordeaux, the largest urban World Heritage site has influx of young chefs attracted by the city’s beauty and are now demonstrating their culinary expertise to a growing number of tourists, at a range of restaurants, thus creating a new gastronomic signature for the city.
Bordeaux – The Wine Capital of the World and it’s Culinary Journey
The city once had a long standing reputation for a sub-par food scene; one that certainly didn’t match with top notch wines in the Wine Capital of the World. Now it’s the food scene that has taken center stage, and today, the Bordeaux region is cluttered with interesting new offerings such as experimental modern bistros, elaborate sanctums of haute cuisine, Michelin star restaurants, and gastronomic wonders nestled in the vineyards among luxury châteaux.
For the best panoramic views of Bordeaux, dine at Le 7 Restaurant located on the seventh floor of La Cité du Vin, a museum of wine and viticulture. This architectural masterpiece invites you on a culinary journey, pairing dishes with wines from 50 wine-producing countries throughout the world.
Ambassador of Excellence, Bernard Magrez and celebrated chef Pierre Gagnaire, offer the exclusivity of pure emotion and best in French dining at their renowned 2-star Michelin restaurant.
Head out of the city to the sweet wine region of Sauternes to the unique and mysterious restaurant of La Chapelle, set between vines, trees and wild grass, in an old protestant chapel built in 1784. The richness of the cuisine is based on the savoir-faire of the best local produce.
The diversity across the Bordeaux region provides choices for all taste preferences. To book your table at one of Bordeaux’s finest restaurants contact the restaurants below directly. Other culinary experiences can be planned through our local expert as part of a personalized tour program in Bordeaux.