Wine and gastronomy
Bordeaux wine is known all over the world, but did you know that there are also very talented chefs in the capital of the Gironde that make this a showcase for French cuisine?
Whether they have a Michelin star or not, enthusiastic professionals are gifted at adding a personal and modern touch to specialities from Southwest France: duck from the Landes, Bazas beef, Pauillac lamb, oysters from Arcachon Bay, shad, lamprey, etc. Bordeaux has a huge variety of restaurants. You can enjoy everything from a homemade cheeseburger in a trendy spot to the full works in a fasncy Michelin-starred restaurant on Place de la Bourse or Place de la Comédie. Whether you are looking for world cuisine or traditional French dishes, takeaway or a splendid setting, there is something for everyone and every pocketbook.
You are sure to find something to suit your taste, and please consider trying somewhere off the beaten track. The restaurant of your dreams may be discreetly located, off a main street, but fully worthy of your attention.