Bordeaux has become an unmissable gastronomic destination! The city is the playground for well-known chefs and the new generation of young chefs that delight in the specialities of Southwest France.
You can count no less than 1600 restaurants compared to 987 ten years ago. From a tasty organic snack at the market, to simple or sophisticated traditional or vegetarian cuisine... Bordeaux has lots to offer to gourmets !The last few years have seen the glittering arrival of several top chefs with Philippe Etchebest at the Quatrième Mur in 2015 (one-star rewarded by the Guide Michelin for its table d’hôte), British chef Gordon Ramsay at the Pressoir d’Argent (2 stars), and Pierre Gagnaire at the luxurious Grande Maison (2 stars).
The grand food festival revolves around the participation of regional chefs (or ones with a strong attachment to Southwest France), who have agreed to contribute to the event's success. Other local professionals also contribute making Bordeaux S.O Good special: producers and emblematic firms from Southwest France, as well as restaurateurs, merchants, artisans…
Urban Wine Trail allows the wine enthusiasts to discover the different districts of Bordeaux along 26 wine bars as they did flourish over the past few years. Nothing’s more pleasant that meandering through the narrow alleys and enjoying a break at the terrace of a wine bar. This is for sure the best option to taste the emblematic nectars of the region paired with local specialities…!
The Bordeaux Wine festival held every 2 years in Bordeaux is the leading wine tourism event in Europe with more than 650 000 people attending in 2016 and 800 000 visitors expected in June 2018. The Bordeaux Wine Festival will celebrate its 20th anniversary and host tall ships and the finale of the Liverpool-Dublin-Bordeaux Tall Ships Regatta.