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When it comes to what to eat in 48 hours in Bordeaux, there are plenty of options with ingredients sourced from the region that are brought to life by the local restaurants.

Nestled in the heart of the picturesque Aquitaine region, Bordeaux enchants visitors with its prestigious vineyards and rich culinary traditions. Savour authentic gastronomic delights, while being captivated by the breathtaking Gothic architecture that graces the city's streets.

In just 48 hours, you can embark on an unforgettable journey into the delightful essence of Bordeaux! Immerse yourself in the city's rich tapestry of food and drink experiences from charming bistros and cafes, to indulging in the exquisite flavours of its world-renowned wines and delectable French haute cuisine.

What to Eat in 48 Hours in Bordeaux

French croissants for breakfast, escargot at lunchtime or a hearty evening meal washed down with a nice glass of red wine. Whatever takes your fancy, you're spoiled for choice of what to eat in Bordeaux.

Breakfast in Bordeaux

Bordeaux boasts a myriad of delightful breakfast and cafés, where you can indulge in top-notch coffee, delectable food and a captivating ambience.

If you prefer a late start, brunch typically consists of a refreshing juice followed by a delightful ensemble of eggs, bacon, grilled tomato, toast or maybe even a healthy salad. Alternatively, you might fancy a pot of freshly brewed coffee with delectable oven-fresh scones or some local cake carrot cake.

Lunch in Bordeaux

Bordeaux serves an abundance of luncheon delights, with countless restaurants, bistros, and brasseries adorning each corner and historic square. The ever-changing lunch menus at these fine establishments align with the seasons, ensuring a continuous feast for the senses.

We have curated our selection of two exquisite restaurants in Bordeaux where you can relish a delightful lunch.

Le Bistro du Musée ( 37 Pl. Pey Berland, 33000 Bordeaux)

Take delight in seasonal French cuisine and savour the finest Bordeaux wines at this chic brasserie, featuring rustic stone walls. Open from 8 am–11 pm every day except Sunday, Le Bistro du Musée is ideally situated in the heart of Bordeaux's city centre. 

A great place to enjoy a relaxed lunch on their outside terrace or inside in their well-ventilated dining area, where you'll be greeted with friendly warmth. The menu offers such delights as - Ocean Plate, sliced ​​Gravlax salmon, lemon mousse, snacked scallops, avocado and mixed greens.

Le Petit Atelier des Faures (48 Rue des Faures, 33000 Bordeaux)

This understated eatery offers delightful seasonal dishes crafted with locally sourced ingredients. Open for lunch, Wednesday to Saturday, from 12 to 2pm, it presents a charming and compact dining experience.

Restaurant Le Petit Atelier des Faures serves exquisite French and Mediterranean cuisine, catering to discerning palates. The vibrant ambience resonates with delightful culinary creations, including highlights like the fragrant Velouté Aubergine Coriander, the tantalizing Homemade Pastrami Gyozas, and the succulent Slow Cooked Shoulder of Pork with Black Pudding and Sweet Potato Mash. 

Dinner in Bordeaux

Bordeaux boasts a plethora of exquisite upscale establishments for dinner that proudly showcase elevated French cuisine crafted with the finest local ingredients. These venues exude elegance, adorned with timeless decor and renowned for their impeccable service. Allow us to recommend two of our cherished favourites.

Le Chien De Pavlov (45 Rue de la Devise 33000 Bordeaux)

Experience a captivating dining spot nestled in a charming and intimate street, offering an inviting ambience perfect for outdoor seating. Operating daily from 7:30pm to 10:30pm (except on Sundays), it's an enchanting haven to indulge in delectable cuisine while immersing yourself in the delightful atmosphere.

Step into the interior of this establishment, and you'll be greeted by tasteful decor that creates a delightful ambiance. Each dish artfully presented and complemented by impeccable service. Don't miss their sharing platter of tzasiqui with succulent shrimp, tomato roulette, and sea bass carpaccio. A highly recommended main course option is the grilled tuna, buttery butrata, and tender octopus.

Le Clos d'Augusta (339 Rue Georges Bonnac 33000 Bordeaux)

Experience the exquisite delights of a sophisticated Michelin-guide restaurant, boasting a serene garden terrace and serving meticulously crafted French cuisine.  Indulge in an unforgettable dining experience, available for dinner every evening except Mondays from 8 to 9 pm.

Indulge in the Chef's delectable creations: langoustine ravioli with vanilla corn and pistachio; a duo of squab, served with pumpkin flesh in its own skin. Experience the artistry and finesse of the cuisine, where every element, from bread to ice cream, is meticulously crafted in-house.

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