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Where to Stay

Château Fombrauge, St. Emilion
Financial Times
Wine enthusiasts should check out "Bernard Magrez’s splendid two-suite Château Fombrauge on his St. Emilion vineyard estate."&n ...
Mama Shelter, centre
Elle Decor
"Bordeaux's first modernist building - the 1930s Gas Tower - is a now a hip and affordable 97-room mansion, designed by Philippe Starck.&nbs ...
Hotel du Tourny
Elle Decor
"A pair of 18th century townhouses just outside Vieux Bordeaux has been transformed into this cozy hotel with a mid-century vibe."&nbs ...
Yndo Hotel, centre
Elle Decor
"This intimate hotel in a former 19th century hotel particulier is a passion project for its owner, Agnes Guiot du Doignon.  She has filled ...
La Grande Maison, centre
Financial Times
Former manor house converted into a small posh boutique hotel for foodies. "The world’s most Michelin-starred chef has joined forces with ...
Seeko’o, harbour
Financial Times
"Strking" new design hotel (white Clorian-clad exterior) on a quay in the redeveloped river-harbour district north of the Chartrons me ...
La Maison Bord’eaux, Centre, near
Financial Times
"This six‑room luxe B&B is housed in a charming hôtel particulier 10 minutes’ walk north-west of the centre, bought and done u ...
Mason Fredon, St Michel district
Financial Times
Cosy, funky, five-room B&B in Bordeaux's St Michel district, by acclaimed local restaurateur, Pierre Xiradakis (owner of La Tupina).&nbs ...
Grand Hotel de Bordeaux & Spa, Centre
Financial Times
Old-world luxury hotel in Bordeaux given a stylish overhaul by Jacques Garcia.  Set in an 18th century mansion, Grand Hôtel de B ...
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Les Sources de Caudalie, Martillac
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Vogue raved about the 710-sq foot guest cabin [Ile aux Oiseaux] of Les Sources de Caudalie, considered by many to be the best hotel in Bordeaux.  ...
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Hegia, Hazparne, 125 miles from Bordeaux
Our Friends
"It's no wonder chic Europeans are jumping in their planes and traveling the 22 miles from Biarritz, 125 miles from Bordeaux, or 435 miles from Par ...

Where to Eat

Elle Decor
"The rustic-minimalism of this 20-seat restaurant, which overlooks a courtyard planted with aromatic herbs, helps to underline the understated c ...
Le 7 Restaurant
Elle Decor
On the seventh floor of Cite de Vin, this gourmet restaurant offers panoramic views of the Garonne River and historic Bordeaux."  [Elle Dec ...
Le Quatrieme Mur
Elle Decor
"Bordeaux's star chef Philippe Etchebest commands the kitchen of this lively brasserie in one of the city's most spectacular venues....& ...
Restaurant Côté Rue
Elle Decor
"An open kitchen and eye-catching abstract art contrast with 18th century architecture in this stylish outpost of new wave Bordeaux cuisine ...
Our Friends
Lots of buzz about this new, Franco-Chinese restaurant in Bordeaux, featured by The New York Times as one of places to go in 2016.   [Read more, ...
Belle Campagne, Old Town
Elle Decor, Our Friends
The New York Times admired "locavore Belle Campagne, in a rustic-chic townhouse in Bordeaux’s picturesque Old Town."  [NYTimes, ...
Le Rest(o!, Arcachon, Pyla-sur-Mer
Financial Times
"The restaurant overlooks the most extraordinarily wonderful views I have ever enjoyed," remarks the FT's food critic Nicholas Lander a ...
Foodies rave about Miles, a funky, "bobo" (bourgeois-boheme) bistro. "Here a cosmopolitan quartet of chefs - Israeli, Japanese, New Ca ...
Le Petit Commerce
The spot for "simple but brilliant local seafood" in Bordeaux, writes Tatler about Le Petit Commerce in its May 2015 travel review, Bordeau ...
L’Autre Petit Bois, Place du Parlement
Financial Times
The FT recommends "funkily eclectic brasserie L’Autre Petit Bois, in pretty Place du Parlement. The ambience is very nouvelle vague, and t ...
Le Gabriel
Financial Times, Our Friends
Elegant, Michelin-starred restaurant in Bordeaux by Francois Adamski, recipient of two of France’s top culinary prizes, the Bocuse d&rsquo ...
La Tupina, St Michel district
Financial Times, Financial Times
Acclaimed bistro in Bordeaux's buzzy St. Michel district, by Jan-Pierre Xiradakis, "the Conran of Bordeaux's bistro scene." [F ...
Septieme Peche
Our Friends
Edgy "jewel-box" restaurant in Bordeaux featuring a modern take on regional specialties by 20-something German chef Jan Schwittalla. In its co ...
Patisserie Antoine
Town and Country
"The canelé, a custardy treat, is Bordeaux's most famous pastry. In a city full of them Patisserie Antoine was the winner," acco ...
Chez Greg
Our Friends
Fashionable restaurant in Bordeaux, recommended by a leading wine merchant.   Modern decor and a lively atmosphere.  [Black Ink, Fal ...
La Chapon Fin
Financial Times, Our Friends
One of Bordeaux's top-end dining spots, says the FT in the attached, October 2014 How to spend it review.  A historic bistro in Bordeau ...