Burgundy Restaurants

Le Bougainville

  • 26 rue St-Étienne Map It
  • Vézelay
  • French

Published 06/25/2015

Fodor's Review

One of the few affordable restaurants in this well-heeled town occupies an old house with a fireplace in the dining room and the requisite Burgundian color scheme of brown, yellow, and ocher. Philippe Guillemard presides in the kitchen, turning out regional favorites like hare stew, crayfish, escargot ragout in Chardonnay sauce, and venison with chestnuts. He has also devised a vegetarian menu—a rarity in Burgundy—with such deeply satisfying dishes as vegetable pot au feu.

Restaurant Information


26 rue St-Étienne, Vézelay, 89450, France

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Restaurant Details:

  • Closed Tues., Wed., and mid-Nov.–mid-Feb.
  • Reservations essential

Published 06/25/2015


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