Fodor's Expert Review Le Bougainville

$$$ Vézelay French

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 red. Philippe Guillemard presides in the kitchen, turning out regional favorites like hare stew, crayfish, escargot ragout in Chardonnay sauce, and venison with chestnuts.

French Service Casual Lunch Dinner $$$

Quick Facts

26 rue St-Étienne
Vézelay, Bourgogne-Franche-Comté  89450, France

03–86–33–27–57

Known For:
  • <PRO>homemade dishes</PRO>
  • <PRO>friendly service</PRO>
  • <PRO>short walk away from the basilica</PRO>
Restaurant Details:
Rate Includes: Closed Tues. and Wed., and mid-Nov.–mid-Feb., Reservations essential

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