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Top Choice Modern French in Chablis

Au Fil du Zinc

At Chablis' top table, exquisite menus with nods to Japanese cuisine are served in a long open dining area perched over the River Serein, and on the adjoining terrace in summer. A nine-page list of Chablis wines com…
Abbey in Chablis

Abbaye de Pontigny

Founded in 1114, Abbaye de Pontigny rises from the lush mustard fields 15km north of Chablis. The spectacular abbatiale (abbey church) is one of the last surviving examples of Cistercian architecture in Burgundy. Th…
Bistro in Chablis

Les Trois Bourgeons

This recently launched spin-off of Au Fil du Zinc, Chablis' top table, offers the classic bistronomique experience – gastronomic dining with bistro atmosphere and prices. Run by a trio of Japanese chefs who honed th…
Bistro in Chablis

Le Bistrot des Grands Crus

A block southeast of Porte Noël, this hip place serves cuisine du terroir made with fresh local ingredients. The €22 three-course menu changes three times weekly, while the €11.50 formule (main course plus glass of …
Burgundian in Chablis

Le Syracuse

Friendly and refreshingly down-to-earth, Le Syracuse serves everything from pizza to solid Burgundian plats du jour (€12.50, or €18.50 including coffee, dessert and a glass of Chablis). Take your pick of its two att…
Wine Bar in Chablis

S Chablis

English-speaking owners Arnaud and Guillaume run this combination wine shop, tasting room and self-proclaimed oenobistro, where you can enjoy 3cl sampler glasses of Petit Chablis, Chablis, Premier Cru and Grand Cru …
Monument in Chablis

Synagogue

For a free tour of this lovingly restored 16th-century synagogue, just knock on the door during regular opening hours.
Church in Chablis

Église St-Martin

The 12th- and 13th-century Gothic Église St-Martin, first founded in the 9th century by monks fleeing the Norman attacks on Tours, is two short blocks north of place Charles de Gaulle.
Historic Site in Chablis

Petit Pontigny

The 12th-century cellar of Petit Pontigny (viewable from the exterior only) was once used by Pontigny's Cistercian monks to ferment wine.