Restaurants

Top Choice International in Cognac

L’Arty Show

Cognac brandy invariably stars in the inventive, veg- and pulse-packed dishes of chefs Nathalie and Delphine at L'Arty Show, an edgy bistro with vintage flea-market furnishings and a name that sounds like artichaut …
Bistro in Cognac

Poulpette

Well away from the tourist crowd, across the river, Poulpette is a deliciously urban neobistro with a faintly industrial decor showcasing local craftsmanship and an outstanding no-choice menu that changes daily. Cui…
Gastronomy in Cognac

La Ribaudière

This gastronomic haven is set among orchards overlooking the River Charente, in the tiny village of Bourg-Charente (midway between Cognac and Jarnac). Chef Thierry Verrat grows his own vegetables to accompany his se…
French in Cognac

Bistrot de Claude

Set in a lovely old wiggly timber building in the heart of the old town, this character-infused restaurant squats on stone-paved rue Grande. Dining is elegant, with shoals of river and sea fish.