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Top Choice Homewares in Saint-Pierre, Saint-Paul & the Triangle d'Or

Serendipity

Romantic and youthful, this delightful 'cabinet de convivialité' inspires bags of instant feel-good factor. After several years in Paris, Claire Chabellard returned to her native Bordeaux to create this colourful Al…
Top Choice Chocolate in Saint-Pierre, Saint-Paul & the Triangle d'Or

Chocolaterie Saunion

Follow local gourmets to this exquisite, oh-so-bourgeois chocolate shop, run by the same family since 1893. Fourth-generation chocolate-maker Thierry Lalet is at the helm today, crafting gold-foil-wrapped Galliens d…
Top Choice Vintage in Saint-Pierre, Saint-Paul & the Triangle d'Or

Blue Madone

Vintage designer fashion for men and women is the mainstay of Mathilde Milande's exquisitely arranged boutique, peppered from head to toe with an enchanting medley of retro lampshades, furniture and plants. Part of …
Top Choice Wine in Saint-Seurin & Fondaudège

Cave Briau

Not only does the wine sold at this fantastically well-stocked cellar cover the whole range of prices (read: €2.50 to €5000 a bottle), bottles are also arranged by price making it dead easy to head straight for the …
Top Choice Wine in Saint-Pierre, Saint-Paul & the Triangle d'Or

L’Intendant

Welcome to what must be the grandest wine shop in the whole of France. A magnificent central staircase spiralling up five floors is surrounded by cylindrical shelves holding 15,000 bottles of regional wine at this h…
Top Choice Concept Store in Chartrons, Bassins à Flot & Bacalan

Do You Speak Français?

Gaëlle and Maxime are the creative duo behind this inspiring concept store stocking fashionable tote bags, t-shirts, fashion accessories and homewares. The boutique is easy to spot – look for the wrought-iron balcon…
Food in Saint-Pierre, Saint-Paul & the Triangle d'Or

Chez Delphine

An old-fashioned cherry-red bicycle with worn leather seat and wicker basket, casually propped up outside, beckons gourmets and romantics into this gorgeous cheese shop on pedestrian rue des Ramparts. The tantalisin…
Concept Store in Saint-Pierre, Saint-Paul & the Triangle d'Or

Baaam

'Made in Bordeaux' and 'Made in France' is the essence of this small, beautifully arranged concept store selling lifestyle items, homewares, clothing, accessories and unusual gifts for him, her and kids. Highlights …
Books in Saint-Pierre, Saint-Paul & the Triangle d'Or

Mollat

Queues to pay are a constant feature at this vast maze of a private bookshop, founded in 1896 and always packed with Bordelais browsing books in several different languages. There are excellent English-language and …
Sports & Outdoors in Saint-Pierre, Saint-Paul & the Triangle d'Or

Popins

Only in Bordeaux, a city known for its rampant bicycle culture, could a shop come up with such an inspired invention: clip-on umbrella stands for bikes, allowing urban-cool Bordelais to pedal around town in the rain…