Restaurants

Top Choice French in Épernay

La Grillade Gourmande

This chic, red-walled, art-slung bistro is an inviting spot to try chargrilled meats and dishes rich in texture and flavour, such as crayfish pan-fried in Champagne and lamb cooked in rosemary and honey until meltin…
French in Épernay

Le Théâtre

Sidling up to Épernay’s theatre, Le Théâtre raises a curtain on a delightfully old-school brasserie with splashes of high-ceilinged art-nouveau charm. The Belgian chef, Lieven Vercouteren, prides himself on using su…
French in Épernay

La Cave à Champagne

‘The Champagne Cellar’ is well regarded by locals for its humble champenoise cuisine (snail-and-pig's-trotter casserole, fillet of beef in pinot noir), served in a warm, traditional, bourgeois atmosphere. Pair these…
French in Épernay

La Table Kobus

French cuisine in versions traditional and creative are served here amid fin-de-siècle Paris brasserie decor. Specialities like sea bream tartar with fennel and lime, loin of venison with roast fig and port jus, and…
French in Épernay

Chez Max

No fuss, no frills, just good old-fashioned French cooking and a neighbourly vibe is what you’ll get at Chez Max. Simple dishes like ham, endive and Comté cheese quiche, and pike perch poached in red wine hit the ma…
Pastries in Épernay

Pâtisserie Vincent Dallet

A sweet dream of a chocolaterie, patisserie and tearoom, with delectable pralines, macarons and pastries. A champenoise speciality is the 'Baba', vanilla cream topped by a cork-shaped pastry flavoured with Champagne…
Fusion in Épernay

Cook’In

A sparky chef came up with the idea of combining French and Thai flavours at this sleek bistro. Go for well-spiced dishes like satay of guinea fowl in banana leaf with a peanut sauce and wok-fried gambas with Panang…
French in Le Mesnil-sur-Oger

La Gare

Decked out like a station, La Gare prides itself on serving bistro-style grub prepared with seasonal produce, simple as pork tenderloin with cider and potatoes, grilled salmon with hollandaise and beef cooked in red…
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Le G'Houlot Champenois

With tiled floors and marble-topped tables, Le G'Houlot Champenois keeps it sweet and simple. Its menu du jour, which changes daily, is cracking value at €13 for three courses. Sit out on the terrace when the sun sh…
Sandwiches in Épernay

Lunch Time

For breakfast, baguettes, club sandwiches or the quiche of the day with a salad, this sweet and simple cafe is the go-to place in Épernay. It also does smoothies, fresh juices, good coffee – even Champagne!