Restaurants

Top Choice Mediterranean in Auxerre

La Pause Gourmande

This sweet, unpretentious lunchtime eatery near the cathedral features an ever-changing monthly menu built around fresh local produce and delectable desserts. Many of the gorgeously presented dishes come adorned wit…
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…
Top Choice Modern French in Noyers-sur-Serein

Restaurant La Vieille Tour

Adjacent to the clock tower at the entrance to the historic centre, young chefs Laurens and Hélène serve a delicious, unpretentious and ever-changing menu featuring creative takes on Burgundian staples. Vegetarian o…
Burgundian in Avallon

Auberge du Pot d'Etain

For a special treat, stop in at this unexpected gastronomic gem in the modest village of L'Isle-sur-Serein, 15km north of Avallon. The classically Burgundian menu revolves around fresh local meats, fish and vegetabl…
Burgundian in Vézelay

À la Fortune du Pot

Well placed in the square at the foot of Vézelay's main street, this French-Colombian-run restaurant with English iPad menus is at its best in sunny weather, when tables spill out onto the terrace. Build your own tw…
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…
French in Vézelay

Le Bougainville

The smiling owner serves rich French and Burgundian specialities such as Charolais beef and tripe sausages. If you're growing weary of heavy regional dishes, fear not – Le Bougainville is also noted for its Menu du …
Burgundian in Noyers-sur-Serein

Les Millésimes

For an all-you-can-eat buffet of Burgundian specialties, head for this culinary haven in a meticulously restored medieval house, complete with large fireplace. Offerings include charcuterie and cheeses from the affi…
Burgundian in Auxerre

La P'tite Beursaude

Waitresses wearing traditional Morvan dress serve excellent fish and meat dishes at this cosy eatery in the medieval centre. Ample dinner menus and bargain-priced lunches offer an introduction to Burgundian cuisine …
Bistro in Vézelay

Restaurant SY La Terrasse

Stone walls, decorative tiled floors, smooth jazz and a roaring fire on chilly nights make this one of Vézelay's cosiest eateries. Menu options range from simple (the house special burger with pesto and parmesan) to…