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Best Local Cuisine in Bordeaux

Discover the top Bordeaux local cuisine


With the Atlantic ocean coastline, fish and shellfish are popular, but Bordeaux is carnivore country and its most celebrated dish is entrecôte marchand de vin, also called entrecote a la bordelaise; rib steak cooked in a rich gravy made from Bordeaux wine, butter, shallots, herbs and bone marrow. 


Small domed cakes made from batter & caramelised

Eclade, Bordeaux Region (Gironde)

The best way to eat mussels...cooked on the beach!

Entrecote Bordelaise

The most famous local dish; steak with shallots & red wine sauce

Gateau des Rois - The Cake of Kings!

January - a time for cake and celebrations...