Where to Stay and Eat in Burgundy

Where to Stay and Eat in Burgundy

The best hotels and restaurants in the region, plus some well-kept local secrets.

Related feature article: A Complete Guide to Burgundy: Venture Beyond the Vineyards


Grand Hôtel MGallery Dijon La Cloche

Luxury hotel set in a landmark historic mansion in the heart of the historical centre. Impeccable service, gastronomic restaurant and spa. Website: hotel-lacloche.com

Hôtel Le Cep, Beaune

Loads of character as a result of joining a row of historic homes built between the 16th and 18th centuries; exquisite service – and the spa Marie de Bourgogne. Website: www.hotel-cep-beaune.com

Abbaye de la Bussière

Relais & Châteaux hotel set in a 12th- century abbey, with a Michelin-starred restaurant and 15 acres of grounds. Close to the vineyards and just 30km southwest of Dijon. Website: www.abbayedelabussiere.fr

Grand Hôtel MGallery Dijon La Cloche

Hostellerie Le Cèdre

5-star hotel in a green haven facing Beaune’s city walls; gourmet restaurant run by young chef Christophe Ledru. Website: www.lecedre-beaune.com

Le Montrachet

In the centre of the celebrated wine-making village, this hotel, once a 19th-century inn, has become a must- stop for epicureans who flock to its restaurant and outstanding wine list. Website: www.le-montrachet.com

Hostellerie de Levernois

One of the most prestigious addresses on the wine route, a river runs through the six-hectare park with a waterside bistro and golf course. Website: www.levernois.com

L’Abbaye de la Bussière

Château du Petit Musigny

Ideally located halfway between Beaune and Dijon in a beautiful residence with a dozen apartments and suites on the site of an ancient Cistercian abbey. Website: www.chateaudupetitmusignyachambolle.com

Vertigo Hôtel

A boutique hotel in an excellent location in the heart of historic Dijon, with an emphasis on contemporary design, plus a très cool bar and spa. Website: www.vertigohoteldijon.com

Hostellerie du Chapeau Rouge

The Hostellerie du Chapeau Rouge combines cosy modern comfort with old-time charm. Located near Saint-Bénigne Cathedral, just a five-minute walk from the station, the hotel includes a Michelin-starred restaurant. Inspired by his travels, imaginative chef William Fachot brings a contemporary twist to the regional classics. Website: www.chapeau-rouge.fr

Hôtel Le Cep, Beaune. Photo: JC Bernard


Loiseau des Vignes

The menu at Loiseau gives pride of place to a number of traditional specialities from Burgundy, all set side by side with some of inventive chef Mourad Haddouche’s more contemporary creations. Website: www.bernard-loiseau.com

Loiseau des Ducs

Only the very highest quality is to be expected of any Loiseau establishment, and this newer addition, steps from the Palais de Ducs in Dijon, certainly doesn’t let the side down. Website: www.bernard-loiseau.com

Maison des Cariatides

A relatively new entrant to the Michelin-star pantheon, the menu is chosen for you at this Dijon endroit. You won’t be disappointed. Website: www.thomascollomb.fr

wine selection at Loiseau des Ducs

21 Boulevard

Just a few steps from the Hospices de Beaune, this fine-dining, wine bar and lounge combo is set in a stunning 15th-century vaulted cellar. Website: www.21boulevard.com

Dr. Wine

With its contemporary approach to wine tasting, Dr. Wine has quickly become one of Dijon’s favourite addresses for wine lovers. Very much a personal favourite. Website: www.drwine.fr

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Sylvia Edwards Davis is a writer and correspondent based in France with a focus on business and culture. A member of the France Media editorial team, Sylvia scans the cultural landscape to bring you the most relevant highlights on current events, art exhibitions, museums and festivals.

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