Choose from 250 wines and champagnes, and enjoy them in this wine bar’s rustic, vintage setting. We also like to let Baptiste give us his top tips for the delicious French tapas.
65 rue Chanzy - Tel: 03 26 85 28 50
Le Coq Rouge (in french)
Reims’ famous pastries can now be found in the magnificent setting of the Palais du Tau. We just die for the glazed chestnut cream Religieuse, enjoyed in a cosy atmosphere with views of the cathedral’s southern aspect.
2 place du Cardinal Luçon - Tel: 03 26 47 81 79
Le Tau by l’Opéra (in french)
Simultaneously a restaurant, tea room, and second hand shop, Chez Jérôme is a quirky spot, just how we like them. You can go for an unpretentious lunch or snack in its vintage interior, where everything is for sale.
23 rue de Tambour - Tel: 03 26 24 36 73
Le Clos is a unique little spot in the heart of the Boulingrin quarter. In winter, you can go there for a glass of wine in a cosy setting, and in summer you can soak up the atmosphere on Reims’ most stylish terrace.
25 Rue du Temple - 03 26 07 74 69
The smells drifting out onto the Rue de Vesle encouraged us to slip inside this temple to baking in Reims. Amongst the bakery’s many specialities, we recommend La Champezienne or the pink biscuits.
80 rue de Vesle - Tel: 03 26 47 40 20
Le Cabasson is a welcoming cafe with a cool retro interior. It’s the perfect spot for settling down to read with a coffee or having a drink with friends and playing the free board games.
37 Rue Cérès, 51100 Reims – Tel: 06 89 52 12 67
This eatery is owned by a couple who are passionate about French produce. We like sitting down to sample natural wines and tuck into a platter of meat and cheese.
7 rue Courmeaux - Tel: 03 26 03 45 29
The Boulingrin bar is one of Reims’ oldest institutions. Ever since 1925, the “coffee guys” have been extending a warm welcome in their Art Déco interior, serving all the classic bistro dishes.
31 rue de Mars - Tel: 03 26 40 96 22
The Boulingrin bar (in french)
Lit by hundreds of bottles suspended from the ceiling, this fun and chic champagne boutique showcases the work of 28 winemakers. We like to sample a glass of champagne over an impromptu lunch on Saturdays.
2 rue Olivier Métra - Tel: 03 26 48 28 42
La boutique du Club Trésors de Champagne (in french)
A stone’s throw from the cathedral, this guest house is little-known but brimming with charm with its old floor tiles, wooden stairs, and beautiful garden, visible as soon as you enter.
83 rue Clovis - Tel: 03 26 40 39 57
La Parenthèse (in french)
La Verrière - a great bar between two major cultural attractions: the Carousel and the Circus
2 boulevard du Général Leclerc - Tel: 07 83 38 05 12
Joseph - a nice wine and tapas bar with views of the cathedral
18 rue Tronsson Ducoudray - Tel: 03 26 06 54 05
Les Cornichons - quirky interior and delicious homemade meals
13 Rue du Général Sarrail - Tel: 03 26 05 70 61
Website (in french)
Oma Coffee - an American-style coffee shop that’s a good treat stop.
44 rue Gambetta - Tel: 06 14 78 15 50
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