Côte d’Or, France: The top 7 fine dining restaurants

Côte d’Or, France: <strong>The top 7 fine dining restaurants</strong>

There is no shortage of Michelin Star restaurants in Côte-d’Or, France that are worth the detour. Restaurants in Beaune, Dijon and peppered along the famous Burgundy Wine Trail, Côte-d’Or offers epicureans an embarrassment of riches! The Ferme de la Ruchotte® - an organic farm-to-table restaurant in Beaune – has rounded up their selection of the top 7 fine dining restaurants in Côte-d’Or, France.

Ferme de la Ruchotte’s selection of the best fine dining restaurants in Côte-d’Or, France

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The Chapeau Rouge: the best 2 Michelin Star fine dining restaurant in Côte-d’Or, France

The Chapeau Rouge: Dijon

Choosing the Chapeau Rouge means opting for a refined, inventive cuisine made with the greatest respect for products and flavors. Ranked among the best Micheline Star fine dining restaurants in Côte-d’Or, this establishment offers a truly unique experience.

The establishment is bathed in a warm and luminous atmosphere. 2 Michelin Star Chef William Frachot does everything in his power to create an unforgettable culinary adventure. His sommelier Maxime Brunet was recognized as the best young sommelier in France in 2013!

William Frachot: two Michelin Star Chef at one of the best fine dining restaurants in the Côte-d’Or, France

William Frachot sublimates local products to highlight their true terroir expression. The most important thing for this Chef, is to pay tribute to his suppliers. He acquired knowledge about holding rigorous standards and vision for his cuisine while training under some of the greatest Chefs, such as Bernard Loiseau, Jacques Lameloise and Fabrice Gilotte. His international training in England and Canada allows him to combine a range of wide range of culinary knowledge, which is evidenced in his sublime, mouthwatering dishes. This Michelin Star fine dining restaurant in Côte-d’Or, France is also a member of the Grandes Tables Du Monde.

Telephone: +33 3 85 87 65 65
Email: contact@chapeau-rouge.fr

Les Caves Madeleine

During your visit to Côte-d’Or, France it is important to remember that fine dining restaurants that don’t have Michelin Stars can also offer fabulous surprises, such as Chef Martial Blanchon’s Les Caves Madeleine. Anchored in a convivial, warm atmosphere provide an excellent setting for savoring a meal. Chef Blanchon’s menu offers flavorful, balanced and ingredient-driven dishes. Some of the most discerning local connoisseurs of fine dining flock from the Côte d’Or and from well beyond its borders just to enjoy lunch or dinner at this superb restaurant. The food and wine pairings are carefully considered and the sommelier is well-versed in finding the perfect bottle to match your meal, whether it is a Burgundy wine or a wine from another region.

Telephone: +33 3 80 22 93 30
Email: contact@cavesmadeleine.com

La Rôtisserie du Chambertin

The Rôtisserie du Chambertin has also made it onto our list of top fine dining restaurants in Côte-d’Or, France thanks to its menu, which is brimming with fresh and organic meals, created using products from local markets. Chef Thomas Collomb invites foodies to discover local products and some of Burgundy’s most famous specialties. A true landmark in Côte-d’Or, this fine dining restaurant has a warm and convivial atmosphere perfect for enjoying traditional dishes and desserts that are plated with the utmost care.


Monique proposes a heartfelt, delightful cuisine enthusiastically made with the greatest respect for local products and the environment in which they are grown. In the kitchen, Monique and her team are passionate about crafting dishes that are full of color and flavor so that your meal is a treat for your eyes as well as your mouth.

Le Maufoux

Le Maufoux is one of the best fine dining restaurants in Côte-d’Or, France without a Michelin Star. The Chef rotates his menu every 6 weeks in order to bring his clientele a more varied offering and giving them a chance to discover more of Burgundy’s culinary specialties. Laurianne and Jean-Luc’s dishes are deliciously fresh and the wine selection was made with special care to highlight and accompany the restaurant’s signature fresh flavors.

Le Millésime

Located in the heart of Burgundy’s wine region, in Chambolle-Musigny, Côte-d’Or, the fine dining restaurant Le Millésime is a pleasant place with a cozy and warm atmosphere that is perfect for enjoying refined and authentic cuisine accompanied by a local wine. On the menu, the Chef’s take on Meurette Eggs a traditional Burgundian version of poached eggs, millefeuille with foie gras and tangy beets or sweetbreads made from farm fresh veal.

Bistrot Loiseau des Sens

Bistrot Loiseau des Sens is a true haven, this Michelin Star fine dining restaurant in Côte-d’Or is located in the hotel and spa Relais Châteaux Bernard Loiseau. The menu features, dishes made with mainly organic products from local markets and small producers. This gourmet establishment’s Chef hopes to highlight quality ingredients.

Ferme de La Ruchotte’s Chef Frédéric Ménager & his signature French country style cuisine

Ferme de La Ruchotte: a gourmet organic restaurant in Bligny-sur-Ouche

The Ferme de la Ruchotte’s® Chef Frédéric Ménager is restyling classic French country style cuisine with a modern fine dining approach in a warm and authentic setting. Ménager works against the grain, rejecting the Michelin Guide’s proposal to come to the restaurant for a review on two separate occasions. According to the press, La Ruchotte® is one of the best fine dining restaurants in Côte-d’Or, France which has been lauded for its sublime, quality dishes. The menu is crafted around organic and seasonal products, a majority of which are sourced from Chef Frédéric Ménager’s eco-friendly permaculture farm where Ménager also works breeding heritage livestock and vegetables.

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Want to make a reservation?

Located in Bligny sur Ouche near Beaune in Côte d’Or, France, the fine dining restaurant Ferme de la Ruchotte® welcomes you for lunch Wednesday to Sunday. To reserve a table, please use our reservation form or call us at +33 3 80 20 04 79. Gluten-free, vegetarian or vegan, let us know if you have any specific dietary needs and Chef Frédéric Ménager will rise to the challenge, crafting a customized meal that will meet all of your expectations. Follow us on social media to stay-in-the-know about upcoming events at La Ruchotte®!

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