A Hedonists' Delight
where Land and Sea overlap

"Wine and gastronomy are the very heart and soul of Médoc lifestyle. Every bottle and recipe embodies the geography and history, the fruit we have nurtured, the climate, soils, tradition and 'savoir-faire' as well as friendship and the pleasure of sharing." Jean-Michel Cazes

A warm and friendly table

Located a few steps away from the hotel, in the heart of the hamlet of Bages, the Café Lavinal is an invitation to discover regional products. You can enjoy a traditional and generous French cuisine following the seasons. Inside, the decoration is inspired by the 1930s with red moleskin benches and the air of an old French bistro, while the terrace is offering a nice view of the village square.

Precise cooking, competent and attentive service remain the key words of the restaurant, with always the will to be an ambassador of the gastronomy and the Classified Growths of Bordeaux and the Medoc.

To complete the experience, our Head Sommelier offers wine lovers the opportunity to explore the exceptional collection of our cellar.

All the ingredients are here to make Bages a gourmet destination for great wines.

The cellar

With more than 1800 references, the wine list gathers the great wines of Bordeaux and a beautiful collection of wines from elsewhere. Arnaud Le Saux, head sommelier of Cordeillan-Bages, shares his encounters and discoveries with finesse... A stroll through the world of food and wine pairings, whether they are sensible or surprising.

To ensure bottles availability, we request that you place your order minimum two days before your meal at Café Lavinal.

On the occasion of the "Tour des Cartes", the first national competition for the best wine list in France, the Cordeillan-Bages wine list was ranked in the Top 18 in the starred restaurants and palaces category.

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Café Lavinal welcomes you from Monday to Saturday for lunch from 12 o’clock to 1:45pm, and on Friday and Saturday for dinner from 7pm to 8:45pm. Closed on Sunday.
For your information the restaurant annual closing will start on Saturday 16th December 2023 (last service at lunch), reopening planned on Monday 5th February 2024.