Best Restaurants and Brasseries in Reims in Champagne

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There’s plenty of choice of restaurants in Reims, from the very smart, Michelin-starred to the more modest. Many of them are around the main Place Drouet-d’Erlon which is always worth exploring, particularly for a light lunch.

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  • 01 of 06

    L'Assiette Champenoise

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    Vineyards in Champagne. Atout France/Olivier Roux

    Just outside Reims and set it in its own park, the restaurant has two well-deserved Michelin stars. The décor is elegant, the cooking even more so. It is also a hotel with 39 beautifully decorated rooms. If you want to be outside Reims, this is the best choice but be prepared; this is expensive. 

    L’Assiette Champenoise
    40 ave Paul Vaillant-Couturier
    Tinqeux
    Tel.: 00 33 (0) 26 84 64 64
    Website

  • 02 of 06

    Château les Crayères

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    Domaine Les Crayeres in Reims, Champagne.

    There are two restaurants at Château les Crayères, which is primarily a hotel. The best known, Le Parc les Crayères, is both a destination in its own right and a local favourite for special occasions. This is haute cuisine, preferably taken with some of the amazing Champagnes on offer from both small vineyards and the blockbuster names. Reckon on spending around 150 to 200 euros per person for 3 courses, with menus running from 80 to 300 euros per person (including drinks). 
    The second restaurant, Le Jardin Brasserie, is more casual and to my mind, more attractive than its grand sister. Natural materials in the décor -– brick walls and slate floor -– and plenty of greenery, both indoors and on the charming terrace, make this a thoroughly attractive venue. Dishes are classic but with an inventive slant, like tuna and avocado tartar to start and ‘brasserie’ dishes such as roast pork with Parmesan frites. 3-course meals run at around 75 to 80 euros per person, or take the excellent value, fixed price, 3-course menu at around 30 euros. 

    Chateau les Crayères
    64 bd Henry Vasnier
    Tel.: 00 33 (0)3 26 24 90 00
    Website

  • 03 of 06

    Brasserie Le Boulingrin

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    Brasserie le Boulingrin, Reims, Champagne. © Brasserie le Boulingrin

    Feeding the good burgers of Reims since 1925, this smart brasserie provides all the excellent staples you’d expect from roast lamb chops to pigs trotters, from roast salmon to crème brulee, all in a fun atmosphere. Expect to pay around 30 euros per person for a 3-course, meal, with menus from 20 euros to 28 euros.
    Brasserie Le Boulingrin
    31 rue de Mars
    Tel.: 00 33 (0)3 26 40 96 22
    Website

  • 04 of 06

    Anna-S

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    Reims Cathedral, Champagne. © Jacques Driol

    You'll find this excellent, good value restaurant next to the music conservatory just south of the Cathedral. It's bright and jolly, with paintings by the owner on the walls. 
    On offer are classics which change with the seasons, like chicken terrine with prunes flavored with Marc de Champagne and smoked salmon for starters, a good selection of mains like the unusual omble chevalier (from the salmon family) and magret de canard. A 3-course a la carte meal costs around 36 euros; menus run from 18.50 euros (3-course lunch only) to 49 euros.

    Anna-S
    6 rue Gambetta
    Tel.: 00 33 (0)3 26 40 96 22
    Website

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  • 05 of 06

    Restaurant Cafe de la Paix

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    Seafood in France. © Nord-Pas-de-Calais Tourisme

    More modern in décor than other brasseries in town, it’s a great place for a platter of shellfish on the terrace in the summer, or a hearty beef stew in winter. A la carte 3-course meal is around 28 euros. Menus run from 14.50 euros (lunch only) to 42 euros.

    Restaurant Café de la Paix
    25 pl Drouet-d’Erlon
    Tel.: 00 33 (0)3 26 47 00 45
    Website

  • 06 of 06

    Da Nello

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    Pizza with fresh spinach. Getty Images/Lumina Imges

    Go Italian at this friendly Mediterranean restaurant where pizzas are the order of the day baked in the oven in the center of the room. Dishes like grills and fresh pasta are also on offer. Expect to pay around 20 to 25 euros. 

    Da Nello
    39 rue Cérès
    Tel.: 00 33 (0)3 26 47 33 25