In Bourges when we talk about the market, we are not kidding at all! The two big meetings of the weekend at the Halle au Blé and the Halle Saint-Bonnet are not to be missed. When you walk along the stalls, you can't miss the smells that mingle and whet your appetite. We have prepared a small selection of the best places to go for lunch after leaving the market!

After the Halle au Blé market

Saturday morning in Bourges is the effervescence at the market of the Halle au Blé. Some go there to stroll between the stands and smell the smells that emerge there, others are in search of the best local products or elsewhere to concoct the perfect recipe. And once you've finished shopping, if you get hungry, you're never far from a good restaurant. 

The Counter of Paris

Go to Place Gordaine where there is no shortage of restaurants. The Counter of Paris is the ideal place to enjoy typical dishes from a French brasserie. Remember to book well before coming to make sure you can enjoy it.

Saturday 12:00 a.m. to 00:00 a.m.
1 Rue Jean Girard, 18000 Bourges
+02 48 24 17 16 XNUMX

The Mother Hen

Leaving the Halle au Blé, you will come face to face with La Mère Poule, specialist in traditional cuisine in Bourges, with local products. It is in a friendly and sometimes musical atmosphere that will seduce you for sure that you will taste their best dishes.

Saturday 08:00 a.m. to 15:00 a.m.
28-30 Rue des Cordeliers, 18000 Bourges
+02 48 68 91 82 XNUMX

Chez Jacques

Who dreams of eating at the foot of a palace, Chez Jacques allows you to eat in front of the entrance door of the famous Jacques Coeur Palace. Their menu filled with dishes prepared with fresh produce will seduce you in one of the most beautiful settings in Bourges. Remember to book well in advance.

Saturday 12:00 a.m. to 14:00 a.m.
3 Pl. Jacques Coeur, 18000 Bourges
+02 48 24 01 37 XNUMX


This fine sandwich shop, coffee and pastries, place des 4 Piliers is the ideal place to rest after the effervescence of the market. With a wide choice of homemade and 100% local recipes, there is something to enjoy!

Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 15:00 a.m.
9 Pl. des 4 Pillars, 18000 Bourges
+09 74 97 41 56 XNUMX
La civette


If you like the atmosphere of the market, it is to La Civette that you must go, it is the meeting point of the merchants. In a bistro atmosphere, share a friendly moment around a burger or other according to your desires...

Saturday 08:00 a.m. to 00:00 a.m.
6 Pl. Henri Mirpied, 18000 Bourges
+02 48 24 95 37 XNUMX

After the Halle Saint-Bonnet market

On Sunday morning, a whole district is transformed to welcome the market of Saint Bonnet. Every week, about sixty exhibitors set up to offer various fresh and local products to berruyères and berruyers. Ideally located a few meters from Place Gordaine, one of the gateways to the city center, it is very easy to find yourself on the terrace with your loved ones. 

The Watering Place

Coming out of the Halle Saint-Bonnet, you can't miss the Watering Place. This ideally located pub brewery allows you to taste the oysters purchased from the fishmongers installed just opposite, accompanied by a glass of wine of your choice. You can also choose one of their delicious dishes offered on their menu. Don't be surprised to see the tables full! 

Saturday 8:00 a.m. to 00:30 a.m.
Sunday from 6:30 a.m. to 14:00 p.m.
13 Bd de la Republique, 18000 Bourges
+02 48 24 44 37 XNUMX

Rooftop Incontournable

The Unmissable

If you like to mix breakfast and lunch, then take to the heights at the rooftop of the essential Middle Street. On Sundays from 11 a.m., get together for a friendly moment around a brunch with a variety of choices.
Reservation strongly recommended. 

Saturday 11:00 a.m. to 00:30 a.m.
Sunday from 11:00 a.m. to 15:00 p.m.
2 Rue Jacques Coeur, 18000 Bourges
+06 21 33 04 19 XNUMX

The Delichou

In a chic and vintage atmosphere in the historic city center of Bourges, sit down to taste French bistro cuisine with Asian notes. With fast service, the Delichou is ideal for taking a short break before returning home with your morning shopping.

Saturday 12:00 a.m. to 18:00 a.m.
Sunday from 10:30 a.m. to 14:00 p.m.
11 rue Bourbonnoux, 18000 Bourges
+09 82 27 59 59 XNUMX

u bon endroit

The Good Place

At the corner of rue Coursalon and place Gordaine, this brasserie bar has everything you need to have a good time. In the dining room or on their terrace, you can have a quiet aperitif before tasting the dish of the day.

Saturday 09:00 a.m. to 21:00 a.m.
Sunday from 10:00 a.m. to 20:00 p.m.
1 Pl. Gordaine, 18000 Bourges
+08 99 27 35 05 XNUMX

In the Senate

On the other side of the square, the Au Sénat restaurant offers typical dishes from the Berry gastronomy and French revisited in an original way, enough to inspire you to cook local products from the market...

All weekend from 11 a.m. to 30 p.m.
8 Rue de la Poissonnerie, 18000 Bourges
+02 48 24 02 56 XNUMX

Moreover, if you have a particular desire to discover Berry gastronomy, this article will be useful to you: 6 restaurants where to eat berrichon


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