Summary: A medieval gem with a modern twist.
La Table du Gourmet stands out in the picturesque medieval village of Riquewihr with its distinctive blend of historical charm and modern culinary innovation. Housed in a 16th-century winemaker's abode, the restaurant has been lovingly updated by the Brendel family over the last forty years. The vibrant red interior, with its cozy nooks and medieval beams, sets the stage for a festive and refined dining experience. The menu is a testament to the creativity and passion for high-quality, locally sourced ingredients. Seasonal dishes like "Jardin d’été" showcase the produce from the restaurant's own permaculture garden, while the expertly cooked char with crispy skin and leek flowers exemplifies the chef's skill. The wine list, curated by an experienced sommelier, highlights the best of Alsace wines, complementing the inventive cuisine. Despite some minor critiques of the desserts, the overall experience is elevated by the chef's playful takes on traditional dishes and the attentive service overseen by the chef's sister, ensuring that La Table du Gourmet remains a cherished establishment.