Gironde. A new tavern has opened in the heart of Cadillac – the Republican

The “Guinguette de Cadillac” opened its doors on the edge of l'OEuille this Saturday, August 22 in Cadillac (Gironde) with the blues group Cadijo.

Gironde. A new tavern has opened in the heart of - Gironde. A new tavern has opened in the heart of Cadillac - the Republican
The three founders of the association (from left to right): Marc Vincent, Delphine and Andrew Willis, await you with a smile in their tavern in Cadillac-sur-Garonne. (© The Republican)

To push thesummer a little more … A Cadillac (Gironde), a new tavern was inaugurated in the Bastide this Saturday 22 August 2020.

We thought we knew everything about the heritage from Cadillac… Well, no! An unknown place has just emerged from a bramble tree, brought to light by the tenacity of the owners of the land they recently acquired in the bastide.

Every Saturday and under conditions

La Guinguette de Cadillac opens its doors every Saturday, from August 22 to September 26, from noon to 10 p.m. You must first join the association for € 3. You can come with your picnic basket (€ 3 participation) or enjoy a cold meal (cold meats, cheeses) for € 10, washed down with local drinks, by the bottle or by the glass. And in the evening, two concerts will animate the space, from 6.30 p.m. to 7.15 p.m. and from 8 p.m. to 8.45 p.m. Entrance: € 5, free for children under 12.

There is sun on the tavern! Come and ask yourself to enjoy it! 😉

Posted by La Guinguette de Cadillac on Saturday August 22, 2020

Four upcoming concerts

Here are the concerts planned: August 29, “Fireland” (Irish music); September 5, “Sweat Like an Aps” (rock), September 12, “Itzablast” (blues) and September 19, “Camino” (traditional South American music).

Posted by La Guinguette de Cadillac on Sunday 23 August 2020

From the inaccessible bramble tree …

The story is pretty, told by Andrew Willis and his wife Delphine: “When we bought a house in Cadillac, it was completed with a plot of about 2,000 m² on the edge of the Euille, overgrown with vegetation. We then began to clear this place which gave us a nice surprise. It is bounded on one side by the river and on the other by an intact portion of the rampart, with the Ducal Castle as a backdrop. Part of Cadillac's history was hidden under the brambles! "

They got down to a huge task, their dreams taking shape as they cleaned up and cleared the land. Their friends joined them, and they thus filled the slack hours of confinement, in a silence disturbed only by the songs of birds and the lapping of the water.

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In their circle, Élodie Valeix, programmer, was sorry for the void caused by the pandemic which deprived the crowds of their usual festivals and events, of the forced availability of artists. “We have to bring them here! ".

… At the lively tavern

Delphine, an architect by profession, worked on the regulations and the project was completed in May. An association is created, its name is "Les jetées", president Marc Vincent, treasurer Delphine Willis and Andrew Willis, co-founder.

"La Guinguette de Cadillac", 42, rue de l'OEuille, is open from August 22 to September 26, from noon to 10 p.m. Reservations are recommended at: or by SMS to Facebook: La Guinguette de Cadillac

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