Bess Bistro, a restaurant located in the historic Stratford Arms Building, serves local farm to table French inspired cuisine for Brunch and Dinner.  Choose either a table by the fireplace or at a booth, and start off your delicious meal with the Crispy Artichokes and the Hudson Valley Foie Gras. Leave room for dessert, as they have the French classic, Bess’ Beignets on the menu.

TIP: Reservations online or at Open Table.



Located a block away from Bess Bistro, make your way to the Departure Lounge, a cozy coffee and wine bar.  They serve Coffee, Wine, Cheeses, and Gourmet Sandwiches.  The star of their selection of desserts is from Delysia Chocolatier, owned by local Nicole Patel.  Try the Egypt chocolate with Red Sea Salted Caramel while you book your next trip overseas.

TIP: The Departure Lounge offers Trip Advisors who can help plan a trip of your dreams.  Delysia Chocolatier also available online.


Both Venues located within 1000 feet of 500 West 6th Street in the Market District near Downtown Austin.

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