By Laura Jackson
Images by Pepper Nix Photography, Logan Waker Photography, and Angela Howard Photography

Though you may be only 20 minutes from downtown Salt Lake City, you’ll feel sure you’ve been dropped off in the middle of the French countryside, transported right at the mouth of gorgeous Little Cottonwood Canyon. Or perhaps you’ll just ask someone to pinch you out of your amazing daydream, but not just yet…

Across a charming brick driveway, through fairytale leaf-covered gates, the 20-acre, jaw-dropping La Caille estate comes into view. Th e mystical landscape reveals authentic Old World French architecture, lush gardens, a Seyval Blanc vineyard, swans swimming in glistening ponds and brightly colored peacocks meandering around the property.


Overflowing with Country French charm, the restaurant consists of four separate dining rooms with a combined indoor seating capacity of 400 guests. Delectable dinners are served seven days a week, as well as an amazing brunch each Saturday and Sunday. Enjoy brunch inside or out on the patio surrounded by the mesmerizing landscape. And for those wanting the enchanting La Caille experience to linger a little longer, their newly renovated, storybook Cottage is available for overnight stays.

Since its opening in 1975, La Caille’s restaurant has won numerous awards for its captivating dining experiences, including its recent 2016 Best of State for Classical French. Boasting the largest farm to table venue in Utah, kitchen staff and grounds crew are trained by a local farmer to craft and cultivate the most fertile soil possible, perfectly balanced to grow its large selection of organic herbs, fruits and vegetables. La Caille is also considered a coveted destination for wine lovers, who can enjoy a beautiful stroll through the property’s vineyard, along with an extensive and prestigious wine list.

La Caille’s restaurant, Grand Pavilion, and spectacular gardens all provide idyllic settings for both intimate and large gatherings, private parties, dream weddings and corporate events of all sorts. Each season at La Caille brings new wonders to its guests, from summer’s abundance of blooming flowers and fresh mountain streams to the awe-inspiring snowcapped mountains of later seasons is season, you won’t want to miss an opportunity to enjoy exquisite, fresh menu off erings and a chance to catch a blissful canyon breeze on one of their fi ve breathtaking patios.

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