4 minutes’ drive: “La Luzeraise” in Chalais

  • Traditional Restaurant with fresh local produce and local wines
    fixed price 3 course menus from 29€ to 36€
  • Arrival between 8pm and 9pm
  • The chef was congratulated by the food critic Périco Légasse, for his mastery of zander with beurre blanc
    Other dishes include: smoked carp with lentils, Chicken with crayfish, donkey-ball eggs, steak in wine sauce, tête de veux(veal cheeks), coq-au-vin, charlottes, pear in honey.
  • 02 54 37 61 38

5 minutes’ drive: Restaurant “Léon” in Prissac

  •  Young but experienced chef(La Suite – Johan Leclerc), Les flots (Coutanceau) in La Rochelle, Le chat botté sur l’île de Ré, La côte rotie (Christophe Germain))
  • Authentic and well renovated setting.
  • Imaginative and generous dishes.
  • Dine outside in a courtyard with historic fountain (weather permitting).
  • Menu (starter, main course and dessert: 24.50€) (starter + main course: 21€) (main course + dessert: 20€)
  • Arrival between7.30pm and 10pm
  • 02 54 47 83 05

18 minutes’ drive : L’Aristide in Le Blanc

  • Restaurant in a renovated 19th century house with outdoor terrace
    Friendly welcome
  • Average prices 15€ to 18 €
  • Platters of cold meats and cheeses, dish of the day
  • Good tea, Anglo-Saxon and Belgian beers wine selections.
  • Open from Tuesday to Saturday lunch and dinner
  • 02 54 84 23 82

24 minutes’ drive: Auberge de Thenay

  • Their speciality: spit roast over an open fire accompanied by potato gratin
  • A Whisky specialist recognised by his Scottish peers
  • Uses fresh local products
  • Arrival time between 8:00 pm and 8:30 pm
  • 02 54 47 99 00

Hearty organic breakfast using local produce.

Orange and apple juice
freshy ground and brewed coffee
Green or black tea
Warm water with lemon or hot chocolate
Yogurt or fromage frais with muesli
with linin or pumpkin seeds marinated with acacia flowers
Fruit or fruit compote
Michel Guérard style crepes (pancakes) or brioche
soft-boiled eggs with toqueur
Home-made jam based on a Christine Ferber recipe
Organic honey from Saint Gilles’ hives

Meal on site

Dishes for the weary travellers*

A meal for two served by candlelight
In a setting brimming with history, a 16thcentury music room with baby grand piano.

Incredibly peaceful
The best local produce
and you don’t have to lift a finger


33€ per person (including one bottle of local wine between two)
A big bowl of seasonal soup – served warm or cold (in the style of Cléa)
An excellent selection of cold meats (recognised by Gaultand Millauin 2019)
Seasonal salad of walnuts or hazelnuts, organicVigean oil, with local Brenne smoked fish
Goats cheese from Pouligny Saint Pierre AOP, with a cheese of the day
Croquets de Charost crackers / celery, apple and honey compote
Bread and water
Tea or coffee (available in a thermos)

Available every evening except Friday and Saturday nights

"The abuse of alcohol is dangerous for health, consume with moderation"
*Menus given as sample