Chez Jallot

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Chez Jallot, 23250 VIDAILLAT, France

 Tel.:       +33 (0)555 645 077


Eating at Chez Jallot

Breakfast at Chez Jallot
Bread & pastries

Breakfast (“Le Petit Déjeuner”)

For those staying in the house, breakfast is included in the cost of a room and guests can start the day with a choice of…

  • Cereals, yoghurt and fresh fruit.
  • A selection of fresh breads, croissants and pastries.
  • A variety of cold meats and cheeses, as well as homemade jams and marmalade.
  • A selection of fruit juices.
  • An assortment of teas and coffees.

At Chez Jallot, there is no specific time designated for breakfast… as guests, you are on holiday, thus breakfast will be served when you would like it, however, early or late.

Bread & pastries
A picnic basket

Packed-Lunch (“Le Picnic”)

For those spending a day out exploring the Creuse, partaking in local activities or simply want to relax in the Chez Jallot garden, there is the opportunity to request “Le Picnic”.

A picnic basket

Two options are available; a standard picnic at a cost of €10 per person or a luxury picnic for the more indulgent of you at a cost of €16 per person. I will provide the necessary plates, cutlery and glasses for you, but I ask for a €10 deposit to cover any breakages.

If you would like to order a picnic, can you please let me know by breakfast on the day before it is needed, in order that I can ensure I have the groceries available to make the picnic for you.

Examples of basic & luxury picnics available…

Example Picnics


  • Cheese and ham baguette
  • Crisps
  • Juice or soda
  • Bottled water
  • Fruit
  • Cake or pastry

Luxury :
  • Smoked salmon salad baguette
  • Selection of olives
  • Eggs
  • Cheese & biscuits
  • Crisps
  • Bottle of locally sourced wine
  • Bottled water
  • Cake or pastry

Chez Jallot dinner
Alfresco dining on the patio
Wine & cheese

Evening Meal (“Tables d’Hôtes”)

Although there is a selection of restaurants in the area from which to choose (recommendations can be provided), a pleasurable evening meal can also be taken at Chez Jallot with other guests, which with a broad range of nationalities visiting Chez Jallot, can be an interesting and engaging occasion.

Chez Jallot dinner

The evening will begin with aperitifs, either in the lounge or if weather permitting, outside on the patio, followed by a 3-course meal served with wine followed by tea and coffee served in the lounge to end the evening.

Alfresco dining on the patio

Whenever possible, local produce will be used in the preparation of the meal and could also include homegrown produce from the Chez Jallot vegetable plot. The cost of the meal is €28 per person and €14 for children under 12. I am happy to cater for specific dietary requirements as necessary. Please let me know when you request a meal if there are any.

Wine & cheese

If you wish to eat at Chez Jallot on the night of your arrival, please let me know beforehand. If you wish to eat at Chez Jallot on any evening during your stay please let me know at breakfast the day you wish to eat.

Examples of dishes served at Chez Jallot…

Example Dishes

  • Carrot & coriander soup
  • Warm goats cheese salad
  • Roast pears with blue cheese & side salad
  • Tomato soup with cheese crotons
  • Tuna and black olive salad, eggs, artichoke, capers and salad dressing

  • Honey chicken with mashed potato & seasonal vegetables
  • Grilled cod in a caper vinegar sauce with sautéed potatoes and french beans
  • Slow Roast Pork & black pudding with apple compote and crackling, fresh vegetables and dauphinois potatoes
  • Cassoulet with confit of duck with roasted carrots on buttered spinach
  • Beef Bourguignon with roast potatoes & seasonal vegetables
  • Smoked ham cooked in cider served with mustard sauce and topped with poached egg, roast potatoes, asparagus

  • Cherry crumble & custard
  • Bread & butter pudding
  • Hazelnut chocolate cheesecake
  • Tirimasu
  • Apple tart with caramel crumble
  • Crepes in warm orange and whiskey sauce and grated dark chocolate
  • Creme brûlée
Creuse dining out

Dining Out (“Au Restaurant”)

Within easy driving distance of Chez Jallot exists numerous restaurants serving a variety of French cuisine and other countries dishes. I am more than happy to provide recommendations if asked. If you wish to eat out please let me know and I can call and arrange a table for you if you so wish.


Chez Jallot, 23250 VIDAILLAT, France

 Tel.:       +33 (0)555 645 077


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