Chambres d’Hôtes & Gites
Eating and drinking is an important part of French culture and life, to both be enjoyed and savoured. At Chez Jallot you are more than welcome to join me of an evening for a great hearty meal which includes aperitifs, 3-course meal, a selection of wines with tea and coffee to finish off.
Weather permitting in the summer, evening meals will be taken al fresco on the patio at the rear of Chez Jallot.
For a change of scenery, there are variety of local restaurants from which to choose, all within an easy drive. Where possible, I will provide honest recommendations when asked. It should be noted that out of season, many of the local restaurants have irregular opening times so please check with me and I can ring ahead to make reservations if necessary.
If you have a special occasion you wish to celebrate and would like to book a particular restaurant in advance, then please let me know and I am happy to make enquiries and reservations on your behalf if needed.
The list below is a selection of the restaurants in the area. Additional restaurants can be provided on request.
Tel.: 05 55 64 24 67
An excellent little auberge house in the old village school and just 10 minutes drive south of Chez Jallot. Food is really good value for money, traditional and tasty. The hosts are welcoming and friendly and there is a good menu. Menus range from €14 to €29.
10 Grande Rue
23250 SAINT HILAIRE LE CHATEAU
Tel.: 05 55 64 26 58
An excellent restaurant just 5 minutes drive from Chez Jallot. The hosts are welcoming and friendly and there is a good menu. Menus range from €12 to €45.
2 Rue du Champ de Mars
Tel.: 05 55 64 27 41
A simple but very pleasant restaurant. Excellent pizza’s and great “gratin dauphinois”. Portions are large and very good value for money.
12 Rue de Verdun
Tel.: 05 55 64 29 12
A menu comprising of local Limousin produce, not to mention a variety of creusoises specialties.
Tel.: 05 55 83 34 59
Fresh Asian cuisine from Singapore to Saigon.
1 rue des Remparts
Tel.: 05 55 81 98 32
Found in a restored building and nestled in the heart of the Forest of Chabrières, near the Wolf sanctuary, this restaurant menu covers the different flavours of Creuse region. Dishes prepared are entirely homemade with fresh local and seasonal produce. Menus range from €24 to €42. There is also a children’s menu.
Tel.: 05 55 64 93 17
Situated in the town of Royère-de-Vassivière, near the Lake Vassivière, the Puy du Coucou Restaurant offers traditional and refined local cuisine with authentic flavours made using locally sourced or homegrown produce. Menus range from €14 to €28. In the evenings, it is only open Friday and Saturday as well as Sunday lunchtimes.
Place De La Mayade
Tel.: 05 55 64 93 17
Good menu made with organic, green, environmentally friendly, locally raised and home grown food. Does both lunchtime and evening meals.
23150 BUSSEAU-SUR-CREUSE, AHUN
Tel.: 05 55 62 57 20
Traditional, generous cuisine with a blend of originality, authenticity and refinement in tune with the seasons and the local products available: foie gras, Limousin beef, fish from the river...
The restaurant specialities are; Guinea fowl parcel in chestnut liqueur jelly with a heart of foie gras, tomato gazpacho and light cream with basil. Scallop brochette with chorizo, fried fresh spinach and red pepper coulis. Menus range from €24 to €50.
Place de la Mairie
Tel.: 05 55 62 44 08
Good French cuisine using local produce. Menu’s range from €22 to €42. A children’s menu is also available.
1 le Moulin du Breuil
Tel.: 05 55 80 37 70
The menu at Le Moulin changes regularly with dishes using the best local produce from the renowned Limousin beef, local pork producers and local cheese. There is something for everyone. There is an A La Carte option both lunchtime and evening, a menu du jour at €12 (entrée, plat, dessert) and on Sunday, an €18 menu (entrée, plat, fromage, dessert)
21 Avenue Charles de Gaulle
Tel.: 05 55 51 07 51
An “eat-as-much-as-you-want” Chinese restaurant. Open 7 days a week, this offers a different menu to the many French restaurants in the area. Menus range from €19 to €22 per person and this includes the cost of drinks (incl. beer and wine). Food can be selected pre-cooked or you can choose your own meat and vegetables and have them prepared in front of you. A selection of non-Chinese food is also available.