Where to Stay and Eat in the Dordogne

The best restaurants and hotels in the region, some of which are even in the same house.

 Chartreuse du Bignac
Foie gras and wine. Photo: Chartreuse du Bignac

TOP RESTAURANT SELECTION

Charbonnel, Brantôme

Getting rave reviews and giving the nearby Moulin de l’Abbaye a run for its money.

L’Imaginaire, Terrasson

The French are flocking to eat the new menus prepared by rising star chef Julien Dayre.

La Tour des Vents, Monbazillac

Sumptuous cuisine, impeccable service, a panoramic view over the city of Bergerac… What’s not to like? [Read our full review here.]

 La Tour des Vents
courtesy of La Tour des Vents

Les Jardins d’Harmonie, Sarlat

Fresh Périgordine produce prepared and cooked with flair and imagination. The hot ticket in a city with a huge choice of tables.

Le Vieux Logis, Trémolat

Summer dining on the terrace is a must at this Relais et Châteaux establishment which gets five-star Trip Advisor reviews.

Les Glycines, Les Eyzies-de-Tayac

Refined, contemporary dining with an emphasis on local ingredients gives this former relais de poste its reputation.

L’Essentiel, Périgueux

People come here for a special lunch or dinner. Eric Vidal has held his Michelin star since 2008.

L’Imparfait, Bergerac

Sit outside on a warm day and soak up the ambience as you eat classic French dishes with a twist at this Bergerac stalwart.

Chartreause du Bignac
Chartreause du Bignac, in the Périgord-Pourpre

TOP HOTEL SELECTION

Les Glycines, Les Eyzies-de-Tayac

Old coaching inn with a contemporary design twist, restaurant (see above), spa, pool and bistro – the best place to stay near Les Eyzies.

La Chartreuse de Bignac, Monbazillac

A beautifully restored property perched on a stunning hillside location, with pool and restaurant – here it’s all about relaxation.

Le Mas de Montet, Petit-Bersac

French Renaissance château with wonderful bedrooms and lounges, a huge pool and a pleasant restaurant.

Château de Lalande

Charming and elegant rooms await you in this impressive 18th-century château not far from Périgueux. Terraces, gardens, pool and gourmet dining, it has it all.

La Roseraie hotel
La Roseraie hotel

La Roseraie, Montignac

Visit in May to experience the best of the wonderful rose gardens, or any time of year for country charm on the banks of the Vézère.

Le Moulin du Roc, Champagnac-de-Belair

Stylishly converted mill not far from Brantôme. Dining in the romantic restaurant or on the riverside terrace adds to the appeal.

Le Vieux Logis, Trémolat

Elegance and bucolic charm throughout the house and gardens, and a top-notch restaurant (see above).

 

Above article by Guy Hibbert – September 25, 2016 for FRANCE TODAY

 

 

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