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The Local Area - Restaurants

Restaurants - Eating Out & In


It is always preferable to give restaurants a call to check if they are open. Opening times do vary according to the season & many restaurants will have a period where they close for staff holidays.


Hotel de la Place, Place de L'Hotel –de-Ville , St Jean d'Angély Tel 05-46-32-69-11 – Excellent food. Set menus at a range of reasonable prices (from about €18).

In the Town Hall square, definitely make reservations at any time of year and any day of the week. It gets booked up. There is a walled courtyard with outside tables in the summer – ask for that specifically if you want to sit outside www.hotel-restaurant-delaplace.com

Le Scorlion, 5 rue de l'Abbaye St Jean d'Angély Tel Less casual than Hotel de La Place; gets a mention in the Michelin guide excellent food. A favourite. Beutiful outside area in the courtyard of the Abbaye for a summer lunch or dinner. Ask specifically if you want to sit outside. Bookings essential.


Le Moulin des Saules , 3 passage de Margonelle ,at Pouzou . 15 minutes away . Tel 05-46-59-98-53. Only open on Thursday, Friday & Saturday evenings plus some lunches. Excellent food, the menu doesn't change much . Kind of stuck in the past but great food and a lovely setting in a converted water-mill. A french experience. www.lemoulindessaules.com


Le Petit Bouchon ,4 Place du Marche, St Jean d'Angely Market Square Tel 05-46-59-00-53. French bistro type food, tables outside in the summer


Les Quais de Taillebourg , on the riverbank in Taillebourg ( about 25 minutes away) www.lesquiasdetaillebourg 05-46-91-73-28 Open from breakfast until late from Easter until late September. This bar/ restaurant on the banks of the Charente is great for a coffee, a drink , snacks or a meal. Check the website as they also have regular concerts in the evening. Essential to book if you want to eat on concert nights.


Auberge des Glycines 4, Quai des Gabariers, Taillenourg ( about 25 minutes away) 17350 Tel 05-46-91-81-40 Another one of our favourites. Also right on the bank of the river . A great restaurant , lovely food and a gorgeous setting. Ask for a table on the terrace on a summer evening and watch the sun go down over the river.


Le Relax , 26, rue des ecoles, St Denis du Pin Tel 05-46-32-79-93 Simple local bar/ café (also the depot du pain) Set menu at about 12€ including a carafe of wine.Only open for lunches.


La Ribaudiere . Bourg Charente nr Jonzac . Tel 05-45-81-30-54 Beside the river. Excellent food. Recommended for lunch on Sunday. Booking essential www.laribaudiere.com Noted in Michelin guide


L'Annexe , Place du Pilori , St Jean d'Angély Tel I n the Pilori square next to Ellis Park .


Les Jacobins - Pizza . St Jean d'Angély Tel excellent pizza - eat in or take away. In the summer make a reservation or order your take away in advance by phone. They also have outside tables in the courtyard at the back- you need to ask for that when you book if you want to sit outside in the summer. www.les-jacobins.fr


Vegetarian – Carottes & Gingembre 36, rue des Bancs, St Jean D'Angely. Tel 05-46-33-90-57


Curry Popsy's Curry 52 Rue Grosse Horloge, St Jean D'Angely. Tel 05 46 26 99 71 . Best to book. Open Tuesday to Saturday lunch & Tues, Weds, Friday & Saturday evenings.


Chinese. Le Lion D'Or . St Jean D'Angely Tel 05-46-32-35-69


Mad Hatters Kitchen. If you really want a traditional English Sunday Roast – The Mad Hatters Kitchen does an excellent one & excellent value at 18 € for starter, main course, desert & wine . About an hour away but worth it. The owners are English , the setting is a lovely old French house . Bookings essential . Tel 05-49-27-67-29

www.madhattersfrance.com   Le Logis, Le Breuillac, 79190 , Caunay


Fish & Chips ! Saturday nights from the fish and chip van. Two Saturdays a month in St Jean D'Angely at the Fun Bar in the Champ du Foire from 6.30pm until about 8.30pm Mr T's friterie! Tel 06-02-22-44-74


Moroccan La Table de Marrakech , 2 Canton des Forges, St Jean D'angely Tel 05-46-32-54-96

Home Cooked Meals at Home Want to eat in but don't fancy cooking. Erica will deliver home cooked meals to the house. See the menu in the file – remember to order in advance ( a few days notice preferably )



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