Gourmet Food at Correze Cycling HolidaysFresh is Best.......
As far as possible we try to source local seasonal produce which will be reflected in the menu. Many of the vegetables and soft fruits are produced in our own potager, providing the very freshest of food.
Welcome To Chateauret
Having discovered a talent for cooking, Sam spends hours in her kitchen preparing high quality meals for our guests. Being described as a seasonal food evangelist, Sam believes that the best meals are created from scratch using ingredients which are at their best. Food is sourced from the local market and regional producers and also from our own garden, which in summer is packed with salads, vegetables and a big selection of edible flowers Be prepared to be surprised and delighted by the quality of the meals
Your day will start with a continental style breakfast, served in our lighta and airy dining hall. Comprising of delicious french bread collected daily from our local bakery, croissants and a selection of home made jams….
Breakfast also includes: seasonal fresh fruits and homemade compotes a selection of cereals and home made meusli. Local yoghurts and cheeses Porridge and boiled eggs are available on request
Returning home from your cycle ride, you will find a fresh homemade cake along with tea and coffee, just the thing to get you up the last climb. There is free tea and coffee available all day in the guest kitchen along with a fridge and microwave.
A four course evening meal with wine, will be served every evening at 20h, following aperetifs served on the terrace or in the salon at 19h30 . We have one night off per week, when you can eat at our local Bistro
We try to provide you with delicious balanced meals that will be suited to your cycling requirements . Most meals are very vegetable rich and low fat and everything is prepared from scratch using only the freshest ingredients
We can cater for people with special diets and allergies, including vegetarians and coeliacs (although we cannot cater for Vegans). Please let us know at the time of booking, as menus are planned in advance and cannot be changed at short notice
What People are Saying
“Sam goes to great efforts to feed guests restaurant quality food night after night. We have never eaten so well..” Andrea & Dan, Sheffield
“Sams food is top notch and something to look forward to after a day in the saddle. ” Damian, London
“Fantastic hospitality and amazing food.” Lisa and Jim, Wraysbury
“Sam is an outstanding cook. Every night for 14 days, she produced Michelin star standard meals.”
We try and use as many small local supplier-producers as possible.