Restaurants

Restaurants

It is possible to book table d’hôtes (diner) with us or cook for yourself in our guest kitchen (see our accommodation page), but there are also quite a few nice restaurants near La Villonnière b&b. Here is a list compiled from restaurants we have visited ourselves or heard good stories about from our guests.

Please note that restaurants are often closed on public holidays, except for some in Argenton-sur-Creuse. And you can still get a pizza from the pizza vending machine in Le Verger (5 minutes’ drive).

Au Bon Vivre (5 min)

Located in our own village of Parnac. New owners since Oct 2023. 3-course menu for €18.

19 Route de Saint-Benoît, 36170 Parnac

Open: 8.30 – 22.30, except  wednesdays and tuesday night

Telephone: 06 41 07 35 64

Website: https://www.aubonvivrerestaurant.fr/

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Menu of restaurant Au bon vivre

Papa Will (10 min)

Pl. de l’Enchère, 36170 Saint-Benoît-du-Sault

Open every day except Monday

Telephone: 02 54 47 66 82

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La Patte d’Ours (10 min)

Place du Champ de Foire, 36170 Saint-Benoît-du-Sault

9.00 – 23.00 monday, tuesday, friday, saturday

9.00 – 15.00 wednesday, thursday

Telephone: 02 54 27 43 77

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Le Vigoulais (10 min)

1 rue des Lavandieres, 36170 Vigoux

Telephone: 02 36 27 96 59 Open on demand

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Hôtel Restaurant Le Relais des Cinq Routes (7 min)
(restaurant for truck drivers)

Les Cinq Routes, 36170 Parnac

Closed on Saturday and Sunday

Telephone: 02 54 24 86 86

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Relais de l’abloux (16 min)

Rue du Sabotier, 36170 Sacierges-Saint-Martin

09.00–14.30, 18.00–23.00 Every day except Monday evening and Thursday

Telephone: 02 54 47 56 74

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Some restaurants in Eguzon-Chantôme (16 min)

Le Bôberry, Chez Aurore, Le Bienvenu, Les Délices dÉguzon, Café des sports

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Le Cottage (17 min) 

1 Les Gonnins, 36270 Éguzon-Chantôme

11.45–14.30, 18.30–22.30 Every day

Telephone: 02 54 47 24 96

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Le Bosquet (18 min)

Hamburger and pizza, also take away

1 Pl. de l’Église, 36310 Chaillac

Every day except Sunday and Monday

Telephone: 02 54 27 68 30

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Resto Léon (19 min)

Nice atmosphere. The food looked and tasted fantastic.

5 route de Belabre, 36370 Prissac

Monday: closed

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Sunday: 12.00 – 14.00

Friday and Saturday: 19.30 – 22.00

Telephone: 02 54 47 83 05

Restaurant Resto Leon Prissac

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Le renard roux (21 min)

English owners

1 Rue du Puits, 36310 Beaulieu

Wednesday to Monday afternoon and evening, except Sunday evening

Telephone: 07 87 14 96 29

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Le Petit Roy (22 min)

Lovely for lunch, as it is beautifully situated on bank of the river Creuse.

6 Bourgoin, 36200 Le Menoux

12.00–14.00 every day except Monday, 19.00-21.00 Tuesday to Saturday 

Telephone: 02 54 47 17 70, website https://restaurant-lepetitroy.com/

 

 

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Aux Berges du Lac (24 min)

6 Mondon, 87160 Mailhac-sur-Benaize

12.00 – 13.30 & 19.00 – 20.30

Closed on sunday evening and monday

 

La Gamelle (29 min)

Favourite restaurant of ours. You eat outside on a large terrace covered with parasols and overlooking Lac Eguzon. Ideal for evening meals with children as you can get there early. Do make reservations in summer. Karaoke on Thursday evenings and bands perform on Friday evenings.

Plage de Fougeres, Saint- Plantaire

11.00 – 23.30     Every day

(Closed for winter from 26 September 2022)

Telephone: 02 54 47 21 06, website https://lagamelle36.com/

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Auberge Hotel Des Artistes (30 min)

The owner is Belgian and also the cook. After dinner, he comes and has a chat with you. Delicious dishes, like the duck leg with morello cherries.

Le Bourg, 36190 Gargilesse-Dampierre

Closed on Mondays

Telephone: 02 54 47 84 05, website http://www.hotel-desartistes-gargilesse.com/fr/restaurant

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Restaurant Les Artists du confluant (36 min)

New owners since 2021.

2 place de l’église, 23450 Fresselines

Closed on Mondays and Tuesdays and Sunday evenings

Telephone: 05 55 89 00 34