Please note most restaurants are closed on Monday evenings, and a reservation is usually necessary at any time.
Les Feuillardiers is our closest restaurant in the village of Marval a 5 minute drive or 15 min cycle ride away. They do a Menu du Jour weekday lunchtimes for €14 but their opening hours in the evenings can be erratic.
Tel. 05 55 78 76 19.
Chez Jules in La Chapelle-Montbrandeix is very good. The French owner, Sandrine, speaks English.
Tel. 05 55 78 77 21
For a treat, La Sens de La Terre in Piegut Pluviers is a great restaurant. The Swiss owner Leo, is very friendly and speaks perfect English.
Tel: 05 53 60 92 17.
The English-owned Ferme Du Lac is a pleasant 20 minutes stroll through the woods from Le Moulin de Pensol. They have a bar, large screen TV and do fish and chip and curry evenings. Tel 05 55 78 70 57
We love the Relais de Gorre, though it's a little further away. The food is great - French traditional, and the welcome is always warm. You can sit out in the lovely terrace under the lime trees in the summer.
Tel: 05 55 48 15 22.
If it’s French traditional cuisine you are after try Le Périgord Vert in Piégut Pluviers. Their snails are delicious!
Tel: 05 53 56 96 61
La Tavern is situated opposite the stunning Montbron Chateau, just a few minutes from Le Moulin. It is a beautiful setting but the opening hours are hard to pin down sometimes.
Tel: 05 55 78 75 11. Facebook page.
L'Odyssée Bar in Saint Saud Lacoussiere is good for a light meal or a drink, and is only 8km away. It's a good place to cycle to. They are open every day including evenings. They have no website or Facebook page.
Tel: 05 53 56 97 13.
Hostellerie Saint-Jacques at St Saud is a wonderful restaurant. It offers inventive and fun French cuisine served in a range of weird and wonderful plates and bowls with humour and skill. At the more expensive end of the market - it is defintely worth a visit especially for a special occasion.
Tel: 05 53 56 97 21 www.hostellerie-saint-jacques.com
Brasserie de L'etoile at Piegut Pluviers is a nice pizzeria and brasserie which is notable for being open on Monday evenings when every other restaurant in the area is shut.
Tel: 05 53 60 30 86
La Paillote du Grand Etang is a good pizzeria on the banks of the lake at St Saud. It is open Sunday evenings when many other restaurants are shut, and is a short drive from Pensol.
Tel: 05 53 56 19 74