From gourmet cuisine to simple family cooking, the Dordogne Valley is renowned around the world for its gastronomy. Mixing local produce, traditional recipes, creativity and a real flair in the kitchen, the chefs here don’t just cook; they invite you to experience what the Dordogne Valley is all about.



  • Le Château de la Treyne

A fairy-tale like castle suspended above the Dordogne River and a candlelit terrace to die for. Refined and elegant, this is a real treat for the eyes as well as the palate. - +33 (0)5 65 27 60 60


  • La Table d’Olivier

In the historical centre of Brive, audacious and creative cuisine from starters through to desserts. +33 (0)5 55 18 95 95


  • La Meynardie

Chef Adrien Soro trained with the best before opening the Domaine de la Meynardie in 2019, a beautifully refurbished 17th century farm set in 14 hectares of leafy grounds. - +33 (0)5 53 28 85 98


  • Le Pont de l’Ouysse

A magical place on the banks of a stream under the castle of Belcastel - a passion for local cuisine handed down through the generations. - +33 (0)5 65 37 87 04


  • Le Grand Bleu

Local chef Maxime Lebrun revisits traditional cuisine from the Périgord, creating Michelin starred finesse for discerning diners. - +33 (0)5 53 31 08 48



Not for the calorie-counting folks, this is hearty, generous cuisine with lashings of cream and the best of local produce.

  • La Bonne Famille

Traditional recipes passed on through generations of the same family including pan-fried Foie Gras, chestnut pâté and Rocamadour goats cheese samosa. - +33 (0)5 65 37 70 38


  • Chez Janine in Hautefage

Janine peels, cuts and simmers like she would at home: hearty vegetable soups, stuffed cabbage and potatoes and the best apple “flognarde” in the Valley. +33 (0)5 55 28 80 97


  • Ferme-Auberge du Grand Coderc in Saint-Rabier

A must-do culinary experience for anyone who loves good food. Authentic and traditional dishes, just like the décor: big fireplace, creaky floorboards, flowery curtains and even family photos on the walls. +33 (0)5 53 50 64 61


  • La Ferme de Berle

Traditional farm inn run by the same family since 1720. Farm produce is cooked in front of guests in the wood oven: bread, veal, garden fruit and vegetables. all raised and grown with

great respect for the environment. - +33 (0)5 55 25 48 06



  • Château de La Fleunie

4 star hotel in a manor with beautiful grounds and a gourmet restaurant. In summer, there is also a grill restaurant serving grilled meats, salads and ice-creams by the pool. - +33 (0)5 53 51 32 74


  • Le Manoir de Hautegente

A 13th century building by the river with a lovely outside space to enjoy scrumptious food under the pergola or on the lawn. Extensive local wine list. - +33 (0)5 53 51 68 03


  • La Belle Etoile

Gourmet traditional restaurant overlooking the Dordogne in La Roque-Gageac, the perfect place to lounge on the shady terrace and watch the gabare barges drift by. - +33 (0)5 53 29 51 44


  • La Mandragore

Magnificent views over the Vézère River in Terrasson combine with traditional cooking. Aromatic herbs and tomatoes grown in a medieval garden and garnishes including edible flowers add a local twist. - +33 (0)5 53 51 34 17


  • Restaurant des Jardins Sothys

A beautifully refurbished barn overlooking the lake at the Gardens of Sothys. Passionate chef Jean-Michel Salcedo brings to life local cuisine with exotic touches gathered from his travels. - +33 (0)5 55 91 96 91




  • Chez Francis

This lively restaurant in the centre of Brive is owned by Francis, a local institution, who peddles to market on his three wheeled cycle in order to choose the freshest produce. A chef for 30 years, Chez Francis is an unmissable gourmet stop-over for anyone searching for good food and great atmosphere. - +33 (0)5 55 74 41 72


  • « En Cuisine » Bib Gourmand Michelin

Take one passionate, hard - working young chef, supported by a like - minded team. Add refined cooking with bold flavours and mouthwatering presentation. You are almost there… then sprinkle on service with a smile. Bon appétit ! - +33 (0)5 55 74 97 53