specialities prepared from the best local
produce, plus a wide selection of Loire wines.
What a fabulous place!
hosts, excellent rooms and the most fantastic
and Mrs M, Bucks
accommodation and superb food. Warm hospitality
and personal touches. Highly recommended! The S
A wonderful place to stay and truly
superb food. The J
We loved the food, the friendly
atmosphere, the food, all the great attention to
our every comfort, the food, the wine, the food.
We loved it all and did I say - we loved the
food! Mr and Mrs B, Romsey
at Le Bignon
|During our time
here, so many of our guests requested
recipes from Peter after having the table
d'hotes dinner that we decided the best
thing was to put them all together into a
book. Dinner at Le Bignon
is the result - not only a collection of
recipes but also information about food
from our region, hints on buying food in
France and lots of cooking tips. Paperback.
93 pages. € 6.50 if purchased on
site or £9.95 inclusive p&p. To
order your copy, simply email us for full
details. Bon Appetit!
Bignon, our aim is to give you
the opportunity to sample the very best
food and wine that this marvellous region
has to offer. All
guests, whether staying in Chambres
d'Hotes or in Vine House, are welcome to
take Breakfast and Dinner.
is easy to see why this region is known
as the Garden of France. All around us are fields
of vegetables and flowers and our local markets
are packed with regional produce that is a joy to
buy and cook. We continue to work on expanding
our own kitchen garden to bring more and more
food straight from the garden to the table. In
addition all meat and poultry is locally sourced.
is served around 9am. We offer filter coffee, hot chocolate or
Twinings teas, freshly pressed orange juice or
apple juice from our own orchard, a buffet of
cereals, cheese, local farm yoghurt, local honey and a selection of fresh fruits with
bread, croissants and viennoiserie, home made jams and
jellies, such as quince, redcurrant and orange,
damson and mulberry.
Dinner is served at 8.00pm with aperitives served in
the sitting room around 7.30pm.
|A Typical Dinner Menu
Charentais melon, local goats' cheese, garden tomato and cucumber
Supreme of free-range guinea
fowl with a tarragon sauce, spring vegetables
Risotto of Loire asparagus and baby broad beans
White chocolate cheesecake 'maison' with a
three course dinner
will reflect the very best produce available and the wine list features
local wines from an award winning cooperative plus additional wines
from small family domaines a little further to the West.
Although dinner is Table d'Hotes, we will always
offer a vegetarian or fish alternative if
Whilst we cannot guarantee
to cater for all dietary requirements, please ask
when booking and we will advise.
Bignon, 49140 Jarzé, France
Tel: +33 (0) 2 41 33 88 38 | Email: