Discover the best restaurants in Dordogne.

Don’t miss Le Petit Leon, just awarded their Michelin star.

Our favorite restaurants

The area of Périgord Noir is famous for it’s gastronomy due to the wonderful abundance of delicious local delicacies.

We are fortunately to have many wonderful local restaurants close to Les Charmes de Carlucet.

The Black Duck

The Black Duck Tel: 05 53 28 80 51

Just a 5 minute walk from Les Charmes de Carlucet will take you to this friendly family run gastro pub that serves simple tasty regional dishes at reasonable prices. There are 7 draught beers on tap including cool Guinness. They also serve fish and chips!

There are 2 terraces for outdoor dining with lovely views over the surrounding countryside. Lively friendly atmosphere.

Closed on Mondays. Great to be able to walk there and not have to use the car.

La Meynardie

La Meynardie Tel: 05 53 28 85 98

A truly world class restaurant in a beautifully restored farm, 10 min drive from Les Charmes de Carlucet, just outside the pretty village of Salignac. Beautifully presented, extremely tasty high quality food and service. They have just been awarded a Michelin star. The outdoor terrace is beautiful for dining and over looks the courtyard. The prices are extremely reasonable for the high quality of the meals. Lunches are for 25€ and dinner for 44€

Lieu-dit La Meynardie, Paulin, Salignac

Café de la Place

Café de la Place Tel: 05 53 28 81 54

In nearby village of Salignac, 5 mins by car is this delightful bistro/café on the village square in Salignac. It offers simple, well presented, reasonably priced tasty meals. It’s a lively friendly place. Especially on Friday evenings during the summer months when the village night market with live music is in full swing.

Auberge d’Imbès

Auberge d’Imbes Tel: 05 53 31 68 44

10 minutes drive from Les Charmes de Carlucet takes you to this family run Auberge surrounded by peaceful countryside.  There is a lovely outdoor terrace. They serve their own homemade foie gras and other regional dishes. Very friendly service and good value for money.

Lieu Dit la Gratadie, 24590 Archignac


L’Adresse Tel: 05 53 30 56 19

Lovely small family run restaurant in the old town of Sarlat with a terrace facing the cobbled pedestrian street. Serving regional dishes, international and vegetarian cuisine. Beautifully presented and very tasty with reasonable prices. The owner & chef and his team prepare your meals behind a large glass window at the end of the restaurant. Very popular so book ahead.

10 rue Fénelon, 24200, Sarlat-la-Canéda

Le Presidial

Le Presidial Tel: 05 53 28 92 47

Fine cuisine in a beautiful setting in the heart of the old town of Sarlat.
The beautiful building was the former Royal court of justice built in the 17th Century. It has a lovely terrace and gardens. A family-run business that has created a wonderful place for family and friends to meet and enjoy a delicious meal in beautiful surroundings.

6 rue Landry, 24200, Sarlat-la-Canéda

Le Grand Bleu

Le Grand Bleu Tel: 05 53 31 08 48

This restaurant is situated in Avenue de la Gare, one minute walk from Sarlat train station. This is an excellent restaurant run by a young couple who already have a Michelin star. With simple stylish décor you will find delicious, beautifully prepared and presented meals at very reasonable prices. Closed on Sunday nights and Mondays.

43 avenue de la Gare, 24200, Sarlat-la-Canéda, (20 mins drive from Les Charmes de Carlucet)

Le Petit Leon

Le Petit Leon Tel: 05 53 51 18 04

St. Leon sur Vezere (25 mins drive from Les Charmes)

This garden restaurant is in the heart of Saint-Léon-sur-Vézère, a charming village in the south of France.

The food here is absolutely fantastic! The restaurant combines refined classic cuisine and modern techniques, focusing on the local produce we have at hand.

Chef and owner Nick Honeyman from New Zealand has previously worked extensively throughout France at such restaurants as L’Astrance and L’Arpege. He also has his own restaurant, Paris Butter, in Auckland, New Zealand. Nick is bringing his passion for classic french food & innovative cooking together, sourcing everything locally where possible.Book well ahead as this place is very popular.

Château de la Treyne

Château de la Treyne Tel: 05 65 27 60 60

Perched above the river Dordogne, is this magnificent chateau with its candlelit terrace. This is fine dining at its best in this Michelin starred restaurant it a spectacular setting. This place is truly what fairytales are made of! Book well ahead as its very popular. Lunches are served on the beautiful terrace overlooking the Dordogne river on Saturdays, Sundays and Mondays.

Lieu Dit la Treyne, 46200 Lacave

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