Restaurants

French in Turquant

L’Hélianthe

Carved into a cliff behind Turquant's mairie (town hall), this atmospheric restaurant has a hearty menu firmly based on local products and classic French flavours. Specialities include Loire fish casserole and dishe…
Cafe in Fontevraud-l'Abbaye

Chez Teresa

English expats Teresa and Tony offer a welcome as cosy-warm as tea at this frilly little tearoom, half a block from the abbey, which is stuffed with bric-a-brac from across the Channel. In the afternoon, pop by for …
French in Turquant

Le Saut aux Loups

A great place to tour mushroom caves (adult/child €7/5.50), whose informative exhibits – a great intro to 'shroom farming – were redone in 2018, and tuck into fungi, including galipettes (five for €14). Has plenty o…
Bistro in Turquant

Bistroglo

At this bistro-style restaurant, situated en troglo (troglodyte, ie built into the cliff face) – thus the name – artisanal beers and local wines are an excellent prelude to traditional French cuisine, including Loir…