We took my mum and her partner to this restaurant last night for a meal having had it recommended to us by a neighbour.
I have a special interest in interiors and gardens and found the ambience to be chic and tasteful whilst still relaxing and in keeping with the ancient historical town of Verteuil in which it is set.
The proprietor, Jean Claude was friendly and welcoming and genuinely interested in the comfort and enjoyment of his patrons.
We all had an excellent meal with one of our party saying he had not had such a good steak in ages, praise indeed from a New Zealander! AND I had a well done steak ( 'Sacre Bleau ' I hear you say?)..- it was excellent and just as I like it- the chef who prepared it as requested can only be praised.
I have read some comments on here which do not do Le Couvent des Cordeliers justice at all. Admittedly its not cheap but to my mind well worth every penny because of the excellent service ,gorgeous setting and beautifully prepared food. We left feeling privileged and happy to have spent the last evening of our holiday here with my mum and her partner before their return to New Zealand.
We will almost certainly be back when next we fancy a great meal out in a lovely ambience.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- On the banks of the river Charente in the heart of the historical village of Verteuil dominated by its famous castle whose foundations date from 1080 and where many French Kings stayed, the ancient Couvent was founded in 1471 by Jean de la Rochefoucauld, Lord of Verteuil. Here you will find Le Couvent des Cordeliers, a unique, chic, elegant Chambres D’Hôtes de Prestige and Restaurant.Bordered by the river Charente and set in beautiful walled grounds, the courtyard garden and terrace is arranged around the roman-style pool and fountain. ... more less
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