Looking for a place to stay or a delicious vegetarian meal?
Take a look at this list of accommodation and restaurants:
(v) – vegetarian establishment
(o) – will provide vegetarian options
La Garnassette (v)
A nicely restored farmhouse run as a vegetarian guesthouse for 18 years in the Haute-Loire with 4 large comfortable guestrooms with private bathroom & a small camp site. We provide vegetarian/vegan “haute cuisine” using worldwide inspiration & organic ingredients when possible. We are near the medieval town of Le Puy-en-Velay, surrounded by nature in a region ideal for walking and absorbing French culture.
Contact: Lidy Nouris. Tel: +33 (0)4 71 57 40 96
Le Couret Ciel D’Or (o)
High-quality B+B, full and half-board short-break and holiday accommodation with pool and spa facilities. We cater for special events, conferences and weddings. We specialise in providing vegetarian, vegan and special diet options. This wonderful property nestles into a hillside in the Puy-de-Dome, where volcanic mountains, the Volvic mineral water source, are visible. This is a traditional, hidden part of France where time stands still, yet offers a wealth of sights and activities. Le Couret Ciel D’Or
Large luxurious rooms in a former presbytère in a charming market town in the heart of France. Vegetarian/vegan evening meals using local, seasonal, organic ingredients (where possible) are our speciality. Felletin is accessible by train (8hrs from London) as well as by air (Limoges) and car. French and English spoken.
Contact: Andrea Humphreys. Tel: +33 (0)5 55 66 52 29 3placedesarbres.com
Atelier de la Rose (o)
In the Lot, between Bordeaux and Toulouse, Atelier de la Rose offers artist’s and writer’s retreats in the heart of a medieval hilltop village. We have over 20 year’s experience of providing a supportive environment for creative people. Vegetarian meals available. Other options include guided visits to historic sites (in the land of Lascaux and Lautrec), accompanied walks or simply B & B.
Contact: Sally Gaucheron. Tel: +33 (0)5 65 24 66 36, e-mail : [email protected] Atelier de la Rose
Le Jardin de Cabrerets restaurant & accommodation (o)
In the picturesque village of Cabrerets, nestled in the stunning cliffs of the Cele valley, this restaurant provides great value meals for all the family, incorporating old favourites and wood-fired pizzas, plus a tasty range of vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free & healthy options. Everything is home-produced, the owners, Louise and James (who are vegetarian) have a passion for wholesome food & use (where possible) natural, healthy, free-range, locally-produced, organic ingredients. Customers are welcome all day for lunch and dinner & for snacks, teas, coffees & crepes. Tel: +33 (0)5 65 22 90 75 Le Jardin de Cabrerets
Villa Leon (v)
B&B in a beautiful 19th C Maison du Maitre. All rooms en suite. Garden, pool, terrace, views. Set in Ste Dode, a small village near Mielan in the Gascony countryside overlooking the Pyrenees. Run by Sarah Beattie, food writer and former BBC MasterCook and MasterChef of the North. Vegetarian cookery classes available. Special diets catered for.
Contact: Sarah Beattie. Tel: +33 (0)5 62 70 02 21 Villa Leon
Biert is a traditional Pyrenean mountain village in the Arac valley, set between St Girons and Massat in a beautiful part of France. It offers easy access to the peaks for walking, climbing and skiing. We provide simple accommodation, wholesome vegan or vegetarian food, and the opportunity of a break (as active or as restful as you choose) at a modest price.
Contact: Matthew Brown & Karen Wallis. Tel: +33 (0)5 61 66 91 95 Biert
En Bonne Compagnie (o)
Right on the Canal du Midi at Homps, near Olonzac, and close to Carcassonne ‘En Bonne Compagnie’ Chambres d’Hôtes has a Michelin experienced chef. Its menu always features a vegetarian option such as cherry tomato, feta cheese and roasted peppers served on a potato rosti with home-made pesto.
Contact: Valerie Fisk & Craig Charlesworth. Tel: +33 (0)4 68 91 23 16 In Good Company
L’Arc en Ciel (v)
Delightful vegetarian/vegan B & B & retreat offering self-catering (optional evening meal), holistic retreats, yoga & courses/workshops. Its rural setting offers tranquility, although nearby Guémené-sur-Scorff has bars, restaurants & shops. Pontivy (station, Nantes-Brest canal & castle) is 20 mins away. The stunning Brittany coast is within 1 hours drive.
Contact: Arthur Cutler. Tel: +33 (0)2 97 51 24 05 L’Arc en Ciel
Les Battees Vegetarian Guesthouse (v)
Chambres d’Hôtes in a 19th century wine grower’s house, in the picturesque countryside of southern Burgundy, providing vegetarian evening meals. We are within easy reach of Burgundy’s major tourist attractions, and conveniently situated only 20 minutes drive from the Chalon-sur-Saône exit of the ‘route to the sun’, the A6 autoroute.
Contact: Val and Roy Patchett. Tel: +33 (0)3 85 45 47 09 Les Battees
La Maison du Vert (v)
A vegetarian oasis in the heart of Normandy. Small friendly hotel and restaurant with English owners. We offer a delicious a la carte menu and an extensive organic wine list. An ideal base for those looking for property in the surrounding area. La Maison du Vert
La Porte Rouge (v)
Vegetarian B&B in Normandy with homegrown organic vegetables and fruit.
Contact: Jill Kirk. Tel: +33 (0)2 33 25 39 95 La Porte Rouge
Under The Lime Tree (v)
UTLT is an established boutique spa B&B providing excellent world vegetarian & vegan fusion food. With stunning views overlooking its own 30 acre valley of meadows, ancient woods & meandering river, it is a lifestyle experience for those looking for something different. From ensuite double to authentic Tipi Lodge, and with the Bunk House in between. It’s cosy for couples and great for groups too!
Contact: Nikki Emmerton & Sean Williams. Tel: +33 (0)5 45 84 91 79 Under the Lime Tree
Le Logis des Quatre Puits (v)
Set in an 85 acre estate, our beautifully restored farmhouse has 3 stylish, comfortable double B&B rooms, 2 family suites, all with bath/shower rooms & 3 gites. We offer vegetarian/vegan evening meals, using local produce where possible. Set in tranquil countryside, but 1 hour from Bordeaux, Bergerac, Cognac and St Emilion, & just over 1 hour from the coast, guests can explore, enjoy a relaxing stroll in our woodland, or chill by our heated saltwater pool.
Contact: Keith & John. Tel: +33 (0)5 46 04 32 69 Le Logis des Quatre Puits
La Fermette d’Ambernac (o)
In a quiet village close to medieval Confolens, our extensive range of vegetarian/vegan meals is cooked with enthusiasm & care & served in a warm, friendly environment. We have 3 B&B rooms so guests can visit the wonderful Charente attractions. Close to Limoges & Poitiers airports and Limoges & Angouleme stations, all with hire cars.
Contact: Dennis Scears. Tel: +33 (0)5 45 31 77 51 La Fermette d’Ambernac
The Voltaire Bed & Breakfast (o)
Chambres d’Hôte in the heart of the Poitou-Charentes countryside in the medieval village of Airvault, Deux Sevres, catering for vegetarians, vegans, people with dietry requirements & meat eaters. We endeavour to provide guests with a good quality meal using fresh, seasonal, & where possible, local ingredients. We have very good feedback from guests regarding the standard of meals.
Contact: Marc and Jo Cottrell. Tel: +33 (0)5 49 64 83 25 The Voltaire
Chalet Le Palane (o)
Newly opened and half vegetarian-run, we are aiming to improve the lot of the vegetarian or vegan skiers or boarders. Just an hour from Geneva airport, and with easy access to 265km of piste, Chalet Le Palane has four rooms, a relaxed home-from-home ambiance and good, unpretentious food. Savoyarde cuisine is hearty stuff: no one should leave the table hungry, meat-free or not!
Contact: Mark Spicer & Sean Morris. Tel: +33 (0)4 50 90 12 75 Chalet Le Palane
La Source (v)
Chambre d’hôte located in the heart of the Drome, 2km from the small medieval town of Chabeuil in a rich natural area. The house, renovated using ecological natural materials, is set in superb surroundings with modern conveniences. A Mongolian yurt & camping facilities are also provided. Breakfast, lunch & dinner are available. Organic site, alcohol-free, no smoking, no pets. English & Spanish spoken.
Tel: +33 (0)4 75 60 97 53 La Source
Owners interested in being added to our list do please get in touch