Moulin du Roc 0553028600

24350 Champagnac de Belair

Established for over 40 years, the Moulin du Roc is one of the best restaurants in the Perigord.  Its setting is beautiful as well, as you can dine on the terrace next to the river. Superb wine cellar.   Website

Map of Restaurants near Brantôme

Bar Tabac des Promenades 0553609053

9 Place des Promenades 24340 Mareuil

Consistently good menu at just 11-12€  for weekday lunch, including wine.  A bonus is that the waitress is English.  It is set in the pretty town of Mareuil, just 15-20 minutes north of Brantôme.

Hotel de France 0553567015

20, Grand Rue de la Barre 24470 Saint Pardoux La Riviere

This family-run restaurant has a long standing reputation for excellence, serving original and elegant food and great value for money.  From the 12.50€ daily lunch menu, to the menu gourmet for 26€, you’ll enjoy a fabulous meal that can include local delicacies such as foie gras or confit de canard, and much more. Website

Le Saint Victor 24350 Saint Victor 0553900459

This little restaurant offers some excellent lunchtime menus starting at 13.50-14€, for a typical ‘menu ouvrier’.  The owner/chef here is one of the best in the area. The price includes entree, main course, cheese, dessert and a carafe of wine! In summer, enjoy eating outdoors in the town square overlooking the Roman church.

Chez Fernand 24340 La Tour Blanche 0553903659

Great value meals with a hearty ‘menu ouvrier’ in pretty Tour Blanche, charging 11-12€ for a full meal including soup, entree, main, cheese, dessert and coffee but not including wine, although at 3-4€ a litre it won’t break the bank. The room is lovely too, large and decorated ‘brasserie’ style or you can also eat outside in the pretty courtyard.

Le Saint Jean 24800 Saint Jean de Cole 0553522320

Set in the picturesque village of Saint Jean de Cole, about 20 minutes from Brantome, you’ll enjoy good local meals with menus starting from 11-12€. Website

Auberge La Marmite 24800 St Pierre de Cole 0553526540

This restaurant serves a hearty ‘ouvrier’ lunch for 11.50-12€ including wine, as well as a la carte food.  Good quality home-cooked food prepared by Nathalie de Bois while her ‘Basil’ like husband Cyril does front of house. During the summer, you can eat in the outside terrace overlooking the square.

Le Moulin du Pont 24350 Lisle 0553045175

This restaurant offers a well-priced lunchtime menu from about 14€ and 21€ at dinner, and provides seating along the river, with a view of the weir and ancient mill.

La Charrue 24340 Vieux Mareuil  0553566559

If you are yearning for a classic British meal during your stay in France, this former 18th century posthouse is famous for its good value and delicious fish and chips with mushy peas every Friday night! In the summer, they serve food outdoors on the terrace or in the garden.

Les Dames du Maine 24310 Bourdeilles  0553044965

A lovely outdoor setting for this hilltop restaurant near Bourdeilles, although they also have an indoor dining room.  Open all year, Les Dames du Maine is a ‘restaurant paysan’ serving simple country fare but also plan a variety of special menus for the winter. Website

Chez Raoul 24320 Betric-Buree  0553904610

Another great ouvrier’s lunch for about 12€ that includes a huge buffet for starters often groaning with fresh seafood, salads, charcuterie and the rest.  One of the two really popular lunch places with the locals which is always a good sign!  Website