We love our food at The French Retreat and aim to provide you with memorable meals. 
As award-winning restaurateurs our standards are high and we take pleasure in creating original menus using the most delicious local ingredients available. 
Vegan, Ayurvedic, Gluten-Free, Vegetarian
Nourishing breakfasts
Turkish yoghurt with granola and berries, boiled eggs, croissant and rolls
"What a delight to be served such fragrant,
tasty and deliciously fresh food all week." 

Renira Barclay, Therapist and Coach, Sussex

 

"The food was out of this world."

Julia Reid, Award-winning chef

 

"The food was prepared with so much love and attention."

Marion Bevington Yoga teacher

 

"The food was 5*"

Nicky Pepper, workshop participant

Vegan, Ayurvedic, Gluten-Free, Vegetarian
Summer lunch of cherry tomato penne pesto, local Charantais melon with cured ham, green salad and garlic bread
Vegan, Ayurvedic, Gluten-Free, Vegetarian, Biodynamic
Oriental supper
Thai curry, jasmine rice, papaya and lime salad, hot and sour soup
A late summer lunch
of green bean, beetroot and goats cheese salad, lentil and cumin soup, herb salad & artisan bread
Vegan, Ayurvedic, Gluten-Free, Vegetarian, Biodynamic
A light fish supper of salmon with buttery new potatoes, roasted carrots and something crisp and green from market
Vegan, Ayurvedic, Gluten-Free, Vegetarian
Typically French lunch
carrot soup, pate de campagne, a range of cheeses, baguettes, rolls, olives, green salad and grapes
Vegan, Ayurvedic, Gluten-Free, Vegetarian, Biodynamic
A comforting supper
of local sausages, bashed potatoes, homemade baked beans & toasted caraway cabbage
Vegan, Ayurvedic, Gluten-Free, Vegetarian, Biodynamic
Spring lunch
pea and mint soup, quiche lorraine (or frittata for the gluten free), green leaf salad, warm baguette
Vegan, Ayurvedic, Gluten-Free, Vegetarian, Biodynamic
Middle Eastern dinner
spiced vegetable tagine,
herb tabouleh, cous cous, 
baba ganoush, flat breads
Vegan, Ayurvedic, Gluten-Free, Vegetarian
Desserts are served with dinner and include sorbets, cheesecake, brownies with cream, baklawa, fruit crumbles, patisserie
Vegan, Ayurvedic, Gluten-Free, Vegetarian, Biodynamic
Curry night
Green been and potato laksa, red pepper dhal, cucumber raita, chicken tikka sticks & basmati rice