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.
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
Summer lunch of cherry tomato penne pesto, local Charantais melon with cured ham, green salad and garlic bread
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
A light fish supper of salmon with buttery new potatoes, roasted carrots and something crisp and green from market
Typically French lunch
carrot soup, pate de campagne, a range of cheeses, baguettes, rolls, olives, green salad and grapes
A comforting supper
of local sausages, bashed potatoes, homemade baked beans & toasted caraway cabbage
pea and mint soup, quiche lorraine (or frittata for the gluten free), green leaf salad, warm baguette
Middle Eastern dinner
spiced vegetable tagine,
herb tabouleh, cous cous,
baba ganoush, flat breads
Desserts are served with dinner and include sorbets, cheesecake, brownies with cream, baklawa, fruit crumbles, patisserie
Green been and potato laksa, red pepper dhal, cucumber raita, chicken tikka sticks & basmati rice