Restaurants, Bistros, Cafés and Markets in the vicinity

France is well known for its food and wine, which are both important aspects of French life. There’s a wide selection of Restaurants, Bistros and Cafés in the area to suit all tastes and all pockets. More details are available from us in our “Welcome Pack” which you will find on arrival. Enjoy too the shopping for Fresh Croissants, Pains and Baguettes and don’t forget the vast array of Cheese and Wine. Local markets are THE place to find artisans selling their specialist produce and we’ll tell you where and when to go!  

Here are just a few of the many that have been tried and tested by previous guests

La Bonne Auberge in Nouzerines
Hotel Le Central, Café de la Place & Café des Sports in Boussac
Auberge de la Tour in La Celette
Hotel George Sands in Huriel
Auberge des Pecheurs (Irish Hosts) in La Celle Dunoise
Relais du Facteur in Sainte-Sévère sur Indre
Café du Commerce, Casa Romana (Italian) & L’Escargot in La Chatre

(Just click on the name of the restaurant to visit their website)

There’s also three Chinese Buffet restaurants in the area – two in Montluçon and one in La Chatre!

French Markets have a great reputation for the quality and variety of local produce

We list the local markets in our “Welcome Pack” so it’s easy for you to choose when and where you would like to go – here are just a few.

Saint-Août (Tuesday)
Sainte-Sévère sur Indre (Wednesday)
Boussac (Thursday)
Chateaumeillant (Friday)
La Chatre (Saturday)
Montluçon (Sunday)

AND, don’t forget to visit La Boucherie when you’re out – get something to cook on the Barbecue or Plancha when you get back to The Barn.