Château de Saint Paterne
What kind of cuisine do we serve?
We serve meals cooked on-site with fresh products inspired by the cookbooks written by Charles Henry. The kitchen is French-inspired, colorful and sunny and takes a few influences of mediterranean and Asian cuisine.
Are pets allowed in the dining room ?
In respect to the other hosts we can not accept pets in the dining room but they are most welcomed elsewhere in the château.
We will be sensitive if you don’t dine in shorts and flip flops !!!. but it is important that you feel comfortable and relaxed.
The dining room as the entire interior of the château is non smoking, there are ashtrays outside, on each side of the château.
I have allergies, I'm a vegetarian, I have diatery needs, I don’t like fish, I don’t like meat . Can I have dinner at the château ?
We are aware that eating habits and customs of each other may vary. When you book dinner, you can specify your eating habits and we will adapt. Of course we will do our best to set a dinner that can please you.
Do I have to book in advance for dinner?
We are not a restaurant but a « table d’hôtes » served at individual tables. We cook every night a different menu. We need to know at least 24 hours in advance if you wish to book dinner. If you haven’t book in advance and we can not keep you for dinner we will recommend you a restaurant nearby.
Do I have to dine at Saint Paterne?
No of course you are free to have or not have dinner at the chateau. But you will miss the opportunity for a candlelight dinner and a special experience. If you wish we can book a table in a restaurant nearby.
I just want one course or a small salad, can I dine at Saint Paterne?
It is difficult to provide just one course, our organization does not allow it. However we will be happy to recomend you little restaurants never far from Saint Paterne for a light dinner.
I would like dinner around 7.00pm, is it possible?
As a table d’hôtes, it is difficult to have different services . Our main effort is to bring you all the freshness or best cooked courses. We organize a drink from 8:00 to 8:30 p.m. and then dinner. Winter night falls earlier, aperitif starts at 7:30 p.m. and dinner around 8 :00 p.m.
Do you serve lunch?
We don’t serve lunch but we have a room service menu with different dish in jars, tapenades, and dessert. You can have these food jars in your room or on the terrace .
We arrive after 8:30 p.m, can we still have dinner?
Yes you can have dinner until 9:30 p.m.. If you arrive later there is a room service with tapenades, typical french dish in jars, heated by us and brought to your room.
Are dinner served with everyone at the same table?
We serve at small individual tables in the dining room, in the glow of silver candelabras. A romantic dinner for two, with a group of friends or family. Generally aperitif is served at 20:00 with all the guests, but nothing is imposed.