On the heights of Saumur, you can't miss the Château le Prieuré, a magnificent 4-star establishment overlooking the banks of the Loire. The hotel is also home to Castellane, Saumur 's most popular gourmet restaurant .
Saumur is an unspoilt town with a magnificent château, a world-renowned riding school and an outstanding wine list. And there's no shortage of good food to be found here. But when you're looking for unforgettable dining, refined gourmet cuisine and a love of the region's produce, Le Castellane is the place to go. This gourmet restaurant in Saumur, within the walls of Château le Prieuré, is a wonderful invitation to discover the whole region just by tasting your plate. The chef at this gourmet restaurant in Saumur takes pleasure in working with local produce, while offering a modern cuisine focused on Loire meats and fish. Situated between Tours and Angers, Saumur is an essential culinary stop-off on your tour of the Loire Châteaux.
A fine plate cannot be expressed without a setting to match. When you choose this gourmet château restaurant near Saumur, you're choosing a 4-star hotel restored by La Maison Younan. The aim of this initiative is to take over old castles that have fallen into oblivion and restore them into luxury hotels, the driving force behind an entire region. This is exactly what the Château le Prieuré and its gourmet restaurant in Saumur, Le Castellane, do. You'll find a magnificent Empire ambiance on site. The tapestries, period furniture and paintings make for a truly tasteful setting. The decor is magnificent and the leap back in time a real adventure. You'll also enjoy a magnificent view of the Loire River. The dining room, overlooking the royal river by dozens of meters, has a huge bay window that allows you to gaze endlessly at the banks of the Loire. On sunny days, a terrace under the trees gives you the opportunity to enjoy this same view under the Loire Valley sun.