Le Chai - Restaurant Bergerac Dordogne

Experience Brasserie Cuisine. Regional. Seasonal. Daily Specialities

Set in our old wine making building, “Brasserie le Chai” imparts the cordiality and conviviality of its origins.

A Fabulous Setting in the Dordogne

Inside, the restaurant’s vast vaulted ceiling and warm open fire portray rural charm.

Outside, the elevated terrace is perfect for dining in peace and tranquillity under an ancient walnut tree, surrounded by views of the lake, parkland and Château.

Gourmet Cuisine near Bergerac

Our Executive Chief, Didier Casaguana manages our kitchens and all staff are trained at Ducasse Culinary Arts School.

Au menu : omelette ou croque-monsieur pour combler les petits creux, mais aussi foie gras ou autres spécialités locales.

We serve famous regional specialities such as Magret de Canard, Confit and home-made Foie Gras as well as lighter lunches, all in a relaxed and informal atmosphere.

- To share with a glass of local wine -

Pot of homemade Foie Gras (125 g)
27.00 €
Charcuterie platter from our region
16.00 €
Ibérico Cebo ham (les 100 g)
15.00 €
Oysters Marennes Oléron
1,80 € la pièce
Platter of cheese
14.00 €
Côtes de Duras, Sweet white, 2017, 14cl
7.00 €
Côtes de Bergerac, Vent d'Ange, Haut Montlong, 2015, 14cl
7.00 €
Médoc, Le Petit Manou, 2015 14 cl
9.00 €
Bergerac, Vent d'Autan, 2017, 14 cl
6.00 €
Bergerac, Jour de Fruit, Ancienne Cure, 2017
6.00 €


For Lunch / 26 €

Except Sunday and French national bank holidays

For Diner / 36 €
Starter + Main Course + Dessert


Homemade smoked Salmon, sour cream
15.00 €
Terrine of Foie Gras with prunes and red onions
17.00 €
Cream of wild cep mushroom and slice of Foie Gras
17.00 €
Vegetarian salad (Seasonal vegetables, sauce and piquillos)
15.00 €
Vigiers salade (duck confit, smoked magret, Trappe d’Echourgnac, Cabécou, walnuts and Foie Gras)
16.00 €
Cesar style salad
16.00 €
Homemade pâté and vegetable pickles
16.00 €
12 snails in garlic butter
16.00 €

Main Courses

Roast duck breast, strawberry and mignonette pepper jus
23.00 €
Sirloin steak, shallot jus (300-350 g)
25.00 €
Roast breast of guinea-fowl served with spices, mushroom juice
22.00 €
Pork cheek confit with cider and ginger
21.00 €
Seasonal vegetable mille-feuille with tarragon and lemon
18.00 €
Fish of the day with white wine and shallot sauce
22.00 €


Selection of cheese (Trappe d’Echourgnac, Cabécou, Cantal)
8.00 €


Delicate apple tarte and vanilla ice-cream (To be ordered at the beginning of the meal)
10.00 €
Classic Profiterole
8.00 €
Fresh fruit verbena salad and lemon sorbet
8.00 €
Crème brûlée
8.00 €
Crunchy chocolate dessert
8.00 €
«Gariguette» strawberry Melba
8.00 €
Fresh peach and raspberries with mint from the Lake
8.00 €
Café gourmand
8.00 €

Daily Suggestion

22.00 €

Duck leg confit in estate wine

22.00 €

Roast Salmon, lemon and chives fumet

22.00 €

Veal kidneys pan-fried, Sherry vinegar jus

22.00 €

Roast Cod, white wine and shallot sauce with chives

22.00 €

Lamb skewer with rosemary jus

22.00 €

Jowl of beef braised in prunes and wine

22.00 €

Fillet of duck with seasonal vegetables

The Essentials

Homemade steak tartar, Served with french fries and salad

19.00 €

Wild cep mushroom omelette

18.50 €