La Vieille Auberge - SouillacSouillac
La Vieille Auberge - Souillac
This three star hotel is a haven of warmth and tradition, situated near the river in the quiet, pretty little town of Souillac. It is a rambling site with the main hotel building that also houses the restaurant, plus two further buildings where the leisure facilities and further bedrooms are housed. Rooms are equipped to the same standard no matter were you are based. Along with a bright and airy pool that is covered over if the weather cools, there’s a fitness room, sauna and jacuzzi.
As the starting point for our Dordogne cycling holidays, the hotel staff know Belle France customers well, and you’ll always receive a cheery ‘Bonjour’ from the chef-patron M Veril, who takes great pride in his establishment, and rightly so. Souillac is a lovely little town, and we recommend making the most of the hotel’s central location. It provides the perfect opportunity to purchase some local produce and wines as most of our other Dordogne hotels are in less populated settings.
Meals are served in two beautifully laid out dining rooms and you’ll find the service to be attentive and professional but with a friendly, relaxed atmosphere. The chef prides himself on sourcing good quality, locally produced fare, so expect Quercy melons, truffles, foie gras and some wonderful Rocamadour cheese. If you wish to linger over coffee then you can move to the airy lounge where painting and sculptures from local artists are displayed.
Gâteau de potiron au magret fumé, beurre blanc quercynois, carottes croquantes à l'huile de noixou
Tatin de boudin noir aux pommes, coeur d'oignons confits, sauce cannelle
Magret de canard grillé, poêlée de champignons persillés, jus court
Blanquette de queue de lotte aux légumes de saison
Rocamadour (cabécou) affiné, petite salade et cerneaux de noix cristallisés
Café gourmand Vieille Auberge
Crème brûlée au carambar
Cheese cake au caramel, espuma de figues et crème au miel
- En suite bathroom with bath or shower
- Satellite TV
- Tea and coffee facilities
- Free WiFi access
- Ceiling fan
- Pretty quiet village location
- Warm and friendly atmosphere
- Children welcome
- Pets welcome
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