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Dining at Auberge de Chabanettes

An historic, cosy restaurant in the heart of Puy-de-Dome and the Auvergne. A place to feel “at home” and enjoy freshly cooked food, all year round. A place where Classic French Cuisine and International specialities are given a modern twist.


Widely regarded as the most important meal of the day, guests at Auberge de Chabanettes can enjoy a hearty and delicious breakfast with a wide choice of freshly baked croissants, pastries, breads as well as fresh fruit, yoghurts and cereals. Freshly-ground Fairtrade Coffee, Hot Chocolate and a large choice of teas and infusions to help you start your morning on the right foot. A selection of sweet preserves, jams, honey and rich, French butter will set you up leaving you satisfied for the day ahead.


The historic restaurant at Chabanettes has been offering home-cooked Auvergne cuisine and warm hospitality to travellers and the community for over 150 years, and with its impressive pine beams, real log-fire and cosy atmosphere, it offers character in abundance and a delightful setting to enjoy a memorable and tasty meal. Evening Dinner at Chabanettes is a fixed 4-course menu, including Starter, Main-course, a selection of Auvergne Cheeses and Dessert. Tim carefully selects his ingredients and uses fresh locally sourced produce where possible to prepare Classic French and International dishes with his own twist and influence gained from 25 years in the hospitality industry.

If you’re looking for great home-cooked food, prepared and presented with passion, you’re going to love the dining experience at Auberge de Chabanettes. And with a capacity to seat up to 35 guests, it’s a great venue for a family celebration, get-together or a convenient group dining location en-route through the Auvergne.

The restaurant is always open in the evenings for hotel residents . For all other dates, evening dinners and private lunches (minimum numbers apply) strictly by reservation only and subject to our availability, ideally 24 hours in advance.

2017 Price – 4 courses for 25 Euros.

Children’s prices available. Please ask for details. NB Whilst we welcome children of all ages here to Auberge de Chabanettes, as we just a small restaurant we kindly ask that parents or guardians of children respect the ambience and privacy of other guests dining

Private Events, Lunches and Dinners

We will be happy to arrange a bespoke menu or buffet for your special event to suit your budget. We can cater for Birthdays, Anniversaries, Family Celebrations, Associations and Classic Car Clubs and Motorbike groups travelling through the Auvergne. Please email us or call us direct to discuss your individual requirements. If you wish to hire the Auberge exclusively, we offer some great value packages here.

Special diets

Special dietary requirements such as gluten/dairy free can also be catered for. Please do let us know in advance if you have any specific allergens or dietary restrictions and we will endeavour to ensure you will also receive a great, tasty breakfast.

Whisky Bar and Terrace

Award-winning Artisan Wines, International Beers, Fairtrade Coffee, A large selection of Teas & Infusions, plus our famous collection of Scottish Single Malt Whiskies. The Whisky Bar and River-side Terrace at Chabanettes are charming, peaceful places to enjoy your favorite drink.

The River-side terrace seats up to 20 people under the shade of our parasols and the giant tree at the front of the Auberge. The soothing sounds of the River Miodet and the spectacular forest scenery that surround Chabanettes makes it an ideal “refreshment-stop” when touring the Auvergne or a perfect place for an aperitif on a warm Spring and Summer evening.

The Whisky Bar also seats up to 20 people and offers cool shade when the weather is hot, or a warm retreat when the nights turn cold.