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Restaurant “A Passage to the Castle”

Protected by the moat, in the shade of the century-old sequoia, in the main courtyard or in one of the refinedly decorated dining rooms, sit back comfortably and enjoy a relaxing lunch, a gourmet break in the afternoon, a candlelit dinner or a convivial evening. 

Our semi-gastronomic restaurant will take your taste buds on a journey thanks to the unique know-how of the chef who knows how to compose to pay homage to local products.

In an authentic setting that combines tradition and modernity, come and savor refined and inventive cuisine enhanced by the great wines of Beaujolais, Maconnais and Burgundy.

Open from Thursday to Sunday all year round (in summer from Wednesday to Sunday evening) and from Friday to Sunday lunchtime and evening)

Live a unique experience in an elegant setting inviting you to dream and relax.


The chef and his kitchen

Frédéric Cordier has worked with the biggest names in French cuisine, before settling down in the restaurant " Un Passage au Château ", where he will pass on his passion and his love for cooking to you. kitchen.

He likes to pay homage to French cuisine, while revisiting it and using local products. The menus are constantly changing according to the arrivals and the chef's wishes.

It's a journey for your senses!

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The tea room

To enjoy a restful afternoon at the Château de Varennes, to meet up with friends or family in an exceptional setting, we invite you to our tearoom open every afternoon. Have an ice cream, tea, coffee or other refreshing drink from the menu.

Room Service

To simplify your stays at the Château de Varennes, you can take advantage of room service. Order what will please you the most, à la carte, and we will deliver it directly to your room. You will enjoy the chef's authentic, modern and succulent cuisine in the comfort of your room.

Reserve your table

The restaurant “Un Passage au Château” and the tea room are open from Wednesday to Sunday from 12 p.m. to 10 p.m., continuously. Reservations are strongly recommended. Choose your table and enjoy a completely revisited traditional cuisine. Contact us by email or telephone to find out more and to reserve your table.