The Good Life France Magazine

The Good Life France Magazine brings you the best of France - inspirational and exclusive features, fabulous photos, mouth-watering recipes, tips, guides, ideas and much more...

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1 year ago

Issue No. 18

Inspiring and insightful features, stunning photographs and brilliant reporting on French travel, culture, gastronomy, life in France and a whole lot more...

Locals Love: Le Bistrot

Locals Love: Le Bistrot de l’Octroi, 111, Avenue de Selves, it has a cosy atmosphere, friendly service and a menu that favours local and seasonal produce. 2-course lunch menu from €14.50 and a special house menu of the best of the area such as cepes, duck and goose and desserts such as crème brulee featuring local walnuts. Wine and dine: Le Presidial in a 16th century building in the heart of Sarlat just behind the market. On a sunny day the terrace is perfect to enjoy al fresco dining, inside is elegant and utterly charming, there’s even a balcony area for those very special occasions. Old school, unpretentious, refined dining at its best, local specialities, and dishes with flair. A great menu that’s also great value €19.50 for 3 course lunch menu (take it from me, it’s a bargain). 6 rue Landry (book in advance if you can, this place is very popular). Major Annual Events With an all year-round calendar of events, there’s plenty going on in Sarlat. Art, film and theatre, sports and heritage and of course food with truffle, foie gras, culinary academie and the Fete de la Gastronomie. Details: Practical Information By train: Paris to Sarlat via Bordeaux takes from 4 hours 53 minutes. Website for tourist office:

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