Guest Services - Restaurants, car hire, wine, food & drink etc

A selection of Links to services and items of interest to Halcyon Leisure guests

Quick links to: Car & Bicycle Hire   Estate Agency   Food & Drink - Wine    Eating out

Halcyon Leisure hold details of the following services that may be of use to guests: Please contact us for further details:

-  Catering at the property you have booked, or sumptuous picnics ( All should be prebooked)

-  Collection/Drop off for Toulouse, Bergerac or Bordeaux airports (All should be prebooked)

-  Respite care for elderly party members

Car Hire

buggsBuggs car hire, based in Montflanquin, are an English run local car hire specialist with desks and vehicles at Bergerac, Limoges and La Rochelle airports only.
Good rates, friendly service.... first call for Halcyon Leisure when we are travelling via Bergerac.
http://www.buggscarhire.com/

Other car hire companies

avisbudgeteuropcarthrifty

 

 

 

Bicycle Hire

veloplboth
Based just off the road between Touffailles and Montaigu de Quercy, Velo Plus hire and repair high quality bicyles for road and off road use, as well as offering a professional repair service. Run by Tom Burns, a trained cycle mechanic, and his wife Katherine, delivery and collection within reasonable distances is available, and they also stock a small range of energy drinks and foods designed for cyclists.

Escorted rides are also available with various grades of difficulty - explore their website to learn more. 

  Estate Agents and other property services

newton

Contact Jenny Small of Agence Newton (Quercy), based at Touffailles,  for help and information on buying or selling properties


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Contact Carl Scholfield and Violette Lafite Scholfield of Lafite Scholfield, based at Beauville. for help and information on buying and selling properties

xavier
Xavier Immobilier
, based in Montaigu de Quercy will be pleased to receive enquiries for purchase and sale of property 

 

Food & Drink - Markets (Le marché)

mkt saucs2The highlight of the holiday for many: Quite the best way to buy the freshest and most delicious produce direct from the suppliers. Enjoy a couple of hours at the market before returning for a lazy picnic lunch round the pool with the finest of meat on the barbecue, the freshest of bread, delicious cheeses, charcuterie, fruit, vegetables and so much more! Our guide to French Country Markets includes a list of markets around the Quercy area

 

Food & Drink - Wine

garinet

 
Mike & Sue Small welcome you to Domaine du Garinet (near Le Boulvé) to taste their quality wines. They are not only wine producers but also have walnut and plum orchards - if you are lucky, you will get there on a baking day!

  chateau latuc

 Jean-Francois and Geneviève Meyan welcome you to Chateau Latuc near Mauroux to sample their fine wines

 

   vindu tsar

 You won't miss the giant wine bottles along the roads east of Tournon d'Agenais leading to Vin du Tsar near Thézac.

Visit their site to find out how the name came to be, and visit them to taste their fine wines.

 

pech dauzPech d'Auzonne organic winery is a few yards from Pech D'Auzonne ref 08PDA (where you can sleep in a cave). It is located at Escayrac which is on the D4 that runs south from Montcuq

This is run by Jean-Pierre Caumont and his English wife Claire, and their enterprise also includes organic cereal production. Visitors are welcome by appointment, or you can order their excellent wines from their website.

chambert

The historic Chateau de Chambert , near Floressas ( almost in the centre of the triangle Tournon d'Agenais, Fumel, Prayssac) has been producing wine since 1690, and is one of the areas leading quality wine producers, with a position in the World's Top 50 wines for 2016. There is a very informative English & French Website, and open for tours, tastings, on site and online sales - and set in the most beautiful countryside of the south side of the Lot valley.


There are many other wineries to research, visit, taste, discuss and enjoy the fine wines of the area: Please see the Vallée du Lot et Vignoble website for a very good selection.

 Food and Drink - Eating out

A selection of restaurants and other food outlets that Guests might like to try: Your feedback on these places, and suggestions for others that we might add is welcome.

A list of restaurant recommendations taken from Guest Comments forms in 2016 can be found HERE  (printable pdf)

cafeducentre

 
Café du Centre at Roquecor is a lively bar/restaurant popular with the Expat community. Always plenty going on here - See their website for the latest news of events and other specials going on right in the heart of Roquecor.

lemidi hotel restaurant


Situated right by the crossroads in Montaigu de Quercy, Le Midi has a good French menu at reasonable cost, as well as being a pleasant place to stop for a drink and to watch the world go by. 

The menu includes a wide range of local specialities to suit all budgets and tastes.

 

 voyageurs

 Hôtel les Voyageurs at Tournon D'Agenais is run by chef/patron Denis and his wife Valerie, and the restaurant has a great reputation for quality food.

As part of the Logis hotel chain, it is also a very reasonable overnight stay, and the buffet breakfast including home made jams and local honeys makes a great start to the day.

 

cafedefrance
The Café de France
offer a good menu in pleasant surroundings in the centre of Montcuq - another place where you are likely to hear as many English voices as French!

hoste
In a glorious setting near Tournon d'Agenais, Château l'Hoste is a great choice for a special celebration meal

 

brelan

 

Auberge de Brelan is just off the main road between Tournon d'Agenais and Agen, and is a family friendly place, with set children's menus available

 

winetasteAuberge de Lauzinie is attached to a riding and equitation centre between Bourg de Visa and Lacour de Visa - Guests have recommended the gambas here.

 

 

lptit

 

Au P'tit Moissac - Highly recommended by our Owners - Advance booking essential we are told. Gourmet meals from local produce. Deep in the countryside between Touffailles and Bourg de Visa at Moissaguel - Not Moissac!!!

 

  codenbleu
Missing the traditional English? Cod en Bleu is a mobile Fish & Chip van covering the area around Montaigu de Quercy - see their site for details of where and when they will be, and you can also place orders.