Many people have written about La Promenade and the chef Jacky Dallais, all complimentary and all right. We went with our friends Chris and Sally, who also live in Staffordshire, and have a lovely home near Angles sur l'Anglin.
The meal was a culinary experience from beginning to end. We arrived at 12.45 and left at 5.15 and enjoyed every minute! The ambiance, food and service were all superb. The restaurant was fairly busy; most tables were taken and generally occupied by groups of four to eight diners. We think it is possibly an experience that is good to share with others. Between us we tasted most of what was on offer! I am a typical Libran and find it really hard to choose from a menu, and when the food arrives I usually wish I had ordered something diferent. Tim enjoys just about anything, so is usually happy to swap (I think he likes a quiet life!)
You can see our menu from the photographs, and although it is impossible to convey any impression of the taste, it tasted as good as it looks! I had forgotten to take the camera, but after we had eaten the amuse- bouches, Tim ran home to collect it.
|We chose the menu Tradition.|
|Chris with the wine list.|
|I can't quite describe the taste of this course which was like a rich creamy soup, but it was yummy!|
|Tim chose St Jacques for his entree.|
|Sally and I both went for the smoked salmon.|
|Chris' choice the foie gras de canard.|
|The fish course was merlu en croute.|
|Wild boar with a delicious creamed cabbage.|
|The dessert menu from which we ordered four different desserts.|
|Apple lasagne with Granny Smith spaghetti.|
|Profiterole with hot white chocolate sauce - I wasn't quick enough with the camera here, so it melted a bit.|
|Jacky Dallais - the man himself!|
|After our meal - about to roll home! We then went on a long, long walk.......|