Gastronomic restaurant
in Charente

Le Relais du Château gastronomic restaurant is nestled in Charente, within the medieval castle of Chalais.

Easy access by road whether you are coming from Barbezieux Saint-Hilaire (29 km), Angoulême (48 km), Périgueux (65 km) and Bordeaux (91 km).

Access transfer to Chalais airfield in 5min (on request min. 24 hours before arrival)

Things to explore before or after your dinner at Le Relais du Château gastronomic restaurant in Chalais : 

  • Visit Château Chalais  (Monument historic) : where Talleyrand lived as a child.
  • Haute-Saintonge racing circuit in La Genétouze (10 km) : racing circuit enthusiasm.
  • Village Aubeterre-sur-Dronne (12 km) : ranked among one of the most beautiful villages in France.
  • Underground church Saint-Jean in Aubeterre-sur-Dronne (12 km) : amazing side visit. 
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame de Bonne Espérance in Echourgnac (25 km) : Visit the abbey church and store products from monasteries.
  • Château de Barbezieux Saint-Hilaire (25 km).
  • Cognac and Pineau des Charentes vineyards : the Well-Known Trademarks known all over the world.
  • Village de Saint-Emilion (55 km) : listed as a Unesco World Heritage Site.
  • The monolithic church of Saint-Emilion (57 km) : the largest underground church in Europe.
  • City of Cognac, city of Art and History (60 km) : Castle, gardens, Maison de la Lieutenancy, etc.
  • Boat trip on the Charente.


By car : GPS coordinates Latitude: 45.3 Longitude: 0.0333

Free parking outside and crossed the road from the castle.

Access for people with reduced mobility (possibility of crossing the drawbridge by car).


Your coming from

  • Angoulême - 49 km
  • Saint-Emilion - 55 km
  • Cognac - 63 km
  • Périgueux - 68 km
  • Saintes - 85 km
  • Bordeaux - 91 km
  • Royan - 107 km

Customer reviews

Above our expectations!!

The food was amazing! And the service was worth a star!
We will revisit it soon because we had a great night!

Wonderful food and excellent service

A meal out to celebrate a birthday. We have eaten here before and enjoyed our visit and this time was a real pleasure. The new chef is excellent and his attention to using local produce is exactly what we enjoy. We will happily return.