Montignac marries 2CV and restaurant

I want to help people discover the Charente: there are plenty of beautiful places that are quickly accessible from Montignac.

The young entrepreneur hasn’t been idle for all that, he who has doubled his fleet of bright yellow 2CVs, recognizable among a thousand. “I have twelve vehicles available todaysays Jean Ledroit, who has also invested in a large truck capable of carrying the entire fleet to the other end of France. But I want to help people discover the Charente: there are plenty of beautiful places that are quickly accessible from Montignac. » On the freshly printed brochure, the duo encourages you to stroll to La Rochefoucauld to combine a visit to the castle and chocolate tasting, along the Charente via Chenon to admire the beautiful villages of Verteuil and Nanteuil, or even discover the wines charentais from Roland Vilneau and Gautier cognacs in Aigre. “Walks possible in half a day, without having to travel a lotcontinues Jean Ledroit. In deuch, we don’t do speed, but we have time to admire the landscape. »

Two guest rooms

“The 2CV for me is childhood”, rejoices Patrick Marquant, who even reconstructed, with parts donated by Jean Ledroit, a grille of yellow deuch whose headlights illuminate one of the tables above the fireplace of the Taillefer. A restaurant, pizzeria, beer cellar with ch’tis specialties, which has been a hit since its opening. “We are at 40 covers per day on average, we were even at 93 on the evening of Saint-Patrick’s Day, says Patrick Marquant, who has created two permanent jobs since the establishment opened a little over a year ago. We welcomed a lot of tourists in addition to the faithful last summer. A potential clientele for double itineraries. » With even the gite in addition for addicts. “We have just opened two guest rooms on the first floor of the restaurant, occupied for the moment by temporary employees. A possible complement to the formulas offered with ”La Charente en Deuch”. »

(1) From €60 for the simple morning or afternoon formula, to €96 for the “classic” formula with lunch or dinner at Le Taillefer, to €196 for the whole day with picnic and dinner at Le Taillefer. For two people.

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