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Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

The chef Catherine is an amazing person. The ambient was so warm and the helpers were also very friendly. Her food is wonderful and it also comes with a story and a smile. Recommended! Please come and enjoy.

Thank Laura M
Dunfermline, Scotland
Reviewed 23 September 2016

Owner and chef Catherine Brys makes all her own food on the premises using local, organic ingredients. She was more than happy to provide us with excellent vegetarian meals, with a wide variety of ingredients, constantly changing by night. Vegetarians reading will know this is rare in France. Give Catherine a little advance notice and prepare for a fine meal,...

Thank Iain M
Catherine B, Propriétaire at L'Echalier, responded to this review

Thanks for your comments! I enjoyed challenging your vegetarian tastebuds every evening!

Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

A clean tidy hotel with bright rooms and a ***** quality restaurant. A second visit for us, we actually went out of our way to stay here again - Catherine is the perfect host, French with an Aussie twist, great sense of humour and a head full of knowledge. Her cuisine talents are first rate, the food flavoursome, organic and...

Thank Ann L
Catherine B, Propriétaire at L'Echalier, responded to this review

Most kind of you! can't wait to see you again... At your next trip!

Lyon, France
Reviewed 9 February 2016

This restaurant will leave you speechless. Wonderful atmosphere with a fire place, caring and friendly service and delicious food. Food is fresh and local, organic and tasty. Chef knows exactly how to make your dinner pleasant. Very happy about this choice! If I were you, I would come here very hungry, because the portions are really generous!

Thank mig b
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 8 October 2015

My friend and I were recommended to stay at l'Echalier Fussy near Bourges in France by Australian friends. Catherine Brys welcomed fellow Aussies with open arms. Catherine is French but spent 20 years in Hobart, Tasmania wowing locals with her amazing food and running Festival Tasmania for many years. She cooks delicious meals at l'Echalier and the accomodation is very...

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Reviewed 22 June 2015 via mobile

To be honest we would of passed by this road side restaurant and hotel if it was not so late and we needed somewhere to stay. Are we glad we did, we liked it so much we stayed longer. Catherine the French helpful and talented cook and owner speaks Australia well. Her food is fantastic,, traditional French peppered with global...

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Recife, PE
Reviewed 5 March 2015

We were lucky in getting to know the L'Echalier, hotel and restaurant, but especially, for Catherine Brys. Catherine is a perfect host and a fantastic chef. We spent 3 weeks at L'Echalier and all was fantastic! The small hotel is lovely and the organic home-made food, prepared every day by Catherine, is really marvellous! The breakfast with delicious croissants and...

Thank Cris_Arte_de_Partir
Falls Church, Virginia
Reviewed 19 May 2014

I really can't say enough. The hotel is quiet and beautifully comfortable with a charming patio for breakfast set in a fragrant garden. The food is to die for--organic, made from scratch, and taking traditional French to a new and wonderful place. But best yet is the owner and chef. Catherine finds a way to meet your every need, speaks...

Thank pat s
Lund, Sweden
Reviewed 4 May 2014

The hotel rooms are well situated away from the road, offering a great nights sleep. The best thing about this establishment is Catherine; host, cook and owner. All the food served is delicious, organic and made from scratch on the premises. We highly recommend anyone traveling in this area to include a night, or more, at L'Echalier.

Thank ohmanmarcus
Reviewed 18 April 2014

The couple of days I spent at this hotel were absolutely great. The staff (and owner in particular) is very friendly and helpful. Mostly I appreciated they were able to prepare meals for me taking into account my special diet wishes. A nice place to stay!

Thank Ashgard87

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Address: 30, Route de Paris, 18110 Fussy, France
Region: France > Centre-Val de Loire > Berry > Cher > Fussy
Price Range: €59 - €75 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 11
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