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02/08/2021

BELLE ISLE SUR RISLE AND GASTRONOMY: a beautiful love story

If you happen to stay at the Belle Isle sur Risle hotel, in addition to the many activities on offer, you should also take advantage of the gourmet restaurant.

Why? First of all because the setting is idyllic. Whether you decide to have lunch on the magnificent terrace above the swimming pool (with a view of the park), in the cosy restaurant room or in the light and airy orangery, you won’t be disappointed. 

The Orangerie
The hotel terrasse

 

Lunch or dinner at the Belle Isle sur Risle restaurant is always an event, a celebration. You will be welcomed with a smile by Michel, the maitre D, who has worked at the place for many years. His team is just like him: professional and efficient, discreet and always available.

Michel and Gwendoline smiling behind the mask

 

Then, you will appreciate the cuisine of Chef Armand Malandain. After a very successful career in many famous hotels and palaces (the Crillon in Paris, the Grand hotel de Calla Rossa in Corsica or the Mont Vallon hotel in Méribel), Armand settled in Pont Audemer and took over the kitchen of the Belle Isle sur Risle 12 years ago.His cuisine is refined and puts together harmonious combinations by developing different flavours. All the products are fresh and come from the local economy when they do not come from the vegetable garden or the hotel’s fish tank. The bread is made on the spot and the flour is organic and delivered by a local miller. The fig bread is a real treat and I highly recommend it!

Armand Malandain
the Chef's vegetable patch

At Belle Isle sur Risle, you have the possibility to have lunch/dinner à la carte or to choose the Menu Saveurs de Saison or Belle Isle. If you wish to be guided, food and wine pairings are proposed with the menus and in this way, you are sure to appreciate the gastronomic cuisine of the Chef to the full…. Vegetarians and children are not left out either! And if you have any special requests, the chef will be happy to accomodate them. 

Besides, it is the customers who speak best about it:

 

Gilles: The Chef takes pride in preparing dishes elaborated with mostly local products and this does not reduce the creativity, on the contrary there were plenty of various and exquisite dishes. And what to tell from the Normandy’s Cheeses?! Well done! 

Bruno: Gourmets like us also really enjoyed the restaurant. Thank you and see you soon! 

Stefano: “The dinner at the restaurant was creative and delicious, we make this hotel one of our favourite addresses and can’t wait to return!”

Franck: “Lunch on the terrace. Pleasant and green setting by the water, friendly staff. Consistent menu, perfect cooking, pleasant mix of flavours. Nice place for a little lunch break.”

 

So whether it’s for lunch with family, friends or partner, or as part of a hotel stay, don’t miss out on a taste of the Belle Isle sur Risle cuisine! You will spend an enjoyable moment in a bucolic place while pleasing your taste buds!

La carte

Le restaurant Belle Isle sur Risle bénéficie du titre de Maître Restaurateur
Le Chef Armand Malandain vous informe que notre cuisine est faîte maison à partir de produits frais et cuisinés à la demande.