L'Hostellerie des Ducs Restaurants in Duras

Opening hours

Closed

  • Monday Closed
  • Tuesday 12:00 am - 01:30 pm 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
  • Wednesday 12:00 am - 01:30 pm 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
  • Thursday 12:00 am - 01:30 pm 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
  • Friday 12:00 am - 01:30 pm 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
  • Saturday 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
  • Sunday 12:00 am - 01:30 pm

Opens at 07:00 pm

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Useful information

  • Sourire du Lot et Garonne
  • Maître Restaurateur
  • Logis

Location : In town

Province : Pays du Dropt

Services

  • Air conditioning
  • Chèques Vacances (Holiday voucher)
  • Disable access
  • English spoken
  • Garden
  • Groups
  • Internet : WIFI
  • Open all year round
  • Parking
  • Pets welcome
  • Restaurant voucher
  • Seminar Room
  • Terrace
  • English
    • L’HOSTELLERIE DES DUCS IN DURAS, IN LOT-ET-GARONNE: AN AUTHENTIC EXPERIENCE IN THE HEART OF COTES-DE-DURAS

      Discovery of a haven of serenity

      A few steps from the majestic Château de Duras, the Hostellerie des Ducs reveals itself as a haven of serenity in the heart of Lot-et-Garonne. Founded in 1980 by the Blanchet family, this elegant residence finds its roots in a unique history, shaped by the passion of three generations devoted to the art of welcoming.


      A family history rooted in tradition

      It was by chance that Jeanne and Marcel Blanchet, former bakers from Château-Thierry, set their sights on this blessed region of Côtes-de-Duras. Their son, Jean François, a young culinary prodigy, embodied the reason for this change of direction. The idea of creating a hotel-restaurant then germinated in their minds, and destiny guided them to a place steeped in history: a former convent run by the Sisters of the Holy Family. Thus was born the Hostellerie des Ducs.


      The Côtes-de-Duras terroir in the spotlight

      The providential meeting with the Blancheton family, passionate winegrowers from the La Moulière estate, opened a fruitful dialogue. The dry white wines, enhancing the aromatic Sauvignon, the elegant reds made from Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon, as well as the remarkable sweet wines, vinified with foie gras, forged indissoluble links between the two families. The discovery of an exceptional terroir, conducive to the expression of flavors, was the catalyst for a memorable adventure.


      Inauguration in 1980: a family tradition anchored in time

      July 20, 1980 marked the official opening of the Hostellerie des Ducs. Under the leadership of Jean François and Marcel in the kitchen, Jeanne and young Christine in the dining room, the establishment welcomed its first guests. In 2004, Vincent, heir to the culinary tradition, joined his elders in the kitchen. Today, the next generation is embodied by three generations, with Jean-François, Christine, Vincent, Stéphanie, and young Hugo, who is already flourishing in contact with his elders in the culinary art.


      Master restorer: recognized excellence

      Vincent, bearer of the family tradition, has achieved the envied title of Maître Restaurateur. This distinction, a guarantee of excellence, underlines its commitment to authentic, quality cuisine. At Hostellerie des Ducs, everything is homemade, from the careful preparation of dishes to the meticulous selection of ingredients, offering each guest an unforgettable culinary experience.


      A complete hotel experience

      L'Hostellerie des Ducs offers a complete experience to its guests. Authentic moments, a warm atmosphere, and shared happiness are the key words of this establishment. Visitors can enjoy various facilities, including a relaxation room, a seminar room, a spa, a swimming pool, a pleasant garden with a dining terrace, as well as a garage and closed parking, ensuring comfort and relaxation throughout. throughout their stay.


      Stay offers for all tastes

      L'Hostellerie des Ducs offers a varied range of packages to satisfy all expectations. Whether you are a fan of discoveries, gastronomy, weekends focused on cooking or hot air balloons, in a group or half board, the establishment will meet your needs. The three generations of the Blanchet family, recognized as "Disciples of Auguste Escoffier", strive to offer a memorable experience to each of their visitors.


      Conclusion: an invitation to take the time

      The Hostellerie des Ducs in Duras embodies authenticity and sharing, flourishing over the decades. A getaway in the heart of Côtes-de-Duras, between tradition and modernity, offers visitors the opportunity to savor a special moment, punctuated by the delicacy of flavors and the attentive welcome of a devoted family. At the Hostellerie des Ducs, time takes on a whole new dimension, giving way to the art of living and the discovery of an exceptional region.

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Traveller Reviews L'Hostellerie des Ducs

4.5 sur 5 380 reviews

  • Hugo M. Nijhof

    5 sur 5 Reviews posted by Hugo M. Nijhof on 15/08/2023

    This family run business is a true gem. The rooms are nice and comfortable, with really good beds. The staff is very friendly and helpful. The restaurant is of premium quality, with a good choice in dishes and menu's, with lots of interesting drinks too. You can park your car for free, there is also a swimmingpool. The environment is interesting and beautiful.

  • nazarethpa1833

    5 sur 5 Reviews posted by nazarethpa1833 on 11/10/2023

    We went for lunch. Simply superb and at a fair price. Oct 2023, a superb meal, lovely setting, beautifully presented, attentive staff, and wine for 102 euros a couple is (IMHO) great value!

  • Liz Felix

    5 sur 5 Reviews posted by Liz Felix on 03/09/2023

    Wonderful experience, particularly enjoyed the salmon and as we were one of a large group, they made us feel very welcome and the food was delicious.

Traveller Reviews L'Hostellerie des Ducs

4.0 sur 5 171 reviews

Rating summary

  • Location 4.0 / 5
  • Sleep Quality 4.0 / 5
  • Rooms 4.0 / 5
  • Service 4.0 / 5
  • Value 4.0 / 5
  • Cleanliness 4.5 / 5
  • "Exceptional service in Duras"

    5 / 5 Reviews posted by letterboxer (Big Prairie, Ohio) on 25/06/2023

    We stayed at this establishment on a self-guided bicycle tour of the Bordeaux area. Hands down the best meals of our trip (two dinners, two breakfasts) as well as friendly and helpful service from...

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  • "Brilliant hotel (slightly late review)"

    5 / 5 Reviews posted by Pswg13 on 30/07/2020

    I visited here in June 2018 for dinner with my husband (I’ve only just set up a trip advisor account so the review is slightly late...). The food was absolutely fantastic, it was so delicious and...

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  • "A warm welcome and truly outstanding food"

    5 / 5 Reviews posted by W7469OPandrewb (Ludlow, United Kingdom) on 27/12/2019

    A nice privately run french hotel. Very friendly family who do their utmost to make you feel welcome and comfortable. The family members are also the Escoffier trained Chefs so be prepared for an...

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L'Hostellerie des Ducs

Address

Boulevard Jean Brisseau
47120 Duras

GPS coordinates

44° 40'38.22"N, 0° 10'56.1"E

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