L'Auberge

Treat yourself to a gourmet stopover with a very "natural" fragrance! La Ferme-Auberge at the Château Mentone welcomes you to the hinterland of Var, in the heart of Provence Verte, between Lorgues and Salernes. In a magnificent setting of vineyards, orchards, olive groves and forests, La Ferme-Auberge serves lunches and dinners with deliciously local flavours.

In the estate's old farm building, La Ferme-Auberge offers a simple but designer interior, in harmony with the exceptional setting. The Chef and his team offer a seasonal menu, prepared mainly with produce from the estate(wine, vegetables, fruit, olive oil, eggs) and local produce .

All of the dishes are accompanied by Château Mentone wines  in order to allow you to discover the estate's Côtes de Provence organic vintages . The dishes can be savoured on-site or can be taken away regardless of whether you are passing through Var or staying at one of the estate's properties.

La Ferme-Auberge also houses a winery and a tasting room. It is proud of its "Bienvenue à la Ferme"  label which is based on specifications drawn up by the Chamber of Agriculture.

Take advantage of an "authentic" break accompanied by the sweet fragrances of the local area, a "complete experience" in the heart of the nature of Provence.

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Provencal cuisine prepared with local products
 

Savour a resolutely Provencal style cuisine at La Ferme Auberge. Through his refined and generous dishes, the Chef takes pleasure in bringing the most out of all the estate's produce: fresh vegetables and herbs from the garden, fruit from the orchards, olives from the estate's olive groves, eggs laid by our hens.

This appetising array of pure Provencal tastes is completed by produce (meat and poultry, cheese, cold meat, etc.) from local farmers.

The sea bream breeded in traditional aquaculture at Tamaris
 - L’  « Escargot Guette »* from St Antonin du Var (snails)
- Pork from Mont Ventoux’s farms and and lamb « Label Rouge » from Sisteron
- Cheeses certified « Made in Provence » from « le Fromager Gastronome »
- Fruit juices (Pressoir de Provence)* and « Eyguebelle » syrups elaborated  by hand
- Green and black olives jams, « poivronnade », « artichonnade » and tomatoes/basilic vinegar realized according to traditional recipes by Aix&Terra
- Honey is made in Entrecasteaux thanks to the renowned work of P. Rémy

 

Not to mention our partner BIOMONDE in Trans-en-Provence, which completes our selection of local and organic produce with its range of delicatessen and dairy products.

Olive oil, fruit and vegetables drenched in sunlight, radiant recipes... Follow the seasons and the region with our different menus, all of which are filled with the aromas of Provence.

Bienvenue à La Ferme label

Promoted by the Chamber of Agriculture's "Bienvenue à la Ferme" label, this farm-style dining concept complies with very strict specifications which require, among other things, the production on site of at least half of the ingredients in the menus.

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Bienvenue à la ferme

À La Carte and Set Menus

Up until 15/11/2017

"M" menus - €18

  • Lunch Menu (dish of the day with starter or gourmet coffee + 1 glass of rosé wine; on Sunday only)
  • Picnic Menu (choice of 3 dishes from the takeaway menu)
  • Brunch (on sunday only)

"Table d’hôtes" dinner - €30
3-course menu + 1 glass of wine

"Tasting" menu - €38
3 dishes from the Chief selection + 1 glass of wine per dish, on prior reservation

"Gluten free" menuor vegetarien menu, on prior reservation

"Pitchoun" (children's) menu - €10

"Home-made" aperitif - €5

   The Summer Menu (Season 2017)      Tasting menu (June 2017)   

The Chef Frédéri Guiol

After training at the Marseille hotel school, Frédéri Guiol continued his training at a local auberge in Auvergne. A four-year experience which he greatly enjoyed and which led him to take charge of the kitchen of La Ferme-Auberge at the Château Mentone.

The Chef fits perfectly into the spirit of our establishment with his simple and generous style of cuisine, prepared mainly with produce from the estate : olive oil, vegetables and fruit, eggs, fresh herbs. He also buys from local farmers and at the surrounding markets.

The Chef, invites you to savour his sun-filled cuisine, inspired by the southern recipes enhanced with fresh and good quality produce which, above all, he enjoys serving in delicious and inventive dishes.

Practical information

La Ferme-Auberge is a wine estate dining module: the estate's wines are served along with dishes prepared with produce from the estate or from the local area.

Our wines : The prices charged at the vineyard inn are exactly the same as those charged at our Cellars : indeed we don’t add any margin onto our own products nor do we add on the cost of service or managing empties to our patrons, another guarantee of the best value for money you will find !

… Plus, when you purchase a bottle at the table, you will be offered a 5% discount at our Cellars !
Discount on wines sold at the Cellars on presentation of the receipt from the inn within 24hours.

Serving times  (from mid-april to mid-november)

Tuesday evening to Saturday evening from 11 am to 3 pm and 7 pm to 11 pm,
Sunday from 8.30 am to 2.30 pm (brunch).

It is advisable to book

+33 4 94 04 42 00
auberge@chateaumentone.com

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