France: Loire Valley

Around Angers

The birthplace of Chenin Blanc
By Jim Budd

This Guide was last updated on 19 April 2011
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Places to eat

The restaurant scene in Angers is improving, especially with the migration of Les Tonnelles into Angers becoming Une Ile (see below) in the process. I've recently had good reports of Chez Rémi at 7bis Boulvard Foch (Tel: 02 41 24 95 44) specialising in 'natural' wines and Autour d'un Cep at 9 Rue Baudrière (Tel: 02 41 42 61 00). Small, unpretentious places, such as Le Haut Tertre (Tel: 02 41 91 79 95) in Brissac-Quincé, in the countryside can offer pleasant surprises – particularly if you stick to local specialities like river fish with beurre blanc and to the basic menus.

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