The Restaurant - Château de Castel Novel

Restaurant’s annual closure from 30th September 2019 to 14th April 2020

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Served in one of the three intimate and refined dining rooms, or on the terrace in summer, Nicolas SOULIE’s intentionally regional cuisine gives pride of place to the produce of the surrounding country, at the same time, original dishes are proposed.

Chef Nicolas Soulié

Chef Nicolas Soulié

Chef Nicolas Soulie
Nicolas SOULIE was elected "Young Talent" in the region by Gault Millau 2011.

This distinction rewards once again an atypical route. Within two years, he knew how to propose a cooking in the traditional bases, accommodated by a touch of modernity by honoring every day his country and calling on most of the time to the local producers.

Carte & Menus

To begin...

Duck foie gras chaud froid:
Capers and foie gras in a crispy filo pastry, rhubarb and apple chutney,
Semi-cooked au naturel with local pressed grape juice mustard
Roast langoustine prawns, iced pea soup,
Lots of fresh herb oil
Organic egg slow-cooked to precisely 64°c sourced from Coco-Corrèze,
Artichoke, mushrooms, rocket salad emulsion, Parmesan crunchy

From the sea and the ocean ...

Lobster & Sweetbreads,
Lobster roasted in butter, sweetbreads,
Grenaille potatoes, Chantenay carrots
Meaty shellfish reduction
Line-caught fish of the day, Modena vinegar and olive oil,
Chorizo sausage risotto, roast celery mousseline
46,00 €
Line-caught whiting, liquid lamb’s lettuce with Sichuan pepper,
Pearly reduced saffron jus
Potato in various forms

Scallops, light salad with chunks of foie gras,
Veal jus with truffles

Meaty options...

Roast pluma, crunchy pig’s trotters, Melt-in-the-mouth pork belly,
Apple, sweet and sour glaze, potato in various forms
Beef: pan-fried, Bordelaise sauce, beef cheeks stuffed with foie-gras,
Potato mille-feuille, Cecina beef jerky
Pan-fried veal sweetbreads, lardo di Colonnata, morel mushrooms, Carrots, spelt risotto, Arabica flavoured cream sauce

Local cheese slate ...

Local cheese slate ….
Glass of Banyuls wine : 10,00€


Meringue sphere with pineapple candied
With pink berries and exotic fruit sorbet
18,00 €
Chocolate in all its glory, chocolate ice cream
18,00 €
Light red fruit gratin with raspberry sorbet
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