the delicate and ultra-local delicacies of chef Mathieu Pérou on the Manoir de la Régate | EUROtoday

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HASith Sarah Mainguy, who lately opened her new restaurant, Freia, Mathieu Peru is considered one of these younger cooks who’re shaking up Nantes on the culinary scene. After experiences overseas, notably in Sydney, he accepted the proposal of his father, Loïc, in 2017: to take over the household institution, Le Manoir de la Régate.

Mathieu Peru let go of the adjoining resort and focused on the restaurant, which in a couple of years he made, together with his sister Anne-Charlotte within the eating room, one of the crucial outstanding eating places within the area. And past. In 2021, it achieves a double whammy with a Michelin star and a inexperienced star, rewarding its eco-responsible dedication.

Saffron from Ancenis, wild wild garlic, asparagus from Saint-Julien-de-Concelles… the terroir involves the fore in its delicate, private and really graphic dishes, with a powerful vegetal connotation. The chef solely works with freshwater fish (perch from Lake Grand-Lieu, carp from Erdre, and so on.) which he matures himself. Like the menu on the Bateau-Lavoir, situated on Quai Ceineray in Nantes, which he has been designing since mid-April and the place he serves, amongst different issues, a catfish scorching canine with vegetable herbs. This is what we name having convictions.

Le Manoir de la Régate, 155, route de Gachet, Nantes. Menus: 50 (lunch), 95, 125 and 145 €.

The finest addresses in Nantes based on chef Mathieu Pérou

For old style breads: Maison Arlot Cheng

“This bakery, the best in Nantes in my opinion, makes organic sourdough breads and some pastries. I have a big crush on their “old people’s bread”. They even have specialty coffees and teas and supply market delicacies at lunchtime. Pierre-Antoine Arlot is a buddy and helped me develop the sourdough bread that we make on the Manoir. »

36, rue La Noue-Bras-de-Fer, Nantes.

For balanced pastries: Fika

“I actually like this tea room. Victorine Simailleau's pastries are gentle, not too candy, very properly made. A market menu is obtainable at lunchtime throughout the week. »

28, place Viarme, Nantes. Instagram: fika.nantes

For a night with buddies: Cheese & Friends

“This cheese bar idea, opened by Christopher Braud and Florian Eon, is exclusive in Nantes. They have a fantastic number of cheeses, a pleasant wine checklist. We have good occasions there with buddies. »

15, rue Racine, Nantes.

For brunch: Le Manoir Claudine

“This institution, situated on the banks of the Erdre, on the outskirts of Nantes, belongs to Vincent Guerlais, the artisan chocolatier. The spot is tremendous good and, for me, it's the place you possibly can take pleasure in one of the best brunch. »

62, rue de la Papinière, Sucé-sur-Erdre.