Welcome to our foreign guests

The Pigeons Blancs at Cognac, which is one on the oldest buildings in the town, evokes the meaning of value and quality in a restaurant and hotel. Established in 1973, this ancient « Relais de poste » (coaching inn) has welcomed travellers since the times of King François 1st.

Family tradition continues in hotel, that has been home to the Tachet family since the seventeenth century, a magnificent building in the heart of a park that is surrounded with large oak trees… Jacques, the Chef, Catherine, the Hotel Manager and Jean-Michel the Sommelier ensure the quality of your visit.


Only the finest materials are used, elegantly set tables and soft light add to the subtlety of the restaurant.

These elements all succeed in highlighting the cuisins of Chef Jacques Tachet, which is both flavoursome and imaginative. Gourmet cuisine, using only the finest local produce, with yhe only requisite… the pleasure of taste ! Set in a calm and serene environment, it is unrivaled in the beauty of its surroundings.


The 6 bedrooms of the Pigeons Blancs offer the best in rest and relaxation…
Stylish furniture, toile de joie wallcoverings and exposedbeams all harmonise beautifully. Coordinated style and colours provide a subtle alliance with the aged stone walls resonating with history, whilst incorporating modern appiances for you confort. In this warm « ambiance », breakfasts are provided in the same spirit : flavoursome and plentiful, just what you need to start the day !


The room is idealy equiped to receive up to 150 guests. It can cater for many different functions including : birthdays, weddings, family parties, also meetings, clubs and seminars.



Idealy located in France’s famous Cognac region, the hotel-restaurant is just 5 mins on foot to the centre of the town af Cognac, the brandy houses, the port, quaysides and the château of François 1st.
In the surrounding areas, you can easily discover the richness of the region : Saintes and its historic past, the abbaye de Fontdouce, the Charente valley, the Paleosite.

A little further and you will find the Atlantic beaches, the islands of Ile de Ré and Oléron. If the chance arrises, do not miss a visit to Bordeaux, La Rochelle or Limoges which are all towns of history and character.


For further information and booking, do not hesitate to contact us using the form shown. English spoken.

Hôtel restaurant Les Pigeons Blancs
110, rue Jules Brisson
16100 Cognac
Tél. : 05 45 82 16 36
Mail : pigeonsblancs@wanadoo.fr


From the famous Place François 1er, take the street that leads down to the Charente, cross the bridge and continue to the roundabout, take the second right to « 110 rue Jules Brisson ».

The Hotel-Restaurant « Les Pigeons Blancs » is just 200 meters (0,124274 milles) on your right…

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