What is life like at the Château? It is being able to enjoy the pleasures of the table at any time of night and day.
10 O’clock, breakfast in the sunshine at l’Acacia
A green tea, freshly pressed orange juice, a fruit tart and vanilla flavoured rice pudding. A good way to start a beautiful sunny day in Saint-Tropez.
1pm, a refreshing lunch around the pool on the terrace of the restaurant A Ciel Ouvert
A sea bream ceviche in an emulsion of coconut milk and lime juice, a grilled filet of beef, mashed potatoe with tartuffo cream, a glass of rosé de Provence followed by a Pavlova of seasonal fruits… a light but flavourful menu before enjoying a cool swim.
5pm, tanning around the Piscine Miroir
A bowl of red berries, whipped cream and vanilla ice-cream, a freshly pressed lemon juice, enjoy!
7.30pm, a musical cocktail (in July and August), on the terrace of the bar “Le Soleil d’Eau”
An Oli Summer (Oli’Gin, St. Germain liqueur, mandarine and lemon juice, chestnut syrup), shrimp tempura and toasted truffle bread, savour the magic of the sunset on the bay.
9pm, dinner under the stars of the gastronomical restaurant l’Acacia
Steamed lobster ravioli with baby leeks and tatragon shoots, a rack of lamb with wild mountain herbs, a selection of regional cheeses with honey from our gardens, a good glass of Bordeaux, citrus fruit, light cream with fresh ewe’s cheese, fruit emulsion, mandarine sorbet with fresh mint… a sweet symphony in the starlight.
5am, After a crazy, fun evening in Saint-Tropez, I’m feeling peckish and call Room Service for a club sandwich “Compte de la Messardière” and a Mariage Frères tea, metis rouge without tanin, while snuggled in bed… that’s what life is like at the Château!