L'Ecuyer Tranchant

L'Ecuyer Tranchant

In the kitchens of our hotel "La Citadelle", enjoy a generous buffet and taste the roasted meats of our Écuyer-Tranchant!

Immerse yourself in the atmosphere of an authentic medieval castle, located in the heart of the Cité Nocturne, and enjoy dishes inspired by the tables of the Middle Ages. Thanks to our all-you-can-eat buffet formula, young and old alike can create their own menu according to their desires and appetites. The whole family will have a great time in this warm family restaurant!

Adult Menu
Children’s Menu
If booked in advance (up to 72 hours before the date of the visit)
Save up to -15% per meal
People with reduced mobility
Picto réservation
Booking available
Circuit court
Local products
Vegetarian dishes
Meat specialties
The Late Middle Ages

Dinner in "Cinescenie" season: 6:30pm & 8.15pm
Dinner in "Noces de Feu" season: 7pm
Booking recommended.

Open on certain days only. Please ask.

*Previously frozen

This discount only applies if you book your meals at the same time as your tickets for the Puy du Fou. Valid for selected meal deals in a selection of restaurants (contact us). Bookings are taken up to 72h in advance, subject to availability.

Children up to and including the age of 13. ID may be required. Minors must be accompanied by an adult.
We reserve the right to modify the menus and opening times without notice. You can view the full terms and conditions of service on puydufou.com or by calling +33 (0)820 09 10 10 (€0.12/min from a French landline). Bookings are taken up to 72h in advance, subject to availability.

"L'Écuyer Tranchant" is located within the impressive "La Citadelle" hotel.


People with reduced mobility and people with disabilities

You will be given an accessibility guide when you arrive at Puy du Fou. 

Subject to providing proof of status, you will also be given an accessibility pass in order to make the most of Puy du Fou and its dedicated entrances.

The accommodation at Puy du Fou is accessible for the comfort of all. 

Our commitments

Picto nourriture

Belle de Vendée is a variety of potato grown on our land and packaged in Vendée by an ESATCO (organisation providing support for people with disabilities).

45.6 tonnes consumed in 2021 throughout Puy du Fou

Visite virtuelle L'Ecuyer Tranchant

Virtual visite

Step through the grand door of "La Citadelle" and discover the welcoming atmosphere of a generous roast meat buffet.


Eat smart!

Save up to 20% by booking your table in one of a wide choice restaurants: "La Table des Ambassadeurs", "Les Deux Couronnes", "L'Atrium", "Le Banquet de Mérovée", "La Mijoterie du Roy Henry", "Le Café de la Madelon", "Le Relais de Poste", "L'Orangerie", "Le Bistrot", "L'Echansonnerie” and "Le Rendez-vous des Ventres Faims" subject to opening dates.

Meal Deal Coupon

For the small hungers and the big snacks, our fast food outlets offer you various formulas (salads, sandwiches...) all day long. Accepted in all the catering points, the "Coupon-Restauration" can be used as a payment voucher. We offer three different values: 12€, 15€ or 20€. Reservation is mandatory and the coupon is payable in advance. The "Restaurant Coupon" is not dated (valid for the 2023 season) and can be used in several instalments (unit values: 5 €, 4 € or 3 €). The change is not returned. For all reservations, please contact our Reservations Team at  +33 (0) 820 09 10 10 (€0.12/min from a landline).