Angoulême: the Saint-André restaurant changes its look and goes upmarket

The Vieil-Angoulême establishment reopened on Tuesday, after more than three weeks of work “and with a new, more qualitative menucompletes Frédéric Valegeas, the boss. We stay at less than 20€ for the lunch formula, but we go towards gastronomy in the evening. » A wish of his team and chef Florian Laffaires.

Everything has changed, right down to the restaurant's logo.


Everything has changed, right down to the restaurant’s logo.

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This metamorphosis was thought out and orchestrated by Étienne Richon, interior designer on his own account with his Angoumois-based company, Detail Studio. “I was his very first client nine years ago, when we opened, laughs Frédéric Valegeas. It was a choice that couldn’t be more logical. »

Étienne Richon of Retail Studio had carte blanche for the decoration.


Étienne Richon of Retail Studio had carte blanche for the decoration.

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Étienne Richon favored innovative materials and ” as much as possible ” eco-friendly. He also called on local companies: Forteix de Soyaux (placo, plumbing, electricity), Atelier Décor d’Angoulême for the floor, Monochrome, also in Angoulême, for the paint and Blomkal de Gond-Pontouvre for the layout.

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