In the Pays de la Loire there are many unusual places, and La Cave aux Moines is one of the strangest restaurants in the region. La Cave aux Moines forms part of the thousands of miles of tunnels that during the Middle Ages, were dug out to extract the tufa stone. The result is a maze of rooms and tunnels, that has been turned into a restaurant. Located several meters underground and in the shadows, this restaurant is quite peculiar. Some of the restaurants typical dishes include mushrooms and snails. Another speciality is the 'fouées': a delicious bread dough worked and cooked in traditional wood burning ovens. La Cave aux Moines is full of history, and the food is very tasty!
In the Saulaie Cathedrales you will find the best specialty food you have ever tasted, troglodytes in Pays de la Loire. With unique décor, Les Cathedrales de la Saulaie is a restaurant situated underground. It is quite unusual. Do not hesitate to "get lost" in the maze of corridors, while you learn the history of these mythical underground rooms. When you finish the tour it will be lunchtime. Enjoy a superb traditional menu, select succulent dishes like 'Fouees' or snails. Taste the Joy of Cooking troglodyte in Les Cathedrales of Saulaie!