It’s time to eat ! Welcome to the CES restaurant page
Because it’s important to eat well, and sitting down together for meal is a moment to treasure, our friendly kitchen team will take good care of you !
Take a seat in our newly renovated 120-place dining room or out on the attractive 30-place patio and enjoy your meal !
And because everyone is welcome and our team places high priority on making you feel at home here, we are particularly attentive to all your customary eating habits or dietary restrictions, and adapt our menus accordingly.
Our bonus features :
- A pation for eating out in the sun
- Local specialities available on request
- We cater for all types of diet
Self-service restaurant opening hours
If you are in a group, you can choose a time slot during these opening hours, but if you wish to have your meal earlier or later, just let us know at the time of booking, or at least a week before your arrival.
- Breakfast : 7am - 9am
- Lunch : 11.30 am - 1pm
- Evening meal : 6pm - 7.30pm
Quality home-made food - our kitchen staff prepare all meals on the premises, using good quality ingredients.
Organic bread baked locally - bread is supplied by our partner Pain & Partage, a community bakery that makes 100% organic bread locally in Calais.
Action against food-wastage : a plan of action to reduce food waste, launched at the hostel in 2018, is continuing in 2019. Several means are used, including poster campaigns, training kitchen staff to increase awareness of the problem, informing groups about our anti-waste initiatives and use of recreational media tools to present the issue to visitors in the establishment. For more details, see the article on our blog about food wastage.
Good food at all-inclusive rates !
The basic set menus include a starter + main course + dessert + a choice of drinks. There is usually a choice of 3 or 4 starters and desserts, 2 different main dishes, and drinks include still or sparkling water, fizzy drinks, 25 cl of wine, or beer).
Menus are drawn up according to the type of group staying, seasonal products and the chef’s mood! But to give you an idea of the kind of meal usually on offer, here are a few examples :
- Starters : cucumber in creamy dressing / country paté / poached eggs on a bed of salad
- Main courses : basque-style chicken / cod loin
- Desserts : fromage blanc
Do you fancy a savoury breakfast? Or a meal with local speciality dishes ? Select your optional extras when you book !
Picnics are prepared according to your choice, either individually wrapped so that each member of the group carries their own, or in cardboard boxes loaded into your coach when you leave for the day. For groups spending several nights, we lend you cool-boxes for your sandwiches (except on the day you leave the Centre).
Picnics must be collected after breakfast. They contain, per person : a sandwich, a packet of crisps, a piece of fruit, a biscuit, a small bottle of water. We can add a salad supplement for 3€.
Upgraded meals, coffee breaks, all types of aperitif, savoury snacks, etc. Anything is possible, see below for the various optional extras on offer. Don’t hesitate to ask us for specific items. See here for more details about seminar catering menus.
Please contact us directly about any special requirements you may have. We can provide services adapted to your specific needs concerning menus, mealtimes or other services.