Welcome to
Le Petit Léon

Fine Dining with Rustic french Flaire


Our garden restaurant is in the heart of Saint-Léon-sur-Vézère, a charming village in the south of France.

The restaurant combines refined classic cuisine and modern techniques, focusing on the local produce we have at hand.

Le Petit Léon is a seasonal restaurant.
We are open each year from June until September.



"This is the best restaurant my family and I have eaten at throughout France - it's simply First Class"
Chris D. via Facebook

"I brought 19 friends with me to enjoy the village, and of naturally a meal at one of the region's best restaurants. (...) All my friends would count it amongst one of their most memorable meals in memory."
Tom R. via Tripadvisor


"Beautiful, absolutely beautiful. The food is lovely, the service superb and the surroundings great. Highly recommend visiting...you will not be disappointed."
Claire C. via Tripadvisor

 Chef & Co-Owner Nick Honeyman

Chef & Co-Owner Nick Honeyman


Celebrity Chef Nick Honeyman from New Zealand has previously worked extensively throughout France at such restaurants as L'Astrance and L'Arpege. He also has his own restaurant, Paris Butter, in Auckland, New Zealand. Since 2015 Nick has brought his passion for classic french food & innovative cooking to Le Petit Leon trying to source everything locally where possible.




We are open for dinner this Monday 20th August for the Festival du Périgord Noir.

(Closed for lunch Wednesday 22nd of August)

+33 5 53 51 18 04

For same day reservations please call.

Name *
Date *
MONDAY CLOSED TUESDAY 7:00 – 9:30PM WEDNESDAY - SUNDAY 12:00 – 2:00PM | 7:00 – 9:30PM
Time *
Lunch: 12pm-2:30pm Dinner: 7pm-9:30pm
We are happy to accommodate any dietary restrictions where possible.


Would you like to book our entire location for a special event?
Please send us an email with all the details and we’ll get to you back with a quote.




Visit Us:


Le Petit Léon is a Seasonal Restaurant.
We are open June - September 2018

Monday  Closed
Tuesday  7:00 – 9:30pm
Wednesday - Sunday
12:00 – 2:30pm | 7:00 – 9:30pm



Le Petit Léon
Le Bourg
24290 Saint-Léon-sur-Vézère

The restaurant is located opposite the Manoir de la Salle
and ten minutes west of the Lascaux caves. 



Gourmet Dictionary

French - English - German - Dutch

You can never go wrong with French food - but it is still nice to know what you order.
We translated a few of our favourite ingredients and gourmet essentials.
You can print out the PDF version for your convenience.