The Place to be

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This wonderful old building in the centre of the medieval town of Le Dorat is where you will find La Petite Fontaine a Bar, Kitchen, Live Music Venue.

Visit the bar and treat yourself to a delicious lunch or sip a nice glass of french wine on the street terrace and watch the world go by. The grand 11th century cave hidden away inside hosts an array of amazing music events throughout the year.  There is a monthly 50-50 quiz , see 'Events' for the dates.  Monday evening is darts night from 6pm - 10pm, come and join us for a great night.  

La Petite Fontaine also offer free unlimited wifi access for all patrons and guests, very useful if you are travelling and need to stay connected.

If you have any questions please send us an email or give us a call.

Our Menu



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Friday 28th October

It's our Halloween party!  There will be a complementary curry from 7pm followed by live music by the fabulous Mark West.

Fancy dress optional.  

Friday 4th November & Friday 25th November

Join us for Gaz Man's 50/50 Quiz.  It is a popular night so table booking is recommended especially if you would like to eat before the quiz starts at approx 8.45 pm.

Friday 16th December

Gaz-Man's Christmas Quiz including spot prizes.  We look forward to seeing you in your Christmas jumpers and hats!

Monday 19th December

Christmas Darts knockout.  1st prize is a bottle of whiskey.  Entry fee is 1 euro per person all to be paid out on the night in prize money.

Friday 23rd December

Christmas Disco starting at 9.00pm.  Food will be available as normal from 6.00pm until 8.00pm.

Saturday 31st December (SOLD OUT)

New Year's Eve Party.  Tickets are 10 euros each which includes a buffet, glass of bubbly and live music by the fabulous Mark West.  Please either call in, ring or e-mail us to book



Friday 13th January

Gaz-Man's 50-50 Quiz

Friday 27th January

Music by 'Ain't Misbehavin' - popular husband and wife duo, Nige and Jools.  Includes jazz, popular music, folk rock and blues

Friday 10th February

Gaz-Man's 50-50 Quiz

Friday 24th February

The Kittens - duo covering a variety of artists also playing some original songs.  A mix of classic songs from 50s to present day

Friday 17th March

Gaz-Man's 50-50 Quiz

Friday 31st March & Saturday 1st April

Pete Storm - highly regarded as one of the best Elvis Tribute Artists in the world.  Pete has been performing his spectacular and heartfelt tribute to Elvis Presley for over 10 years and has meticulously studied his craft to present one of the best Elvis shows out there.  Entry is by ticket only and is for everyone aged over 16.   

Tickets are now on sale in the bar.

Friday 7th April

Gaz-Man's 50-50 Quiz

Friday 14th April

Music by Jimmy McLean - Guitar Vocalist.  Music from the 50's, 60's. 70's, 80's, 90's and 00's

Friday 5th May

Gaz-Man's 50-50 Quiz

Friday 26th May

Music by Christopher - Singer/Songwriter.  Rock, Blues & Folk.

Friday 2nd June

Gaz-Man's 50-50 Quiz

Tuesday 6th June

James R Vance, a historical Fiction Writer living in the Haute Vienne and whose books include Les Ruines and Risk will be giving a talk at 3.00pm here at La Petite Fontaine. Come and listen to this talk which promises to be a fascinating insight into the area.  In this area of France the Resistance played a major part in the struggle against Nazi occupation during World War II.  In producing his novels James spent a lot of time visiting locations and researching the subject matter.  Locally, museums, archive bureaux and some generic survivors of the period have provided excellent records of events especially in the Limousin.  Free admission.

Friday 16th June

Music by Martin Lavansch.  Born in Scotland - living in Suffolk, England and in Poitou-Charente, France.  He sings the classic songs of singer/songwriters from the 60's and 70's.  Well known songs from people like Paul Simon, James Taylor, Cat Stevens, The Eagles, Billy Joel and many others.

Friday 30th June

Gaz-Man's 50-50 Quiz

Friday 14th July

Music by the fabulous Mark West

Friday 28th July

Gaz-Man's 50-50 Quiz

Friday 11th August

The Roadhogs - playing their unique brand of music which includes Americana, Country, Rock n Roll and "Roadhouse" music

Friday 25th August

Gaz-Man's 50-50 Quiz

Friday 8th September

Music by Jimmy McLean - Guitar Vocalist.  Music from the 50's, 60's. 70's, 80's, 90's and 00's

Friday 6th October

Gaz-Man's 50-50 Quiz

Friday 27th October

It's our Halloween party!  including live music by the fabulous Mark West. Fancy dress optional  

Friday 3rd November

Gaz-Man's 50-50 Quiz

Friday 15th December

Gaz-Man's Christmas Quiz including spot prizes.  We look forward to seeing you in your Christmas jumpers and hats!



Your hosts

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Thanks for visiting our website!

We are Sally & Ray Broadfield and we moved from the UK to this beautiful part of France in June 2016.

In July 2016 we opened the doors of La Petite Fontaine as the new proprietors.  It was a great summer and we have met many lovely people as well as making some great friends.

We look forward to meeting you.

Opening Hours



Our current opening hours are:


10.00am - 10.00pm* (food served from 12.00 until 2.00pm)

Darts night at La Petite Fontaine.  Everyone welcome to come and support.  Please note when the darts team has an 'away' fixture we will close at 5.30pm*.  Please ring Ray or Sally to enquire or see the fixtures listing in the bar. 


10.00am - 5.30pm (food served from 12.00 until 2.00pm)


10.00am - 5.30pm (food served from 12.00 until 2.00pm)


10.00am - 5.30pm (food served from 12.00 until 2.00pm)


10.00am - 10.30pm (food served from 12.00 until 2.00pm and from 6.00pm until 8.00pm)

Please see 'Events' for details of our Friday night entertainment


Closed Saturday and Sunday


Planned closures


March 2017

Thursday 2nd March until Monday 13th March (inclusive)

Friday 31st March the bar will close at 3pm 

June 2017

Monday 26th June

November 2017

Wednesday 22nd November until Friday 24th November (inclusive)

Daily Specials




In addition to our normal menu there will be a daily special available.  These include:Steak, Gammon or BBQ Ribs.

Every Friday we have Fish & Chips on the menu served with mushy peas and/or curry sauce.

Bank Holiday Info 2017


Monday 17th April

Open 10.00am until 5.30pm

Monday 1st May


Monday 8th May


Thursday 25th May

Open 10.00am until 5.30pm

Monday 5th June



Contact Us


15 Grande Rue

87210 Le Dorat

00 33 (0) 555 602974

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