This young couple changes their lives in the Cotentin… and opens a new original restaurant!

Dorothée, Alary and their daughter. (©La Presse de la Manche)

Dorothée and Alary Legoubin had left for theReunion Island for three months, but they stayed there for ten years. He was working in trade and she, in the judicial fielduntil she decides to follow a CAP Cuisine trainingwhich she finalized in France.

Half-vintage, half-industrial decoration

Both wanted to change everything in their lives, to be closer to their family and set up a joint project. Alary is from The Hague (Channel), where Restaurant The Colquin was for sale. They seized the opportunity. Owners in Maythey performed many works to open in September 2022under the sign Therese has tastea new concept that had seduced them in other cities.

Today, a big screen replaces the large fireplace, in a stylish decor, half-vintage, half-industrial. And the atmosphere is nice, around tables and high chairs, corner sofa armchair, children’s corner, or even the bar. It feels like home, with this restored old furniturethe old clock and the paintings on the walls, the carpet…

Wednesday, October 5there was a nice family atmospherein the vast room where a grandmother and her grandchildren rubbed shoulders here, next to a mother and her son, and further on two teenagers, mum and Tata with the children at the bar… Everyone enjoyed a snack and a board game (provided free of charge), it was time for hot chocolate and waffles.

Theme nights

But the restaurant, which works with local artisans (Martinel butcher’s shop, Au bonheur des papilles bakery, cheeses from the Agon-Coutainville cheese specialist), offers various formulas and menus. There are many burgers Where croque-monsieur (with various ingredients), boards for two people (cheese, or charcuterie, or mixed), but also the dish of the day (for example the sausage rougaille).

bar sidethere is a choice in everything, with among others arranged rums, whisky, beer… The young couplewhich can privatize the restaurant for a lunch or dinner with a minimum of 30 people, also organizes fortnightly a themed evening (music quiz, karaoke, general knowledge or football matches), on reservations.

From our correspondent Sylvie LALLEMAND

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Thérèse has taste, at 1, rue du Calvaire in The Hague, open Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and from 4:30 p.m. to 11 p.m., possible midnight and Wednesday from 4 p.m. to 11 p.m. h.

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