Auberge d’Inxent

Inxent, Pas-de-Calais
+33 (0)3 21 90 71 19

Simple spotless bedrooms, hearty homely food (the trout comes straight from the farm) and lovely people. The best kind of village auberge


5 rooms


Rooms sleep 2

Children welcome
Pets welcome

The Experience

Sommelier in a restaurant in Lille, Jean-Marc won a Perrier contest on the luck of a draw. Off he tripped with his young wife and two children to a most emerald green valley and claimed a whitewashed, geranium-spilled, 18th-century country inn. Order a trout on the vine-covered terrace and back comes a live one in a bucket from their trout farm across the road by the river. Needless to say Jean-Marc’s exceptional wine list and creative use of local produce should lead to a prolonged stay (the nearby ramparts of Montreuil sur Mer are well worth a visit). Inside: wonky beams and low ceilings, a battery of copper pans behind the old zinc counter, deep green walls in the smaller dining room (our favourite), and all the cosiness of a modest country kitchen with open fires on chilly days. Bedrooms are snug, smallish and beamy, furnished with repro cherrywood antiques and refreshed with modern leather and wicker; bathrooms are spacious and airy. This may not be grand-chic but it’s an endearing address: an uncommon treat to find such good food combined with such perfect service.


  • Swimming pool
  • Hot tub
  • Garden
  • Open fire / woodburner
  • Breakfast included
  • Breakfast available
  • Meals available
  • Vegetarian meals
  • Parking on premises
  • Free parking nearby
  • Accessible by public transport
  • WiFi
  • Television
  • Spa
  • Central heating
  • Limited mobility
  • Wheelchair access
  • Mobile reception
  • Hob
  • Bar
  • Barbecue
  • Licensed premises
  • Paid parking nearby
  • Air conditioning
  • Relaxation areas
  • Washing machine
  • Tennis court
  • No smoking
  • Credit cards
  • Working farm
  • Owner has pets
  • Pets welcome

Family friendly

  • Baby monitor
  • Books and toys
  • Children welcome
  • Babies welcome
  • Stair gates
  • High chair
  • Cot available


  • Pub/bar within 3 miles
  • Restaurant within 3 miles
  • Shop within 3 miles


  • Bikes available
  • Food courses
  • Kayaking
  • Other courses
  • Sailing
  • Surfing
  • Wild swimming

& pricing

Booking information

Christmas, New Year.
No smoking
Smoking not permitted anywhere in the property.
Owner has pets
Animals living on the property
Breakfast €12. Lunch & dinner €25-€42.50. Restaurant closes same dates as inn.


Nightly price
from €79
Singles €79. Dinner, B&B €76-€114 per person. Extra bed/sofabed available €20 per person per night.
3 Doubles
From €79
2 Twins
From €79



Fabulous little place in a quiet village within 45 minutes from Calais. Ideal first or last stop after crossing the Channel. Very friendly staff, delicious local menu, you must try the Calvados! Highly recommended.

David, Milton Keynes

We stayed at short notice for one night en route to the tunnel; our room was spotlessly clean, cosy and full of character. Dinner in front of an open fire was absolutely first class, and demonstrated just how good French cuisine can be. Not to mention the wines to accompany the food... It was the kind of meal and service you hope to receive for a special occasion - which is exactly what Laurence turned it into for us. We will be back!

Ivan, Amersham

Ours was a one night stop over stay on the way to the Chunnel. Auberge D' Inxent is a real gem, lovely accommodation and excellent hospitality and Food from Jean-Marc and Laurence Six and at a very reasonable price

Martin, Cheltenham

I booked this for 6 of us on our motorcycles for our last night in france as it was not far from the tunnel & looked more interesting than a generic hotel. It was definitely the right choice. It is in a lovely quiet hamlet & is just perfect. From the beautifully clean rooms, comfortable beds & simply delicious food (the oh so fresh trout & those chocolates!) to the warm welcome and plentiful breakfast, we all loved this Auberge & the unassuming owner Our only regret; we were only staying one night. We will be back

Josie, Norwich

Great cosy Inn, with quirky touches. Lovely fires, great food and a fantastic wine list. Jean Marc very hospitable. Good find.

Kim, Goosnargh

Having had lunch there a couple of times (it's less than an hour's drive from Calais), we thought that it would be nice to stay. We were very pleased: comfortable rooms, lovely food, great service. Don't forget to visit the chocolate factory just down the road.


If I had a favourite place to stay, this would have to be it. Perhaps not everyone's ideal (no tv, no wifi) but an oasis of calm and civility in the delightful Vallée de la Course. Just 40 miles from Calais, this is our reward after the gruelling drive from the N. East, and our battery-charge for the return. Only 5 rooms (so book early!) comfortable, clean, simply but tastefully decorated, and so quiet. But the real treasure is below, in the restaurant which champions local produce, proudly presented with confidence in its excellence -délicieux - and supported by such a wine list - formidable.


Stayed before and will stay again. Warm welcome, clean rooms and superb food. What more could you want.


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The neighbourhood

Local points of interest from Laurence & Jean-Marc Six

  • Ancient fortified market town of Montreuil-sur-Mer
  • Le Touquet for beach sports, sandy beach/dunes, horse racing
  • 3 nearby golf courses
  • pretty surrounding countryside
  • Calais/tunnel (1 hour)
  • 30 mins from Boulogne (huge sea aquarium Nausicaa)