Rodez: Le Kiosque restaurant becomes Le Colibri and nests in the public garden

Le Colibri is the new name of the Kiosque restaurant, taken over a year ago by Aurélie and Guillaume Laengel.

After being successively called the “Grand café du jardin”, when it was inaugurated in September 1925, and the Kiosk, the restaurant which sits in the enclosure of the city’s public garden is now called “Le Colibri”. To the delight of Aurélie and Guillaume Laengel. “We are a restaurant in a garden, that corresponds well I think “slips Aurélie who, with her husband, took over the reins of this restaurant a year ago. However, it is not only the name that is changing. This new identity is accompanied by a complete makeover, both of the terrace and the interior After several weeks of work, a very cozy restaurant awaits customers. “We wanted something both simple and warm “Woodwork, velvet on the armchairs, walls in warm and flowery colors, it’s rather successful.

As for the cuisine, the establishment is continuing its transformation. “We are between land and sea. We have a cook who loves to work with fish, it would be wrong to do without it. But we are also gradually orienting the menu towards local specialties and meats”, explains the owner of the place.

Who also chooses a continuous opening. “We want to go beyond the midday and evening catering. In front of this garden, taking your afternoon break or having a little aperitif, isn’t that ideal?” laughs Aurélie, truly delighted to start a summer season in Rodez in a “finally” normal setting, without any restrictions. “Anyway, we hope for a nice summer. she breathes, between the Tour de France, entertainment and the return of festive terraces”. In the meantime, it is with a beautiful smile that the Colibri team sets to music to write a new page in the history of this soon-to-be-hundred-year-old establishment.

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