Chez Christie’s Online Cards and Gifts

Christie's shopfront


The Tea room / Internet Cafe with Cards and Gifts

If you fancy relaxing with a cuppa and delicious home-made cake, are looking for that ideal card and gift, love browsing thousands of books or taking advantage of Free WiFi internet access, it’s all here at Christie’s Tea Room and Internet Cafe. The light, welcoming environment and unique atmosphere of calm attracts a wide clientele of varying nationalities, who all enjoy it’s European laid-back charm.


Drinks and home-made cakes

Choose from an array of Teas and Infusions, Coffees such as Latte, Cappuccino, Espresso, or Cadbury’s Hot Chocolate. Maybe a freshly-squeezed Orange Juice or one of a range of chilled drinks is more to your taste? In summer months, you may fancy one of our home-made thirst-quenchers: Traditional Lemonade, Smoothies, Iced Tea or Iced Coffee.

Over the years we’ve developed a reputation for our delicious English cakes, all baked by T-Anne on the premises. By popular demand Fruit Scones and Rich, Brandied Fruit Cake are always on the menu, alongside a variety of other temptations such as Lemon Drizzle Cake, Brioche Bread Pudding and Bakewell Tart. Any of our home-baked cakes may be ordered too – please ask for details.

Free Wi-Fi & Internet Access

At Christie’s you can surf the internet, catch up with emails and contacts, print documents, etc. Spacious, independent workstations are situated in a quiet area away from the main shop, each equipped with its own printer, scanner and webcam. Economy monthly Internet Passes are also available. Free WiFi internet access allows our customers to use  smartphones, tablets or laptops throughout the shop.

Where are we?

Christie’s is in the corner of the market square, behind the Mairie in Gençay, a small town between Poitiers and Civray on the D741/D1 in the department of Vienne (86). GPS: 0.40372 (Long), 46.37454 (Lat), – see the map on the Contact page for more detail. Whether you have made your home in France, are on holiday in this lovely region of Poitou-Charentes or just passing through, you can be sure that we’re easy to find and well worth a visit.