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Chateau du Vivier, 69130 Ecully, Lyon, France
04 26 20 97 57
12:00 - 12:30
19:45 - 20:30
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19:45 - 20:30
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Beirut, Lebanon
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

All the meals were excellent, service very friendly, very professional, pure gastronomical experience, in a castle. The location is charming, restaurant with very few tables. Unique! A must try. An on top with very good prices for such a high standard restaurant. Menus range from 45 euros to 80 without drinks

Thank LauraSalim
State College, Pennsylvania, United States
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 June 2015

I have absolutely nothing bad I can say about this experience. The menu was exquisite and even dishes I thought I wouldn't like were incredible, so you can only imagine how unbelievable the ones I thought I would like were... You must go.

Thank Meg E
Santa Cruz, California
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2014

Wonderful setting in the Chateau in Ecully, the home of the Paul Bucose Institute. Prix Fix Menu prepared and served by eager to please students, good value, fabulous food.

Thank Peggy M
Phoenix Arizona
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2014

This is a great place to go. The students do everything and the food is near gastronomy level at mid-prices. Not to omit the fact that it is located in a beautiful castle in Ecully. This is by reservation only.

Thank EQConsultant
Ramat Gan, Israel
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 May 2013

Located in institut Paul Bocuse ( cooking school ) inside a beautiful 19th century castle Highest levels of service, food, atmosphere, wine list and all that in a vary reasonable prices - exceptional by all means. Must make reservation and don't forget to take a look et he beautiful kitchen

Thank Elikish
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2013

I only booked our 'Friday lunch for two' about a week before we went to France but I would ring earlier to be safe, (February can't be a peak time so we must have been lucky). It was absolutely fantastic. The students (as someone below also said) are nervous in the sweetest way and are very willing to please. While... More 

Thank CakeLovingKoala
Mount Pearl, Canada
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232 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2012

This is an experience worth having for any foodie. It is a MUST. The food is turned into a piece of art with the taste to match. The staff, including the serving students were very friendly and accomodating. You must book weeks if not months ahead.

Thank The_Rock_50
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39 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 June 2011

We have now been for lunch and dinner twice, and each time the service, food, and decor were all fabulous. Because the wait staff and kitchen staff are students, they are charming and eager, and so, so, nervous (in the most adorable way). The food is ambitious and the menu is well thought out, which is such a treat for... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$27 - US$109
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Good for
Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 12:30
19:45 - 20:30
12:00 - 12:30
19:45 - 20:30
12:00 - 12:30
19:45 - 20:30
12:00 - 12:30
19:45 - 20:30
12:00 - 12:30
19:45 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Chateau du Vivier, 69130 Ecully, Lyon, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes  >  Rhone  >  Lyon  >  Ecully
  • Phone Number: 04 26 20 97 57

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?