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Restaurant Paul Bocuse

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40 Quai de la Plage, 69660 Collonges-au-Mont-d'Or, France
+33 4 72 42 90 90
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12:00 - 13:30
20:00 - 21:30
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 13:30
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Paris, France
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 3 January 2013

One of the mecca for French Cuisine, especially for traditional French. The dessert at the end was to fantastic, and the lobster bisque left a lingering sensation of seafood in your mouth. The fish, and beef was also fantastic, and the foi gras that came with it was perfectly executed.

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Shenandoah Valley VA
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49 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2012

Only thing exceptional was the price. Few flowers, one bread, modest cheese board, somewhat slow service. Filet de sole Ferdinand Point was the best of the 7 items on the Menu Grande Tradition Classique

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Thank Dashmaster
London
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324 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 278 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2012

For the 30 standards of great traditional French food, for grand service a la francaise, for the cheese tray and 5 tables of desserts: you cannot do any better. Mr Bocuse comes to each table and has a photo op with you. This is not for the fearful stomachs, no cream or butter will be spared and nothing has changed,... More 

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Siesta Key, Florida
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254 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 217 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2012

Ok, well that is what it felt like, going to Mecca, Mecca for French food! I must admit that I was a little nervous that this institution would disappoint, and was pleasantly surprised that it did not. I have been to quite a few 2 & 3 * palaces and to my surprise this was one of the best. Why?... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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373 reviews
167 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 173 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 November 2012

Yes, we are self-proclaimed foodies and Paul Bocuse has been on our list for a long time. I do agree with some of the other reviews in that the food was not quite up to par with some other Michelin star restaurants but I think this restaurant is more than just the food, it is the experience. The restaurant is... More 

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Moscow, Russia
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 November 2012

This place is worth a separate trip for sure. The atmosphere and service are outstanding. The food also, however, it is too much. If you take a course menu, be prepared to be absolutely full to the end - thanks to big portions. After main dishes they bring five (!) tables of deserts to choose from (see photo). Gosh, i... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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103 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2012

Where does modern kitchen come from? Based on previous tripadvisor comment... Monsieur Bocuse is a legend...a master. He has trained so many chefs and shared his experience, love and savoir faire all around the world... If you like to pair food and wine, well, he is our father, grand father and grand grand father... Reminder... Why do you go to... More 

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Switzerland
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Reviewed 5 November 2012 via mobile

The chef in chief will actually pose for a snapshot at your table ! This is an experience and will stay with you for some time. Food preparation is masterful, service top notch without embedded arrogance, selection of wines makes you feel humble for the rest of the meal. Save time to savor the dessert. Ambience is dated but part... More 

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Rakkestad, Norway
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 November 2012

We have been to serveral Michelin star restaurants around the would and this restaurant is, as menioned by others on Trip Advisor, a tourist trap. The food is not according to a standard you expect of a 3 star restaurant in 2012. The dishes are very big,with a lot of sauce not very nicely presented. I suggest to visit a... More 

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Paris, France
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56 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 25 October 2012

A fantastic experience in one of the best restaurant in the world. We celebrated our 30 marriage anniversary at Bocuse and it was certainly one of the best experience we had!! Paul Bocuse himself welcomed us outside of the restaurant, full of a sense of humor!!! After a few pictures with him he said "well now that you have the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$162 - US$224
Cuisine
French, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 13:30
20:00 - 21:30
Monday
12:00 - 13:30
20:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 13:30
20:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 13:30
20:00 - 21:30
Thursday
12:00 - 13:30
20:00 - 21:30
Friday
12:00 - 13:30
20:00 - 21:30
Saturday
12:00 - 13:30
20:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40 Quai de la Plage, 69660 Collonges-au-Mont-d'Or, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes  >  Rhone  >  Collonges-au-Mont-d'Or
  • Phone Number: +33 4 72 42 90 90

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?