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Restaurant Vatel

6 rue Duhamel, 69227, Lyon, France
+33 4 78 38 21 92
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good34%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“foie gras” (3 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (2 reviews)
“maitre” (2 reviews)
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French, European
6 rue Duhamel, 69227, Lyon, France
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1 - 10 of 13 reviews

Reviewed 31 October 2017

It is really an out-joy experience dining in this restaurant. There are three different sets of menu in the night we dined: 32, 39, 45 euros. All comes with amuse-bouche (three different finger foods), entree, main dish, cheese (20+ to choose), and three carts load...More

Thank dominique_hwang
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

We were fortunate to be staying right next door to this place otherwise we may have never known about it. The wait staff are students training to be professional waiters. They are impeccably dressed and very attentive to your needs. A head maitre d' overseas...More

Thank peterjr41Mandurah
R V, DIRECTEUR at Restaurant Vatel, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2017

Hello Sir, All the team of the vatel restaurant and students thanks you for your positive comment. Your satisfaction is the most beautiful award for the management team and the students Many thanks and see you again

Reviewed 6 July 2017

Greeted by the smart young team and seated in the tasteful and stylish restaurant with drinks following in moments. Incredibly professional and attentive service - had to keep reminding myself that these are trainees. Menu is exciting and portion sizes [for me] huge. Quality superlative...More

Thank Chris D
Reviewed 27 June 2017

I tried both this past December and for this trip to get dinner reservations at this restaurant that was so highly rated by an acquaintance. This restaurant is connected to a hotel and culinary school, so it is closed when the school is closed on...More

Thank BurtHonolulu
Reviewed 9 February 2016 via mobile

I took "Menu Grand Vatel" : ->Foie gras de canard(amazing good) ->Dou de ST Jacques(excellent) Well served, all waiters were at your carefulness and finally, the quality and price relation is incomparable.

Thank gustavon844
Reviewed 2 February 2016

The food is extraordinary good and hard worked. Staff are students. They do their best and are very polite. The atmosphere of this restaurant is a bit spectacular. In the evening, menu begins at 30€.

Thank Navaja F
Reviewed 20 December 2015

We were taken to this restaurant by a friend as she had been there before. Guests were out numbered by staff ratio one to three. Staff all lined up at the front to greet and take jackets for guests and made you feel really welcome...More

Thank Sydney2000000
Reviewed 2 June 2015

Some friends from Lyon took us to Vatel for lunch, and I must say that it was an incredible experience! The service was superior from the young staff learning the world of fine dining and gastronomy! Every course was expertly prepared and presented! And the...More

Thank captmikeAustin
Reviewed 27 February 2015 via mobile

We spent a wonderful moment with friends that we hadn't seen for years. As far as the cuisine and service it could have been more elaborate , but you should not forget that those are still students who are only making their first steps into...More

Thank Broomson
Reviewed 15 October 2014

This was an incredible experience--a fabulous dinner served by a legion of eager young men and women who at present are training as servers, maitre d's, sommeliers and chefs but who will eventually be serving and cooking in top restaurants around the world. At first...More

1  Thank 154943Nancy
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$35 - US$94
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
20:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
20:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
20:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
20:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
20:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 rue Duhamel, 69227, Lyon, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes  >  Rhone  >  Lyon
  • Phone Number: +33 4 78 38 21 92
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