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10 rue Gambetta, 71000, Macon, France
+33 3 85 39 48 84
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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10 rue Gambetta, 71000, Macon, France
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Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

This was our first visit to L’Ethym’Sel for just over a year and it is very pleasing to report that the standards here remain very very high. The menu offers a range of dishes at reasonable prices, some “packaged” into fixed price menus whilst even...More

Date of visit: May 2018
1  Thank Richard C
Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

On the way from Lyon to Troyes for Christmas, stopped by Macon, discovered this restaurant. So amazing place to eat authentic french cuisine. The atmosphere was cosy, service was friendly.

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank Sara010702
Reviewed 14 July 2017

My husband loved this place, viewing it as one of the best meals we had on our driving holiday. The place was full with a great atmosphere amidst a fresh informal modern room. The welcome was warm and the service seamless given that pretty much...More

Date of visit: July 2017
2  Thank mousefindsout
Reviewed 5 June 2017

If you have ever been tempted to experience the genuine French gastronomy - this is the place. Forget about the tourist traps of the big cities (especially Paris), where the 'French food' is cooked according to the foreigners' taste, or should I say - ready...More

Date of visit: June 2017
2  Thank 218dimitars
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

When I find a restaurant that ticks all the boxes I just have to share with you . We were warmly welcomed by the owner to this intimate and cosy restaurant. Her hubby is out the back slaving away to create unique flavours , using...More

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank 979kerryw
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

This place is fantastic in every sense! In a wonderful downtown setting that takes reservations. Plenty of street parking around. The owner is a great lady that will take care of your parties every need. Their wine selection was fantastic. We picked a very nice...More

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank brianrounds
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

This was our first meal in burgundy and we were not disappointed! We had pigeons -- always wanted to try one. They were tender with a deep, rich taste. The cheese tray was quite extensive, including a luscious epoisse. Got one pot of st. Veran...More

Date of visit: September 2016
Thank 868susan
Reviewed 9 June 2016

About every 6 months or so we visit this hidden gem of a restaurant and then eulogise about the quality of the experience. Our visit on 2nd June was, as expected, a brilliant meal. The restaurant is run by Laurence and Patrick, a delightful couple....More

Date of visit: June 2016
Thank Richard C
Reviewed 14 May 2016 via mobile

I came across this restaurant by chance when overnighting in Macon. You will find impeccable, warm and friendly service combined with an imaginative and perfectly executed menu. The wine list is well thought out. I had a really enjoyable and it was extremely good value....More

Date of visit: May 2016
Thank David I
Reviewed 1 April 2016

We just stopped in Macon for a single night on a long drive through France. Arriving rather late in terms of normal dining hours, we sought out a restaurant that would serve even heading to 9.30pm. I noticed one restaurant next to a creperie (which...More

Date of visit: March 2016
Thank Italybird
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$54
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:55 - 13:30
11:50 - 21:30
11:55 - 13:30
11:55 - 21:30
11:55 - 21:30
11:55 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 rue Gambetta, 71000, Macon, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Bourgogne-Franche-Comte  >  Saone-et-Loire  >  Macon
  • Phone Number: +33 3 85 39 48 84
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C'est dans un cadre chaleureux et convivial que le chef Nicolas et son epouse Lucie seront heureux de vous accueillir le temps d'une pause.La cuisine y est traditionnelle soignee, ou l'accent est porte sur la qualite des produits frais.
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