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Esprit Gourmand

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2 bis rue des Tanneurs, 57000 Metz, France
+33 3 87 75 49 09
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Hours:
Wed - Mon 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Wed 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 67
    Excellent
  • 36
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Gastro Bistro, My Favourite Style

We turned up on a Saturday night without reservations and luckily got a table for the two of us, we arrived before 20:00. We chose this restaurant based on tripadvisor reviews, "for" and "against". The food is freshly prepared with great attention to detail, portions are adequate, some might say... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 21, 2014
ExiledNorthamptonian
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Brit in France
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116 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Brit in France
Top Contributor
168 reviews 168 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
114 helpful votes 114 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

We turned up on a Saturday night without reservations and luckily got a table for the two of us, we arrived before 20:00. We chose this restaurant based on tripadvisor reviews, "for" and "against". The food is freshly prepared with great attention to detail, portions are adequate, some might say small, which for a restaurant with gourmet pretensions is fine... More 

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Athens, Greece
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

We have been there by chance,without reservation at about 18.45. and it was a big surprise!!!! Claire was very helpful and friendly. The food was excellent, very delicious and fresh, served in fancy plates,and in perfectly adequate quantity! I Wine suggestion very good and moelleux au chocolat a dream. We were 4 and we really enjoyed the dinner. The price... More 

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Zagreb, Grad Zagreb, Croatia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

My girlfriend and I arrived without making reservations at 19h on a Friday night and we had no problem getting a table. We had 2 menus and a glass of wine each. I had veal with gnocchi in a honey-based sauce and she had the duck burger and both meals were excellent, especially hers. Mind you, the duck burger is... More 

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Metz, France
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

As fresh tourists in the city we were looking for a good place to have a first evening diner. After shortly checking out our options, we went straight for Esprit Gourmand. We went for the 22.5 euro main dish + desert and took the Gambas and codfish (cabillaud) for the main and pancakes and lemon tarte tatin for desert. No... More 

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Metz, France
Top Contributor
71 reviews 71 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

We chose this restaurant for a evening meal with a friend of our family. Although the menu and the restaurant itself seem casual and a little out-of-date, the surprise came along with our first course and continued throughout the whole meal: what you get here is beautifully prepared, served in fancy plates, fresh and delicious food with the worldwide known... More 

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Delft, The Netherlands
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2013

We had a great dinner at the Esprit Gourmand. From foie gras to tartare, cheeses or crumble: all dishes were made and tasty. Service was quick and courteous. The wine suggestions were good as well. All in all, we had a splendid evening.

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Hasselt
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

We had seen that service would be slow. Reserved at 20h and had the 3 course meal in 2h30. The food was great, full of flavor and that for only 28€ for all 3 courses. My suggestion would be, go in at around 6 and you'll have superb food in a great speed :-)

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2012 via mobile

We didn't have a reservation and arrived early on a Friday evening in December. They had a few tables free and we started with two glasses of champagne. They were corked and immediately replaced. Otherwise the evening went as a dream with great - seasonal - food, including foie gras and wonderful cheeses and wines. The signature dish is a... More 

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Sentosa Island, Singapore
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2012

We had our lunch here last Saturday. We love the foie gras, their specialty duck burger and the molten chocolate cake. Excellent service. They are very helpful with the menu translation. The wine is excellent. Great food and service with reasonable price. Well located. We spent around 70 euros++ for 1 lunch set + 1 main course + 4 glasses... More 

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Washington, DC
Top Contributor
154 reviews 154 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2012

We ate here on a Friday night in October. The food was delicious and imaginative. Decor and atmosphere are very pleasant. Prices are reasonable. Service was good although at times a bit slow because the young lady seems to be the only person waiting on tables. Apparently she and her husband do everything alone. A delightful gourmand meal!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2 bis rue des Tanneurs, 57000 Metz, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Lorraine  >  Moselle  >  Metz
  • Phone Number: +33 3 87 75 49 09

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 17 - 38
  • Cuisine: French
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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