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Eskis

11 rue Chavanne, 69001 Lyon, France
+33 (0)4 78 27 86 93
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Ranked #7 of 2,095 restaurants in Lyon
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: French
Good for: Romance, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Romance, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
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English first
The Hague, The Netherlands
Top Contributor
103 reviews 103 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Flew down from Amsterdam for lunch in Lyon.... sometimes it's good to do crazy things! I'd booked by phone at Le Musee, but arrived to find it shut and the owners on holiday! No matter, went round a few corners and found myself outside Eskis. Not busy (it's the holiday season in Lyon!) so getting a table not a problem.... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

My husband and I had a magnificent lunch at Eskis. We were served a plate of tiny amuse bouches as we were deciding what to order, and they were so splendid and full of surprise that we both immediately opted for the larger of the two pairing menus with the accompanying wine. We were not disappointed. The whole meal was... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

We made a reservation at Eskis for this evening (May 29th) at 7:30. We arrived promptly and the front door was locked. We looked in and saw wait staff inside. They also saw us! We waited until 7:35 and they had still not opened so we left. We will never return.

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Paris, France
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28 reviews 28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

I went here with my husband and we thought it was pretty nice, but not exceptional. I made a reservation online and never received a confirmation, so I called and they acted like it was a big deal to squeeze us in. This restaurant had 12 tables and only 3 were occupied while we were there, so I don't see... More

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Geneva, Switzerland
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35 reviews 35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2013

If you like staring at an empty white table for 45 minutes with no drinks, then you've come to the right spot! Ok, I'm a spoiled eater and love great restaurants, so when I read the recommendations here I reserved a table. Boy was I unimpressed, the staff was friendly and we had a nice table but the timing sucked... More

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Bangkok, Thailand
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013

My first experience in a so called "cuisine contemporaire" or "molecular gastronomy" restaurant and I must say it was spectacular! Very creative associations of Incredible tastes, textures, colours ending up in a unique and beautiful visual and gustative symphony! Bravo the Chef! Need to book ahead - very limited guests and the price is in line.

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Lyon, France
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36 reviews 36 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

We've been to Eskis twice - first for Valentine's Day in 2011 and last month with American family visiting from out of town. Eskis is a great experience and one of my favorite restos in Lyon: The menu changes with the seasons so everything's fresh, and it's really just a list of ingredients: You tell the waiter what you don't... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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66 reviews 66 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

I had to admit that my wife had to drag me kicking and scream to this place. When we first saw it while walking the town it look a bit austere. With its Italian look, white, modern leather seats and round tables, it appeared a bit affected. Well, nothing of the sort. The waiters are extremely gregarious, the food is... More

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Geneva, Switzerland
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2013

It was already our third visit to the Eskis. For my daughters birthday, we travelled especially for dinner in the Eskis to Lyon. We love the creativity of the Chef. We love the small size of the restaurant. We love the personalised service. They change the menu every month. The cuisine leans towards molecular and nouvelle cuisine. Very creative, and... More

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Oslo
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44 reviews 44 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2013

We've had enough "molecular cuisine" to not be impressed by this little place. The truffle and chestnut soup had no truffle flavor. The portions were tiny, and even while we had the seven course menu, with a couple of amuse bouche thrown in, we kept wolfing down the bread a girl kept serving out. It appeared most other tables did... More

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