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Restaurant Vatel

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Fri, 4/26
8:00 PM

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#199 of 3,118 Restaurants in Lyon
Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner


$34 - $90
French, European
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Vegetarian Friendly
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Reviewed March 17, 2019

It was a conference dinner, so I don't know how much the organizer payed for each person. I would not come back by myself, as I didn't like any of the starter, main dish, or dessert. I bet you can find the same food in...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Jian W
Reviewed March 4, 2019

I first encountered Vatel when I was taken on a business trip, and was wowed by it then. On this trip with friends I booked well in advance and we loved the whole experience. The young trainees pull out all the stops to impress their...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank MMTMDavis
Reviewed December 28, 2018

It is an interesting case where a high level school has a high level restaurant. Two weeks ago, we organized an event (58 people about) with full lunch there and we were delighted. In particular, their "souris d'agneau" (lamb shank) was wonderful and many of...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank FuffoDeFuffis
Reviewed October 31, 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

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank dominique_hwang
Reviewed October 3, 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

Date of visit: October 2017
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R V, DIRECTEUR at Restaurant Vatel, responded to this reviewResponded October 10, 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 July 6, 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

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank Chris D
Reviewed June 27, 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

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank BurtHonolulu
Reviewed February 8, 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.

Date of visit: February 2016
Thank gustavon844
Reviewed February 2, 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€.

Date of visit: January 2016
Thank Navaja F
Reviewed December 19, 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

Date of visit: September 2015
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