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“The best in the region”
Review of L'Air de Rien

L'Air de Rien
Ranked #1 of 19 Restaurants in Esneux
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: French
Dining options: Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed October 22, 2016

This small restaurant is tucked away in the small village of Fontin, and it is a warm and inviting as you would expect. The staff are wonderfully friendly and knowledgeable. What I found so fabulous was the we spent 3 and a half hours at the table, and I could have sworn it was only 1. With so many" dégustation" dishes to serve, the pace was perfect. I always thought that we had time to talk without constantly having a new dish put in front of us. The wine menu is small, but complete with unusual choices. Being a champion of local produce is a major plus. It is worth visiting during different seasons to see the changes made in the menu from Spring or Autumn.

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Thank Ribruce22
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Reviewed May 18, 2016

Talk about a surprise ! A village in the middle of nowhere, a building where the outside inspires you to the thought "Really, is it here that I should be ?". But then ... you open the unpainted, unpolished door, and you come into an interior where the original house is matched to simple, yet elegant dining furniture. 15 to 17 courses make you doubt if you will get out alive ... after the 2nd course you think you will not have enough by the end of the evening ... and at the end, you are just done ... right ... well ... as it should be. Simple yet surprising and even astonishing combinations, but never for the sake of just "surprising", everything matches just perfectly. We can recommend you the wine arrangement ... not only for the natural, biological wines, but also for the passion the sommelier for his products ! This was a real discovery ... French speaking Belgium is delivering such good chefs these days !

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Thank LucVandeweyer
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Reviewed May 14, 2016

Together with Essigbrätlein in Nuremberg and Etxebarri in the Basque Contry this restaurant is now part of my top 5 list of excellent restaurants that truly understands how to cook in a simple, elegant and extremely tasteful way. Not a lot of fuss, no pretension, just pure talent. It does not get much better than this - and the price is a bargain. Go there, you will not regret it.

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Thank JVMTDK
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Reviewed March 21, 2016

We had a fantastic family dinner last Saturday with my parents.
This is a little charming place in the centre of a small village but the food was superb... they even modified and printed my specific menu (after bonemarrow transplant) and the 15 dishes were exquisite and we all enjoyed.
They did manage to also pair the food with good wines and the service was top notch!!!
I thank the whole team for the hard work and having made all of us happy folks :-)

If you are in the Liege area you definitely have to make the detour to come there but: book in advance!!!
Great experience!!!

Thank Serge_De_Bock
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Reviewed March 17, 2016

There are 2 menus, almost the same but the second one includes more dishes. In any case you will have quite many servings (~10) all interesting, unusual, and tasty.

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Thank michel_omnibee
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