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Institut Paul Bocuse

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Chateau du Vivier, Ecully, Lyon, France
+33 4 72 18 02 20
08:00 - 19:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

My husband and I were fortunate enough to book a table at Saisons restaurant for lunch . The whole experience was a delight, from the chateau, to the view of the garden, the wine, very attentive young staff and of course the food. At first we did not want to spoil the creative presentation however the aroma was too inviting... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Wonderful experience. Been there with my parents for lunch. The food is superb, perfectly pairing flavor with pleasant presentation. It is fresh, flavorous... The room is modern and charming. A true 'grand chef'. Most importantly, the students are at their best. Great knowledge of the food and nice to talk to. On the improvement side: menu in English should be... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2015

Old hat, poor food, disappointed, sent our main course back, steak as tough as old boots. Very overrated, much better value in Lyon, cost us a fortune to find out.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2015

Also called Saisons, the student restaurant has nothing amateur about it! We enjoyed an excellent meal with paired wines here and found the staff and the food highly professional.

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Phoenix Arizona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2014

This is the name of the restaurant at Paul Bocuse Institute. By reservation only. Lovely food in a lovely setting with outstanding service.

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Hobart, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2014

We really enjoyed the atmosphere ,the attentive service and the food. One criticism was that although they had been notified of a food allergy the wait staff were unaware of this.

Thank Maureen F
Canton of Geneva, Switzerland
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31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2014

I lived 8 years in Ecully and one of it's most famous restaurant is the Institut Paul Bocuse. The quality of Bocuse way cheaper. The famous chef opened this school in order to train the best cooks and hotel manager of the world, some students even come from Brazil, Hong Kong, Argentina to learn this '' savoir-faire'' . The restaurant... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Waitstaff
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
08:00 - 19:00
08:00 - 19:00
08:00 - 19:00
08:00 - 19:00
08:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Chateau du Vivier, Ecully, Lyon, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes  >  Rhone  >  Lyon  >  Ecully
  • Phone Number: +33 4 72 18 02 20

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