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Empire Cafe

3 Rue Source de l'Hopital, 03200 Vichy, France
+33 4 70 59 88 73
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“tarts” (2 reviews)
“quiche” (2 reviews)
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3 Rue Source de l'Hopital, 03200 Vichy, France
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Perfect, as always. We had lamb which was perfectly cooked with fresh and tasty vegetables and quiche with mushrooms, bacon and cheese. For dessert we had brownie and crumble with fresh apples and rubarbe. Everything home-made and tasty. Will come back in a couple of...More

Thank A. T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Incredible experience in that lovely place. The better place in Vichy to have an amazing dinner for a right price. Brunches are also fabulous. I warmly recommend Empire Café!

Thank Bricben
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

We have had an amazing lunch at this restaurant. The plates look and taste amazing. Also it has a nice location in Vichy. Only reason I didn't gave it 5 stars was the staff which was a little bit grumpy.

Thank FlopF
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

I've been coming to this place since they first started in 2010 . I never EVER made the wrong choice. It is simply impossible to be disappointed here.. Hugo never fails. His recipes are honest and without too much 'noise'. Everyday he makes something else....More

1  Thank A. T
Reviewed 19 February 2016 via mobile

Very nice place, good service, quite atmosphere for a evening dinner. The food is delicious and the price is correct...

Thank Calin P
Reviewed 24 January 2016

Well, I've said it all in the title - I've been here three times with my French family and it's worth the 1.5 hour drive just to have lunch. Each time the food has been beautifully cooked, with the chef able to bring out incredible...More

1  Thank Cupcake1972
Reviewed 14 January 2016 via mobile

Everytime. There's nothing more to it. I added some pictures to the gallery/overview..see for yourself:)

Thank A. T
Reviewed 2 November 2015 via mobile

This is a safe bet every time for a wonderful fresh and tasty meal. Market fresh ingredients and a changing menu every day make it work visiting time and time again.

Thank HiddenCaviar
Reviewed 15 October 2015 via mobile

Been traveling all around France for 2 weeks and this is the best restaurant we have been to our side of Paris. The service was very friendly and personable and they were kind to entertain my bad French speaking skills. The ambiance was charming and...More

Thank Brandon G
Reviewed 12 July 2015

Fresh products, cooked to perfection with lots of flavour... This restaurants not only looks great, the chef also delivers high quality food every time. Make sure you make a reservation, because this gem is getting more popular! Also on a personal level, the chef is...More

Thank Pieter-Stefanie
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
12:00 - 14:30
12:00 - 14:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
19:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
19:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Rue Source de l'Hopital, 03200 Vichy, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes  >  Allier  >  Vichy
  • Phone Number: +33 4 70 59 88 73
A little cafe that faces on to a park in vichy.
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