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“Great place, great food, great Chef !!”
Review of Empire Cafe

Empire Cafe
Ranked #23 of 161 Restaurants in Vichy
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: European
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Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Description: A little cafe that faces on to a park in vichy.
Reviewed 3 August 2017

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!

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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.

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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. I have a few favorites though and he is always willing to make them when I make a reservation and ask him in advance. Try his 'tourte d'agneau' (lambpie), quiches/tartes with delicious green salads or veggies on the side and especially his crumble when it is on the menu.

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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...

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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 flavours from every ingredient. Nothing on the plate is there for show; it all has a purpose and the dishes are what I'd called modern-French - they're imaginative and innovative yet classically French.

It does get super busy so you need to book in advance. The only thing worth mentioning is that the toilet is up a flight of quite steep stairs. As someone with arthritis I find it quite tricky; if you have any kind of walking impairment I suggest you don't need the loo!

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