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Restaurant Hiely Lucullus

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5 rue de la Republique, 84000, Avignon, France
+33 4 90 86 17 07
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Closed
Hours:
Thu - Mon 12:00 - 13:30
19:30 - 21:30
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Brussels, Belgium
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130 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I must correct a previous review (of a couple of years ago): this place has changed, for the (much) better ! The setting remains very traditional (some would call it old fashioned), and the service is still very hands-off (you feel fortunate that someone wants to serve...), but the food is great. That is what a restaurant is for: fresh,... More 

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Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
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109 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent three days in Avignon and ate here on our third night. We should have come here first. We had made reservations and were brought immediately to our table. Service was excellent with a waitress whose English was fine and helped explain the menu. We orderd al a carte and everything was excellent. If possible get a seat by... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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289 reviews
180 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

We had reserved a table at Hiely Lucullus for our first meal during our week's stay in Avignon. The meal was superb. We chose the six course menu option, the highlights being the fish and cheese courses. But. In truth, everything we sampled was excellent. Wine choices were good also, some very reasonably priced. Staff were attentive and professional. It... More 

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Perth, Australia
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128 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

With our relative inexperience of Michelin starred restaurants expectations were high and they were easily met. The dining room was characterful (Art Deco?) and comfortable. We were walk ins and were able to get a table; I found this a little surprising and wondered if the restaurant is well enough promoted or whether people are forgetting three of the great... More 

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Paris, France
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41 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Everything about this restaurant was of an excellent standard and offered great value for the diner. There were several different menus to choose from and they were fine for diners to choose different ones at the same table. We chose the €33 and the €55 and each came with 7 courses. We couldn't fault the food, especially at that price... More 

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North Bovey, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Old fashioned elegance, wonderful food and superb service. It would be easy to overlook this restaurant in the hustle and bustle of Avignon. But it's well worth making the effort to find it.

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Gentofte Municipality, Denmark
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

Super meal for a disent price. We loved the atmosphere and especially the very well cooked meal with nice gastronimic surprices.

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Thank 162henrike
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42 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

The bill was reasonable considering the posh style, lovely restaurant/service and tasty food! The pork was the best pork I have ever tasted. However the restaurant felt quite empty which made it lack some atmosphere.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

I had a very amazing dinner with my mom in this restaurant . The food surprised me ! The association between the fruits and the foie gras was just incredible . The main corse was so delicious ! Plus the lovely view of the republic road, everything was perfect . The service was good , and the white wine which... More 

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brussels
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31 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

We had dinner at the Hiely Lucullus recommanded by Michelin. Because we didn't want aperitf or wine we waited for 45 minutes the first dish with a little cup of vegetable consomme. The food was OK but very old fashion, may be low temperature cooking but certainly raw. The furniture kind of bad looking Art Nouveau. The service unfriendly and... More 

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Hiély L, Gérant at Restaurant Hiely Lucullus, responded to this review

Bonjour jjsk1, We well read your complaint and we are so surprised by such angry words. If you really came at Hiély Lucullus, it is such a great pity that you did not say anything all the lunch or dinner long because we do appreciate to communicate with our guests. Please be ensure that our only pleasure is to satisfy... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 13:30
19:30 - 21:30
Monday
12:00 - 13:30
19:30 - 21:30
Thursday
12:00 - 13:30
19:30 - 21:30
Friday
12:00 - 13:30
19:30 - 21:30
Saturday
12:00 - 13:30
19:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 rue de la Republique, 84000, Avignon, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence  >  Vaucluse  >  Avignon
  • Phone Number: +33 4 90 86 17 07

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