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Aug 24, 2014 08:16 AM

Guy Savoy Lunch Menu

Is it just me - what Dr. Spock once called "thing blindness" - or is there no lunch menu on the Guy Savoy website? Just can't manage the cost of dinner, but thinking lunch might be manageable.

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  1. Copy and paste from Guy Savoy's website home page:

    "Each day for lunch, Guy Savoy reserves one table for guests wishing to discover – or rediscover – the delights of a French gourmet restaurant, but who hesitate.

    From our full lunch menu, guests can choose a starter, a main dish and a dessert for the fixed price of € 110.

    Our sommelier will offer wines by the glass from € 10.

    This special is only on offer to web surfers. Please arrive by noon."

    6 Replies
    1. re: Parnassien

      And the the actual menu is based on a selection of dishes from their ALC menu. You get talked through the options and choices and they help put together a food menu that suits you. It's very very flexible. But also very very tempting to go off piste and add another course or a cheese plate and these are obviously extras.

      1. re: Parnassien

        I saw that - does it mean they only serve one table for lunch? Or that just one table gets the prix fixe of 110 Euros and everyone else gets the dinner menu? Keen to go, but very confused!

        1. re: lemons

          To paraphrase the website: the restaurant set aside one table for per lunch shift. When reserving via their website, one must request the 110 euro lunch. I don't know if it is possible to reserve by phone. In reality, I think they set aside more than one table per lunch shift because we have never been turned away when we requested the 110 euro lunch. They have plenty of seats as It is probably the largest 3 star Michelin in Paris.

          1. re: lemons

            They serve all tables for lunch but only one for the internet lunch special.

            Use the online reservation thingey and specify that you only want the 110€ internet lunch special... and be flexible with your dates. While it's only one table that qualifies for the lunch special in theory, I have a feeling that the practice will be different depending on how busy they are or expect to be on that particular day.

            They are supposed to move to new premises in the 6th "sometime" in the next few months. But the move has been repeatedly delayed so don't hold your breath. It may or may not affect whether you can get a rezzie when you want.

            1. re: Parnassien

              Maybe, but when last there called and said 'do you still offer the internet special at 110 euros' and we got it with no problems. As many folks were having similar menus, suspect a lot of guests have it, but no proof.

            2. re: lemons

              Just to be super clear. As others have said one table is set aside for lunch (although most people think there are more), but you do need to book and be specific when you do so. I believe you can only book either 90 days out and no earlier.

              That table gets the €110 pp special, which allows a selection from the ALC lunch menu - I am not certain if that is the same as the ALC dinner menu.

          2. i had the lunch menu, booked by internet, 4 years ago or so and still get every January a nice happy new year card from them

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            1. re: f2dat06

              Laserre does the same thing, or at least did. But the idea of Guy Savoy has been abandoned here - my pal who floated the idea had to be helped to a chair and given a sip of brandy when I told him about the cost.

              1. re: lemons

                It isn't cheap that is true, but comparatively it's pretty good value for Paris where the costs of an average dinner can climb to €100 pp quite quickly (including wine etc). If contemplating sampling a good range of Paris restaurants don't expect it to be a bargain.