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21 rue Royale, 74000, Annecy, France
+33 4 50 44 80 59
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good17%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly
21 rue Royale, 74000, Annecy, France
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Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

I made reservations with L'Esquisse via telephone solely on the recommendation of the owner of the hotel we were traveling to from Chamonix. I really wasn't sure what to expect. I was simply hoping to find a nice lunch spot during our four hour trip....More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank ParisKat
Reviewed 11 August 2018

This is a perfect dining experience just outside of the tourist area but easy to find. We had our concierge book in advance of our trip since I don't speak good enough French and with only 7 tables they don't take bookings over the internet....More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank boysmomNj
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

My wife and I wanted to try a Michelin starred restaurant, but not one with minuscule portions or too much molecular gastronomy. L’Esquisse is definitely the right kind of place. It doesn’t take itself too seriously at all, and the portions, while certainly not large,...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Brian K
Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

Well balanced, unique, with passion for local produce, delivered in intimate casual setting. Highly recommended.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank BusinessTraveller64
Reviewed 8 June 2018

This is another of Annecy's restaurants which is slightly away from the main tourist places. It is very small - just seven tables, all taken tonight. We booked a couple of weeks ago and it's just as well we did. They were turning people away...More

Date of visit: June 2018
2  Thank RevdIain
Reviewed 23 May 2018 via mobile

What can I say about this restaurant ? The food & service is absolutely faultless ! 6 amazing courses cooked to perfection. We were totally looked after from the minute we arrived. Very worthy of its Michelin star. Great wine list & extremely helpful staff....More

Date of visit: May 2018
2  Thank TheShoeman
Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

Dreamy food, unpretentious set-up, comfortable service, awesome wine. Cannot say anything bad about this place. This is far from fast food price but you get more than what you pay for.

Date of visit: September 2017
1  Thank seabedpebbles
Reviewed 16 February 2018

I've been in this restaurant a year before and already had a wonderful experience. First the owner are very close to their customer and create a warmly experience without being to intrusive but always there to answer your question. Then comes the menu that was...More

Date of visit: February 2018
1  Thank Sebastien H
Reviewed 6 August 2017

A nice little restaurant upon entry, and the two ladies hosting were friendly and efficient all night. The entree was absolutely superb, one of the best we had on our travels. A trout sashimi with an abundance of flowers and flavours, an absolute winner. The...More

Date of visit: July 2017
4  Thank TysonS215
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

I ordered beef fillet... but it was too salty .... it might be too strong for some of us who Are not customed to french style.. Otherwise the service was great! It would be great if you ask some of the customers who might be...More

Date of visit: July 2017
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$24 - US$68
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:15 PM - 1:15 PM
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
12:15 PM - 1:15 PM
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
12:15 PM - 1:15 PM
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
12:15 PM - 1:15 PM
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
12:15 PM - 1:15 PM
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 rue Royale, 74000, Annecy, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes  >  Haute-Savoie  >  Annecy
  • Phone Number: +33 4 50 44 80 59
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