New: the sailboat cruise returns every Tuesday and Thursday at 11 a.m. from April 11, 2023 during the school holidays !
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Restaurant cruise

Combine culture and gastronomy and discover Lyon on board our restaurant cruises: the Hermès and the Hermès II. Change your traditional restaurant outing and come aboard for a magical experience.

The Chef and his brigade concoct a generous, refined and fresh cuisine prepared on board the boats! Seasonal and regional products prepared with care offer you an explosion of flavours. It is in the heart of Lyon, the capital of French gastronomy, that you will live an experience rich in emotions.

Take a break from everyday life and climb aboard our restaurant boats. Indulge in a gourmet meal and explore Lyon's majestic landscapes while listening to commentary. Choose from a 2 hour 30 minute or 5 hour 30 minute lunch or dinner cruise.
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A gourmet cruise along the river

Take a break from your daily routine and come aboard our Hermes and Hermes II restaurant boats. Indulge in quality gastronomy and explore the majestic landscapes of Lyon thanks to the commentary broadcast on board

Lunch or dinner formula, 2h30 or 5h30 cruises, to each his desires, to each his cruise, it's up to you!

Spring Menu 2023

Salmon Gravlax, turnip juice, pearled dill oil
Warm asparagus, celery confit, sorrel emulsion (Vegan)
Beef tagliata (thin slices of beef), sweet and sour vegetables pickles (Extra charge of 5€)
Sea bream fillet, cooked on the skin, mushroom ravioli, vegetables
Braised veal fondant parmentier style, vegetables, reduced juice
Risotto with snacked prawn tails, shellfish broth (Extra charge of 10€)
Ribeye piccata, roasted polenta, pan-fried vegetables (Extra charge of 10€)
Creamy coconut milk risotto, artichoke hearts fricassee, pearl herb oil (Vegan)
Trio of regional cheeses, nuts and mesclun salad (Extra charge of 8€)
Pineapple tartar flavoured with fresh mint, almond espuma (Vegan)
Iced nougat with honey and pink pralines, red fruit coulis
Passion and chocolate entremet, kiwi mousse
Dishes are subject to change according to supply constraints. 
CHILDREN'S MENU (3 to 12 years)

Puff pastry hot dog, mixed salad 
Tomatoes tarte tatin, mixed salad 
Veal parmentier, vegetables and reduced jus
Fillet of sea bream, mushroom ravioli and young vegetables
Pancake with sugar and whipped cream 
Chocolate fondant and whipped cream 

1 soda or fruit juice to choose from the menu on board 

Dishes are subject to change according to supply constraints. 

Find out about all our options when you book

Drinks package "Bellecour"

1 house cocktail with or without alcohol
+ 1 glass of wine 
+ Water 
+ 1 coffee or tea


Drinks package "Sathonay"

1 house cocktail with or without alcohol
+ 2 glasses of wine
+ Water 
+ 1 coffee or tea


Drinks package "Jacobins"

1 glass of Champagne
+ 2 glasses of wine
+ Water
+ 1 coffee or tea



Want to celebrate a birthday in an original way?
After choosing your menu, choose the "Birthday" option to enjoy on board :
  • A glass of champagne served with dessert
  • A candle


Romantic pack

Fancy a romantic tête-à-tête?
We offer you an option including 2 glasses of champagne + a rose, for a wonderful moment to share.


Guaranteed window location

To enjoy the best view of the city of Lyon, choose the window spot!


Restaurant cruise, Quais de Rhône - HERMES

  • Boarding and landing opposite 16 quai Claude Bernard, Lyon 7e. 
  • Left bank of the Rhône at the foot of the University Bridge

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Restaurant cruise, Quais de Saône - HERMES II

  • Boarding and landing opposite 13b Quai Rambaud, Lyon 2e. 
  • Left bank of the Saône, between Perrache and Confluence.

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