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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!

Winter Menu - available until April 2024

Chicken liver pie with mushrooms, accompanied by a bouquet of lamb's lettuce dotted with a lingonberry juice reduction
 Poached egg in Ravatys red wine sauce, croutons and bacon
 Fish terrine with candied lemon peel, crayfish salad, watercress cream
 Goat cheese cannelloni, arugula salad with chopped chestnuts, ravigote sauce (Vegetarian)
Salmon blanquette, leeks fondue, saffron potatoes
Lightly seared scallops, roasted root vegetables, creamy vanilla sauce with a dash of bourbon (Additional Fee 8€)
Slow cooked lamb shoulder marinated in beer, roasted beetroot with honey and thyme
Turkey breast stuffed with dried fruit, creamy truffle polenta and seasonal vegetables, cream sauce
Fine artichoke velouté and chestnut ravioli, seasonal vegetables (Vegetarian)
Demi Saint Marcellin by “La Mère Richard”, chutney of the moment (Additional fee 8€)
Cottage cheese, plain, cream or fruit coulis (Additional fee 5€)
« Royal » chocolate cake, citrus fruits coulis
Creamy caramelized walnut tart, chestnuts ice cream
Pavlova with light chestnut cream et caramelized apples

Dishes are subject to change according to supply constraints. 
CHILDREN'S MENU (3 to 12 years) :

Puff pastry cheese, mixed salad
Lemon fish terrine, watercress cream
Salmon filet, just snacked, Dauphinois gratin and seasonal vegetables  
Supreme of chicken, Dauphinois gratin and seasonal vegetables 
Crepe 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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