A little piece of paradise just a few minutes away from Lyon : welcome to Île Barbe with its non typical and charming settings, the place where you find L’Auberge de l’Île.
The island counts among France’s historic monuments, it is well apart from the world, green and quiet, and a magnificent 17th century building is its center. Exceptional settings and you will no doubt feel good here.
Covered in ivy, the house really fits into the magnificent environment here on the island. According to the legend it was home to the famous Durandal sword of knight Roland de Roncevaux.
L’Auberge de l’Île welcomes you in sober and modern settings, a smart mix giving the dining room its charm. Friendliness, intimacy and elegance, those are the key words in this magical Inn with a good reputation.
The décor is nice : sober and elegant, perfect for a moment of great gourmet food. When the weather allows you can enjoy the nice shady terrace, perfect for a romantic meal...
As for the service, it reflects the spirit of the place: good quality, discreet, efficient.
As for the cuisine, well Jean Christophe Ansanay Alex has been modernizing this Inn for ten years now, and he is good at it. A chef that listens, who was taught by the greatest, inspired by his travels for original recipes in harmony with his restaurant: elegant, sober, well balanced. This Chef offers cuisine of great quality, innovative and with numerous flavours.
The spirit here is friendly, the interior elegant, welcome and service are efficient, this is an exceptional address giving gourmet cuisine back its true meaning.
The tasting menu was composed especially for ideal gourmet and it is a journey through flavours from here and elsewhere, through the Chef’s best compositions, so enjoy it!
This is an exceptional place, an ideal gourmet favourite!