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La Vie

Certificate of Excellence
$$$$
French, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
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Krahnstrasse 1-2, 49074 Osnabruck, Lower Saxony, Germany
+49 541 331150
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Wetter, Germany
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78 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

Celebrated anniversary here and had a fabulous time! What an experience! Cuisine is absolutely delicious and the plating is beautiful! Service is impeccable! They even offer you a little tour of the kitchen on days when they aren't so busy! We got to meet THE THOMAS BÜHNER too. 3 Michelin stars!

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1 Thank KCA_20
Haarlem, The Netherlands
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36 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2016

La Vie is even, slightly, better then L'Aperge in Paris. The best food ever and so refined! This is more then worth a trip.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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53 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016

Have eaten in different star restaurants but never in a 3 star Michelin restaurant; we did expect the wow effect, which we unfortunately did not have. Everything was presented well, personell did their very best; but we left with the question if the price was ok for the quality. Quality was good however the price far too high

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Canton of Basel, Switzerland
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232 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2015 via mobile

This restaurant was unfortunately the lowlight of our weekend trip. It started with the restaurant being empty for a Saturday lunch. Less than half the dining room was occupied. While that's not necessarily their fault, it makes it a bit awkward for guests. Our lunch went well. We enjoyed the food. Service was mostly good. The really weird thing happened... More 

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Dusseldorf
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49 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2015

The food is absolutely amazing, and worth every star of their 3 Michelin stars they earned. However service, especially the hostess, wife of the chef, is quite rude, and has a snobbish attitude, the only reason why I haven't rated La Vie 5 / 5

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Thank ArthurDE
California
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2015

We had a great dinner at this beautiful restaurant. Some of us had the smaller tasting menu, I had the Le Chef. The food was excellent (including some downright amazing gluten-free bread) and wonderful to look at, the wine pairing spot on with many central European wines I've never had. The service was great though not quite at the level... More 

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Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
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49 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2015

We have eaten twice in La Vie, once ine the evening and once at lunchtime. The attention given by the staff, the presentation and quality of the food certainly lived up to the Michelin grading. Highly recommended

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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57 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2014

First I have to say that there is absolutely nothing bad to say about the quality of the kitchen. The food and the dishes at La Vie are absolutely brilliant. It is hard to find restaurants that create disches of this quality and with this creativity. But, unfortunately the service was disapointing and made the whole experience average where you... More 

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Hannover, Germany
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2014

Visited the 3star restaurant Oct 18th and had the Le Chef menu. In total, perfect food presentations, excellent wine selections and good service, the only thing missed is a little bit more relaxed timing of the courses as the schedule was fairly tight. Did relax a bit after request. The interior design is asian touch minimalistic and may be perceived... More 

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Paris
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44 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2014 via mobile

The price for the four course lunch (which includes a few extra starters, two small additional courses, and sweets for the coffee) is 89€. The cooking is modern, the salmon for the second course and the venison for main course had probably both been prepared sous vide, and the first course (foie gras cream with coca cola jelly) also was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Krahnstrasse 1-2, 49074 Osnabruck, Lower Saxony, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Lower Saxony  >  Osnabruck
  • Phone Number: +49 541 331150

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?