Joël Robuchon Monte-Carlo, Monaco, 10/20/17

Hotel Metropole

Joël Robuchon is a 2 star Michelin restaurant in the Hotel Metropole in Monte Carlo.  The hotel is elegant with a wealth of expensive cars dropping off their passengers for the hotel or dining.  The formal dining room is beautiful and filled with people, as the best deal for this expensive place is at lunch.  At lunch they offer 3 different size tastings, that all include amuse-bouche and dessert but vary with either 1 to 2 starters for 1 -2 main courses and the inclusion of coffee or tea.  In each you pick what you want for from their lists of cold or hot starters, main courses and dessert (always the dessert trolley) or cheese.  It is a good system so you can pretty much tailor you menu to your wants.   Continue reading