The Chef in the Hat

The Chef In The Hat is Thierry Rautureau, the talented force behind Loulay Kitchen & Bar and Luc restaurants, bringing a French twist to the best of Pacific Northwest cuisine.


Named for Chef Thierry Rautureau’s hometown of Saint Hilaire de Loulay in France, Loulay Kitchen & Bar marries the French influence of his upbringing with modern twist and sensibility to provide an accessible dining experience for everyone.

Location, Hours and Reservations

located downtown at

600 Union Street
Seattle, WA 98101

TEL. (206) 402.4588



Loulay is open 7 days a week

Breakfast Menu
Served Monday - Friday 7am - 11am

Lunch Menu
Served Monday - Friday 11am - 2pm 

Dinner Menu
Served Monday - Saturday 5pm - 10pm

Sunday - 5pm - 9:30pm

Bistro Menu
Served Monday - Friday 11am - 10pm

Saturday 2pm - 10pm

Sunday 2pm-9:30pm

Brunch Menu
Served Saturday - Sunday 7am - 2pm


Loulay Fare

Loulay’s menu highlights the freshness of local and seasonal ingredients following the Chef In The Hat tradition. Many of the menu items are rooted in his childhood memories, including hot chocolate with brioche and salted butter that is based on a recipe shared with his grandparents.