The Chef in the Hat

(206) 402.4588

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.

Winner of Seattle Met's 2014 Restaurant of the Year, Loulay serves both locals and visitors alike in their bustling downtown Seattle location. 

Easter & Passover Weekend Brunch at Loulay

We will be open Saturday (4/15) and Sunday (4/16) from 8am to 2pm for weekend brunch. In addition to our regular brunch menu, we are serving a special: Ramp Rubbed Grilled Leg of Lamb spring vegetables, fried duck egg, couscous, arugula $28.  

See the full brunch menu

Location, Hours and Reservations

Located downtown at

600 Union Street
Seattle, WA 98101

TEL. (206) 402-4588

Loulay is open 7 days a week

Brunch Menu
Served Saturday - Sunday 8am - 2pm

Lunch Menu
Served Monday - Friday 11am - 2pm 

Dinner Menu
Monday - Saturday 5pm - 10pm

Sunday 4:30pm - 9pm

Bistro Menu (served at the bar)
Served daily from 2pm to close


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.



We offer a large selection of Old World and New World wines. We also offer Sommelier Select Reserve Wines by the glass highlighting the beauty of our local Northwest wines. If you're interested in more than just a glass, Loulay is the only restaurant in Seattle which offers A Suite of Wine, which is a collection of three half bottles of wine to be enjoyed throughout your dining experience.

Should questions arise while making a selection, Wine Director Scot Smith can help select the perfect wine to enjoy with your meal. Cheers! 

To view our entire list of wines by the glass, Suites of Wine, half and full bottle selection, please follow the link below.  

Click here to view Loulay's wine list.