Where to eat in Lyon


Daniel et Denise

Typical Lyon-style home cooking. This is traditional bouchon cuisine at its very best headed by Chef Joseph Viola, Meilleur Ouvrier de France. Expect delicious dishes like calf’s liver, quenelles and floating islands.
156 Rue de Créqui, 69003 Lyon, France


Le passe temps (1 Michelin star)

Mr Lee, originally from Seoul, has brought a little of his native country to Lyon. With a sharp sense of aestheticism and flavours, he reinterprets French cuisine by adding Korean touches. His speciality, foie gras with root and other vegetables in a soya broth, is quite simply delicious!
52, rue Tronchet, Lyon(69006) +33 4 72 82 90 14


Les Halles de Lyon

A foodie’s heaven. Lyon's famed indoor food market has nearly five-dozen stalls selling countless gourmet delights. Pick up a round of cheese from cheesemonger Mons, a knobbly Jésus de Lyon from Charcuterie Sibilia or mini macarons from Richart.
102 Cours Lafayette, 69003 Lyon, France, +33 4 78 62 39 33


La bijouterie

Small, cozy, charming with an excellent tasting menu that varies by season for a very decent price.
16 Rue Hippolyte Flandrin, 69001 Lyon, France, +33 4 78 08 14 03


L’Auberge du pont de Collonges - Paul Bocuse (3 Michelin stars)

Some 7km up the Saône from central Lyon, this 3 Michelin stars restaurant is the flagship of the city's most decorated chef, Paul Bocuse. Classics include the likes of braised sweetbreads, thyme-roasted rack of lamb, Rouget en écailles de pommes de terre and Bocuse's signature soupe truffes VGE. The menu hasn’t changed in over 50 years, this is where you will get a true taste of traditional gastronomie.
40 Rue de la Plage, 69660 Collonges-au-Mont-d'Or, France



In the heart of Institut Paul Bocuse sits this wonderful fine dining restaurant where culinary students manage both food and service.
1 Chemin de Calabert, 69130 Écully, France, +33 4 72 18 02 20

Living Lab

Also at Institut Paul Bocuse, the Living Lab is equipped with an experimental platform, this restaurant enables students to participate in research activities at the Center for Food and Hospitality Research: experimentation with recipes, dining room service, customer satisfaction surveys…
1 Chemin de Calabert, 69130 Écully, France, +33 4 72 18 02 20


Au 14 Fevrier (1 Michelin star)

A tiny jewel box restaurant in the heart of Vieux-Lyon. Here, chef Tsuyoshi Arai a Tokyo transplant, presents what he calls “la cuisine francaise made in Japan”. The menu changes daily but highlights included  warm foie gras with strawberry vinegar and cooked figs.
6 Rue Mourguet, 69005 Lyon, France, +33 4 78 92 91 39

Troisgros (3 Michelin stars)

No visit to Lyon can be done without visiting Troisgros in Roanne. Trois gros has had a 3 Michelin stars for 48 consecutive years. Representing the third generation of this family of renowned chefs, Michel Troisgros has really put Roanne on the map. Come to this little village to sample sublime combinations of canette de Challans, wasabi, ricotta, jasmine... The three stars won in 1968 are staying in the family!
1 Place Jean Troisgros, 42300 Roanne, Communaute d'Agglomeration Roannais, France, 4-77-71-66-97