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Le Potiquet

#551 of 2,718 Restaurants in Lyon
Certificate of Excellence
££££
Terreaux - Bat D'argent
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27 rue de l Arbre Sec, 69001, Lyon, France
+33 4 78 30 65 44
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Sunday
Closed
Hours:
Tue - Fri 12:00 - 13:30
Tue - Sat 20:00 - 21:30
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Deinze, Belgium
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2015

This restaurant is situated in the Rue de l'Arbre Sec. Very friendly staff and fine dining that could tempt almost any palate. Menus from 32 € for 3 courses

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Thank Guy D
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47 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2014

+ Food + Wines + decent pricing - Sometimes slow service specially when we wanted to order more wine :) Really good food. We had three course menu. My starter wasn't too much for my taste but main course 12h cooked lamb was best what i have ever had desert cheese's were good. Recommended wines were super. Specially some French... More 

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Thank Jyri J
Boston, Massachusetts
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2014

We lived in Lyon for 6 years, and Le Potiquet was our favorite by far. Sophisticated yet warm atmosphere and hosts, experimental combinations of traditional flavors and exquisite presentation. The foie gras with ananas and chocolate, lamb, salmon... Fabulous desserts; trio of creme brûlée was always an experience to guess the flavors. Reasonable prices and expert wine pairing. We wanted... More 

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2 Thank Joe L
Hong Kong, China
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28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2014

I was directed here after my first choice for dinner that evening was fully booked and I was not disappointed. The meal was lovely, and I got help in English with the menu but definitely the highlight was the creme brulee dessert. Three different flavours that were subtle, interesting and delicious, the chef came out from the kitchen to tell... More 

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Thank JenHongKong852
London, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2013

Our Chef patron was standing at the door to greet us by name when we arrived. He has an utterly charming and boyish enthusiasm about his food and sweeps up the whole room into it. You cannot help but be entranced by the whole unpretentious, understated but genuinely marvelous experience. Dinner was of course wonderful. Too many superlatives? They deserve... More 

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New York City, New York
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459 reviews
309 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 161 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2013

Our experience at Le Potiquet was fabulous. The restaurant, which is on a busy street with many restaurants, is elegant and serene. The dining room is not big, but the tables are nicely spaced and it is quiet and elegant. Aurélian, the chef, takes your orders himself and is very present in the dining room during the meal. The service... More 

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Thank PrinceConsort
Mesa, Arizona
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70 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 February 2013

If U visit Lyon don't think Bouchon cover only Wine bottels, Bouchon are small traditional Restaurants in this old Gaulle town. Aurelien was a roman emperor but in LE POTIQUET he's really Top Chief, with new and traditional cooking world. Only one think to remember RESERVATION, these restaurants have feew tables, many JP US UK tourists but most of them... More 

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Thank ThierryD1
Montreal, Canada
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32 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2013

Excellent food, prepared in a beautiful style. The perfect place to take a close friend of lover for a nice evening of dining and talkng. It is slightly noisy because the walls are stone, and the service (though impecible0 is slightly over the top.

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Thank Michael M
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2012 via mobile

Great food and excellent service. I recommend this restaurant if you are looking for a great meal in a good atmosphere. Remember to book in advance, you will not be the only one there!

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Thank Ymellil
Sao Paulo, SP
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2012

Dumping the pantry It started with a touch of arrogance – Monsieur Auréien came to the table explaining what a superb dinner he had prepared, but especially the first course that was his idea of what a Chinese spring roll should be and the desert that would “explode with savor”. Both dishes came with ingredients that were just below the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Tuesday
12:00 - 13:30
20:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 13:30
20:00 - 21:30
Thursday
12:00 - 13:30
20:00 - 21:30
Friday
12:00 - 13:30
20:00 - 21:30
Saturday
20:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 27 rue de l Arbre Sec, 69001, Lyon, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes  >  Rhone  >  Lyon>  > Terreaux - Bat D'argent
  • Neighbourhood: Terreaux - Bat D'argent
  • Phone Number: +33 4 78 30 65 44

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