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Les Ventres Jaunes

2 Place Neuve Saint Jean, 69005, Lyon, France
+33 4 78 42 16 49
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good50%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“duck” (10 reviews)
“gazpacho” (3 reviews)
“steak” (6 reviews)
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French, European
££ - £££
2 Place Neuve Saint Jean, 69005, Lyon, France
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Reviewed 12 January 2018

We happened upon this little gem while exploring the old city of Lyon. I'm not sure why we were drawn to it, but my word, I'm glad we were. Perhaps it was the quaintness of the exterior, maybe the cockerel on the sign, or the...More

Thank Marcia V
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

We were recommended to try this venue by our tour guide and we were not disappointed! We were advised to book, just as well, we were the last table to take our seats at 7:30pm Lovely local food, great ambience with the locals, tables are...More

Thank Sarah B
Reviewed 5 December 2017 via mobile

Lyon is famous for its culinary tradition. Les ventres is a place that I discovered over 10 years ago and visited several times since then. Chefs have probably changed several timea, maybe even the proprietors but the place kept ita charm. For really fair price...More

Thank Pawel K
Reviewed 3 December 2017

Came to Lyon on business, and chose this restaurant for dinner with one of my bosses. There were two restaurants side by side, and this one looked busier and more welcoming on the outside, and in we went. It was fairly quiet to start with,...More

Thank DK_Wiltshire
Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

Very disappointed, we both had a salade Lyonnaise. The dressing was of a poor oil, salad tasted horrid, the lardons were mainly fat and of cheap quality. We both found very unedible, complained to waiter who wasn't bothered. Felt so bad about it wrote this...More

Thank PSA50
Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

Unfortunately after great first impression we were very disappointed when food arrived. My steak was chewy and potato gratin was flavorless. Mushroom raviolis were not home made but the type you can get in the shop. Place was very cozy and staff was friendly but...More

Thank Karo_Travel_Affair
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

The restaurant is located in the centre of the ‘old town’ of Lyon and therefore a busy tourist area. Prices in the area are generally high but Ventres Jaunes offers a range of modestly priced restaurants. We sampled a variety of dishes and all were...More

Thank Robert F
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

We had some great meal experiences in Lyon, but this was not one of them. Unfortunately not many restaurants open on Sunday, including the ones our Hotel highly recommended, so they booked us in to this restaurant. As it was in the old city it...More

Thank eddie_worx
Reviewed 7 October 2017

This restaurant is located in the centre of Vieux Lyon and serves typical local food to a high standard. It appeared to be popular with locals as well as visitors and was good value with good service.

Thank Andy T
Reviewed 2 October 2017

I was with company who hadn't eaten yet true Lyonese cuisine and she was very satisfied. A good recommendation by the server accompanied by a bottle of local vine gave it the touch of an upscale bouchon. Food was of excellent quality, esp the type...More

Thank bbneum
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$31
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Place Neuve Saint Jean, 69005, Lyon, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes  >  Rhone  >  Lyon>  > Vieux Lyon - Quarantaine
  • Neighbourhood: Vieux Lyon - Quarantaine
  • Phone Number: +33 4 78 42 16 49
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